Alberta Scholarships

Scholarships and awards in this listing are offered by the Government of Alberta and administered by Student Aid Alberta.

China-Alberta Award for Excellence in Chinese

This scholarship is a collaborative scholarship program supported by the Education Office of the Consulate-General of The People’s Republic of China in Vancouver and Alberta Education. The award was created in 2013 from contributions by the Education Office in the Consulate General of The People’s Republic of China in Vancouver and the Government of Alberta to facilitate Chinese language and culture promotion in Alberta.

Value:

$500

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible),
  • be an Alberta resident, and to be considered an Alberta resident one of the following conditions must apply:
    - one parent must currently be residing in Alberta, or
    - Alberta is the last place the student has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months before being a full-time student, or
    - is married to an Alberta resident before the start of the qualifying year of study.
  • have taken high school Chinese Language and Culture Program 10 and 20 and currently be enrolled or have completed level 30,
  • have obtained an average of 80% in all courses,
  • have obtained a minimum average of 90% in Chinese Language and Culture 10 and 20, and
  • be currently enrolled in Grade 12.

Selection Process:

The recipient will be selected by a committee designated by Alberta Education who will review each student’s marks, a two paragraph essay and a teacher and/or school recommendation.

Application Process:

You must supply and your transcript must have an official signature or seal indicating that the transcript paper is issued by your school/institution. Photocopies and/or faxed copies will not be accepted.

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Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – and we encourage you to speak with a funding advisor or visit Alberta’s university and college websites to research the scholarships that they offer. For a listing of Alberta’s public post-secondary institutions, visit: