Alberta Scholarships

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

First Period Apprentice Award

The Government of Alberta through the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund offers a First Period Apprentice Award to encourage registered apprentices with Apprenticeship and Industry Training to complete their first period of technical training toward receiving a trade certificate.



Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the First Period Apprentice Award, you must be:
◾A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
◾Actively registered as an Alberta Apprentice
◾Registered to attend first period technical training at an approved technical training provider in Alberta on or after August 1, 2015

Note: Apprentices may only receive this award once.

Selection Process:

Academic achievement is not a requirement for this award.

Application Process:

First year apprentices registered to take first period technical training can apply for this award by logging in to their MyTradesecrets accounts and following the instructions. You can apply for this award up to and including your last day in class.

Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – and we encourage you to 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: