Scholarships

Alberta's government offers scholarships and awards to encourage and reward the excellence of Albertans in post-secondary study.

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Adult High School Equivalency Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $500.00
Requirements: Academic achievement in the attainment of high school equivalency 
Alberta Athletic Award
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,800.00
Requirements: Member of a team designated by ACAC or AUAA.
Alberta Award for Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism
Graduate
Value: $15,000.00
Requirements: Program of study related to human rights, cultural diversity, and multiculturalism
Alberta Barley Commission - Eugene Boyko Memorial Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $500.00
Requirements: Students entering the field of crop production and/or crop processing technology studies.
Alberta Citizenship Award
High School Students
Value: $2,005.00
Requirements: Recognize students who have contributed  to their communities through public service and voluntary endeavor.
Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,500.00
Requirements: academic excellence of students enrolled in a post-secondary program in a discipline related to the field of agriculture.
Alberta Federation of Agriculture Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $500.00
Requirements: Academic achievement of students pursuing post-secondary studies in the field of agriculture and related programs.
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
Graduate
Value: $11,000.00
Requirements: Outstanding academic achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship
Graduate
Value: $31,500.00
Requirements: Academically superior students undertaking full-time research education at the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, or University of Lethbridge.
Alberta Junior Athletic Award
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,000.00
Requirements: Participate on a junior sports team - Baseball, Hockey or Football
Alex Decoteau Award of Honour
Undergraduate Students
Value: $5,000.00
Requirements: Currently enrolled in a public post-secondary institution in Alberta in a post-secondary program that leads to an academic credential
Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,500.00
Requirements: Apply once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies.
Anna and John Kolesar Memorial Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,500.00
Requirements: Academic excellence as calculated from the final standings received in three high school subjects.
Arts Graduate Scholarship
Graduate
Value: $15,000.00
Requirements: Outstanding abilities in Music, Drama, Dance and literary/Visual Arts
Belcourt-Brosseau Metis Awards
Undergraduate Students
Value: Up to $10,000
Requirements: Metis students with financial need and a connection to the Metis community.
Canadian Oil Sands Network for Research and Development (CONRAD) Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $5,000.00
Requirements: Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person
Charles S. Noble Scholarships for Study at Harvard
Undergraduate Students
Value: $5,000.00
Requirements: Academic excellence and studying at Harvard College.
China Alberta Award for Excellence in Chinese Scholarships
High School Students
Value: $500.00
Requirements: Must have completed or be completing level 30 of the Chinese Language and Culture program.
David Johnston Law Scholarship
Graduate
Value: $10,000.00
Requirements: Enrolled in the first year of study in a Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary.
Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarships
Undergraduate Students
Value: $3,500.00
Requirements: Chosen from recipients of the Alexander Rutherford scholarship
Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,000.00
Requirements: Outstanding leadership related to improving the lives of other people.
Dr. Robert and Anna Shaw Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,000.00
Requirements: Enrolled in a program related to agriculture, engineering, fine arts, health, or the trades.
Grant MacEwan United World College
High School Students
Value: Varies
Requirements: academic record, breadth of study, personal accomplishments, community involvement and interests in United World College goals. 
Helen and George Kilik Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,000.00
Requirements: Graduate of Olds Junior Senior High School
Indigenous Careers Award
Undergraduate Students
Value: $4,000.00
Requirements: Indigenous people living and pursuing undergradate studies in Alberta.
Janet and Horace Allen Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,500.00
Requirements: Academic excellence of a student from Crowsnest Consolidated High School for their accomplishments in the sciences.
Jason Lang Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,000.00
Requirements: Have achieved a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.2 on a 4.0 point scale in the previous fall and winter terms.
Jo-Anne Koch for Bright Children Society Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,500.00
Requirements: Enrolled full-time in the second or subsequent year of a Bachelor of Science program in Chemical Engineering, Nursing or Social Work at a post-secondary institution in Alberta.
Keyera Energy - Peter J. Renton Memorial Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $3,000.00
Requirements: Academic achievement in a field related to the oil and gas industry.
Language Bursary Program for Teaching Indigenous Languages
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,500.00
Requirements: Taking an accredited post-secondary course in an Indigenous language or an Indigenous teaching method.
Language Teacher Bursary Program
Undergraduate Students
Value: $5,000.00
Requirements: Alberta teachers who plan to study a language other than English at an institution outside of Canada.
Languages in Teacher Education Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,500.00
Requirements: Completing education program that will allow to be a language teacher in Alberta schools after graduation.
Laurence Decore Awards for Student Leadership
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,000.00
Requirements: Involved in student government, clubs, or organizations.
Lois Hole Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $5,000.00
Requirements: Enrolled full-time post-secondary studies in the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, or Faculty of Arts.
Louise McKinney Post-secondary Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,500.00
Requirements: Selection based on Academic Excellence.
Louise McKinney Post-secondary Scholarship - Study outside Alberta
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,500.00
Requirements: Academic achievement at a school outside Alberta. Program of study must not be offered in Alberta.
Maria Sava Polish Heritage Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,000.00
Requirements: Must have completed Grade 7-9 at Jan Pawel II school.
Mildred Rowe Weston Memorial Bursary
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,000.00
Requirements: Completed at least three courses through the ADLC as shown on Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement.
Northern Alberta Development Council Bursaries Program
Undergraduate Students
Value: $12,000.00
Requirements: Return service bursary based on employment in northern Alberta
Northern Alberta Development Council – First Nations Metis and Inuit Bursary
Undergraduate Students
Value: $6,000.00
Requirements: Return for service bursary based on employment in northern Alberta.
Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC) Bursary
Undergraduate Students
Value: $6,000.00
Requirements: Return for service bursary based on employment in northern Alberta.
Rutherford Scholars
Undergraduate Students
Value: $2,500.00
Requirements: Top ten students from the recipients of Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, as determined on the first writing of Diploma Examinations.
Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction
Graduate
Value: $20,000.00
Requirements: Academic excellence in a graduate program outside Alberta.
Theodore R. Campbell Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,500.00
Requirements: Indigenous student enrolled in the education program at University nuhelot’ine thaiyots’i nistameyimakanak Blue Quills
Tiessen Foundation Broadcast Scholarship
Undergraduate Students
Value: $750.00
Requirements: Graduate from Alberta high school in the current academic year and enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program related to the field of broadcasting.
WorldSkills Legacy Scholarships - Team Canada
Undergraduate Students
Value: $1,200.00
Requirements: Must have a letter of endorsement from Skills Canada Alberta
New Beginnings Bursary
Undergraduate Students
Value: $5,000.00
Requirements: Students must be eligible for full-time student loan funding from Alberta Student Aid for the current loan year

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