Alberta Scholarships

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

WorldSkills Legacy Scholarships & Awards

Sponsored by WorldSkills Calgary 2009 and managed through the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund.

Value:

  • WorldSkils Provincial Champion Scholarship
    $1,200 available for a top podium finish in the Provincial Skills Canada Competition

Eligibility Criteria:

Recipients 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, or legal guardian has maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies and be residing in Alberta, or
    - Alberta is the last place the student has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies, or
    - the student's spouse/parent is an Alberta resident.
  • be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program a minimum of 1 semester or 1 term of technical training for apprentices,
  • have received a letter of endorsement from Skills Canada Alberta for a top podium finish in the Provincial Skills Canada Competition.

Application Process:

Applicants must submit to Alberta Student Aid:

  • A completed application form, and
  • A copy of the Skills Canada Alberta letter of endorsement.

Note: Scholarship must be claimed within two (2) years of receiving the letter of endorsement from Skills Canada Alberta.

Selection Process:

WorldSkills Team Canada Alberta Award Only 

There are an additional 9 awards of $7,000 each available bi-annually for training to compete in the World Competitions over a period of two years. Recipients of the WorldSkills Team Canada Alberta Award are selected by Skills Canada Alberta based on students participation on Team Canada at the bi-annual World competitions.

For more information on the WorldSkills Legacy Scholarships and Awards:

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: