Alberta Scholarships

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

Charles S. Noble Junior Hockey Scholarship

The Charles S. Noble Junior Hockey Scholarship honours the agricultural entrepreneur, innovator and farm implement manufacturer who became one of Alberta’s biggest and best grain farmers. The scholarship rewards the athletic and academic excellence of Junior Hockey players and provides an incentive and means for these players to continue with their post-secondary education. This scholarship is co-sponsored by the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund and the Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society.


10 scholarships - $2,000 each are available.

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, or legal guardian has maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least twelve (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/partner is an Alberta resident.
  • be a participant, or have been a participant, in at least one full season of hockey with a Hockey Alberta registered hockey team and have played during the last year or are currently playing,
  • be recommended by the selection members of the Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey Society,
  • be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in Alberta and maintaining an academic standing of at least 65% or greater or a grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

    Note: a student entering the first term of post-secondary study does not have to meet this requirement.

Students are not eligible if they:

  • are enrolled in Apprenticeship and Pre-Employment/Trades programs, or
  • are enrolled in Academic Upgrading.

Application Process:

Applicants must be nominated by their Junior Hockey Team Coach in Alberta and applications must include:

  • a current official transcript, and
  • an attachment outlining the applicant’s extra curricular activities and future goals.

Post-secondary students must contact their school to request their official transcripts. 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.

Students can contact their Junior Hockey Team Coach in Alberta for more on the nomination process and deadline dates. 

Selection Process:

Junior Hockey Team Coaches in Alberta nominate applicants based on academic standing, community involvement and hockey achievements. Recommendations are forwarded to Alberta Student Aid for final approval. All applications and supporting documentation are to be submitted by the coaches to Alberta Student Aid.

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: