Alberta Scholarships

The Alberta Government through Alberta Student Aid, and in partnership with post-secondary institutions and other community organizations, offers a suite of scholarships and awards to encourage and reward the excellence of Alberta students.

For most scholarships and awards, an application or a nomination process is required. Research your options because in some instances, you may even be eligible for more than one scholarship or award.

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:

To learn more, browse the Alberta Scholarships and Awards list:

Alberta Federation of Agriculture Scholarship

The Alberta Federation of Agriculture established a scholarship endowment to recognize the academic achievement of students pursuing post-secondary studies in the field of agriculture and related programs.

Value:

One scholarship of $500

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants 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/partner is an Alberta resident.
  • be attending a designated post-secondary institution in Alberta, and
  • be enrolled full-time in the second or subsequent year of undergraduate post-secondary study in a program related to the field of agriculture.

Note: Preference will be given to members, children or grandchildren of members of the Alberta Federation of Agriculture.

Application Process:

Applicants must submit to Alberta Student Aid:

  • a completed application form, and
  • an official post-secondary transcript.

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

The award will be issued after Alberta Student Aid confirms full-time enrolment in a a post-secondary institution.

Selection Process:

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic achievement in an agricultural program in the previous year of undergraduate post-secondary study.

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: