Alberta Scholarships

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

Lois Hole Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship

Value:

Six scholarships of $5,000

Eligibility Criteria:

Students must be enrolled in the second or subsequent years of full-time post-secondary studies in the Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, or Faculty of Arts at the following institutions:

  • Athabasca University
  • MacEwan University
  • Mount Royal University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Lethbridge

Nominees must also meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

  • be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or a Protected Person at the start of their post-secondary studies. (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 must currently be residing in Alberta, or
    - Alberta is the last place the student has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months before being a full-time student, or 
    - is married to an Alberta resident before the start of the qualifying year of study.
  • be continuing full-time in the Faculty of Humanities or the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Application Process:

Recipients are selected by the Student Awards Office at participating educational institutions. For further information, students should contact the Student Awards Office at their schools.

Selection Process:

Awarded on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated leadership and community service.

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: