This information is intended as a guide to awards, scholarships and bursaries. Efforts are made to maintain accurate and up to date information. However, awards, scholarships and bursaries change frequently as do the dates for making applications. To attain the most accurate and up to date information, please ensure you visit the actual web site representing the award, scholarship or bursary for the most up to date information. Most of the scholarships are competitive, meaning that eligibility does not necessarily guarantee winning the award.
Northern Alberta Development Council Bursaries
Audience: You may qualify for bursaries if you plan on returning to work in northern Alberta after you graduate from a post‐secondary institution.
Sponsored by: Northern Alberta Development Council
Eligibility: The Northern Alberta Development Council provides over $800,000 in bursaries to university and college students training for jobs in demand in northern Alberta.
Value: Awards range from $500 to $24,000, and you don’t have to repay them if you work in the North after graduating. Some examples include up to $12,000 for final two years of post‐secondary, $96,000 for medical students, $48,000 for pharmacy, $54,000 for nurse practitioners, and $16,000 for teachers.
Deadline: Varies depending on the scholarship you are applying for.
Northern Lights Library System Student Bursary
Audience: Graduating grade 12 students of North Eastern Alberta
Sponsored by: Mary Ellen Kruger Family
Eligibility: Students acquiring education and training to enter into the profession of librarianship.
Value: One scholarship of $1,000
Deadline: October 31