Scholarships & Awards

Value: Maximum of $3,000, renewable annually
Deadline: May 7

Notes: For Canadian citizens or landed immigrants currently or formerly in the care of the Canadian child welfare system; designated a temporary, society or crown ward or designated a temporary or permanent guardianship order or assigned a social worker or child protection worker or placed in group or foster home. Must be under the age of 30 at time of application and planning to pursue or currently pursuing undergraduate degree or diploma at accredited colleges or universities in Canada. Must submit 3 short essays on achievements, aspirations and personal support.

Instructions: Transcripts and letters of reference are required. For more information, please visit

Value: Up to $12,000/year for college programs, and $13,000/year for university programs.
Application deadline: May 15

Approximately 20 bursaries are available for aboriginal students in Alberta entering their second or subsequent year of post-secondary education in a health field. Applicants must be Indian, Inuit or Métis and have been residents of Alberta for a minimum of three years prior to applying.

Value: Up to $12,000/year for college programs, and $13,000/year for university programs.
Application deadline: May 15

Administrator: Edmonton Community Foundation

Notes: The number of awards and amounts will vary. Must be an Edmonton resident, or a returning student who received most of his/her primary/secondary education in Edmonton. The chosen program of study must lead to a recognized degree, diploma, certificate or license. Please visit the Web site for full details and a list of qualifying institutions.

Contact Information:
Edmonton Community Foundation
710 Royal Bank Building, 10117 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J1W8

Phone: 780-426-0015
Fax: 780-425-0121
Toll Free: 866-626-0015
Web Site:

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