Scholarships & Awards

Value: $300
Application Deadline: October 31

Notes: First, second or third year students attending college or university in Canada or the United States
Must have minimum GPA of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale. Submit 750 word essay on topic related to healthcare benefits. Transcripts required. For further information, please visit the website posted below.

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Value: $1800
Application Deadline: Two disbursements, $900 each, in December and March

Notes: To reward athletic excellence among Alberta post-secondary students. Applicants must be Alberta residents and be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate, professional or graduate program at a university, college or technical institute in Alberta. Students in upgrading programs may qualify after completing one semester of upgrading. A nominee must be a member of a designated sports team or a member of Provincial Disabled Athletic Team recognized by the Alberta Athlete Development Program. Students must be maintaining a practice or training program acceptable to their coach. Applicants must have maintained a minimum average of 65% in their previous semester. Students entering the first semester of post-secondary study do not have to meet this requirement.

Application: Individual coaches nominate students.

Value: $500
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Description: Athabasca University has an international reputation for excellence and innovation in online and distance education. It is a publicly funded university located in the province of Alberta, and is a full member of the Association of Universities and Colleges Canada. To be eligible for the chance to win 1 of 4 $500 bursaries from Athabasca University and Studentawards, students must be a member of and have registered for at least one online or distance education course at Athabasca University.

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Athabasca University

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