Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarships
Funds for these awards are sponsored by Alberta Lottery Fund and administered by Alberta Scholarship Programs. The scholarship was established in honour of Jimmie Condon.
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.
Selection: 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.
Deadline: November 1
Disbursement: Two disbursements of $900 each. The first one in December, the second in March.
Web site: http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/scholarships/info.asp?EK=30
Fellowships for Full-time Studies in French
This program is funded by the federal department of Canadian Heritage and administered by Alberta Scholarship Programs.
Purpose: To assist Albertans in pursuing post-secondary studies taught in French.
Value: $500 per semester
Applicants must be Alberta residents, Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants, and plan to register full-time in a post-secondary program of at least one semester in length. In addition, applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of three courses per semester which have French as the language of instruction.
Application forms are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs, and from the Student Awards Office at Alberta post-secondary institutions that offer programs taught in French.
Deadline: November 15
Web site: http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/pdf/scholarships/StudiesFrench.pdf