Indigenous Careers Award

Indigenous Careers Award

The Indigenous Careers Award is designed to encourage Indigenous Albertans (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) to persue and complete post-secondary studies in certificate, diploma, applied degree and bachelor's degree programs.

Award Value:
$2,000 per semester / maximum of $4,000 in an academic year

Credential Types:

Students must be enrolled in a certificate, diploma, applied or bachelor’s degree program.

All program bands are eligible for the Indigenous Careers Award.

To Receive This Award:

  • You must be enrolled in the 2021-2022 Fall and/or Winter semester in order to be considered for these awards.

  • At least 60% of a full course load (40% of a full course load if you are a student with a documented permanent disability). Your school determines what constitutes a full course load in each program.

  • Have satisfactory academic standing, as determined by the school.

Application Deadline: November 5, 2021
Indigenous Careers Award 2021-2022

For complete eligibility criteria and to access the application, contact:

Roxanne Poelstra
Financial Aid & Awards Coordinator
(403) 410-2938

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