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NLC Awards List

Awards: All Programs

Access to the Future Bursaries

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Award: $750 - $2,000

Criteria: For full-time and part-time students, must be in good academic standing and in financial need. There are two separate awards: 1) single parents, 2) Aboriginal students.

Application Deadline: October 15 & February 25

Board of Governors Bursary

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Award: $500

Criteria: Full-time student, good attendance, financial need, faced adversity and/or have overcome obstacles to be successful in education.

Application Deadline: October 15

Board of Governors Leadership Award

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Award: $500

Criteria: Involvement in student life (Students' Association, tutoring or volunteering) & contribution to community.

Application Deadline: April 15

Board of Governors Scholarship

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Award: $500

Criteria: Completion of Program, academic achievement, excellent attendance, proven passion and plans for lifelong learning.

Application Deadline: April 15

Convocation Award

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Award: $500

Criteria: Convocating, planning to continue with studies, academic achievement.

Application Deadline: April 15

Faculty Association Student Award

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Award: $500 (4)

Criteria: Full-time student.  Must be in good academic standing with financial need.

Application Deadline: February 25

Students' Association - Role Model Scholarship

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Award: $1,000 (2)

Criteria: Full-time student. Financial need, good academic standing, contribution to student activities, role model to other students. (Students’ Association members: 1 -Academic Upgrading, 1 - Post-Secondary)

Application Deadline: October 15

Awards: Post-Secondary Programs

*CCEC Partnership Bursary

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Award: $1,500 (2)

Criteria: Full-time student. Academic achievement, financial need, commitment to working in region and volunteered in home community.
1 - Certificate (1 year) program 1 - Diploma (2 year) program

Application Deadline: October 15

*Partnership Bursary – matching amount available from Northern Alberta Development Council, if eligible

Christopher Taylor Award of Excellence

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Award: $1,000 (2)

Full-time student who exemplifies the following criteria: at least a 3.7 GPA overall; embodies characteristics of professionalism, including responsibility, reliability, mentorship, advocacy, and initiative; and contributes to overall societal well-being.

1 - Primary Care Paramedic student  1 - 2nd Year Advanced Care Paramedic student

Selections made by Health Careers department. - May 15

CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary

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The CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program of $5,000 aims to provide financial support to college  students that demonstrate financial need and who often face greater challenges and barriers to participate and complete post-secondary education.  

Students attending colleges in rural, remote or northern areas will be given preference.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, permanent resident or a protected person.
  • Must be a full-time student in a post-secondary program of 2 or more years in length.
  • Be in financial need,
  • Face challenges/barriers/adversity to attend college,
  • Must be involved in community and/or volunteer.

Essay (max 10,000 characters) to be submitted should include:

  • List or examples of challenges/barriers/adversity the student has faced/overcome to attend college.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Impact of how the bursary will benefit the student.
  • Demonstrate community involvement.

Letters of support to be submitted, can be one or more, from:

  • Current employer.
  • Teacher/instructor.
  • College Administrator.
  • Member of community and/or organization.

*Nomination to CICan

Community Spirit Bursary

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: First in immediate family to attend first year of post-secondary training.

Application Deadline: October 15

Dianne Garratt Bursary

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Award: $750

Criteria: Slave Lake Campus student, continuing into 2nd year of post-secondary training, contribution to community/volunteerism.

Application Deadline: April 15

Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship

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Award: $2,000 (2)

Criteria: Full-time student.  Leadership skills, preferably in the area of disability, and/or initiative to improving the lives of others.  In good academic standing.

Application Deadline: January 21

Gilles Lacoste Scholarship

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Award: $500

Criteria: Full-time student.  Registered in a Trade or Resource program, academic achievement, financial need, hardworking - must submit essay outlining how criteria is met. References also required.

Application Deadline: October 15

Governor General’s Collegiate Medallion

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Award: Medallion

Criteria: Highest Academic Standing. (2 yr programs)

Application Deadline: No application - selection made June 1st

Indigenous Career Awards

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Award: $2,000/term

Criteria: First Nation, Metis or Inuit (status or non-status), Canadian citizen, resident of Alberta, full-time in an eligible program and satisfactory academic standing. (1 yr & 2 yr programs)

Application Deadline:  October 15  &  January 21

Jason Lang Post-Secondary Scholarship (Nomination to Scholarships Program)

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Academic Achievement. (1 yr & 2 yr programs)

Application Deadline: No application - selection made June 1st

Jesse Roberts Award

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Award: $1,000 (2)

Criteria: In good academic standing, full-time student and identified financial need. Must be in second year of program. Business Diploma programs only.

Application Deadline: February 25

Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership

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Award: $1,000 (2)

Criteria: Full-time student.  Student leadership & involvement in Students' Association, student organizations and/or non-profit organizations.

Application Deadline: January 21

Lena Ouellette Bursary

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Award: $2,500 (1)

Criteria: Full-time student.  Enrolled in a program leading to a career working with children, demonstrate financial need, maintain good academic standing and self-funded (including those receiving student loans).

Application Deadline: October 15

Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship (Nomination to Scholarships Program)

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Award: $2,500

Criteria: Full-time student. Highest academic achievement, continuing full-time into second year of program. (2 yr programs) 

Application Deadline: No application - selection made June 1st

Métis Scholar Awards

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Award: up to $2,500 (varies)

Criteria: Contact Student Awards office for more information.

Application Deadline: November 5

Nelson Lutz Bursary

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: First Nation, Metis or Inuit Male full-time student. Must be resident of NLC region and transferring residence to a new community to enter the program. Must provide proof of previous and new residence. (University Studies or Diploma programs)

Application Deadline: February 25

Pasikow Partnership Award

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Award:$1,000 (1)

Criteria: In good academic standing, full-time student and identified financial need. Must be a resident of Bigstone Cree Nation.

Application Deadline: October 15

Peace Regional Outreach Centre Award

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Award: $400

Criteria: Must have been a Peace Regional Outreach Student in the last three years. Full-time or part-time students. Identified financial need and in good academic standing. (Peace River Campus only)

Application Deadline: October 15

Renaissance Bursary

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Award: $2,000 (25)

Criteria: Full-time student. Clinical/Practicum placement must be outside of student's home community. In good academic standing. Identified financial need. Health and Human Services programs only.

Application Deadline: October 15 & February 25

Roland Gladue Memorial Scholarship

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Full-time student. Academic Achievement, planning to continue studies in Post-Secondary in the Fall.

Application Deadline: April 15

Sunrise Award

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Award: $1,000 (10)

Criteria: In good academic standing, full-time student and identified financial need. Must be a resident of NLC region. University Studies program only.

Application Deadline: October 15

*TC Energy Partnership Award

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Award: $600 (2)

Criteria: Full-time student, demonstrate financial need, commitment to working in region and active in community through volunteerism.

1 award for a Certificate student (1 yr program), 1 award for a Diploma student (2 yr program)

Application Deadline: October 15

*Partnership Bursary – matching amount available from Northern Alberta Development Council, if eligible

Ultimate Heir Award

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Award: $1,000 (5)

Criteria: In good academic standing, full-time student, identified financial need, leadership in school/community and/or overcoming obstacles. Must be a resident of NLC region and in second year of program. Health Diploma programs only.

Application Deadline: February 25

Xerox University Studies Entrance Scholarship

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Full-time student. Entering NLC University Studies program directly from High School and demonstrate financial need.

Application Deadline: October 15

Awards: Academic Upgrading

ABE Achievement Award

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Award: $500

Criteria: Full-time student. Exceptional progress/attendance and academic achievement. (Adult Basic Education - BEL courses)

Application Deadline: April 15

Adult High School Equivalency (Nomination to Scholarships Program)

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Award: $500

Criteria: Full-time student. 80% average in courses for entry to post-secondary training; out of high school for 3 yrs.

Application Deadline: April 15

Doreen Bellerose Memorial Award

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Award: $500

Criteria: Faced adversity and/or overcome obstacles to be successful in education. (Adult Basic Education - BEL courses)

Application Deadline: April 15

Janet Frank Memorial Award

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Award: $500

Criteria: Full-time student. High academic achievement, demonstrating interest in learning & helping others.
(Northern Region Campuses - Peace River, High Level, Fort Vermilion & Chateh)

Application Deadline: April 15

Lorna Bell Literacy Award

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Award: $500

Criteria: Full-time student.  Financial Need, exceptional attendance and attitude. (Adult Basic Education - BEL courses) 

(Northern Region campuses - Peace River, High Level, Fort Vermilion & Chateh)

Application Deadline: April 15

Metis Student Bursaries

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Award: $500 (4)

Criteria: Contact Student Awards office for more information.

Application Deadline: November 5

Awards: Dual Credit

Dual Credit Bursary

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Award: $500

Criteria: Completion of Dual Credit courses, registered to attend NLC withtin one year of graduation.

Application Deadline: No application required- Credit applied to tuition

Peace Region Power Engineering Association - High School Dual Credit Power Engineering 4th Class Award

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: High School student who successfully completed the NLC Power Engineering 4th Class program. Student must be from Peace River or within a 100 Kilometer radius. Achieved an overall average of 70%. submit an essay (minimum 500 words) outlining why they have chosen the field and their career goals. Student must be willing to participate in a short telephone interview with the Selection Committee if needed. 

Application Deadline: Student will be selected by the NLC Selection Committee based on the criteria outlined above. 

Peace Region Power Engineering Association - Water and Wastewater Operator Preparation Programs Award

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Student must be from Peace River or within a 100 kilometer radius. Student with highest GPA. Students completing the program in the academic year will be eligible and must be a full-time or part-time student. 

Application Deadline: No application required.

Awards: Trades & Resource Technology

Peace Region Power Engineering Association - Oilfield Operator Training Award

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Student must be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student from Peace River or within a 100 kilometer radius. Student with the highest GPA. Students completing the program in the academic year will be eligible.

Application Deadline: No application required.

Peace Region Power Engineering Association - Power Engineering Steam Lab Certification 4th Class Award

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Recipient must have successfully completed NLC Power Engineering 4th Class and meet the academic entrance requirements for the Power Engineering 4th Class Lab Certification. Student with the highest GPA of the program, from Peace River or within a 100 Kilometer radius. Must be a full-time or part-time student. Student completing the program in the academic year will be eligible. 

Application Deadline: No application required.

Reg Carr Memorial Scholarship

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Award: $1,000

Criteria: Enrolled in 4th Period Electrician program. High GPA. Financial Need. Professionalism and ability to consistently produce a high quality of work. 

Application Deadline: April 1