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Fall Award Application Form



1. Applications can be submitted until the deadline date: November 2, 2018.
2. You must be registered full-time (60% of program credit course load) at NLC in a post-secondary program (unless otherwise stated in criteria).
3. Please complete only one application and check all awards below that you wish to be considered for.
4. IMPORTANT: Read the awards criteria to check your eligibility for EACH award.
5. The Selection Committee will not consider incomplete applications.
6. Do not use relatives as personal references.
7. Budget section must be completed for ALL award applications.
8. International students are not eligible for the awards below.

Additional Information for Awards


(extra-curricular and community involvement)

  • Include a statement/essay outlining how you meet the criteria for the award (student leadership & involvement) – include:
    • Any achievements, awards and other recognition received,
    • Education/Career goals.
  • Provide a separate list of activities/organizations you are involved with, or a resume with the same, examples: service clubs, sports clubs/associations, religious, school, community, arts and other volunteerism.  Include with this information:
    • Whether activity/organization you are involved with is a paid position or not,
    • Identify whether the activity was a course requirement,
    • Title of position and length of time spent (per day, week or month).
  • OPTIONAL: Reference letter(s) from people in your community, NLC campus, organizations you are involved with or others you assist (or have assisted you) in some way that can speak to recommending you for the award(s) you are applying for with written testimonials of meeting or exceeding the award criteria (such as: community/school involvement, leadership, assisting others, overcoming difficulties/obstacles, etc.).   The reference letter should include:
    • How long the person has known the applicant/student,
    • How the person knows the applicant/student,
    • Provide a description of how he/she feels the applicant/student meets the criteria.
    • Name, phone number, signature and date of reference.

Documents can be uploaded in the application form.

Please note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that the required documentation is submitted for consideration.

Check all the boxes for any awards you want to apply for.

General Applicant Information

Format: (mm/dd/yyyy)

Format (A1A-1A1)


Additional Information (Optional):

Financial Information

Check all that apply.

Budget Information

Income (monthly)

Please total your income filled out above here.

Educational Costs NOT covered by funding agency/sponsor:

Expenses (monthly)

Please add total expenses here. 

Additional Information for Awards

You can upload the following documents here to attach to your application:

  • Essay/Letter/Statement
  • References
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Applicant Declaration

I hereby declare that the information in this application and its attachment(s) is correct and complete and I understand that it will be used in determining my eligibility for this award.  I also grant permission for my name and study plans to be released publicly if I am a recipient of this award. Information on recipients of bursaries that are strictly based on financial need will not be released publicly.

Information provided by the student on the award application may be shared with award donors.
Your personal information is being collected under the authority of the Post-Secondary Learning Act, Section 65, the Taxation Act (Canada), the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Section 33(c) and is protected under Part 2 of the latter act. This information will be used to determine eligibility for awards issued by Northern Lakes College. If you have any questions about the collection of this information, contact the Dean of Student Services by mail at Northern Lakes College, Grouard Campus, 64 Mission Street, Bag 3000, Grouard, Alberta T0G 1C0 or by telephone at 1-780-751-3207.