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Year End Awards Application Form

  1. Applications can be submitted before or on the deadline date.
  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 form and check all the awards below that you wish to be considered for.
  4. IMPORTANT: Read the award 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 listed below.


See award descriptions, details, specific award requirements and other information on other awards along with applications on our Scholarships and Awards page  (under Student Services - Financial Aid, Scholarships & Funding) available on
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.



If yes, please also provide Nation/Band, Treaty or Settlement.



INCOME (monthly)

EXPENSES (monthly)


(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)

Reference letter(s) (optional) 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 


Supporting documentation can be submitted by email.

ATTENTION: Student Awards Administrator

EMAIL: awards@northernlakescollege

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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 Registrar 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.

Please note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all documentation and the full application (all pages) are received in the Student Awards office for consideration by the deadline.