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Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Portage College has scholarships, awards and bursaries available for students. 

Many of the scholarships, awards and bursaries are made possible through the generosity and kindness of donors. The students and staff wish to thank each donor for providing these opportunities.

To qualify students must be registered in, or have successfully graduated from a program and fulfil specific requirements. 

Portage College Lac La Biche Campus
Box 417 (9531 - 94 Avenue)
Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0
Email Student Awards
Phone toll free: 1-866-623-5551

Fax: 1-780-623-5519

Click on the deadline links below to view scholarship, award and bursary opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

To qualify students must be registered in, or have successfully graduated from a program and fulfil specific requirements outlined with each opportunity.

Most awards require you to fill this general awards Application Form.

To apply for the following specific awards and scholarships use the corresponding fillable application forms:

Send completed application forms to the Awards Office at the Lac La Biche Campus by mail, fax or scan to email. You can also pick up a form from the Student Services Centre.

Only chosen recipients will be notified approximately 3 weeks after the deadline date.

Students may apply for as many scholarships, awards and bursaries as they are eligible for. We encourage students to check the criteria of each award carefully.

Awards will be disbursed approximately one month after each deadline.

Any funds awarded are applied to any outstanding balances on your student account. The balance will be provided in the form of a cheque.

Yes - it is always appropriate to send a thank you note! It is especially polite when the scholarship has been donated by an external source. The donors contact information may be shared with you for this purpose. Or you may send it to the Awards office, and it will be forwarded to the donor on your behalf.

All scholarships, awards and bursaries are taxable. You will automatically be issued a T4A if you are a recipient.

You can Email Student Awards

or call toll free: 1-866-623-5551 ext. 5503 (ask for awards office)

General Awards

Indigenous Students

Health & Wellness

High School Students

Students with Disabilities

External Websites & Databases Listing Scholarships

Guides to Searching for Scholarships:


Portage College is not responsible for validating external scholarships or awards. The student should evaluate external scholarships thoroughly prior to releasing their personal information, and to ensure the legitimacy of requests for such information.

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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