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November 4

Value: $300

Number available: 4 per deadline

Deadlines: September 30, November 4, January 20 and March 24

Criteria:

  • Registered full-time in a first-year career training or apprenticeship program (not upgrading)
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Must have successfully completed Career & Technology Studies courses related to training/career goal while attending high school or ACE
  • Provide most recent high school transcript identifying the CTS course
  • Available once per student per program of study.

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $500 

Number available: 4

Deadline: November 4

Criteria:

  • Registered full-time in an Academics for Careers and Education (upgrading) or career program
  • Have acceptable progress and attendance as confirmed by program area
  • Must be an Alberta resident
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Provide a short (minimum one page) essay on involvement in a volunteer organization and/or committee that supports community and youth development
  • Provide written verification/reference of your volunteer contribution from a Board Chairman/Director of a non-profit community organization or club

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $200 for a student with no children; $400 for a student with children

Number available: 8 of each per deadline

Deadlines: November 4 and January 20

Criteria:

  • Must be registered full-time in a post-secondary career or Academics for Careers and Education (upgrading) program
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Complete/answer D2 on awards application form

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $2,500  

Number available: 2 per deadline

Deadlines: November 4 and January 20

Criteria:

  • Registered in either 4th or 3rd Class Power Engineering, Pre-Employment or Apprenticeship Welding
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Must be a permanent resident of the Lac La Biche area (provide proof)

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $250

Number available: 4 (1 for each of the following campuses: Cold Lake, Frog Lake, Saddle Lake and St. Paul); not to exceed 4 bursaries awarded between both deadlines

Deadlines: November 4 and January 20

Criteria:

  • Registered for the first time in Academics for Career and Education (upgrading) program at a Portage College community campus
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Maintain satisfactory progress and attendance while in training, as confirmed by program area
  • Must be out of the secondary school system for two complete years or more

Secondary consideration given to an Academics for Careers and Education (upgrading) student who was in their first term in the January-June semester of the previous academic year.

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $400     

Number available: 2 per deadline

Deadlines: September 30, November 4, January 20, March 24 & May 5

 Criteria:

  • Registered in part-time studies at Portage College
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Have satisfactory progress and attendance as confirmed by program area

Note: Part-time is defined as a student taking less than 60% of a course load per semester.

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $250

Number available: 16 (8 for students with no children; 8 for students with children)

Deadline: November 4

Criteria:

  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Must be a full-time student
  • Registered in a career program or Academics for Careers and Education (upgrading) program
  • Must be an Alberta resident for one full year prior to start of program
  • Must have satisfactory attendance and progress, as confirmed by program area

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $1,000  

Number available: 1

Deadline: November 4

Criteria:

  • Registered as a full-time student
  • Must be an Alberta resident
  • Provide a short essay on involvement in a volunteer organization or initiatives that support community, youth, education, training, positive role model or leader in their community
  • Preference will be given, but not limited to, a student from the local area (e.g. Kikino, Caslan, Buffalo Lake, Lac La Biche)
  • Must have acceptable attendance and progress as confirmed by program area
  • Must provide a letter of reference/written verification from a Chairman/Director of a volunteer organization which describes and confirms the individual’s leadership/ involvement in the community

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $500     

Number available: 8 per deadline

Deadlines: November 4 and March 24

Criteria:

  • Registered as a Portage College student
  • Must have participated in any one of the following: Student Council, Student Ambassador program, volunteered for any Portage College activities or have been involved in community and humanitarian organizations
  • Provide a written verification reference from a Portage College staff member or organization representative, confirming involvement and efforts
  • A written submission (one page) describing one’s involvement
  • Must have satisfactory progress and attendance, as confirmed by program area

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $300     

Number available: 6 per deadline

Deadlines: November 4, January 20 and March 24

Criteria:

  • Registered full-time in a career program that includes a field placement
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Maintain satisfactory progress and attendance, as confirmed by program area
  • Must provide an additional monthly budget breakdown documenting the additional expenses to be incurred while on a field placement (complete practicum section on application)

Note: Students on a paid practicum do not qualify.

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $300     

Number available: 10

Deadline: November 4

Criteria:

  • Grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or greater for career programs; selection based on highest mark
  • Must have completed the first year of a career program and be registered in the second year of studies or related studies at Portage College
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Maintain satisfactory progress and attendance while in training, as confirmed by program area
  • Provide a written essay (minimum one page) describing career plans upon graduation

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $300     

Number available: 4 per deadline

Deadlines: November 4 and March 24

Criteria:

  • Accessing Student Learning Services for the first time or after a three-year absence from a program at Portage College
  • Student must be registered in either a career program or Academics for Careers and Education (upgrading) program
  • Must have acceptable progress and attendance, as confirmed by program area
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Must be an Alberta resident for one complete year
  • Must have a documented disability which may include visual impairment, physical disability, psychological disorders, learning disabilities, etc.
  • Written essay (minimum one page) or oral presentation about yourself and your goals for the future

Note: Apprenticeship programs are not eligible for this award.

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

Value: $500

Number available: 2

Deadline: November 4

Criteria:

  • Registered full-time in a post-secondary program or a program leading to post-secondary studies (i.e. final year of academic upgrading)
  • Demonstrate financial need — must complete section C on awards application
  • Must be an Alberta resident for one complete year 
  • Must be of Aboriginal ancestry (provide documentation)

Method of application: General application form available online click here.

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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