Please check out the following resources to learn more about bursaries, scholarships and grants available to help fund your post-secondary education goals. Alberta students can apply for many different scholarships, bursaries and grants from a variety of sources including government, post-secondary institutions, private industry and service organizations. Scholarships are monetary awards based on academic merit or excellence in a specific area of study or discipline. A bursary is a monetary grant based primarily on financial need. We also encourage you to contact your high school directly to receive more information about funding assistance that may be available for you.


Academic Achievement

Aboriginal Awards, Scholarships, Bursaries

Aboriginal Awards

  • The Alberta Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards provides an opportunity to recognize the achievements of Aboriginal youth and share their successes with others from across the Province. There are eight categories and two Aboriginal youth will be selected from each.
  • The "Lead Your Way" National Aboriginal Role Model Program celebrates the accomplishments of Indigenous youth aged 13 to 30. "Lead Your Way" inspires Aboriginal youth to strive to reach their goals.
  • ConocoPhillips Canada presents awards annually to Aboriginal students who demonstrate hard work and dedication in pursuit of higher learning. Efforts can include upgrading their secondary education or entering a post-secondary program. Awards are granted on a yearly basis and may be used to cover portions of tuition, books or living expenses.

Aboriginal Scholarships, Bursaries & Funding