The deadline for applications is May 1st
All applications must be received by the deadline. If you have any questions please e-mail: [email protected]
You should consider applying if:
We define EMERGING COMMUNITY as: A group of people who are immigrants, refugees, or part of a family that includes immigrants or refugees from a particular cultural, national, or ethnic background where a significant number of the members of that community face barriers to full participation in education and employment in the greater Edmonton area.
If you meet the criteria above, you are eligible to apply! However, highest priority will be given to applicants who are able to demonstrate:
Examples include but are not limited to: social justice, child or elder care, mental health, environmental advocacy, cultural and ethnic organizations, social enterprises, community interest groups and religious groups, sports of artistic participation.
The scholarship can be used at any public university, college, or technical institute in the greater Edmonton area.
The program of study must lead to a recognized undergraduate, professional or applied degree, a diploma, or certificate. Academic upgrading, college preparation, after degrees, graduate programs, and international students are ineligible.
The Awards Panel will review applications and select award recipients during the summer. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by email in July/August. Selected recipients will receive notification by email within two (2) months of the application deadline.