New Resource - Alberta Athlete Scholarships
This PDF resource and many others can be found by checking out the 'athlete' section of our resource library. There are resources for parents, coaches, athletes, and organizations.
Scholarships are vital to many students and student-athletes; they allow more time to be spent on their studies and their sport. Scholarships are tailored to award students that meet the expected criteria whether that be grades, background, program of study, or even athletic achievement. The process of trying to find and apply to scholarships can be overwhelming and daunting. Below is a list of athletic scholarships awarded within Alberta.
Clicking on the institution or scholarship name will link you to their website. Some scholarships may not be awarded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alberta Athletic Award- Value: $1,800
The Alberta Athletic Award recognizes and rewards athletic excellence at universities, colleges, and technical institutions in Alberta. Applications are submitted by the post-secondary school team coach. Athletic departments at your school will select and pay eligible athletes for this award. Equal selection of male and female athletes is to be maintained where possible.
Alberta Milk- ASAA Scholarship - Value: $1,000
The Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association and the Alberta Sport, Recreation Parks and Wildlife Foundation are proud to support the Alberta Milk-ASAA Scholarship. Awarded to one female and one male. Value of the scholarship is $1,000 each. Applicant must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Canada
ASAA Pay it Forward Scholarship - Value: $500
The Pay it Forward Scholarship will be awarded to one recipient (male or female) from each of the eight zones to receive a $500 scholarship. Scholarship applications will be submitted to the ASAA office for adjudication.
Petro-Canada Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence Sponsorship
Every year, 55 up-and-coming athletes and their coaches from across Canada receive a grant. The grants are given to athletes when they need it the most, while striving to represent Canada at the Paralympic or Olympic Games but do not qualify for government funding.
Provides funding to Alberta’s high-performance athletes to help cover costs related to training, equipment and living expenses. Visit the link to learn more about eligibility, funding and application details.
Ringette Alberta Scholarships - Value: $1,000
Ringette Alberta scholarships are given out year to ringette players who have demonstrated both strong academic performance and a commitment to the sport of ringette through active participation and involvement. These scholarships are designed to encourage athletes to maintain their involvement in ringette while pursuing post-secondary studies. Five scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded each year.
Alberta Golf is focused on supporting individuals interested in some aspect of golf on their path to pursue a postsecondary education. Each year the Alberta Golf Association Foundation awards upwards of 25 scholarships and a total of $50,000 to deserving applicants. These scholarships are awarded due to the contributions of past competitors, supporters of the game and a casino fundraising initiative.
Football Alberta Scholarships - Value: $16,000 (8 x $2,000 scholarships)
The applicant must be a graduating Grade 12 player having played high school tackle football within the Alberta Schools Athletic Association (ASAA) system. The recipient must be registered for full time attendance at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution all year or both semesters. The program of study must be a minimum two (2) years in duration.The Applicant must be participating on a post-secondary elite Alberta football team (University or Junior) of their choice during the year of application, while attending the post-secondary program.
Parachute Canada - Stacey Levitt Award
The Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Scholarship is open to a young woman, a girls' team, or a sport organization that exemplifies Stacey's ideals and qualities. This $2500 scholarship is in her memory. It will be shared by five recipients.
Swim Alberta - Value: Varying
Swim Alberta recognizes the importance of continued financial support to senior athletes and as a result has created a funding program to aid the pursuit of the top performing athlete’s goals. Value and eligibility depends on the swimmers achievements/ race times.
Hec Gervais Academic & Curling Scholarship Foundation - Value: $3,000 (3 scholarships)
Applicants must be a member in good standing with a curling district in the province of Alberta and 20 years of age or under as of December 31st in the year of application. Curlers attending high school or post-secondary education are encouraged to apply.
Sembo Badminton Scholarship - Badminton Alberta - Value: $2,000
Open to grade 12 students who played competitive badminton in high school and have maintained a minimum of 70% overall averages in grades 11 and 12.
Baseball Alberta Scholarships - Value: Varying
Baseball Alberta offers many great scholarship opportunities available to all Baseball Alberta members for a variety of different purposes and ventures. In combination with the Edmonton International Baseball Foundation, there is $26,000 available on a yearly basis. These scholarships will be awarded in November.
Volleyball Alberta- Hugh Hoyles Scholarship Fund - Value: $500
Applicants must be Alberta residents, be selected to a Team Alberta Program and only submit one application per calendar year.
Alberta Equestrian Scholarships & Bursaries - Value: Varying
Alberta Equestrian offers various scholarships with varying eligibility. Those involved in equestrian are encouraged to see if they meet eligibility criteria for any of the available scholarships.
Alberta Federation of Shooting Sports - Value: $1,000 (2 scholarships)
The Alberta Federation of Shooting Sports (AFSS) scholarships are for candidates who have demonstrated strong academic performance and a commitment to the sport of shooting through active participation and involvement. These scholarships are designed to encourage athletes (up to age 25) to maintain their involvement in shooting sports while pursuing post-secondary studies.
Posted April 10, 2021