The opportunities to pursue a career in Physical Education and Recreation are endless and financing your post-secondary education can be a challenge.
There are many ways to look for a scholarship and many different types of awards. This following list is not meant to be inclusive.
Here’s a how-to guide that you may find useful: A guide to scholarships, awards and applications
University of Calgary, Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship
You must be an Alberta resident. You must be enrolled and maintain full-time status in an undergraduate, professional or graduate program at a university, college or technical institute in Alberta. If you’re in an upgrading program you may qualify after completing one semester of upgrading. A nominee must be a member of a designated sports team or a member of a Provincial Disabled Athletic Team recognized by the Alberta Athlete Development Program.
U of C - Alberta Scholarship Programs for Current Students
Alberta Recreation & Parks Association
The ARPA Scholarships recognize academic achievements, contributions to, and endeavours in advancing the field of recreation for people with disabilities.
The scholarships (graduate: $3,000 and undergraduate: $1,000) are intended to assist Albertans to advance their education in the areas of recreation for people with disabilities (e.g., recreation administration, adapted physical education, rehabilitation medicine or other related programs).
ARPA Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships
Ringette Alberta Scholarships
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.
Ringette Alberta Scholarships
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.
Alberta Golf Scholarships
Alberta Schools' Athletic Association, Alberta Milk Never Stop Scholarship
The award is for students who achieve a balance in life, participate in school life, and have the promise to do great things later in life. It's for students who will never stop learning, never stop participating, and never stop being an active participant in life. ASAA member schools may submit a nomination for one male and one female only. The application form must be signed by the school principal/assistant principal. Applications must be received at the ASAA office by June 30 to be considered.
ASAA - Alberta Milk Never Stop Scholarship
Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund Scholarship
For students majoring in Sport and/or Receration Program. Min. grade %age of 60%
Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund Scholarship - Canadian Scholarships
Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship
For students majoring in Business, Sports Management, Marketing
Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship - Canadian Scholarships
Fay Anthony Scholarship
Health Sciences, Sports Fitness, Medical Technologies, Medical Studies, Nursing, Physician Training
Fay Anthony Scholarship - Canadian Scholarships