Alberta Blue Cross Indigenous Scholarships
Our scholarships for Indigenous students work to address the education inequity faced by Indigenous peoples in Alberta by making post-secondary studies more financially accessible. Scholarship recipients are selected by an external committee with expertise in academia and Indigenous education.
The $1,500 awards are based on scholastic achievement, financial need and community involvement. Scholarship recipients are selected by an external committee with expertise in academia and Indigenous education.
- Applicants must be a member of a first nation or band, or have Inuit, Métis or Indian Status as referenced on the Indigenous Services Canada website.
- Applicants must be residents of Alberta and have lived here for the past 12 months.
- Applicants must be enrolled in the first year of any full-time post-secondary certificate or diploma program of two or more years duration at an accredited post-secondary institution.
- All applicants must clearly describe their community involvement, personal goals and financial need, and submit three reference letters for evaluation.