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Gr. 10-12 Indigenous Education Awards

Gr. 10-12 Indigenous Education Awards

Information is available for the ATCO Indigenous Education Awards Program.  This program is to recognize Indigenous studens who demonstrate leadership capabilities, and strive to be role models in their school and communities.  Applications are due August 1

There are three different awards available:

  • Merit Awards ($500) – for full-time high school students in Grades 10 – 12
  • Bursaries ($1,000) – for full-time students enrolled in diploma or certificate programs
  • Scholarships ($1,500) – for full-time students enrolled in degree or graduate programs

There is a maximum of one award per applicant per calendar year. Students must re-apply to be considered for subsequent years.

Who is Eligible

You are eligible to apply for ATCO’s Indigenous Education Awards if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a citizen of Canada
  • You are of Indigenous ancestry originating from Alberta
  • You are enrolled full-time in a high school or post-secondary educational program
  • You are not an ATCO employee and/or the child of an ATCO employee

Applicatons include:  

  • online applicaton form
  • reference letter
  • short essay
  • proof of enrollment
  • school transcript.

More information is available from or see Mrs.Schaffer