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Jason Lang Scholarship Application

The scholarship recognizes and rewards Alberta post-secondary students for their academic achievements and encourages them to continue in their undergraduate or professional program of study.




January 21, 2024

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible an applicant must:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible),
  • Be an Alberta resident and to be considered an Alberta resident one of the following conditions must apply:
    • one parent, or legal guardian has maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies and be residing in Alberta, or
    • Alberta is the last place the student has lived for 12 consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies, or
    • the student’s spouse/partner has maintained permanent residence in Alberta for 12 consecutive months prior to the person attending post-secondary.
  • Be enrolled full-time in the second or subsequent year of an undergraduate program at a publicly funded post-secondary institution in Alberta,
  • Have achieved a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.2 on a 4.0 point scale based on an 80% full course load in the previous fall and winter terms.

Note: A term is defined as a study period of up to 17 weeks in length. Co-op work terms, internships or exchange programs may be eligible as long as these programs are a mandatory component of the undergraduate or professional program.

Students are not eligible for a Jason Lang Scholarship if they:

  • Are enrolled in a one year certificate program,
  • Do not return to a publicly funded post-secondary institution in the fall or winter terms of the next academic year,
  • Are recipients of a Louise McKinney Scholarship for the same period of study, or
  • Have received the lifetime maximum of three Jason Lang Scholarships.

Nominees must be enrolled at eligible Alberta public post-secondary schools (includes publicly-funded colleges, technical institutes, universities and private colleges accredited to grant degrees). 

Please select which program year of study you are in:
In the previous fall and winter semesters of the academic 2022-2023 year, how many courses / credits did you take?
Have you, your spouse or a parent lived in Alberta for the 12 months prior to starting your post-secondary studies?
Personal Information

Providing personal information on Indigenous students will help measure the effectiveness of student financial assistance programs in relation to Indigenous students and to research programs and services to improve student success rates. If you wish to declare your  Indigenous heritage, please check the box that applies to you. 

NOTE: This is mandatory for awards which require Indigenous status as part of the eligibility, voluntary otherwise.

Is Alberta the last province you have lived in for 12 consecutive months prior to this academic year?
Are you married to an Alberta resident before the start of the qualifying year of study?
Post Secondary Institution Enrolment Information
Program Length
Year of Study

Declaration of Applicant:

I have read and understand the instructions, and declare that:

  • all information provided is true and complete and I understand it is subject to audit.
  • I will meet any eligibility requirements and obligations of the scholarship as stated in the scholarship requirements.
  • I will immediately notify Student Aid Alberta in writing if I withdraw from studies.
  • personal information pertaining to my post-secondary academic progress and enrolment status may be released and exchanged by and between Student Aid Alberta and the educational institution for the purpose of determining my eligibility for a scholarship.
  • my personal information may be released and exchanged by and between Student Aid Alberta and any federal and provincial government departments, boards, or institutions to verify the information I have provided to Student Aid Alberta, and for the use in research and statistical analysis in program evaluation.

I understand that:

  • personal information pertaining to my high school and post-secondary academic records may be released and exchanged by and between Student Aid Alberta, Alberta Education and the educational institutions for the purpose of determining my eligibility for a scholarship.

I understand and agree that: 

  • if I receive a scholarship my name, award and city/town may be released publicly to promote the program, however, this is not a criterion for eligibility, and if I do not want to be identified, I will contact Student Aid Alberta.
The personal information collected on or in conjunction with this form is collected under the authority of the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), the Statistics Act (Canada) and the Income Tax Act (Canada). It is required to determine your eligibility for admission and will be used to contact you regarding programs and services. It will form part of your record as an applicant, student, and alumnus and may be disclosed to academic and administrative units. Specific data elements may be disclosed to the Federal and Provincial Governments to meet reporting requirements. Since the Jason Lang Scholarship is a Student Aid Alberta Scholarship, this information will be given to Student Aid Alberta. If you have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this information, call the Student Aid Alberta Service Centre toll free at 1-855-606-2096 from anywhere in North America. You can also mail your questions to Student Aid Alberta, PO Box 28000 Station Main, Edmonton AB  T5J 4R4. All other information is considered confidential and will be used and disclosed in accordance with privacy legislation. For more information regarding the collection or use of this information, please contact the Privacy Compliance Officer (403-410-2000 or e-mail
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