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Indigenous Careers Awards

Scholarship Deadline
Nov 05
Scholarship Amount
$2,000 per semester / maximum of $4,000 in an academic year
Scholarship Type
Entrance & Continuing

The Indigenous Careers Award is designed to encourage Indigenous Albertans (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) to pursue and complete post-secondary studies in certificate, diploma, applied degree and bachelor's degree programs.

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Award Value

$2,000 per semester / maximum of $4,000 in an academic year


Credential Types

Students must be enrolled in a certificate, diploma, applied or bachelor’s degree program.

All program bands are eligible for the Indigenous Careers Award.


To Receive This Award

  • The Fall 2022 and/or Winter 2023 term (a term is defined as a study period of up to 17 weeks in length),
  • At least 60% of a full course load (40% of a full course load if you are a student with a documented permanent disability). 
  • Have satisfactory academic standing, as determined by the school.

You must also meet all of these eligibility criteria:

  • Be a Status Indian/First Nations, Non-Status Indian/First Nations, Métis or Inuit and be able to provide a copy of proof of Indigenous ancestry
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada or have protected person status under Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be a resident of Alberta.

Application Deadline

  • Fall - November 5, 2023
  • Winter - February 5, 2024

Need more information about Scholarship and Awards?

Ambrose has many more scholarships that are designed especially for your success. No matter what program you're interested in please direct any questions to Roxanne Poelstra
Tel: 403-410-2938, or