This year, Lethbridge College students will receive over $1 million in scholarships and awards.

With just one online application, you can apply for all of the awards and scholarships that you qualify for at Lethbridge College. A few minutes of your time can help fund your future.


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Provincial awards

The Jason Lang and Louise McKinney scholarships are restricted to Alberta residents currently registered with the nominating institution (the full criteria for both scholarships can be found on Student Aid Alberta).

Recent changes to the program mean that students who have transferred must check in with their new institutions to see what is required in order to be considered by them.

Current students who qualify for either scholarship are largely nominated by our office based on college data. However, we may need additional data from you so please continue to monitor your @lethbridgecollege.ca email account. Missing data means missing out on being nominated. However, if students have just transferred to Lethbridge College we have no data on your eligibility - you must connect with us by the deadline (mid November for fall).

 

Indigenous Careers Award

Indigenous students in credit programs may be eligible for this $2000/term award. There are application deadlines for both terms; be sure to check with us or Indigenous Services for those dates and the application. This award is based on a limited allocation so restrictions may need to be imposed - award is not guaranteed.


Important Notice

We do not have any way of knowing about students who are transferring to other Alberta institutions (with the exception of BNAD and NESA students). If you are transferring, it is your responsibility to alert us prior to the deadline for our nominations each September or January.

Lethbridge College administered awards

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Awarded to a graduate of a Southern Alberta High School entering a full-time program of study at Lethbridge College.  Must have demonstrated achievement in athletics and contribution to community while in High School.

Awarded to a graduate of a City of Lethbridge High School entering a Lethbridge College full-time credit program, who has demonstrated academic and athletic proficiency.

Awarded to mature Alberta residents who have attained an average of at least 80% in academic upgrading and are entering immediately into post-secondary programs. Recipients must have been out of regular high school for a minimum of 3 years prior to beginning upgrading and must be considered Alberta residents. This award is paid by the Government of Alberta Scholarship Program and will be mailed directly to the student from Innovation and Advanced Education.

Awarded to an Alberta resident with superior academic achievement entering (full-time) a diploma/degree program at Lethbridge College directly from high school and demonstrating financial need.

Awarded to an Alberta resident with superior academic achievement entering (full-time) a diploma/degree  program in the Health and Human Service  area at Lethbridge College. Recipient must also demonstrate financial need.

Awarded to an Alberta resident with superior academic achievement entering (full-time) a diploma/degree program  at  Lethbridge College directly from high school. Recipient must have relocated at least 100 km from their hometown and demonstrate financial need.

Awarded to a student entering the Civil Engineering Technology program (full-time) at Lethbridge College on the basis of demonstrated financial need.

Awarded to a child of a Lethbridge College alumnus who is entering a Lethbridge College post-secondary program (full-time). The recipient will be selected on the basis of an essay regarding their parent's experience at the College and how it relates to the applicants decision to study here.

Awarded to a graduate of a City of Lethbridge High School who has demonstrated leadership skills prior to entering a post-secondary program (full-time) at Lethbridge College.

Awarded to a student entering Agriculture Sciences (full-time) who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and also resides in a prairie province.

Awarded to a student entering Business Administration (full-time), Management Major. Recipient must demonstrate financial need and secondary-school-level academic achievement.

Awarded to a student entering Digital Communications and Media who has overcome academic or personal obstacles in order to pursue post-secondary education.

Awarded to a student entering Interior Design Technology who has overcome academic or personal obstacles in order to pursue post-secondary education. Student must enter the program in the fall term and be full-time.

Awarded to an Environmental Science student from southern Alberta entering the Ecosystems Management applied degree program (full-time). Selection will be based on demonstration of Fish and Wildlife experience or related career plans.

Awarded to an adult student who has struggled to complete the necessary upgrading to be accepted into a two-year post-secondary Lethbridge College program (full-time). Financial need will be considered.

Awarded to a student entering the Agriculture Sciences program (full-time) based on demonstration of financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to those with work experience in the farming industry.

Awarded to a student entering Business Administration (full time) who demonstrates both financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to students who have work experience related to the farming industry.

Awarded to a student entering a post-secondary program (full-time) who demonstrates outstanding financial need.

Awarded to a Correctional Studies student entering the Justice Studies - Bachelor of Applied Arts program full-time upon completion of the Correctional Studies diploma. Student must demonstrate financial need and have maintained a GPA of at least 2.5 in the previous two terms.

Awarded to a student entering the Justice Studies - Bachelor of Applied Arts program (full-time) after completing the Correctional Studies diploma. Selection will be based upon the highest academic performance in the previous two terms.

Awarded to a student who is entering Lethbridge College for the first time in any full-time post-secondary program. Selection will be based upon the demonstration of an interest in Czechoslovakian history/culture.

Awarded to a student entering Business Administration as a full-time student who demonstrates outstanding financial need.

Awarded to a student entering a Lethbridge College post-secondary program (full-time) for the first time who demonstrates financial need.

Awarded to a student entering the Automotive Systems certificate program who demonstrates outstanding financial need.

Awarded to a student entering the Nursing program full-time who exerted significant effort academically thus demonstrating a sincere desire to enter the Nursing profession.

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Awarded to a member of the 20th Independent Battery who is a full-time Lethbridge College student. Of those names supplied by the Battery, the award will go the member with the highest GPA.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) Digital Communications and Media student continuing into the Digital Journalism stream for the demonstration of overall excellence, collaboration, and enthusiasm in year one.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) student for academic excellence demonstrated in the first year of the Civil Engineering Technology program.

Awarded to a student continuing full-time in any Lethbridge College program who demonstrates financial need and who is a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of someone who is serving or served honourably.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) Agriculture Sciences (Plant/Soil major) student who demonstrated academic excellence upon completion of  Year I.

Awarded to a continuing mature student with minimum 2.5 GPA. Participation in class, teamwork, professionalism & positive contributions to the class onthe part of the recipient will have been observed by faculty.

Awarded to a Lethbridge College student who has completed the third year and will be continuing on to the 4th year of the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Selection will be based on: financial need, community involvement and academic achievement. The recipient must also be an Alberta resident (lived in Alberta for at least 12 consecutive months before coming to school).

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) student for outstanding academic achievement in the Plant/Soil major of the Lethbridge College Agriculture Sciences program.

Awarded to the continuing full-time Geomatics student who demonstrates the greatest academic achievement.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) Culinary Careers Diploma student who has demonstrated the desire to compete or who has competed in local, national and/or international competitions.

Awarded to a full-time continuing Agriculture Sciences student for outstanding academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.5). Preference is to be given to Plant and Soil majors with a desire to pursue a research career in the agriculture sector.

Awarded to a student continuing full-time in the Civil Engineering Technology program who has a minimum 3.5 GPA and who demonstrates financial need.

Awarded to the continuing (full-time) Geomatics student who demonstrates academic achievement and who is a registered student member with Alberta Society of Surveying & Mapping Technologies. Membership number must be provided.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) Ecosystems Management or Conservation Enforcement student who demonstrates a personal commitment to promoting the ethical pursuit of wildlife and the management of game and habitat. Preference will be given to students who are friendly to the hunting community as well as those who are members of or a dependent of the Alberta Traditional Bowhunters Association.

Awarded to a full-time student continuing in any Lethbridge College program, who is a member or a dependent of a member of the Alberta Union of Public Employees. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic achievement and financial need.

Awarded to a full-time continuing student in the Agriculture Sciences program for best combination of GPA and demonstrated community involvement (there is a preference that this be agriculture-based).

Awarded to a continuing full-time student based on outstanding financial need.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) Criminal Justice student who has demonstrated initiative through improved academic performance, community service, and respectful behavior toward fellow students and instructors.

Awarded to a full-time student whose permanent home address is rural/small town in Alberta who is continuing in any Lethbridge College post-secondary program. Recipient must also demonstrate superior academic achievement, leadership qualities and financial need.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) Agriculture Sciences student for academic excellence upon completion of the first year of the program. Financial Need is a consideration.

Awarded to a continuing Engineering Design and Drafting student for demonstration of creativity and outstanding problem solving skills in the context of design. The recipient will also have participated actively in class, working collaboratively on solving problems, and will have shown academic promise.

Awarded to a full-time Nursing student continuing from first to second year based on Alberta residency, academic achievement and the demonstration of a healthy lifestyle and compassion for others.

Awarded to a continuing full-time Practical Nursing student based on Alberta residency, academic achievement and the demonstration of a healthy lifestyle and compassion for others.

Recipient must be a full-time continuing student and an ASET Member and demonstrate strong leadership aptitude through participation in school or community activities and financial need.

Awarded to the continuing Interior Design Technology student who is on the winning team for the Ashcroft Design Challenge. Award is a tuition credit split into two disbursements (fall and winter), $2250 each term for the second year of studies.

Awarded to a full-time student upon completion of an Environmental Science program with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who has demonstrated a contribution to the program. Financial need must also be demonstrated.

Awarded to a student graduating from the Automotive Systems Certificate program who demonstrates both financial need and academic achievement.

Awarded to the year 2 Interior Design Technology student who is part of the winning team for the Ashcroft Design Challenge.

Awarded to a (full-time) student who has demonstrated outstanding clinical performance in the second year of the NESA program.

Awarded to a student graduating from Renewable Resource Management in recognition of his/her keen interest in the preservation of hunting heritage, game management and conservation.

Awarded to a graduating student who has overcome academic or personal obstacles in order to complete their post-secondary program. Preference will be given to graduating students who have completed year two of AgENT (002).

Awarded to a (full-time) student who has achieved academic excellence upon completion of Nursing Year II.

Awarded to a student with satisfactory academic achievement upon completion of the Agricultural/Heavy Equipment Technology Certificate. Recipient must demonstrate financial need and must have been or be employed at an agriculture equipment dealership.

Awarded to the graduating Criminal Justice student who best demonstrates the following: academic excellence in CJP 2280, a positive attitude, and a strong desire to pursue a career in the commercial vehicle enforcement field.

Awarded to a (full-time) Agriculture Enterprise Management graduating student who demonstrates financial need and academic achievement. Preference to be given to students who intend to continue into the degree program at the University of Lethbridge. Second priority will be given to those with work experience in the farming industry.

Awarded to a graduating Agriculture Sciences student who demonstrates financial need and outstanding academic achievement. First preference is for a student planning to continue into a degree at the University of Lethbridge, and secondarily, to a student with work experience in the farming industry.

Awarded to a student graduating from Business Administration (Accounting, Management or General) who demonstrates financial need, outstanding academic achievement and be continuing on to the University of Lethbridge. Preference will be given to students with work experience in the farming industry.

Awarded to a graduating Practical Nursing student who is community oriented, possesses positive personal characteristics, and has demonstrated financial need. This award was created in memory of Courtney Gruninger who aspired to become a nurse in order to care for the most vulnerable.

Awarded to a graduating Business Administration students who has demonstrated high academic achievement and who has applied to university to pursue an accounting degree.

Awarded in honor of Dave MacLean who passed away in 2003, the Alberta Conservation Association established this award for a graduating student who demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in the Renewable Resources program.

Awarded to the Administrative Office Professional student who is recognized by fellow students and faculty as having an outstanding personality, a good sense of humor, and genuine concern for fellow students.

Awarded to a graduating Fashion Design and Sustainable Production student for design excellence, rendering, communication and an understanding of technical design paired with sustainability as it relates to the apparel industry.

Awarded to the Digital Journalism student who has demonstrated a strong nose for news and who has shown the most improvement over the course of the program. The recipient will have refined their writing, photography, videography and interviewing skills across all Lethbridge Campus Media platforms to produce content that is ready for industry.

Awarded through the province of Alberta this scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, especially in the area of disability, and/or initiative to improve the conditions and lives of others.

Awarded to a graduate of the Power Line Technician program for a combination of academic achievement, great attitude and keen attention to safety procedures and practices throughout the program. (Individuals who have a record of previous/program safety incidents are not eligible.)

Awarded to a graduating full-time Fashion Design and Sustainable Production student for high achievement in pattern drafting, sewing and computer applications for the apparel industry. This award may be announced early but will be credited to the student's account after July 1.

Awarded to a Criminal Justice Diploma graduate who is continuing his/her education (degree) in the fall term. Recipient must have demonstrated involvement in community activities while attending the college.

Awarded to a graduating Engineering Design and Drafting student for outstanding achievement in the Process Design II course (i.e., EDD 2280) and excellent in-class participation and teamwork during group work and/or projects. (Recipient may not receive any other Gas Liquids-sponsored award in the same year.)

Awarded to a graduating Engineering Design and Drafting student for outstanding academic achievement in Structural Design (i.e., CIV 2262) in combination with excellent in-class participation and teamwork during group work and/or projects. The recipient of this award may not receive another Gas Liquids-sponsored award in the same award year.

This is a bronze medal, accompanied by a certificate suitable for framing, from the Office of the Governor General of Canada. It is awarded to the student who demonstrates the most outstanding academic achievement across the entire institution upon the final year of a Lethbridge College post-secondary program. The bronze medal is the most prestigious award that a student in a Canadian College can receive. At Lethbridge College this medal is accompanied by the Lethbridge College Board of Governors' Scholarship. The recipient of this honour may expect to be invited to be invited to particular events where this award and the dedication to studies that it represents is celebrated.

Awarded to a continuing international student for a combination of academic achievement and volunteerism/involvement in the college or Lethbridge community at large.

Awarded to an international (student visa) student entering a Lethbridge College post-secondary program for the demonstration of academic achievement and an essay detailing why they chose to attend and feel that they are deserving of the award.

Awarded to an international student continuing (full-time) within a Lethbridge College post-secondary program who demonstrates a compelling combination of academic achievement and financial need. NOTE: while the total value of this award is $3000 it will be disbursed as two $1500 awards - one in the fall term and one in the winter term (contingent on continuing good academic standing and full-time enrolment).

Awarded to continuing (full-time) international awards applicants on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.

Awarded to a student who has Permanent Resident status, demonstrates financial need and continuing full-time in a Lethbridge College program. Preference will be given to those who have overcome challenges related to immigrating to Canada and who also demonstrate academic achievement.

Awarded to a continuing (full-time) post-secondary student who is a member of the Blackfoot Nation (Kainai, Piikani or Siksika Nations) who demonstrates involvement in a community initiative either in Lethbridge or in the student's home community. Good academic standing is also required. Applicants will provide an essay on the online application and have a reference send a letter attesting to the student's involvement.

Awarded to an Indigenous student who has completed academic upgrading at the college and who is now entering (full-time) a post-secondary program at Lethbridge College. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Awarded to a Treaty 7, Blood Tribe student continuing as a full-time (fall term) student in any post-secondary credit program at Lethbridge College who has attained the highest GPA of those who applied for awards. Preference will be given to those students not already in receipt of funding from the Kainai Nation at the time of application.

Awarded to a Treaty 7, Blood Tribe member continuing as a full-time (fall term) student in a post-secondary credit program at Lethbridge College who has attained at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants not currently in receipt of funding from the Kainai Nation.

Awarded to an Indigenous student entering a post-secondary program at Lethbridge College. Selection will be based on the demonstration of financial need in combination with academic achievement. Student must be full-time.

Awarded to an Indigenous student who is continuing full-time in the Business Administration program, Accounting major, for academic excellence.

Awarded to Métis full-time students who are continuing in a post-secondary program at Lethbridge College. Applicants must have at least a 2.3 GPA and cannot be receiving any other Métis Training to Employment funding for the same period of study. Applicants must submit proof of heritage, a 500 word essay on their experience/involvement/connection with the Métis community and how the receipt of such an award will further their career goals and/or support the Métis community. A reference letter from a Métis community member, an instructor or an employer is also required. Selected recipients will be expected to attend an award presentation during FNMI Days in the fall.

Awarded to Métis students who are entering a post-secondary program at Lethbridge College on a full-time basis. Applicants must have a high school average (in core 30-level classes) of at least 66% and cannot be receiving any other Métis Training to Employment funding for the same period of study. Applicants must submit proof of heritage, a 500 word essay on their experience/involvement/connection with the Métis community and how the receipt of such an award will further their career goals and/or support the Métis community. A reference letter from a Métis community member, an instructor or an employer is also required.  Selected recipients will be expected to attend an award presentation during FNMI Days in the fall.

Awarded to an Indigenous student continuing in a Lethbridge College post-secondary program on a full-time basis for high academic achievement in the previous year.

Awarded to a continuing Indigenous post-secondary student who has demonstrated academic achievement and active community involvement.

Nominees must be Alberta residents and full-time students enrolled in the second year of either Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice. Recipients are nominated by the educational institutions they attend. Preference will be given to non-sponsored Indigenous students. This award is provided by the Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security and will be mailed from them directly to the student some months after notification.

Awarded to a continuing Indigenous electrical apprentice for high academic achievement and the demonstration of a collaborative attitude in class during first year.

Awarded to an Indigenous student entering the Ag Business diploma on a full-time basis. Recipient will be chosen based on a combination of both academic achievement and financial need.

Awarded to the (continuing) Indigenous awards applicant who has the highest academic achievement following the completion of the first year of Business Administration.