External Scholarships & Awards Links

We give out over $1.5 million  in scholarships, bursaries, and awards annually, but our awards are just the tip of the iceberg.

There are many other community, organization, service club and company sources of scholarships and bursaries.
You can start with the scholarships available in your province. For example, Alberta has a scholarships and bursaries guide with links.
There are also national scholarship databases such as ScholarshipsCanada
Or, look for specific awards based on your interests, past activities, place you live and heritage.

Check out those sources in the drop downs below.
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure links were correct when they were posted. If you have difficulty with one, please email financialaid@lakelandcollege.ca with the name link.
General Awards Listings
Award Link Deadline
1800wheelchair Scholarship  June 1
Alberta Foster Parents Association Bursary Fund June 1
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Awards & Scholarships  May 1
Alberta Government Scholarship & Bursary Programs  various
Alberta Women's Science Network (AWSN) Scholarship  

June 1

Allan Quick Memorial Scholarship Oct 1
Be North (Northern Alberta Development Council) Bursary Apr 30
The Calgary Foundation Student Awards Spring
Canada.ca - Scholarships
Canada Company Scholarship Fund  ongoing
Communities in Bloom Foundation Bursaries Sept 30
Complete Test Preparation Inc. Scholarship   June 30
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada Scholarship   Apr 9
Dr. Dasha Goody Foundation Scholarship  May 27
Edmonton Community Foundation  various
End Distracted Driving Scholarship  Aug 1
Gaspard LP Keep Canada Green Online Scholarship Contest Apr 6
George L. Saubak Memorial Fund Scholarship  ongoing
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
June 15
Grand Lodge of Alberta Masonic Higher Education Bursary Fund Feb 1
HelpTeaching.com Scholarship  June 1
Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarship  Oct 25
Interior Deluxe Scholarship Program   May 15
Job-Applications.ca Working Parent College Scholarship Program Dec 10
Kin Canada Bursaries Feb 1
MCO Scholarship
May 15
Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program July/Dec
Operation Groundswell  Nov/Mar
The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Scholarships (for full or part-time studies)
June 1
Project Hero Scholarship ongoing
RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship Program   Aug 31
www.scholarshipscanada.com various
Start Proud Student Leadership Scholarship May 25
STEAM Horizon Awards   Jan 9
Storwell's Foster Children Bursary Program Dec 15
Tanya Howe Damsgaard Memorial Scholarship
June 1
TransCanada Community Leaders Scholarship   Apr 15
UofS Transfer Scholarships
 May 1
Universities Canada various
Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship   Aug 1
Yconic scholarship search engine
Agricultural Related Awards
Award Link
The Alberta Barley Commission Eugene Boyko Memorial Scholarship  Aug 1
Alberta Equestrian Federation Scholarships  May 31
Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Aug 1
Alberta Federation of Agriculture Scholarship
Aug 1
CERES Alberta Women's Fraternity
COOP Excellence In Ag Program Oct 31
CSAAC Annual Post-Secondary Student Grant  May 15
Dunstan Scholarship   May 31
FarmHouse Fraternity Scholarship
Farm Management Canada Excellence Award  May 5
Foothills Forage and Grazing Association Jan 31
Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation Scholarships Sept 30
Holstein Canada Young Leaders Education Award  Nov 16
Joseph A. McLean, Q.C. Agricultural Scholarship   May 31
Keith Gilmore Scholarships  May 15/June 1
Leduc County Awards & Scholarships  ongoing
Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary  June 2
Monsanto Canada Opportunity Scholarship Program  May 29
Paterson GlobalFoods THRIVE Scholarship Program  Nov 30
Professional Vegetation Managers Association (PVMA) Student Scholarship and Bursary  Fall
Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship  Mar 1
Seed Smart Scholarship Oct 15
Sulo Luoma Continuing Education Scholarship Nov 2
Tanya Howe Damsgaard Memorial Scholarship
 June 1
Tronia Post-Secondary Scholarships  Oct 13
Wheatland County Bursary
Aug 30
4-H Scholarships
4-H Alberta
4-H British Columbia
4-H Manitoba
4-H New Brunswick
4-H Ontario
4-H Saskatchewan

Note: Deadline dates will vary by provincial foundation and award.  Please refer to the individual award criteria for deadline dates.
Business Related Awards
Award Link
Allied Van Lines Scholarship  Dec 1
CPA Education Foundation Awards & Scholarships Feb 28
Grey Smoke Media Scholarship
Dec 31
The Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship   Dec 31
James Lee Foundation Scholarship Sept 15
North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Competition  Dec 1
The Oberlo Student Contest
Nov 30
Retail as a Career Scholarship Program  Mar 30
WowAutos Scholarship
Dec 20
Environmental Related Awards
Award Link
BluEarth Renewables Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship  Sept 15
Dr. Martha Kostuch Scholarship Aug 1
Mold Busters Scholarship
 Dec 21/Apr 21
Husky Energy Aboriginal Education Awards Program  June 1
Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship Program
Professional Vegetation Managers Association (PVMA) Student Scholarship and Bursary
Saskatchewan Association of Conservation Officers (SACO) Scholarships
 Feb 1
Shimano Canada/Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus of Canada Scholarship  Nov 2
Sulo Luoma Continuing Education Scholarship Nov 2
Health & Wellness Related Awards

Award Link
AHS & NADC Joint Bursary Partnership Program  Sept 15
Be North (NADC) Health Care practicum funding  ongoing
 Oct 15
Red Deer Regional Health Foundation Scholarships
Sept 15
The Sunshine Coast Health Centre Scholarship   July 1
Tanya Howe Damsgaard Memorial Scholarship June 1
Trades, Apprenticeship, & Energy Related Awards
Award Link Deadline
Automotive Industry Association Canada Grants & Scholarships  various
AWS Alberta Section Scholarship
 July 31
AZ Awards  Feb 20
BluEarth Renewables Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship  Sept 15
Canadian Natural Building Futures Scholarship various
EFC Scholarship Program    May 31
Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops Ltd. Achievement Awards Oct 1
First Period Apprentice Award ongoing
The Holmes Foundation Scholarships & Bursaries June 14
Husky Energy Aboriginal Education Awards Program June 1
Nexen Aboriginal Scholarship Program Nov 15
Nexen Oil Sands Scholarship Program Spring
NKBA Design Competition Aug 28
Osum Spark Awards May 21
The Ray Normand Tradesman Award   Dec 15/May 15
Tradesecrets various
TransAlta Aboriginal Bursary Program Sept 15
TransCanada Trades Scholarship    Apr 15
TrustedPros Scholarships
Awards for Indigenous Students

Award Link

Alberta Blue Cross Scholarships for Aboriginal Students Sept 30
Aboriginal Business Leadership Awards
 Oct 31
Aboriginal bursaries search tool (AANDC)  various
Aboriginal Student Business Award Feb 28
Alex Tutschek Award for Indigenous Student Post-secondary Achievement   Feb 28
AltaLink Aboriginal Scholarships
Nov 15
ATCO Indigenous Education Awards Program  July 15
Belcourt Brosseau Metis Awards Mar 31

BluEarth Renewables Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship

Sept 15
Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Award   Aug 31
Cenovus Aboriginal Scholarship Program
 Sept 30
CN Diversity Scholarships  Mar 1
Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations Health Dept. Scholarship
 Nov 30
First Nation, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) NADC Bursary
Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award  July 10
Husky Energy Aboriginal Education Awards Program May 31
Indspire - Building Brighter Futures Bursaries & Scholarships  various
Nexen Aboriginal Scholarship Program
Nov 24
Osum Spark Awards
May 27
RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program Feb 28
TransAlta Aboriginal Bursary Program Sept 15
TransCanada Indigenous Legacy Scholarship   Apr 15
Awards for Students with Disabilities & Special Needs
Award Link
AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program June 1 
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians Scholarship Program  June 30
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program Mar 4
Diabetes Hope Foundation Scholarship Program  Apr 3
Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship   Mar 29
National Educational Association of Disabled Students various
Phyllis Davidson Easter Seals Scholarship   July 31
Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship
April 1
Tom Pinder Educational Scholarship
May 19
Awards for Women
Award Link                                                 
Alberta Women's Science Network (AWSN) Scholarship
 June 1
CERES Alberta Women's Fraternity
Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards
Nov 15
Persons Case Scholarship Oct 31
TopProducts Single Mother Scholarship  Aug 1
Toptal Scholarships for Women   Mar 31
Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship  Aug 1

Alberta Government Child Care Scholarship
If you're interested in a child care career, Alberta Children and Youth Services provides a $2,500 High School Child Care Scholarship to attend post-secondary programs in early learning and child care education.

To be eligible for the scholarship,you must have successfully completed high school credit courses CCS 3110, 3120, 3130, 3140, and 3150 through Career and Technologies Studies (previously CMH 2050 and CMH 3050), or take the free, online Child Care Orientation Course, while in high school.

Students must register in and attend an early learning and child care certificate, diploma or degree program and sign a service commitment agreeing to work in a licensed or approved child care program for one year. 

For full details, visit the Alberta Child & Youth Services website.

Saskatchewan Awards
Award Link
Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan Scholarships and Bursaries  Aug 7
Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship  Mar 1
Saskatchewan Association of Conservation Officers (SACO) Scholarships
 Feb 1
Saskatchewan Government and General Employees' Union (SGEU) Scholarships & Bursaries
 July 31

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– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

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Senior Human Resources Consultant

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Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

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– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

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– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

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I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

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Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience