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Alberta Scholarship Programs

Jason Lang Scholarship

Sponsored by: Established in the memory of Jason Lang, a 17 year old high school student who was killed in a school shooting, and administered by Alberta Scholarship Programs.

Purpose: To reward the outstanding academic achievement of Alberta post-secondary students who are continuing full-time in an undergraduate program in Alberta.

Value: $1,000

Eligibility: Recipients are nominated by the Student Awards Office at participating Alberta post-secondary institutions.

Nominees must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents and Alberta residents.

Nominees must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or professional program, such as Law, Medicine, Pharmacy or Dentistry at an eligible Alberta post-secondary institution.  These include publicly-funded colleges, technical institutes, universities and private colleges accredited to grant degrees. Click here to view a list of eligible post-secondary institutions in Alberta.

A student may only receive a lifetime maximum of three Jason Lang Scholarships.

Click here to view a list of Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Selection: Recipients are nominated on the basis of achieving a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale in the previous academic year while maintaining enrolment in at least 80% of a full course load.  Nominees must also be progressing in their post-secondary program and continuing their full-time post-secondary studies at an eligible Alberta educational institution to receive the scholarship.  Students continuing their full-time studies out-of-province are not eligible.

Application: Recipients are nominated by the Awards Office at participating Alberta institutions where they have obtained their qualifying grades. For information on the nomination process and eligibility, contact the Awards Office.

Deadline: Contact the Student Awards Office for application deadline.

Disbursement: The award will be disbursed after Alberta Scholarship Programs confirms full-time enrollment in post-secondary studies.

Audience: Undergraduate Students

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