Skills Canada Alberta is committed to inspiring students, developing their talents and elevating the skill level of trades and technologies in Alberta.
WorldSkills Provincial Champion Scholarship
Each year at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition (starting in at the 2019 PSCC), we offer three scholarships of $1200 each to the two highest ranking grade 12 medalists and the top ranking post-secondary competitor in each contest area. The three scholarships must be rewarded to students who are pursuing a post-secondary education past the year of competition.
- 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 twelve (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 twelve (12) consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies, or
- the student’s spouse/partner is an Alberta resident.
- Be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program a minimum of 1 term or 1 term of technical training for apprentices.
- Have received a letter of endorsement from Skills Canada Alberta for a top podium finish in the Provincial Skills Canada Competition.
Other Awards or Scholarships
Thanks to our generous sponsors and partnering institutions, many of the competitors that excel at the Skills Canada Alberta Provincial Skills Canada Competition are awarded not only with a medal but also with a monetary award.
WorldSkills Team Canada Alberta Award
Bi-annual funding for Alberta Team Canada Prospects training for a WorldSkills competition, awarded over a period of two years.
The Dorothy O'Neill - Skills Canada Alberta Entrance Award
This award is given to the top-ranking secondary and post-secondary competitors at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition in Edmonton and the surrounding region. This incredible opportunity is offered to competitors based on their entrance into a program at NAIT that is directly related to your contest area.
Gene Haas Scholarship
This award is given to the top-ranking secondary and post-secondary competitors at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition in the CNC Machining and Precision Machining
competitions. The funds from this scholarship will support their future machinist-based training to continue to learn and develope in their chosen field.