Deadline September 30, 2013
The Alberta College of Social Workers invites applications for a Student Bursary. The Student Bursary was established to assist social work students to continue their education through a college or university program. The bursary supports students who demonstrate their commitment to the profession of social work through active involvement in the community, their educational institution, and with the Alberta College of Social Workers. Each year five bursaries of $1000 each will be awarded. More information can be found under the Students tab.
Child Development Supervisors in pre-accredited and accredited programs or agencies may access up to $300.00 through the Alberta Child Care Association Bursary Program.
Child Development Assistants and Child Development Workers can use up to 50% of the Professional Development grant funding to which they are entitled towards registration fees for approved child care conferences and workshops.
The ATA Educational Trust is a registered charitable organization closely affiliated with the Alberta Teachers' Association. Each year, the Trust offers bursaries and grants to Alberta teachers and educational researchers. Through its bursary program, the Trust encourages teachers to advance their knowledge and teaching skills by enrolling in courses of study. The Trust’s grant program encourages teachers to attend specialist council conferences, and develop resources or undertake research in education that will be of practical value to colleagues.
Peter Lougheed Leadership Initiative.
Blends the creative, the innovative, the multi-disciplinary, the entrepreneurial, and the analytical to give current, emerging, and next generation leaders the skills they need to realize our communities' visions
Alliance Pipeline Scholarships A Special Offer for Non-Profit Leaders
Offer full scholarship assistance to participants from non-profit organizations who wish to attend one of their Leadership Development programs. The scholarship’s value will depend on the final program selection and will cover the tuition, meals, accommodation and related taxes for a weeklong program. Travel costs remain the responsibility of the participant. This funding is available for programs offered during the 2012 calendar year, and preference will be given to applicants who work within an Alliance Pipeline community (see list on website)
Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP Scholarship
Offer scholarship discounts for leaders from registered Canadian charities who wish to attend their Leadership Development programs. The scholarships are valued at up to $2,500 each, to be used towards program tuition. Award recipients will be responsible for any additional costs for tuition, meals, and accommodation, plus applicable taxes. Limited funding is available.
Offer funding for participants from Canadian non-profit organizations who wish to attend a Leadership Development program. These scholarships are for emerging or established leaders to pursue career-enhancing professional development through Banff Centre programs.
Post-secondary education opportunities for youth from care. 18-30 years old and have been under permanent guardianship with Calgary Rocky View Child & Family Services at the time they turned 18. Priority given to individuals over the age of 20 for whom an Extension of Care and Maintenance is not an option.
Deadline May 30, 2013
Certificate in Working with Homeless Populations: Practice Fundamentals. The CHF is pleased to offer scholarships at $1,200 each which covers approximately two-thirds of the total program cost.
The ECVO Leadership Coaching Bursary provides emerging leaders in the nonprofit sector with $450 of funding for leadership coaching from a certified leadership coach.
Emerging leaders are those who demonstrate a strong personal commitment and drive to develop as an individual and team player. Emerging leaders develop skills, networks and relationships that enable them to be effective role-players in their community.
In recognition of a need in Calgary for increased training to effectively engage and manage volunteers, this bursary has been created to assist Calgary’s charitable sector in developing a strong human resources base.
(Check website for application deadline details)
The Foundation makes available bursaries to pay for the tuition or registration costs of short-term courses, workshops and other training opportunities. The Foundation will consider applications for attendance at conferences provided the conference has a strong knowledge and skill-building component In some cases, the Foundation will make a training grant to a charity or a group of charities to bring a trainer to their organization(s). We are more receptive to training requests that may serve the needs of several charities.
(Check website for application deadline details)
Alberta’s nonprofit sector has a new opportunity to engage Alberta’s best and brightest with the announcement of the Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP). SCiP awards Alberta’s post-secondary students a $1,000 bursary for completing an internship with a nonprofit/voluntary organization. SCiP also leverages the sector’s ability to meet their missions by engaging Alberta’s most significant asset – educated youth.
If you're a young Canadian who has made a difference in your community, we want to hear from you. The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership rewards students who have shown leadership in many areas including environmental cleanup, the promotion of social justice, and the fight against child poverty, to name just a few.
Each scholarship is valued at up to $70,000 and includes up to $10,000 for tuition per year,
$7,500 a year toward living expenses, plus an offer of paid summer employment.
Volunteer Calgary has bursaries available to their workshop participants with the generous support of Mary & Bruce Dunlop through the Calgary Foundation. Bursaries are available to supplement the cost of training for organizations that do not have a professional development budget