Alex Decoteau Award of Honour

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Saturday, October 31, 2020

Amount: $5,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External

Citizenship:

  • Canadian

Programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management

Program(s):

  • School of Graduate Studies

The Alex Decouteau Award of Honour was created to recognize members of the Canadian Armed Forces who have served in designated military operations to support their post-secondary pursuits in Alberta. The award is also available where a Canadian Armed Forces member is disabled as a result of participation in Canadian Armed Forces Training in Canada. Additionally, the award can be provided to support immediate family members pursuing post-secondary education in Alberta where the Canadian Armed Forces members is the deceased or disabled.

Eligibility Criteria

An applicant who is a Canadian Armed Forces Member must be a returning soldier who:

  • actively served in designated military operations in the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular or Reserves), or
  • was permanently disabled as a result of particpation in the Canadian Armed Forces training in Canada

An Applicant who is a family member of a Canadian Armed Forces Member must be a spouse/common-law partner or child of a Canadian Armed Forces solider who:

  • is deceased or permanently disabled while serving or as a result of a designated miltary operation, or
  • is deceased or permanently disabled as a resulty of participation in Canadian Armed Forces training in Canada.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a public post-secondary institution in Alberta in a post-secondary program that leads to an academic credential (e.g. journeyperson certificate, certificate, diploma, or degree including graduate programs),

An individual may recieve a lifetime maximum of one (1) award.

For applicaiton details, please see Alex Decoteau Award of Honour pdf.