Health Care Practicum Funding Program

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Saturday, February 15, 2025

Amount: Varies

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • International
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science


  • School of Graduate Studies

Within the northern zone, there are designated locations and practicum positions that can be funded. This funding can help you with the costs of travel to and from a community, commuting between 2 northern communities and with accommodation costs when you are here. 


  • Only practicum placements in healthcare centres and programs listed are eligible. A list of specific locations and positions is attached to the application form. 
  • Alberta Health Services (AHS) accepts applications between April 1-February 15 each year. 
  • Practicum must be completed between April 1 and March 31 of the same year. 

Funding approval is not automatic. Funds are limited and applications may be prioritized based on regional demand. 

Funding is available up to these maximum amounts based on the duration of your practicum:

  • $1,200 for 0-3 months
  • $1,800 for 3-6 months
  • $2,500 for 6+ months

All claimed costs must be accompanied by receipts and are subject to final review and approval by the placement coordinator.

Application timeline: April 1 to February 15 each year.

For more information and application, click here