Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary

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Deadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Amount: $7,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident


  • 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


  • School of Graduate Studies

The Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC) Bursary is a non-repayable bursary you can receive if you agree to live and work in northern Alberta for one year of full-time employment in return for each year of bursary support received. It is offered to students entering their last 2 years of post-secondary studies or entering a program that is one or 2 years in length. The goal of this bursary is to assist students to obtain the skills and knowledge to enter or re-enter the workforce in northern Alberta. 

Value: $7,000 per year for a maximum of 2 years


  • Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person
  • Have applied for or enrolled in a full-time program in a post-secondary school that is designated for provincial funding
  • Be entering your last or second to last year of your post-secondary program in the fall
  • Registered in a program that is at least 12 weeks in length for half of a bursary or 16 weeks for a full bursary
  • Resident of Alberta for 12 consecutive months before the start of your program
  • Plan to live and work in northern Alberta upon completion of your program and sig a return of service agreement
  • Not in an apprenticeship program
  • Must not be in default of a provincial student loan

For more information and application, click here