The Jason Lang Scholarship aims to recognize and reward Alberta post-secondary students for their outstanding academic achievements and motivate them to continue their undergraduate or professional programs of study. The University of Alberta, in partnership with Alberta Student Aid, administers this scholarship program, which is financed by the Government of Alberta through Alberta Advanced Education.
Jason Lang Scholarship Value:
The Jason Lang Scholarship pays a rewarding sum of $1,000 to the eligible winner.
Jason Lang Scholarship Deadlines
- Application Open: July 15
- Fall Application Deadline: September 15, 2022
- Winter Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
You are advised to submit your application online before the fade of the application submission date.
Jason Lang Scholarship Eligibility
For applicants to be eligible, he must satisfy the following eligibility criteria:
- Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Must have earned a minimum GPA of 3.2 between September and April of the previous academic year at a post-secondary institution in Alberta that is qualified.
- have finished at least 24 units of course weight, or 80% of a full-normal course load, between September and April of the previous academic year at an Alberta post-secondary institution that is eligible.
- Transfer students are advised to submit an application before the Fall Application Deadline as their eligibility for the Jason Lang Scholarship will be determined by the university they are presently attending.
- be continuing in any year of a professional or post-degree program, or continuing in the second or following year of an undergraduate degree program.
- be full-time enrolled for at least one term of the upcoming school year.
- be an Alberta Resident aside by the Alberta Scholarship Act’s definition which holds inter alia:
- a person who, immediately before enrolling in a post-secondary institution, has maintained continuous permanent residence in Alberta for a period of 12 months, or
- a student whose parents or guardians reside in Alberta and have maintained permanent residence in Canada for the 12 months previous to beginning post-secondary studies, or
- a person who got married to an Albertan citizen right before starting their post-secondary education
Co-op students will be evaluated based on matched academic terms; co-op work terms will not be included. Co-op students are encouraged to submit an application each year, and Student Financial Support will decide your eligibility.
Student Financial Support will decide your eligibility if you applied and participated in an official University of Alberta exchange.