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We are committed to investing in the next generation of leaders in Alberta and we are proud to support them in reaching their goals through our scholarship program.

Please click through the links below for more information about our scholarships.

AltaLink Centennial Scholarship

AltaLink launched the Centennial Scholarship program in 2005. This program is directed to students from rural Alberta planning to attend or attending post-secondary institutions.

The awards are available to students attending the following Alberta post-secondary institutions:

Detailed eligibility requirements can be found at each of the post-secondary institutions.

Indigenous Student Awards


In 2007, AltaLink launched its Indigenous scholarship program. This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions. Four eligible students from each of Treaty 6, 7, 8 and the Métis community in Alberta will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.


To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution and:

  • Treaty applicants must be born in Alberta.
  • Métis applicants must either be a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta Association or an Alberta Métis Settlement.
  • If you have received AltaLink’s Indigenous Scholarship in the past you are not eligible to apply again.
  • Preference is given to students who are working on their first degree.

Up to half of the awards each year may be given to students enrolled in programs specific to the electricity transmission sector, depending on their application qualifications. In Alberta, electricity transmission sector education programs include: 

  • Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Telecommunications Engineering
    • Powerline Technician Apprenticeship
    • Power System Electrical Apprenticeship
    • Pre-Apprenticeship – Powerline or Power Systems Technician (programs must prepare students to write the 1st year apprenticeship exam)
    • Utility Tree Worker and Utility Tree Trimmer Safety Training (Professional Vegetation Managers Association recognized course)


AltaLink’s Indigenous Student Awards are delivered through our partnership with Indspire. Application deadlines are February 1, August 1, and November 1. To apply, please visit:

Meet our recent scholarship recipients:

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