Jason Lang Scholarship (Alberta Scholarships Program)

Issued via the Province of Alberta, the Jason Lang Scholarship recognizes and rewards Alberta post-secondary students for their academic achievements and encourages them to continue in their undergraduate or professional program of study.

To be eligible an applicant must:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible), be an Alberta resident.
    To be considered an Alberta resident one of the following conditions must apply:
    • one parent, or legal guardian has maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies and be residing in Alberta;
    OR,
    • Alberta is the last place you have lived for 12 consecutive months immediately prior to commencing post-secondary studies;
    OR,
    • Your spouse/partner has maintained permanent residence in Alberta for 12 consecutive months prior to the person attending post-secondary.
  • Be currently enrolled full-time (9.0 credit hours) in the second or subsequent year of an undergraduate program at a publicly funded post-secondary institution in Alberta,
  • Have achieved a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.2 on a 4.0 point scale based on a minimum of 24.0 credit hours in the previous fall and winter terms,
    *Complete the Jason Lang Application by the deadline indicated in order to be considered for the award.
  • Be currently enrolled in classes at the University of Lethbridge. Students enrolled in classes at another institution as part of their uLethbridge degree program will be nominated by the institution where they are currently attending classes.

COVID-19 Impact: Due to COVID-19 and some post-secondary institutions awarding a pass/fail mark for the winter 2020 term, eligibility will be based on the student obtaining a 3.2 GPA in the Fall 2019 term and having passed all courses for in the Spring 2020 Spring term. Students must have completed an 80% course load in the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 terms.

Note: A term is defined as a study period of up to 17 weeks in length. Co-op work terms/internships/exchange programs are eligible only if these programs are a mandatory component of the undergraduate or professional program.

Students are not eligible for a Jason Lang Scholarship if they:

  • Are enrolled in a one-year certificate program,
  • Do not return to a publicly funded post-secondary institution in the fall or winter terms of the next academic year,
  • Are recipients of a Louise McKinney Scholarship for the same period of study, or
  • Have received the lifetime maximum of three Jason Lang Scholarships.

Application Process:
Students at the University of Lethbridge can apply by first submitting a general application and then the Jason Lang Scholarship (Alberta Scholarship Program) as it appears as a recommended opportunity.

Selection Process:
Students who meet the eligibility criteria are nominated by the Student Awards Office at the Alberta post-secondary institution where they currently attend. If the student has transferred from another publicly funded post-secondary institution, the institution they currently attend will confirm the previous year’s eligibility criteria. Transfer students must attach transcripts to the application showing their academic achievement from the previous year to be considered.

Award
$1,000.00
Scopes
Undergraduate Awards
Deadline
10/15/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. To verify you are an Alberta resident, indicate which condition applies to you.
  2. If you attended a post-secondary institution *other than the UofL* during September 2019 - April 2020, *you MUST upload a transcript from the institution you attended.* This includes courses taken at another institution (for example, Lethbridge College) that are part of your UofL degree program.The transcript can be official or unofficial. The name of the institution, your name, and the program name must all be visible on the record. File type must be .pdf, .docx, or .doc.