Year Round Trade Scholarships and...

Year Round Trade Scholarships and Bursaries in Canada

by Erin Kelly
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Indspire Awards and Scholarships

Apprenticeships, Skilled Trades, and Technology Programs

Deadlines: February 1, August 1, November 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT

Application Form : https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/49685-Indspire

No deadline: open all year

Application Form: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/50719-Indspire


Petro-Canada Award for Indigenous Students

(high school students who live in communities with Petro-Canada sites)

Deadlines: June 1, at 11:59 p.m. PT

Application Form: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/47231-Indspire


Grants for Apprentices Registered in Red Seal Trades

Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG)

Amount: $1000-$2000 for 2 years while in a Red Seal Apprentice Program

Perks: Eligible to apply for tax credits each year!

Apply: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/apprentices/grants.html


Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG)

Amount: $2000

Details: After you become certified in your Trade, you can earn $2000 for the government!

Apply: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/apprentices/grants.html


Alberta Scholarships

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)/Career and Technology Studies (CTS) Scholarships

500 RAP/CTS Scholarships of $1,000 each are available annually.

Pre-Apprentice Scholarships

There are 11 annual scholarships of $1,000 each.

Apprentice and Occupational Trainee Scholarships

More than 370 annual scholarships of $1,000 each are available.

World Skills Legacy Scholarship

Three scholarships are awarded: two valued at $500 and one valued at $9,000 over a period of two years.

Address: https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/financial-assistance/scholarships/


Neighbourly: A Community of Home Experts

Each semester: $1,500 scholarships to eligible applicants to be applied at a trade or technical school of their choice for any of the following:



Electrical repair

Glass repair and replacement

Appliance repair

Fire and flood restoration, painting


Residential cleaning

Handyman services

Apply: Women entering the trades: https://www.dwyergroup.com/about-us/women-in-the-trades/

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