Jason Lang Scholarships (Worth $1,000)


The Government of Alberta is delighted to invite applications for the  Jason Lang Scholarships. The Scholarships is established in the memory of Jason Lang, a 17-year-old high school student who was killed in a school shooting. The 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.

Award Value:
Number of Awards:

Student Type:
Canadian citizen or Permanent


  • Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person of Canada
  • Be an Alberta resident as defined by Alberta Scholarships, according to the Scholarship Act
  • Be a continuing full time in an undergraduate or professional program in Fall 2017 and/or Winter 2018 at an Alberta post-secondary institution. You’re eligible if you are in an official co-op work term, internship or exchange program offered by the University of Calgary in Fall 2017 and/or Winter 2018
  • Achieved a minimum 3.20 GPA calculated on the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 terms (a minimum of 24.00 units)
  • For further information on eligibility, please see the Jason Lang Scholarship website

Additional Information:

  • If you’re enrolled in Open Studies or Graduate Studies, you’re ineligible
  • Courses completed at another institution are not combined with University of Calgary courses for eligibility; spring or summer term courses are not considered
  • If you attended another post-secondary institution last year and are transferring to the University of Calgary in 2017/2018, you must contact your previous post-secondary institution for information about your Jason Lang Scholarship eligibility this year

How do I apply?

Application Process:

Submit your completed application form to the Student Awards Office at your educational institution.

Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – and we encourage you to visit Alberta’s university and college websites to research the scholarships that they offer. For a listing of Alberta’s public post-secondary institutions, visit:

Fall Deadline: September 30, 2017
Winter Deadline: January 15, 2018

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