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Awards and Scholarships

Annual Awards of Excellence

Nominations are now CLOSED.

As part of our commitment our vision of strong, vibrant communities, CAREERS honours key players in creating that vision annually. 

CAREERS: The Next Generation is excited to announce the winners of our annual awards recognizing outstanding educators, mentors and students for their dedication to promoting CAREERS in Trades, Technologies and Health Services.  

The CAREERS: The Next Generation Award of Excellence in Skilled Trades and Technologies

These awards recognize the outstanding mentors and promising student interns who are contributing value to Alberta's designated trades or technologies. Students are eligible for a $200 scholarship to continue their training.

The Loraine Anderton Award of Excellence in Health Services

This award recognizes outstanding mentors and promising student interns who are pursuing and contributing to dynamic fields within health services.  Each student intern receiving this award is eligible for a $200 scholarship.

Award recipients will be recognized through events and activities in communities around the province.  

The Hilton Mierau Award of Excellence in Off-Campus Learning

Off-Campus Coordinators are the link between students and the companies that hire them.  This award was established by CAREERS through a donation from the Heck family, and includes a $250 scholarship to be awarded to an eligible student within the school of the named recipient.  This award recognizes individuals throughout Alberta. 

Award recipients will be recognized through events and activities in communities around the province.  


Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarship

The Registered Apprenticeship Program Scholarship is an Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board initiative awarding $1,000 to qualified Alberta RAP students. 

Applications for the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarship are now available. 

You can find more details about the award criteria and entry information on the Tradesecrets website.

Application deadline is June 30, 2018. 

Each year in November CAREERS hosts the RAP Scholarship Celebration, an award ceremony for recipients of the scholarship.