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STEM Scholarship

SPARK The Energy Credit Union is now accepting applications for the SPARK STEM Scholarship, which will award four, $500 scholarships to eligible students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Alberta residents who are between the ages of 17 and 25
  • Must be a current or future member of SPARK The Energy Credit Union
  • Must be enrolled, or accepted to enroll in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math field or a skilled trades program in Alberta. This scholarship is available only to full-time students enrolled or accepted to enroll in an undergraduate or technical program in 2021.


To be considered for the 2021 scholarship, applications must be received by September 15, 2021. Please send all application packages to

All SPARK STEM Scholarship applications must be accompanied by:

  • Your SPARK member number and contact details (phone, email, and mailing address)
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance in an Alberta post-secondary institution, in a Science, Engineering, Technology, Maths, or skilled trades program
  • Proof of Alberta residency
  • Your resume
  • A letter of reference from a mentor or community member (excluding family members)
  • A 2"x2" headshot

Selection and Awarding Process:

  • A committee comprised of senior-level credit union employees will select successful applicants.
  • Successful applicants will be notified by phone and/or email by September 30, 2021.
  • Scholarship funds will be disbursed no later than October 31, 2021.

Note: Application materials will not be returned to the applicants. Recipients of the awards must agree to have their name and photograph published on SPARK's communication materials.


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