Grant Funding

Have you applied to an ESL, Academic Upgrading, or Employment Training program? Alberta Works for Learners has grant funding options available to eligible students to assist in completing training goals.

After applying to NorQuest College, you can discuss this option and complete the required Alberta Works for Learners application with a Student Navigator. Once your funding application is complete, it is forwarded to the Learner Income Support Office to be processed. The processing time is approximately six to eight weeks.

Fall term 2018

  • Applicants can start applying for Alberta Works funding on May 22, 2018.
  • Funding is still available for the following programs only: Apprenticeship Prep, Day Home Provider, ESL Intensive, and Transitions to Employment.

Winter term 2019

  • Applicants can start applying for Alberta Works funding on September 17, 2018.
  • The last day to apply for full-time Alberta Works funding (subject to program, course and funding availability) is November 9, 2018.

Note: The deadline for Alberta Works funding is subject to change based on availability of funds and classes.

Applying for Alberta Works Income Support

There are some basic eligibility requirements to consider:

  • you are able to demonstrate financial need to access education
  • you require training to obtain and maintain employment
  • you are prepared to come to school whether it is full-time or part-time
  • you have been out of the regular school system for at least 12 consecutive months at some point in your education
  • you meet other basic criteria to access this funding as per Alberta Works for Learners guidelines

Financial Aid Office

Room 1-204, Civic Employees Legacy Tower, Downtown Campus