The Scholarship Program

Scholarships for 2016 school year have been awarded. Check back in fall 2017 for information on 2017 scholarships.

IMANTA is pleased to offer a self-administered scholarship program, funded by our ongoing casino program and governed by the regulations of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission. The total funding available for 2016/2017 school year was $25,000.

Scholarship Eligibility

The scholarship is open to:

  1. Alberta residents who are Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, or foreign students on visa
  2. Applicants who are registered as full or part-time students as defined by the accredited or licensed educational institution.

Eligible Institutions

All accredited post-secondary educational institutions in Canada. Such institutions include universities, colleges, polytechnics and trades training institutions that the Adjudication Committee is satisfied are duly accredited or licensed.

Scholarship Award Criterion

Awards will be made by the Adjudication Committee appointed by IMANTA on the basis of adjudication and ranking of the Applicant’s fully completed Scholarship Application package.

Application Process

All applicants must complete and submit the attached application form along with the requirements as listed on the form.

Applicants will be required to submit course registration confirmation and receipts for tuition paid before any monies are distributed.

The deadline for scholarship applications relating to enrollment in a fall program must be received by the Adjudication Committee by no later than October 1, 2016.  IMANTA may authorize the Adjudication Committee to receive applications for academic periods that commence other than in the fall, but only for the period between September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017. Awards for all programs will be announced by November 15, 2016.

Payment will be made directly to the individual upon submission of proof of attendance (i.e. tuition receipt) at the recognized educational institution.

Applications may be submitted by mail to:

The Edmonton Latvian Society IMANTA

Attn: Adjudication Committee

1209 Wershof Road

Edmonton, Alberta T6M 2M2

Signed and scanned applications along with the essay can also be emailed to:

Below is link to the application form:

Download Scholarship Application Form (pdf)