Important dates

Next application deadline: February 1, 2020

Application deadline information for the 2020/21 academic year: Advancing Futures will begin accepting applications for the 2020/21 academic year on March 15, 2020. The deadline to apply for funding for the 2020/21 academic year is June 1, 2020.

Winter course info submission for students currently supported by Advancing Futures: November 15, 2019.

General contact information

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-415-0085
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-644-6905

Edmonton office/mailing address

3rd Floor, Sterling Place
9940 106 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2N2

Calgary office

Main Floor, Suite #100 Lancore Building
1021 10 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2R 0B7

Program coordinators

Each Advancing Futures program coordinator is responsible for a specific group of institutions:

Amanda Harnaha supports students attending:

  • Norquest College (except Open Studies students)

Margie Orobio supports students attending:

  • Norquest College (Open Studies students only)
  • Edmonton certificate/vocational schools

Carmen Brozny supports students attending:

  • University of Alberta (including the Augustana campus)
  • Concordia University
  • King’s University
  • Vanguard College
  • Yellowhead Tribal College
  • Edmonton Cosmetology Programs

Kevin Honig supports students attending:

  • MacEwan University
  • all institutions north of Edmonton

Karisa Mackey supports students attending:

  • Central Alberta post-secondary institutions and certificate programs (including Lloydminster and Vermilion)
  • specialized high schools in Edmonton:
    • Boyle Street Education Centre
    • Braemar
    • Centre High
    • Metro Continuing Education
    • Inner City High School

Kathryn McInroy supports students attending:

  • NAIT
  • all students in Western Canada

Rio Liepert supports students attending:

  • Bow Valley College
  • Calgary certificate and cosmetology programs
  • specialized high schools in Calgary:
    • Discovering Choices
    • Chinook Learning Services
    • Louise Dean
  • all institutions in Medicine Hat and Brooks

Kari Castle supports students attending:

  • SAIT
  • all institutions in Lethbridge

Tiffany Clarke supports students attending:

  • post-secondary institutions in Calgary (with the exception of SAIT, Bow Valley College, Calgary institutions offering cosmetology and certificate programs)
  • any institution in Eastern Canada or out-of-country