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Important dates

Application deadline: May 30, 2021

Overview

The China-Alberta Award for Excellence in Chinese recognizes Alberta students who excel while studying Chinese language and culture.

The award has a value of $500.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person
  • be an Alberta resident
  • have taken high school Chinese Language and Culture Program 10 and 20 and currently be enrolled in or have completed level 30
  • have an average of 80% in all courses
  • have a minimum average of 80% in Chinese Language and Culture 10 and 20
  • be enrolled in Grade 12

Visa students are not eligible for the China-Alberta Award for Excellence in Chinese.

How to apply

Step 1. Download and complete the application form

PDF form issues

Fillable PDF forms do not open properly on some mobile devices and web browsers. To fill in and save the form:

  1. Save the PDF form to your computer – click or right-click the link and download the form.
  2. Open the PDF form with Adobe Reader. Fill it in and save it.

China-Alberta Award for Excellence in Chinese Application Form

Step 2. Write an essay

The essay should be 2 paragraphs and answer the following questions:

  • How will your learning in the Chinese Language and Culture Program apply to your future studies and/or career?
  • How have your studies made you a global citizen?

Step 3. Get a letter of recommendation

Your teacher or someone in a similar position should write this letter.

Step 4. Submit the application package

Email your complete application package to [email protected] or mail it to:

Alberta Education – International Education Services Branch
Main Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard
10044 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 5E6

You do not need to provide your Alberta high school transcript.

Contact

Connect with the International Education Services Branch:

Email: [email protected]

Address:
Alberta Education – International Education Services Branch
Main Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard
10044 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 5E6

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