Dual credit enhancement grant applications for 2023/2024 are now closed.
Apply for funding
School authorities can use the grant to enhance existing dual credit opportunities through the purchase of new equipment or upgrade facilities to meet industry standards and better connect students to today’s workforce.
Eligible school authorities may apply for one dual credit enhancement grant of up to $100,000 for the 2023/2024 school year.
The following school authorities and schools are eligible to apply:
- First Nations/First Nation Education Authorities
- public charter
- accredited funded independent (private)
The application must:
- demonstrate how the grant will be used to enhance existing Career and Technology Studies (CTS) dual credit opportunities (for example, CTS apprenticeship, health care aide, or power engineering) through the purchase of new equipment or the upgrade of facilities to meet industry standards
- be completed at the school authority level and signed by the superintendent, education director or an authorized designate
- be submitted via email by the deadline
The applicant must identify and describe how the proposed dual credit enhancement opportunity will:
- use industry standard facilities or equipment to support students and connect them more effectively to today’s workforce
- attract more students due to increased relevancy of the program
- meet students' interests and/or needs
- benefit students by developing essential and technical skills in the world of work
How to apply
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Step 1. Complete the application (closed)
Step 2. Submit the application package
After you apply
The application review takes up to 3 weeks from the application closing date.
Once the review is complete, applicants will receive an email notifying them about their application status. If dual credit enhancement funding is approved, it will be distributed to the lead school authority at the beginning of the following school year.
Enhancement Grant Reporting Deadline: July 31 annually
School authorities must report on the dual credit enhancement funding allocated for a school year by July 31. The report needs to identify:
- expenses for the school year
- a description of the enhancement
- how the enhancement benefits students
- how many students were impacted
All school authorities must report on the dual credit enhancement grant funding allocated for a school year by July 31. However, if school authorities have not spent the enhancement grant funding they were allocated, it can be carried forward to the next school year by completing the grant reporting template. Once that school year ends, another report needs to be submitted for the reallocated amount.
The lead school authority is responsible for completing and submitting the report by using the interactive Dual Credit Enhancement Funding Grant Reporting Template.
Connect with the Alberta Education Dual Credit program:
Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Email: [email protected]
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