Return of Service Bursary

Through the Return of Service Bursary Program, Big Lakes County hopes to incentivize post-secondary graduates originally from our County to return and provide their expertise. This program is governed by Council Policy ADMIN-58.

Who can apply

  • Big Lakes County students;
  • Registered post-secondary students who were residents of the County for at least one year preceding the start of their program;

Bursary amount


What you need to know

  • Preference will be given to post-secondary students in their last year of studies or to students enrolled in a specialty program like medicine or dentistry;
  • Three months residency is required for each $500 of bursary support;


For more information please refer to the Return of Service Bursary Policy or contact Kaleb Brink at 780-523-5955 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Applications are now closed and will reopen on January 1, 2020

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