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a) Residency Requirements
To be eligible to receive funding for this grant programs, a student must:

__ be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
__ have completed at least two semesters of, as well as be currently registered in and attending, a full-time equivalent in a diploma, baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral program (“Eligible Program”) at an eligible Alberta post-secondary institution
__ be a resident of Alberta, defined for the purposes of these grant programs as any one of the following:
          • born in Alberta;
          • graduated from a high school in Alberta;
          • graduated from an Eligible Program at an Alberta post-secondary institution;
          • lived in Alberta for 12 consecutive months.
b) Academic Requirements
An applicant must:

__ be currently registered in an approved Doctoral, Master’s, Bachelor’s or an Applied Degree Program at an eligible post-secondary institution in Alberta
__ have completed at least 60 credits (or equivalent) in a full time academic program (or equivalent) at an eligible post-secondary institution in Alberta
__ have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (or B) on all post-secondary work
__ have a minimum GPA of 3.2 (B+) in the most recently completed term prior to application deadline
NOTE:
Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents from other provinces, who are enrolled in an approved Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's or an Applied Degree Program at an eligible post-secondary institution in Alberta, may be considered, only in the event that suitable Alberta resident applicants cannot be nominated.
c) Personal Suitability
The letter of intent is a key factor in the application process. Do spend time to communicate with the Selection Committee why you should be considered for this award and opportunity. The suitability of each nominee will be ascertained by way of a telephone interview conducted by the ASIP Coordinator.
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