The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA), an organization representing Alberta’s incorporated municipalities, offers a scholarship program in support of rural students attending an Alberta university or college.

Under the RMA scholarship program, five rural students each year will be provided with a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00. To be eligible for this competition, an applicant must be a resident of a rural Alberta municipal district or county or the Special Areas, and must be enrolling in their first four years of study at a recognized Alberta post secondary institution. Further, the applicant must demonstrate that their course of studies is relevant to local government and/or rural community interests.

The application deadline for the RMA Scholarship Program is August 31, 2018.

Application procedures and further information on this program is available by contacting Allison Hansen at the RMA office at (780) 955-4095, e-mail:, visiting the RMA website or contacting your local M.D. or County office.

RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship Program