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The Al Hamilton Scholarship Award

  • Value: $2,000 per year for a maximum of four years ($8,000)
  • Application Open: April 13, 2016
  • Closing Deadline: May 27, 2016

The Al Hamilton Scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Northern Alberta for excellence in academics, athletics and community service. One scholarship is available each year to a student entering their first year of post-secondary education.


Candidates must:

  • Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement
  • Demonstrate achievement in organized sports at a competitive level
  • Demonstrate community leadership and involvement

Candidates must also be residents of Alberta who have graduated from a secondary institute in Northern Alberta in the past two years or be on schedule to graduate in 2015. Candidates' financial need will also be taken into consideration when selecting a recipient.

How to Apply

To apply, candidates must fill out the application found.

Candidates must also include their most recent report card, a short, 500-word essay on why they believe they deserve the Al Hamilton Scholarship, as well as at least two letters of recommendation: one outlining the candidate's athletic contributions and a second outlining their community involvement.

Candidates may also include up to two (2) additional letters of recommendation.

Applications should be postmarked on or before May 27, 2016 and sent to:

Edmonton Oilers Alumni Association
Attn: Kevin Radomski
11230 - 110 St.
Edmonton, AB
T5G 3H7


The winning candidate will be announced in August 2016.