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The Edmonton Oilers Alumni Association Presents

The 2017 Al Hamilton Scholarship Award

  • Value: $2,000 per year for a maximum of four years ($8,000)
  • Application Open: June 12 2017
  • Closing Deadline: July 15, 2017

The Al Hamilton Scholarship is awarded annually to a student from the Greater Edmonton area 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. This year, there are two scholarships available for two deserving students. The value of each scholarship is $2,000 per school year to a maximum of four (4) years, equating to $8,000.


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 the Edmonton area in the past two years or be on schedule to graduate in 2017. 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 here.

Candidates must also include their most recent report card, a short, 500-word essay on why they believe they deserve the Al Hamilton Scholarship Award, plus 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 July 15, 2017 and sent to:

Edmonton Oilers Alumni Association / Oilers Entertainment Group
ATTN: Barrie Stafford
300, 10214 104 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 0H6



The winning candidate will be announced in August 2017.