The Edmonton Oilers Alumni Association presents...

The 2023 Al Hamilton Scholarship Award

  • Value: $2,000 per year for a maximum of four years ($8,000)

The Al Hamilton Scholarship is awarded annually to a student from the Northern Alberta area for excellence in academics, athletics and community service. One scholarship is available each year to two students entering their first year of post-secondary education. 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 are applying to an accredited post-secondary institution or vocational technical school in Canada.

For complete eligibility guidelines, please see the application.

How To Apply

The 2024 application will open in May. Any interested applicants can prepare their application using the below information:

Candidates must include their most recent transcript, 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 achievements and a second outlining their community involvement.

Candidates may also include one additional personal reference letter.

For Questions regarding the Scholarship please contact:

Alumni Relations
Oilers Entertainment Group
[email protected]