Scholarships & Grants

We grant education funds

Scholarships

The Merit Contractors Association Scholarship provides assistance to children of Merit member employees pursuing post-secondary education, including apprenticeship technical training. The $1,500 Merit scholarship can be awarded to post-secondary students in any year of their current program, with a maximum of one application per student during their schooling. The scholarship applies to any accredited post-secondary institution.

Scholarship Application

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

The Merit College of Construction is an eligible training provider for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. Successful grant applicants are eligible to receive two-thirds of their training costs covered up to a maximum of $10,000 per trainee per fiscal year.

To see if your employees qualify please visit:

Canada-Alberta Job Grant
Canada-Alberta Job Grant Applicant Guide

Application

Please mail or drop off to:

Merit Contractors Association
103 – 13025 St. Albert Trail
Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4H5
P: 780-455-5999

The Merit Contractors Association Scholarship provides assistance to children of Merit member employees pursuing post-secondary education, including apprenticeship technical training. This scholarship can be awarded to post-secondary students in any year of their current program, with a maximum of one application per student during their schooling. While this scholarship is not necessarily given out based on academic standing, there are a limited number of spots and Merit reserves the right to reject applications based on the number of applications we receive. The total sum awarded per person for the scholarship will be $1,500. The scholarship applies to any accredited post-secondary institution.

  • Student must be under 25 years of age at the May 31, 2020 deadline.
  • Student must be listed as the dependent child of an employee participating in the Merit salaried or hour bank plan.
  • Parent/Guardian must be in benefit at the time of application. (If you require further clarification as to your benefit status, please contact Merit Benefits (formerly known as Mercon Benefit Services) at 1-877.263.7266.)

Submit the following by May 31, 2020, to Merit Contractors Association:

  • The completed and signed application
  • Acceptance letter from institution including student ID number (can be a photocopy)
  • Verification of enrolment document

** Incomplete applications will not be considered.