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The Nurse Practitioner Bursary is a return service bursary of $9,000 or $18,000 per year for up to 3 years. It is an incentive to encourage nurse practitioners to practice in northern Alberta upon graduation.
The Nurse Practitioner Bursary is non-repayable if you agree to work in the north for one year in return for each year of bursary support received (see additional return service details below).
You may receive a Nurse Practitioner Bursary if you:
Eligible applicants sign a return service contract with Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education.
If you are eligible for this bursary, you will receive $9,000 per year. Upon completion of your program, you agree to work and live anywhere in northern Alberta (one year for each $9,000 bursary).
Dependant on availability of a sponsor, you may receive $18,000 per year ($9,000 per year from the NADC and another $9,000 per year from the sponsor). Upon completion of your residency, you agree to live and work in the area specified by your sponsor (one year for each $18,000 bursary).
To apply for this bursary, use the Northern Alberta Development Council on-line application. Click here to start. Our applications are also available in PDF form as a resource only. Paper applications will not be accepted.