JCAA Scholarship

One of the objectives of the Jamaican Canadian Association Alberta (JCAA) is to respond to the diverse social needs of our members and the community. In response to this need we are pleased to support the educational pursuits of our members, volunteers and individuals in our community.


Application Deadline
All Scholarship applications are accepted annually. The deadline for submission is 
June 30th. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be assessed for the August disbursement during our Independence Ceremony. Applications submitted after June 30th may be assessed and approved based on the availability of funds.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be considered, you must be …


A resident of Alberta


A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada


Enrolled full-time in a post-secondary institution in Canada

Selection Criteria

The decision to grant a scholarship is based on the following considerations …


Academic achievement


Volunteer activities / community service


Personal statement