The Workplace Readiness Mentorship Program, funded by Sun Life, will provide a $2,000 scholarship to a student in Alberta who are entering or currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution and match them with a volunteer mentor who will provide guidance and assist them in preparing for the workplace.

Candidates will be given consideration based on the following criteria:

  • A resident of Alberta,
  • Have a disability,
  • Currently attending or will be attending post-secondary education within Alberta (college, university, vocational/trades program).

Application Process:

Once you have completed the form, you will receive an email asking for these additional documents to complete your application:

  • A one-page letter explaining why you should be selected. You should include information on your motivation, academic commitment, initiative, extra-curricular activities, challenges faced (and overcome), financial need, career aspirations and/or any other relevant information that would strengthen your application. Please include a picture that can be used for social media purposes, if required.
  • Documentation from healthcare provider confirming diagnosis. 
  • Documentation confirming you are enrolled in post-secondary education for the Fall 2024 semester.
  • Send your supporting documents to

All supporting documents must be received by June 30th at midnight to

For more information, please contact Megan at (403) 235-5662 ext 1 orĀ