Opportunities

Rotary Exhibition Park $10,000 Ag Scholarships

Agriculture and Agribusiness

The Rotary Club of Lethbridge East and Lethbridge & District Exhibition Park are awarding 2 x $10,000 scholarships this year to students entering their final year in an undergraduate program or entering a Masters or PhD program.  

The students must be from Southern Alberta (see application for specific area) and they may take the scholarship with them to any recognized Agriculture College or University.  

Deadline for application is January 31, 2020

RBC student table host

Student Table Host for RBC Summit

Entrepreneurship

The RBC Summit will be held in the Student Union Ballrooms on Friday, March 13th, 2020. Becoming a Student Table Host is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with influential members of the community, and to build their networking skills! Student Table Hosts will work with Industry Table Hosts to promote discussion and facilitate networking. 

Learn more about duties of a student table host.

Apply by Februay 1st.

Internship

Venture for Canada Internship

Entrepreneurship

Looking to get your feet wet in a startup? Venture For Canada offers post-secondary students the opportunity to explore entrepreneurial work experiences in Atlantic Canada, British Columbia and the Prairies. Learn invaluable skills on your road to building your future from those in the best position to teach - other entrepreneurs.

Bonus: our program fits the requirements of most co-op placements

150 Startups

$4,500 Landing Page Competition

Emerging Tech | Entrepreneurship

 This year 150 Startups is launching a landing page competition that is open to eligible* students of Alberta’s 26 publicly funded Colleges and Universities who are aspiring or first-time entrepreneurs. The next landing page competition begins on January 1, 2020, and ends at midnight (MST) on April 15, 2020

Inventures 2020

Inventures 2020

Entrepreneurship

Early Bird tickets are available until the end of January. INVENTURE$ 2020 is a must-attend ‘unconference’ for creative minds. Over three days we will bring venture capitalists, angel investors, startups, entrepreneurs, service providers and thought leaders together in Calgary to discover and share the latest in innovation, research, capital access and deal-making.

Investment Readiness Program

Investment Readiness Program (IRP) The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta

The IRP is designed to help social purpose organizations explore, grow and flourish across the country.  The hope is to assist in solving pressing social, cultural, and environmental challenges. You can apply for a minimum of $10,000.00 in non-repayable capital to help launch, design, measure, and scale your social enterprise to help in getting ready to access investment in Canada's growing social finance marketplace

You can apply for a minimum of $10,000.00 in non-repayable capital to help launch, design, measure, and scale your social enterprise to help in getting ready to access investment in Canada's growing social finance marketplace.

Applications can be submitted by charities, non-profits, co-ops, or for-profit social enterprises.