The Alex Decouteau Award of Honour was created to recognize members of the Canadian Armed Forces who have served in designated military operations to support their post-secondary pursuits in Alberta. The award is also available where a Canadian Armed Forces member is disabled as a result of participation in Canadian Armed Forces Training in Canada. Additionally, the award can be provided to support immediate family members pursuing post-secondary education in Alberta where the Canadian Armed Forces members is the deceased or disabled.
An applicant who is a Canadian Armed Forces Member must be a returning soldier who:
- actively served in designated military operations in the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular or Reserves), or
- was permanently disabled as a result of particpation in the Canadian Armed Forces training in Canada
An Applicant who is a family member of a Canadian Armed Forces Member must be a spouse/common-law partner or child of a Canadian Armed Forces solider who:
- is deceased or permanently disabled while serving or as a result of a designated miltary operation, or
- is deceased or permanently disabled as a resulty of participation in Canadian Armed Forces training in Canada.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a public post-secondary institution in Alberta in a post-secondary program that leads to an academic credential (e.g. journeyperson certificate, certificate, diploma, or degree including graduate programs),
An individual may recieve a lifetime maximum of one (1) award.
For applicaiton details, please see Alex Decoteau Award of Honour pdf.