Graduating Student Awards

Rural Practicum Program


$2000.00 - $4000.00


Refer to the Fact Sheet


  • The program provides financial support for student teachers who complete their final teaching practicum in a rural Alberta school authority; it provides an opportunity for student teachers to make connections with potential employers
  • Teacher preparation institutions identify interested student teachers and determine candidates for rural field experiences
  • Successful candidates receive a stipend from Alberta Education for their rural practicum placement
  • Student teachers completing practicum at least 150 km away from their home institution can receive up to $2000.00
  • Student teachers who take their final practicum in Fort Chipewyan could receive $4,000.00
  • Community-Based students who leave their home community to be placed in another rural community may be eligible

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