Since starting operations in 1978, Syncrude has provided ongoing financial support towards the educational endeavours of students throughout the province. Our goal is to continue building on this success and ensure even greater accessibility to financial resources in the future. A few examples of educational initiatives include:
- Indspire (formerly the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards) and the Education Series Career Fair for Aboriginal high school students
- The Science Alberta Foundation to produce classroom science learning tools for Aboriginal schools in the Wood Buffalo region and beyond
- U School - a week long program that introduces Grade Four to Nine students to life at the University of Alberta
Scholarships and Bursaries
Through major endowments at several Alberta education institutions, students are able to access scholarships focused on a variety of fields, including engineering, nursing, education and environmental sciences. For a complete list of available scholarships, please visit our Scholarships and Awards page. Many of the awards available are prioritized for Indigenous and northern Alberta recipients.
We are proud of the many Indigenous students who are achieving their dreams and aspirations with Syncrude's support. You can read their stories in our Pathways magazine and learn more about our commitments and progress.