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The ManCap Foundation 2022 Education Grant Application Guidelines

The ManCap Foundation offers grants in the names of Alberta entrepreneurs to Alberta high school graduates entering the first year of studies at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution, in preparation for starting a business. The grants, valued at $5,000 each, are awarded to selected students on the basis of acceptance to one of those institutions, two letters of recommendation and answers to the questions in our application.

Academic excellence is NOT a prerequisite.
Financial need IS a criteria.

Key Dates

July 31st:
Application Deadline
September 30th:
Recipients Announced

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a high school graduate, AND
  • Be entering first year of studies at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution, AND
  • Demonstrate — through your answers to the questions in our application — entrepreneurial ambition.

Required Documents

  • Duly completed print or application form
  • Letter of acceptance from an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution
  • Two letters of recommendation

OPTION 1: Digital Applications (Deadline: July 31, 2022)

Digital applications can be completed through our online submission system.

  1. Register by clicking here
  2. Once registered, complete the application process.
  3. If you have any difficulty uploading files or with any other part of the application process, please contact

OPTION 2: Print Applications (Deadline: July 31, 2022)

The documents in a print application must be presented in the following order:

  1. Application form
  2. Letter of acceptance from the accredited post-secondary institute
  3. Two letters of recommendation

Print applications can be found by clicking here.

After completion please return by mail to (please note our new address):

The ManCap Foundation
1665 - 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB     T6X 0W8

The ManCap foundation will not consider incomplete applications, or those received after July 31st. We encourage you to use a courier service rather than regular mail and to keep the waybill.