Get Your Award

Finished your internship? Here’s how to claim your $1000 award from the Government of Alberta.
To claim your award, we need the following documents:

  1. End of Internship Declaration – submitted online by your internship supervisor indicating you have completed the deliverables listed in the letter of agreement.
  2. Award Payment Request – submitted online by you after your internship supervisor has submitted the End of Internship Declaration.
  3. Proof of Enrolment – submitted online by you. Can be uploaded at any time during your internship.

International students only: In addition to the three documents listed above, please provide a scan of your valid study permit.

These documents must be submitted online through your account on the SCiP website. Sign in to your SCiP account now! 
Once we have received your three award application documents (or four in the case of international students) we will submit your award application with the next batch. An award application must be submitted 18 months from the beginning of that internship.

The SCiP team submits completed award applications to the Government of Alberta in batches every month. Please allow up to 6 weeks from the time that your award application is submitted to the government to receive your $1000 award. Award application batches will be submitted the last business day of the month (with the exception of June and August when the will be submitted June 30, 2019, and August 29, 2019, respectively). Please be sure to submit your award application 3-4 days in advance to allow for review and any follow-up. 

To ensure that your award is delivered correctly, always double-check that your personal information is correct before submitting your award request.

If your award payment is late, please contact the Alberta Student Aid Service Centre phone line at 1-855-606-2096 (phone tree option 1) to inquire about the status of your Serving Communities Internship Program award payment.

For any other questions about the award application process, please contact SCiP at scip@volunteeralberta.ab.ca or 780.482.3300 Ext 225.


If you started an internship prior to August 1, 2016, you must submit your award application documents manually by email scip@volunteeralberta.ab.ca or by mail at:

Volunteer Alberta
Empire Building - Suite #609
10080 Jasper Ave
Edmonton AB T5J 1V9

Please contact the SCiP team for more information.