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CIPS Scholarships

The following CIPS scholarships available to students:


CIPS Nova Scotia

Stan Heaps Scholarship: In August 2011 CIPS Nova Scotia announced that Alex Sanford of Acadia University was the recipient of the 2011 Dr. Stan Heaps Memorial Scholarship. (Click Here for 2010 Winners)


CIPS NS - NSCC Scholarships: CIPS Nova Scotia has entered into an agreement with the Nova Scotia Community College to provide two $500 scholarships to second year students enrolled in any concentration of the Information Technology program. [Click Here to Read More]



CIPS Alberta Scholarships (Updated February 2012):

CIPS Alberta currently has the following scholarships available to students:

  • Athabasca University: The CIPS Alberta board passed a motion at the November 26/11 board meeting to implement a $500 annual scholarship through Athabasca University
  • Blaine Feniak Memorial Scholarship: this is a CIPS administered scholarship established in 2009.  The scholarship is open to any CIPS student member or children of CIPS members enrolled part-time or full-time in an accredited program in Alberta or the Northwest Territories.  Two scholarships at $500 each are awarded in the fall and two are awarded during the winter semester
  • Mount Royal University: $500 Canadian Information Processing Society Scholarship is awarded annually through the Faculty of Science and Technology
  • NAIT: An endowment has been in effect with NAIT since the 1980’s – the annual award is available to a student enrolled in the second year of digital media and IT program
  • SAIT: A $500 scholarship is awarded annually
  • University of Alberta: Three scholarships are awarded annually – the Canadian Information Processing Society Scholarship in the amount of $1875, the CIPS Donald B. Scott Memorial Prize in Computing Science in the amount of $750 and the CIPS Stan Heap Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1875.  Awards are given based on superior academic achievement by nomination from the Department of Computing Science
  • University of Calgary: A $500 scholarship is given out once per year.  


CIPS Corporate Partners

The following organizations support CIPS' commitment to professionalism, ethics, and high standards for the I.T. professionCIPS thanks all its partners for their contribution. Become a CIPS Corporate Partner Today! - Send an email to

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