Award Application Deadlines

NAIT has different application periods for specific groups of students. The last day of an application period is the application deadline. You must submit your application by the application deadline in order to be considered for NAIT Scholarships and Bursaries.

Degree, diploma and certificate programs

New Students

NAIT offers entrance awards for incoming and new students to NAIT. Check the entrance award page for information on award timelines and deadlines for students starting their programs in September and January.

  • October 1: Application opens for students starting their studies in Fall 2024
  • March 1: Application opens for students starting their studies in Winter 2024

Current students and academic upgrading

For continuing students and academic upgrading students, there are two application periods: one for the Fall term, and one for the Winter term. They are open to students who are continuing in a program at NAIT – this includes students who are undergoing program transfers.  ​

Term Award Application Opens Award Application Deadline Award Recipients Notified Award Payment
Fall 2023 September 4, 2023 October 6, 2023 November Mid-November
Winter 2024 January 2, 2024 February 2, 2024 March Mid-March

If you are the successful award recipient, you will be notified via e-letter in your MyNAIT portal in the timeframe noted above.

Apprenticeship programs

There are five application periods (intakes) for NAIT apprenticeship students. These intakes run continuously throughout the year.

Intake Award Application Opens Award Application Deadline Award Recipients Notified Award Payment
Intake 1 September 1, 2023 October 27, 2023 November Mid-December
Intake 2 October 28, 2023 December 21, 2023 January Mid-February
Intake 3 December 22, 2023 February 23, 2024 March Mid-April
Intake 4 February 24, 2024 April 26, 2024 May Mid-June
Intake 5 May 1, 2024 June 23, 2024 July Mid-August
*Award recipients for apprenticeship awards are typically notified at the end of the month.

External award deadlines

For awards not offered by NAIT, please refer to the external providers website to find deadlines and award application details.

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