If you are in one of these Bow Valley College programs, you can apply for Government of Alberta Foundational Learning Assistance:

Students who are approved for financial support will have their program tuition paid for and may receive money for books, supplies, and living costs. For more information on the Government of Alberta funding program, call 1-800-222-6485.


Here are the steps to apply to the Foundational Learning Assistance Program: 

Funding requests for the Fall 2022 term will open on July 11. 

  1. Apply for admission to Bow Valley College.
  2. Send in the language benchmarks or school transcripts we ask for, or write the placement test.
  3. After you are accepted, request a funding application from Bow Valley College. Upgrading students should register in courses first to be placed in the correct funding grade level.
  4. Check and verify your MyAlberta Digital ID at account.alberta.ca.
  5. Watch your email inbox for an invitation from foundational.learning.assistance@gov.ab.ca to start your funding application.

For help with your Government of Alberta funding application, call 1-800-222-6485.

Government of Alberta Foundational Learning Assistance was formerly called "Learner Income Support" and "Alberta Works." The information on this page is supplemental to information provided by the Government of Alberta.  

  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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