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Scholarships & Awards

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HAT Smart_circleHAT Smart Scholarship

Each year, the City of Medicine Hat's HAT Smart program sponsors a scholarship for a Medicine Hat College student. The HAT Smart Scholarship is provided to local students pursuing careers in the sciences, encouraging our young citizens to contribute in a field related to HAT Smart’s goals of energy awareness, energy efficiency, and sustainable energy. 

Requirements to qualify for the HAT Smart Scholarship include:

  • Student or parents/guardian must have a City of Medicine Hat utility account
  • Proven academic ability
  • Enrollment in the Medicine Hat College Science/Engineering University Transfer Program

How to apply
The HAT Smart Scholarship is awarded to an applicant who fills out the general Medicine Hat College scholarship application form. There is no application form specific to the HAT Smart Scholarship. Information about the general Medicine Hat College scholarship application form is available here.

Past HAT Smart Scholarship Winners

  • 2017/2018: Quinton Pierson
  • 2016/2017: Adam Smood
  • 2015/2016: Blake Weisgerber
  • 2014/2015: Jackie Chow
  • 2013/2014: Jade Spruyt

Regional Science Fair Awards

The City of Medicine Hat’s HAT Smart program sponsors the awards at the Southeast Alberta Kiwanis Science Fair at the Medicine Hat College each year. The awards are presented to students with the best project in one of four categories: 

  • Biotech/Life Sciences
  • Computer Science/Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Physical Science

Awards for the HAT Smart Program
The HAT Smart program has received many accolades and has garnered numerous awards since its inception. Click the links below to learn more.

Award Emerald

Award FCM

 Provincial Emerald Award

 FCM Sustainable Community Award