Bachelor of Nursing – Rural Community Route

Alberta Health Services in collaboration with the University of Calgary is providing the opportunity to get a four-year undergraduate registered nursing degree in Wainwright!

Visit the UCalgary website at for information.

Contact for information on admission requirements, tuition costs, financial aid, how to apply etc. or contact Carley Herbert, Economic Development Officer, Town of Wainwright at (780) 842-3381 or  

Health Care Aide Program

Lakeland College has offered the Health Care Aide program in Wainwright in 2016, 2018 and 2022.  

A $9000 tuition bursary is available, paid out in two installments; $3000 after completion of courses 1-5 and $6000 paid after all courses have been completed and successful completion of the provincial exam.  To be eligible students must sign a return of service agreement agreeing to work 2,000 hours, within two years of commencing employment with a continuing care operator (CC). CC operators include Wainwright Long Term Care and Points West Living.  Lakeland College Health Care Aide students are eligible for this bursary. Please apply HERE

To apply for the Lakeland College Health Care Aide program, please visit: Apply Alberta.  

If you have any questions, please contact Lakeland College at or 780.871.5429.

Post-Secondary Institutions

Lakeland College

  • located in nearby Vermilion and Lloydminster and offers full-time studies as well as online delivery
  • (800) 661.6490