Online Application

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Stride. Please take a moment to review the applications process outlined below:

Step 1 – Attend an information session 
If you have not already done so, please register to attend a Stride program information session. You can select your session date here.  If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled information session please contact the Program Administrator at to schedule a 1:1 conversation.

Step 2 – Submit an Online Application Form 
Please fill out the online application form below. All applicants need to complete Section 1 online. The questions in Section 2 can either be answered directly on the form or your application can be submitted by attaching a video or oral recording of your responses to these questions.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and each candidate will be assessed for program fit and shortlisted for Step 3. If your application has not been shortlisted you will receive notification within 10 days of your submission. 

Step 3 – Connect with a Stride Alumni 
Shortlisted applicants will be matched with an Alumni for an interview. Interviews may take place either in-person or virtually, adhering to current physical distancing requirements, and/or  both the applicant’s and Alumni’s preference and schedule. 

Step 4 – Letters of acceptance / waitlist 
All candidates who applied to the program will be notified whether they have been accepted, or have been added to the waitlist,  no later than October 31, 2020.  

Online Application Form

  • Let us get to know you.

  • PLEASE NOTE if you prefer to answer the following questions via video or oral recording please upload your submission here or contact the Program Administration at

  • Max. file size: 5 MB.
  • For example: What do you love about what you do? Why is Calgary your home? What do you want to be when you "grow up"? What's on your bucket list?