International Students

Presently, Clear Water Academy is home to a number of international students*. International student fees are applicable to students of families who are not eligible for the Alberta Education student grant. Integral Formation® Fees and application forms for International Students are at the bottom of this page. International students are assessed and must meet the same standards as our Canadian students.

*Please note that International students are defined as students of families who DO NOT work or live in Alberta.

Clear Water Academy accepts International students beginning at the Junior Kindergarten level. Students in Junior Kindergarten through to Grade 6 must reside in Calgary with at least one parent or legal guardian.  International students in Grades 7 to 12 may stay in Calgary with a host or billet family. Please contact the Admissions Department for home stay fees and contact information ( 

Our process includes the following steps: 1) Apply 2) Student Assessment 3) Family Meeting ( via Skype) 4) Enrollment.  

We will happily guide you through the process - please reach out to us if you have any questions.  




There are 2 options available to International families for paying fees:
1. Payment in Full: Integral Formation Fees are paid in full within 15 days of acceptance;
2. Payment in Two Installments: A payment of 50% of total Integral Formation Fees are paid within 15 days of acceptance. The balance is due within four months of acceptance, or by December 1st, whichever date is sooner. Please note that postdated payments will be assessed a 1.5% finance fee on the outstanding balance.

Integral Formation Fees may be made via credit card or cheque. Please visit and type in "Clear Water" in the merchant field on the home page to register as a new user, so that you can pay with a credit card. 

Application fees and deposits may also be paid online via Plastiq by clicking on the link above. 

International Application Form in English
International Application Form En Español

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