Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.
July 3, 2020 information from Alberta Scholarships:
Apply for Scholarships. The 2020-21 applications for scholarships and awards is available. Learn more and get ready to apply for scholarships and awards at:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been a number of changes to the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship and other awards. To learn more about changes to Alberta scholarships and awards, see:
4-H ALBERTA SCHOLARSHIPS - up to $2,500
- You must be a past or present member of a 4-H Alberta Club for a minimum of 3 years.
- You may apply for a 4-H scholarship every year that you are a full time post-secondary student at an officially recognized institution.
- Successful applicants must provide proof that they are attending a post secondary institution as a full time student.
Applications available on-line from March - May. Deadline for application is May 15, 2021. For more information please go to https://www.4hab.com/scholarships/.
ADVANCING FUTURES BURSARY PROGRAM – school expenses and fixed monthly living allowance.
Assists youth who have been or continue to be in the care or custody of Alberta Children’s Services to achieve their educational goals by offering opportunities and resources through education. Must be between 18 and 24 years of age to apply. Application and information available on-line at www.advancingfutures.gov.ab.ca
Deadlines available are:
- Apply by June 1 to begin studies anytime during the upcoming academic year (September to August)
- Apply by October 1 to begin studies anytime between January and August of the following year.
- Apply by February 1 to begin studies anytime between May and August of the same year.
ALBERTA ACADEMY OF AESTHETICS - $1000
Awarded to one deserving student from each High School per calendar year. The scholarship award will be put toward the tuition of the full -time Aesthetics Program. The scholarship is awarded to the highest academic achiever graduating from a grade 12 Cosmetology program with an average of 80% or more. For more information please visit http://www.academyofaesthetics.com/. Deadline tends to be in June.
ALBERTA BLUE CROSS 50th ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ABORIGINAL STUDENTS - up to $1,500
Applicants must be a member of a first nation or band, or have Inuit, Métis or Indian Status as referenced on the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada website. Applicants must be enrolling in the first year of any full-time post-secondary certificate or diploma program of two or more years duration. Applicants must clearly describe their community involvement, personal goals and financial need, must have been residents of Alberta during their most recent year of study, and must be accepted to an accredited post-secondary institution. Applications should be emailed to Alberta Blue Cross Indigenous Scholarships at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Alberta Blue Cross, Community Impact, 10009 108 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3C5.
https://www.ab.bluecross.ca/aboutus/indigenous-scholarships.php. Deadline January 15, 2021.
ALBERTA FISH & GAME ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - $1,500
The applicant must be enrolled in a minimum one-year environmental sciences or related program at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution; must also be or have a parent that is a member of the AFGA or an affiliated fish & game club; must be 21 years of age or younger; must fill out application & write a minimum 500 word essay; not necessarily based on high marks. Detailed information & applications are available on-line at https://www.afga.org/afga-educational-scholarship/. Deadline TBD. The scholarship is currently under review for 2021. Please check back in March for further information.
ALBERTA GOLF ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION - over 50 awards of up to $1000
Scholarship applications will be judged on the following criteria if applicable:
• Academic performance in the previous school year
• Financial need
• Participation in volunteer or community activities
• Relevant work experience
Please see http://albertagolf.org/ag-scholarships/ for further details. Deadline July 15, 2020.
ALBERTA JUNIOR ATHLETIC AWARD - $2,000
Applicants must be an Alberta resident, must be a participant in one of the following junior sports teams:
- Alberta junior hockey team (10 Scholarships)
- Alberta junior football team (30 Scholarships)
- Prairie Baseball Academy (30 Scholarships)
Applications to be submitted to your team coach. Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in Alberta. Information and link to application can be found at: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-junior-athletic-award/ Deadline January 15, 2021
ALBERTA MILK - MILK EVERY MOMENT SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 (2 available – 1 female, 1 male)
This award is for students who achieve a balance in life, participate in school life, and have the desire to do great things in life.
- Grade 12 student
- Participate in athletic activities (school intramurals, member of a sports team, or participate in activities outside of school i.e. Dance, water polo, hockey, karate, etc.)
- Demonstrate an attitude of fair play and sportsmanship while participating in sport and social activities
- Show personal development with involvement in activities other than athletics and academics (i.e. Community work, hobbies, clubs, youth programs, etc.)
- Plan to attend a post-secondary facility in Canada
- Be an Alberta resident
Applicants will be required to submit four complete copies of the application signed by the student and school principal/assistant principal, a resume, maximum two letters of reference, and an essay of a maximum of 500 words. The Alberta Milk Never Stop application form, requirements and eligibility criteria are posted on the ASAA website http://www.asaa.ca/recognition/scholarships/alberta-milk-asaa-scholarship. Students must be nominated by their school. Please contact your Career Centre to request consideration. The deadline for schools to submit to ASAA is June 30 annually, so students must have their applications in at their High School Career Centre on or before June 14 annually.
ALBERTA SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - $2000
To qualify, applicant must be a graduating senior & a Trail Pass member of the ASA as of January 1 of that scholarship year; must submit a cover letter, a resume, a summary of involvement in snowmobiling, a transcript of grade point averages, & an essay of the theme provided. Applications available on-line in January at https://albertasnowmobile.ca/discover/news/asa-news/club-news-details?id=41. Not on offer in Spring 2021. ASA is hoping to reactivate this scholarship in future years.
ALBERTA UNION OF PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEES
For bursaries based on financial need, and for the $2,500 Brent Gawne Memorial Scholarship, members of AUPE with two consecutive years service as of July 16 of current year are eligible, and/or their spouse, and/or their financial dependents, and/or dependents of retired or deceased members. Eligible dependents must be under the age of 25 years. Original applications and attachments are to be mailed to the AUPE head office. Further details can be found at https://www.aupe.org/member-resources/financial-support/bursaries-and-scholarships
Links to application forms are found on the above site, usually between May 10 and July 16 each year. Deadlines vary.
In addition, AUPE Bursaries/Endowments are set up with the following Institutions for first and subsequent year students:
- Universities - Augustana, Calgary, Lethbridge, MacEwan, Mount Royal
- Technological Institutes - NAIT, SAIT
- Colleges - Fairview, Grande Prairie, Keyano, Lakeland, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Olds, Red Deer
Once you have chosen the institution you will attend, ask their Finance Department or Bursar’s office, or check their scholarship website for an AUPE Bursary Application. The application form is to be returned to your post-secondary institution.
ALEXANDER RUTHERFORD SCHOLARSHIPS
The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship (the Rutherford) was named in honour of Alexander Rutherford, Alberta’s first Premier. The Rutherford recognizes and rewards academic achievement in senior high school to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies. Apply for all three years in the year you plan to attend post secondary. There are no application deadlines.
Student Aid Alberta recommends students apply when your official high school transcripts are available & you have completed any high school upgrading credit courses you are taking - because you can only apply once - and you will want to submit your highest marks. Note: Your high school upgrading credit courses must appear on an official Alberta High School Transcript of Achievement. Apply in the year that you are planning on attending full-time post-secondary studies.
Funding is paid once the school confirms the student’s full-time For complete eligibility criteria and information about how to apply, visit the Student Aid Alberta website, at: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships-and-awards/alexander-rutherford-scholarship/
High School - Graduated after April 1, 2008
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Average is calculated from 5 designated courses
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|Any two courses with minimum three credit value at Grade 10 level (1000 or 4000 series) including those listed above and combined introductory CTS courses.||Any two courses with minimum three credit value at Grade 11 level (2000 or 5000 series) including those listed above and combined intermediate CTS courses.||Any two courses with minimum five credit value at Grade 12 level (3000, 6000 or 9000 series) including those listed above and combined advanced CTS courses.|
ALEX TUTSCHEK FCPA, FCA AWARD FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENT HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT - $1,500
One award is available to a high school indigenous student enrolled in, or accepted by, a business program at an Alberta post-secondary institution. For information and applications, please go to : https://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs-and-Scholarships/Scholarships/Indigenous-Scholarships. Deadline February 28, 2021.
ANNA & JOHN KOLESAR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1500
Applicants for the Anna & John Kolesar Memorial Scholarship must be Alberta residents and from a family where neither parent obtained a university degree. In addition, they must be graduating high school in the current academic year and must be enrolling for full-time study in the first year of a program in a Faculty of Education. Based on final standings in three academic subjects including English 30-1 or 30-2. For further information and a link to the application, go to: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/media/amkbxiar/scholarship-annajohnkolesar-memorial.pdf. Deadline October 31, 2020.
APEGA Education Foundation Undergrad Bursaries
The foundation awards seven $5000 bursaries to any Albertans enrolled in an undergraduate engineering or geoscience program anywhere in Canada. We will award bursaries based primarily on financial need in addition to non-academic accomplishments. To apply visit http://apegaeducationfoundation.ca/apply/'. Deadline to apply is July 31 each year.
ASAA PAY IT FORWARD SCHOLARSHIP - 10 of $500
To be eligible the nominated student: • Must have participated in at least one ASAA sanctioned sport during all three years of high school; • Must be a grade 12 student; • Must be in good standing at their school (as endorsed by school administration); • Must have either: a) Coached (assistant or head) one team during their three years of high school; at either school or community level in any sport; or, b) Officiated during their three years of high school; at either school or community level in any sport. Deadline to your Career Centre: June 15, 2020. http://www.asaa.ca/recognition/scholarships/pay-it-forward-scholarship
ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA AGRICULTURAL FIELDMEN (AAAF) MEMORIAL BURSARY- $500
Bursaries are available to students who are Alberta residents continuing their education at a College or University enrolled in an agricultural or environmental science program. Must supply a copy of their high school marks, together with a letter of acceptance & course of studies planned at a post-secondary institution. Applications are available on-line at https://aaaf.ab.ca/about/aaaf-bursary.html. Deadline September 1 each year.
ATCO INDIGENOUS EDUCATION AWARD MERIT PROGRAM - $500
For full time high school students in Grades 10 - 12. Application for the 2019-2020 school year opens in in March 2019. Deadline July 15, 2019. For More information and to apply, please go to: https://www.atco.com/en-ca/our-commitment/indigenous-partnerships/indigenous-education-programs.html
You are eligible to apply for ATCO’s three Indigenous Education Awards if you meet the following criteria:
- You are a citizen of Canada
- You are of Indigenous ancestry originating from Alberta
- You are enrolled full-time in a high school or post-secondary educational program
- You are not an ATCO employee and/or the child of an ATCO employee
ATCO INDIGENOUS EDUCATION AWARD PROGRAM BURSARIES - $1,000
This award recognizes Indigenous students who demonstrate leadership capabilities and strive to be role models in their school and communities. Must be registered in a recognized trade/community/technical college diploma or certificate program; preference will be given to those enrolled in a program relating to the natural gas industry. Deadline July 15, 2019. https://www.atco.com/en-ca/our-commitment/indigenous-partnerships/indigenous-education-programs.html
ATCO INDIGENOUS EDUCATION AWARD PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS - $1,500
This award recognizes Indigenous students who demonstrate leadership capabilities and strive to be role models in their school and communities. Must be registered in a university program intended to lead to a bachelor or graduate degree;
preference will be given to those enrolled in a program relating to the natural gas industry. Deadline July 15, 2019. https://www.atco.com/en-ca/our-commitment/indigenous-partnerships/indigenous-education-programs.html
BELCOURT BROSSEAU METIS AWARDS – 140 awards ranging from $2,000 - $10,000
In order to meet the criteria for an award, applicants must :
- Be Métis
- Intend to pursue a program of study leading to a recognized licence, certificate, diploma, undergraduate or professional degree in Alberta
- Be permanent residents or citizens of Canada
- Be residents of Alberta
Primary consideration will be given to applications demonstrating:
- Financial need
- Connection to the Métis community
- Likelihood of improved career opportunities
Application available on-line at https://www.ecfoundation.org/grants/student-awards/belcourt-brosseau-metis-award/. Deadline March 31 each year.
CAROLE FORHAN THEATRE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP - $500
Applicants must be a resident of the greater Central Alberta area, apply the award towards costs associated with a recognized workshop or program of a Theatre Arts nature, meet all the admission criteria and be accepted (if applicable) into the program for which funding is being requested. They must also demonstrate commitment, dedication, work ethic and passion towards theatrical arts, as verified through two reference letters. References that speak to these are felt to be of equal if not greater importance than other criteria. Deadline April 15, 2020. https://www.reddeerplayers.com/the-carole-forhan-theatre-arts-scholarship.html
CHARMAINE LETOURNEAU SCHOLARSHIP – number & value of awards vary
Applicants must be a resident of Alberta, be deaf or hard of hearing, have applied or been accepted to an academic or training program at a qualified post-secondary or vocational school, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate knowledge of sign language. Consideration will be given to leadership within your school or community; regular attendance, punctuality, diligence and commitment. Application available on-line at http://ecf.getopenfield.com/charmaine-letourneau/. Deadline August 31 each year.
DAVID (FCA) & JANET BENTLEY HIGH SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD - $2,500
One award granted annually to one (1) student in Grade 12 at any Alberta high school. Preference will be given to applicants/nominees who will need to relocate within Alberta in order to attend a post-secondary institution. Selection is based on involvement in volunteer activities, satisfactory academic achievement, and an expressed interest in pursuing a professional accounting designation. For more information on scholarship criteria, please visit https://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs-and-Scholarships/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships. Application deadline is May 1, 2021.
DR. ERNEST & MINNIE MEHL SCHOLARSHIP - $3500
Based on scholastic achievement in Grade 12 diploma examinations, financial need and commitment of the individual. Criteria will be the same as the Rutherford Scholar Awards. Recommendations of school principals and financial information will also be considered. Recipients are selected from applications received for an Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. A separate application is not required. More information is available at: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/dr-ernest-and-minnie-mehl-scholarships/.
Students who have completed their diploma exams are eligible for this award for the 2020-2021 school year.
ELMER AND ONA HANSEN MEMORIAL FUND SCHOLARSHIP - 1 @ $20,000, 1 @ $15,000, 1 @ $10,000, 7 @ $5,000
Applications open in May 2021. Applicants must be Alberta rural farm young persons; must be enrolled as first-year students at an acknowledged post-secondary institution and not have previously started or completed a post-secondary program; must have graduated from high school and be no older than 25 years of age; must need to leave home to pursue a post-secondary education or trade. This grant is open to all rural farm youth and 4-H experience is not mandatory to qualify for this award.
FEDERATION OF ALBERTA GAS CO-OPS LTD. ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - 4 @ $1,000
Available to children of co-operative members of gas utilities within the Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops, as well as, children or landowners who are serviced by gas member towns, villages, counties, or bands. Memberships must have been in place at least one full year. Children of active members of the Provincial Federation Board are not eligible. Applicants must have admission to the first year of a degree or diploma or apprenticeship program at any Canadian accredited post secondary institute of learning with the following restrictions: students attending an institution in the Province of Alberta will only be eligible. Candidates must have completed the course work of the last one (1) year of schooling required for admission to the post secondary institution and must have obtained an academic standing of at least seventy five percent (75%) in core subjects.
Application available at: https://www.fedgas.com/award. Application deadline October 1.
FOOTHILLS NATURAL GAS CO-OP LIMITED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - $500
Children and grandchildren of co-operative members of Foothills Natural Gas Co-op. are eligible. Must be attending a degree or diploma program at an accredited post secondary institute and obtain an average of 75% in core subjects. Deadline: October 31, 2020. https://foothillsgas.ca/welcome/
GLEN ARMITAGE MEMORIAL EDUCATION FUND - $1500
This scholarship was created in 2008 to support a member of a needy rural family desiring advanced education. Applicant must:
- be a Canadian citizen and be an Alberta resident
- have primary family income from the agriculture sector
- be in need of financial assistance in pursuing post secondary education
- have demonstrated leadership qualities in family, community, and school involvement and/or clubs and teams
- plan on pursuing further education at a recognized educational institution
Information & application available HERE. Application deadline April 1, 2021.
HEC GERVAIS ACADEMIC & CURLING SCHOLARSHIP – 3 pf $3,000
Applicant must be an active curler & have competed in Junior Men's or Women's, High School, Winter Games, or Mixed competitions; must be age 20 or less as of Dec 31 in the year of application; For other criteria specifications & application please refer to the website at . http://www.hecgervaisscholarship.com/ Deadline for application: May 31, 2020.
IODE CORONATION BURSARY (PROVINCIAL CHAPTER) - $1000
To be eligible you must have been an Alberta resident for at least 3 years and be entering any degree-granting program in Alberta.This bursay is based on financial need. Applications are available in the Career Centre or here. Deadline July 15th.
JOHNATHAN DOODY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $800
The Johnathan Doody Memorial Scholarship is provided for emerging, first year male University of Alberta students. There are three $800 scholarships available for the students who apply. The scholarship is preferred for students who have a strong commitment to both academics and extracurriculars/volunteering. Johnathan Doody was an exceptional athlete, an inspiring student leader, a loving friend, and a talented scholar. Johnathan came to the University of Alberta to study engineering. In October of 1993, Johnathan was tragically killed in an automotive accident outside of his hometown. The scholarship is in honour of the excellence of Johnathan Doody. application forms available at the Career Centre or at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJq3HiE0pCn-qeoV7n9clfb3LVmdnIQX9j2hY37qDbJBUW7Q/viewform. Deadline still not definitely established, but will be early September, 2021.
JOHN HASSELFIELD ENDOWMENT FOUNDATION - up to $400
The John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that was created to provide support to young people wishing to take part in personal development and learning through education, sports/physical activity or visual/performing arts. The Foundation assists students who might otherwise not fulfill that desire because life has put obstacles in their path in ways beyond their control. Up to $350 is provided to student applicants to enable them to take part in an activity. These funds can be used for bus fare, equipment, supplies or other items needed to attend enhanced learning activities.
For detailed criteria and the application form, go to www.johnhasselfield.com. Deadline March 1, 2021.
KEYERA ENERGY PETER J. RENTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $6000 ($3000 per year for two years)
The scholarship is intended to assist and encourage Alberta students to pursue full-time studies in a post-secondary program in a field related to the oil and gas industry. Applicant must plan to enroll in an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution in the first year of a degree or diploma program; be a Canadian citizen; be an Alberta resident; have completed the requirements for high school graduation in Alberta. Application & information may be found at https://studentaid.alberta.ca/media/omafydt1/scholarship-keyeraenergy-peterjrenton-memorial.pdf. Deadline October 31, 2020.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS STATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AB/NWT – $750 (3)
This scholarship is open to Knights, their children, wives or widows of Alberta Knights of Columbus who are in good standing in their councils. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of all round achievement in the areas of academics, athletics, the arts, school, community & church involvement as well as financial need. Information may be found at http://www.kofc7599.org/apply-for-state-scholarship
Click here to download the eligibility criteria and application form. Deadline May 31, 2021.
MANCAP FOUNDATION LEGACY EDUCATION GRANT - $5000
Six Education Grants are available to graduating students planning to start their own business after post secondary. Two primary criteria: the applicant has demonstrated a desire to be an entrepreneur and has financial need. Application available on-line at www.mancapfoundation.com. Deadline July 31, 2019.
MANDIN AWARD - $400
The Mandin Award is a financial award of up to $400 to assist Alberta children & young adults (between the ages of 4 & 21) with learning disabilities. Its purpose is to encourage those children to pursue their educational goals with enthusiasm & confidence. More information & the application are available at https://www.ldalberta.ca/get-involved/scholarships. Deadline March 22, 2020.
MASONIC HIGHER EDUCATION BURSARIES - 30 of $5,000, 2 of $7,000
To provide assistance to those students wishing to receive a higher education but lacking the ever increasing funds to do so. Goes towards tuition at post-secondary institutions in Alberta. Bursaries are awarded on a basis of need and proven scholastic ability. Application available on-line at http://www.mhebf.com/ Deadline February 1, 2021 by 12:00 PM (noon).
MOTOR DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA SCHOLARSHIP- $500-$1500
The MDA Education Foundation was established to provide an avenue for scholarship opportunities to dealership staff.~ From trade and technical scholarships, to bursaries for finance and dealership management programs at SAIT and Georgian College- the MDA wants to provide assistance where it is needed, and reward excellence in academic achievements. Eligibility requirements:
- enrolling in Automotive Technical Trade Apprenticeship Programs
- enrolling in Canadian Automotive Institute Program (either Georgian College, Barrie or SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary)
- Alberta resident
- apprentice or employed by active MDA member dealer
- financial need
Students must provide:
- a copy of their enrollment transcript
Applications are accepted year-round & reviewed by the MDA scholarship committee on a quarterly basis. Scholarship values are assessed based on need & merit (marks & other achievements). Students are eligible to apply for every year of their schooling or technical training so long as they remain employed by an MDA Member Dealer. Application available at www.mdaalberta.com.
PREMIER'S CITIZENSHIP AWARD
To recognize students graduating from high school who have supported and contributed to Alberta communities through public service and voluntary endeavours. Recipients will receive a plaque and a letter of commendation from the Premier. One award is available for each high school in Alberta. Students should contact the Career Centre. More information available at https://www.alberta.ca/premiers-citizenship-award.aspx. Nominations usually requested in late April or early May. Deadline for application submission is June 1 of each year.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II GOLDEN JUBILEE CITIZENSHIP MEDAL & SCHOLARSHIP -$5,000
This award was created to commemorate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002. The five most outstanding recipients of the Premier’s Citizenship Award will receive the Queen’s Golden Jubilee citizenship Medal, a letter of commendation from the Lieutenant Governor, and $5,000. Information available at https://www.alberta.ca/queens-golden-jubilee-awards.aspx. Application by nomination for the Premier's Citizenship Award. Nomination deadline tends to be in June to Alberta Scholarship Programs.
QUEEN’S GOLDEN JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP FOR PERFORMING ARTS - $5000
Awarded annually to a student in the performing arts who shows extraordinary talent and potential and who demonstrates clear educational/training goals and objectives.
Applicants may apply for:
- Any level of undergraduate studies; or
- Equivalent in an accredited performing arts program; or
- Any level of a technical performing arts school; or
- A recognized program or mentorship
NOTE: One scholarship will be awarded to one of the performing arts eligible for this program in a three-year annual rotation: music, theatre, and dance. The 2020 deadline is for dance applicants.
Other eligibility criteria may be viewed on-line at https://www.affta.ab.ca/queens-golden-jubilee-scholarship-performing-arts. Deadline March 1, 2021.
QUEEN’S GOLDEN JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP FOR VISUAL ARTS - $5000
Awarded annually to a student in the visual arts who shows extraordinary talent and potential and who demonstrates clear educational/training goals and objectives.
Some of the eligibility criteria includes:
- For the purposes of this scholarship program the visual arts can include but are not restricted to: drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, clay, glass, food, metal, fiber or combination of these.
- Must be a resident of Alberta
- The scholarship will only be granted if the applicant can prove enrollment
For more information to go: https://www.affta.ab.ca/queens-golden-jubilee-scholarship-visual-arts. Deadline March 1, 2021.
RAP/CTS SCHOLARSHIP - up to 500 scholarships of $1000
Recipients are selected based on the criteria.
Program specific criteria:
o RAP - complete 250 hours of on-the-job training while attending high school (before graduation). Apprentice on-the-job hours must be updated with AIT by August 1, 2019
o CTS - complete an apprenticeship pathway while attending high school (the “Record of Courses Completed” must be submitted to the local AIT office). The form must be assessed by August 1, 2019.
o An academic component has been added as a final step to selecting recipients. Apprentices are ranked based on their high school marks in English, Math and Sciences.
Career and Technology students must also have a copy of their 'CTS Course Completion Record', provided by a supervising teacher, on file with Apprenticeship and Industry Training. It must be signed by a teacher, principal, journeyperson instructor and local Apprenticeship and Industry Training office staff.
The top 500 RAP/CTS students in Alberta will receive RAP/CTS scholarships.
· Students are only eligible to receive this scholarship in the year they graduate.
This scholarship program is one that you don’t even have to apply to be eligible! All you need to do is consent and provide your Social Insurance Number (SIN) – it’s that easy!
Even if you have already provided your consent, it’s best to go in and double-check that all the information needed is there so you don’t miss out on potential financial support. Go to your MyTradesecrets account and click on the Applications tab to provide or update your consent and SIN. If you have more than one active application, click on Details in the right-hand column to update your information.
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION LADIES' AUXILIARY BURSARY, ALBERTA-N.W.T. COMMAND - $500
These awards are for Alberta and N.W.T. Command students entering their first Term of a University, School of Technology and Art, Nursing Program, or any recognized College within Alberta-N.W.T. These awards are intended to assist children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews of ex-service personnel, as well as children and grandchildren of current serving personnel, R.C.M.P., Fire fighters, Volunteer Fire Fighters and Reserve Personnel in advancing their education. They are not for mature students = i.e. students over twenty years of age.
Students may obtain an application form at their school's Career Centre, HERE, or write to the Ladies' Auxiliary, Bursary Chairman, 2020 - 15th Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2M 3N8, or they may contact the nearest Auxiliary or Legion Branch.
The completed Application Form should be mailed on or before August 31st to the Ladies' Auxiliary Bursary Chairman.
RURAL MUNICIPALITIES OF ALBERTA (RMA) POST SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIPS - $1000
Student applicants must
- be a resident of a municipality which is a member in good standing of the RMA, including municipal districts, counties and Special Areas. Residents of cities, towns or villages are not eligible;
- be registered in his or her first four years of study at a recognized post-secondary institution (the applicant must not have any previous degrees or diplomas). Preference will be given to candidates attending a recognized post-secondary institution in Alberta, except in instances where the chosen program of study is not available in Alberta; and be pursuing a course of studies of relevance to local government and/or rural communities. (This criterion is not intended to restrict eligibility to applicants in only a certain few programs. Instead, applicants are invited to explain the relevance of their intended study program within their letter of application.)
Community involvement and academic performance are considered. Deadline August 31, 2019. Applications available in May on-line at https://rmalberta.com/about/awards-recognition/rma-scholarship-program/.
SCHRADER-TURNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
Clem Schrader and Bobby Turner were men with a passion for the outdoors, animals and the well-being of today’s youth. Applicants must be a resident of Alberta and enrolled in a post-secondary program in the field of Environmental Sciences. Please explain in an attached letter/email, why you chose this field of study, your background and interests and why you need or deserve this scholarship. The application and more information can be found at: https://albertaoutfitters.com/category/scholarship-application/ Deadline January 31, 2021.
SIOBHAN ISABELLA REID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - not less than $800
This scholarship is intended for a full-time student attending an Alberta University who is enrolled in a program that will lead to that individual being able to assist children and/or adults with learning disabilities.More information & the application are available on-line at https://www.ldalberta.ca/get-involved/scholarships. Deadline March 22, 2020.
SYNCRUDE ABORIGINAL & WOMEN EDUCATION AWARDS PROGRAM - 6 awards @ $2000 each
- Two awards of $2000.00 each for Aboriginal people attending post secondary educational institutions in programs related to the oil sands industry (i.e.: engineering, computer science, technologists etc.).
- Two awards of $2000.00 each for Aboriginal people attending post secondary educational institutions pursuing studies in the Finance/Accounting/Business disciplines.
- Two awards of $2000.00 each for women attending post-secondary institutions pursuing a degree in Science & Technology.
To be eligible you must:
- be aboriginal peoples (First Nation, Inuit, & Métis Nation); women pursuing studies in science and technology.
- have lived in Alberta for at least one year
- be registered as a full time student leading to a recognized degree or diploma
- provide parental or spousal financial information
- provide your most recent transcripts
- provide proof of acceptance into accredited colleges or universities within Canada
For more information on these scholarships & for applications please go to http://www.syncrude.ca/users/folder.asp (click on the 'Community' tab to locate scholarships). Deadline for application tends to be in June.
TIESSEN FOUNDATION BROADCAST SCHOLARSHIP - $750
Must be an Alberta Resident, Graduate from an Alberta High School in the current year, and be enrolled full time in the upcoming academic year in a degree or diploma program in broadcasting such as TV, radio and broadcast engineering. https://studentaid.alberta.ca/media/dgbfqo2d/scholarship-tiessenfoundation-broadcast.pdf. Deadline January 15, 2021.
VOICE OF ALBERTANS WITH DISABILITIES (VAD) - EDUCATION FOR LIFE BURSARY - $500
This bursary is awarded to people with disabilities who are entering their first year of post-secondary training, full time or part time. The bursary assists first-time post-secondary learners who require support in overcoming the financial barriers they may encounter when taking on educational challenges. Recipients must have a disability, live in Alberta, use the bursary for tuition fees and/or course materials, submit a completed application form, include a letter of reference and submit a short biography. Applications available on-line at https://vadsociety.ca/support/bursaries. All applicants for the Education for Life Bursary will be considered for the Elsa Marie Lodewyk Memorial Bursary. Deadline July 15, 2019.
YEAR OF THE COWBOY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
This scholarship is sponsored by the Alberta Outfitters Association. Please explain in an attached letter/email, why the courses you are taking or plan to take will help you to perpetuate the “Cowboy Spirit”. Feel free to include your background, interests, and why you need or deserve the scholarship. Please include at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor or place of employment with your application. Application forms can be found at: https://albertaoutfitters.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/AOA-Scholarship-Application-2021.pdf Deadline January 31, 2021. Applications to be emailed to: email@example.com
YOUNG EMERGING PROFESSIONALS AWARD - $1,500
Awarded to two (2) Alberta high school students. In addition to satisfactory academic standing, applicants must also demonstrate the following qualities in their applications: professionalism, integrity, ethics & leadership. For more information on scholarship criteria, please visit: https://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs-and-Scholarships/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships. Application deadline May 1, 2021.