Rimbey Jr/Sr High School Scholarships

Rimbey Jr/Sr High School Scholarships

The following conditions will apply to awards and scholarships at Rimbey Junior Senior High School:1.      The mark used for non-diploma subjects will be the teacher's final mark2.      The mark used for diploma subjects will be the final blended mark sent out by Alberta Education.3.      Students are not allowed to use a mark from a Departmental rewrite or from repeating a course, for award purposes.4.      The student must be a current graduate of Rimbey High School.5.      The awards committee will be made up of the Principal, the High School Vice-Principal, Counselors, and other members as appointed by the Principal.6.      If no suitable candidate is found, the awards committee could decide not to give the award.7.      Any student who obtains 5 - 30 level courses at Rimbey Junior Senior High School is eligible for Valedictorian.8.      To qualify for any specific course awards the course must be taken and completed at R.J.S.H.S.

 

HIGHEST GRADE NINE

Sponsor:        Rimbey Junior High School Student's Association

Amount: $100.00Conditions:     If ties, each receives the amount.  Average of ALL grade 9 subjects.

GRADE TEN AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Legion Auxiliary

Amount: $200.00Conditions:     The highest average of English 10, Social Studies 10, Science 10, Math 10C and one other grade 10 subjects.  If there is a tie; the next highest subject is chosen; and so on until the tie is broken. 

GRADE ELEVEN AWARD

Sponsor:        Royal Canadian Legion, Rimbey

Amount: $300.00Conditions:     The highest average of English 20 and four of Math 20, Social Studies 20, Science 20, Chemistry 20, Biology 20, Physics 20, French 20.  If there is a tie, the next highest subject is chosen; and so on until the tie is broken.

VALEDICTORIAN AWARD

Sponsor:        Keyera Energy

Amount: $1000.00

Conditions:     The highest average of English 30 and four of Science 30, Chemistry 30, Biology 30, Physics 30, Social Studies 30, Math 30, Math 31 and French 30.  If there is a tie, the next highest subject is chosen; and so on. Must take all of Grade 12 at Rimbey High School.

RIMBEY CO-OP AWARD

Amount: $1500

Conditions:     1. A Rimbey Co-op staff member or immediate family member  OR 2. Members of the Rimbey Co-op.Students must be attending a post-secondary program in the fall. Applicants will be required to demonstrate Co-op involvement as well as involvement in sports, community activities, volunteer activities, type and length of program, cost of program, and any other pertinent information. Applications available from Rimbey Co-op. Deadline - June 30th.

LINDBERG HIGHER EDUCATION AWARD

Sponsor:        The Lindberg Family

Amount: $500.00 (estimate)

Conditions:     This award is the yearly accumulation of interest that is earned on a $15,000.00 base donation by Mr. & Mrs. Wilton Lindberg.  It is given to the student who has achieved the second highest average in grade 12 and who is enrolled in a  recognized post secondary institution.  Averages will be calculated in English 30 and four of the following: Math 30, Math 31, Social Studies 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, French 30  The recognized institutions must deal primarily with the academic upgrading of the student, whether technologically (i.e. NAIT) or theoretically (i.e. U of A).  If the second highest does not qualify for the award, then the third highest is chosen, and so on.  Ties broken the same as for Valedictorian. 

FEMALE ATHLETIC EXTRACURRICULR AWARD

Sponsor:        ECKRIM Agencies

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     This award will be determined by the coaches.  Athletic ability, participation, leadership, and sportsmanship will be considered.  Focus will be on school related extracurricular sports.

MALE ATHLETIC EXTRACURRICULAR AWARD

Sponsor:        VJV Rimbey Auction

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     This award will be determined by the coaches.  Athletic ability, participation, leadership, and sportsmanship will be considered.  Focus will be on school related extracurricular sports.

STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Senior High School Association

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Must be a student who contributes the most to the Students' Association during his/her school career.  For a tie, split the amount.

GREATEST IMPROVEMENT AWARD

Sponsor:        Staff of Rimbey Medical Clinic

Amount: $300.00

Conditions:     Must be a student who has attended Grades 10,11, and 12 at Rimbey High School and who has improved the most from grade 10 to 12.  This award is based on marks, outlook and work habits.

STUDENT OF MERIT

Sponsor:        Knights of Columbus

Amount: $250.00

Conditions:     Student must not be receiving another award, but yet deserves an award.  Chosen by the school awards committee.  For a tie, split the amount.Self-Nomination

Dale Ewanchuk Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor:    Ewanchuk Family and RJHS Staff

Amount :  Cost of College Entrance into First Year Apprenticeship plus $500.

Conditions :   Strong preference is given to students who go on to apprentice in Carpentry.

  • Student must show a high interest in Woods and be good at it.
  • The student will have gained a greater sense of  the value of education through the woodshop.
  • Student must have a high work ethic and a sense of humour
  • Preference is given to Students whose attendance at school was likely enhanced by opportunities in the wood shop

Leadale Lady’s Dale Ewanchuk Memorial Award

Sponsored by:  Leadale Ladies Community Club

Amount: $150 

Qualifications:

  • Hard working, Kind, thoughtful, Considerate and Respectful of others.
  • Someone, through their own effort pulled themselves forward.
  • Reflects the basic values of the school community.
  • Someone who deserves some recognition

Skeels Family Agriculture Award

Sponsored by Dan and Karen Skeels

This Award was developed for the purpose of promoting and supporting agriculture in our Community. ($500)The recipient of this award must have been active on the farm and/or active in an Agricultural organization and a person of good character.The recipient will have a stated desire to pursue a livelihood in, or the study of livestock.  They may have been involved in 4-H livestock and financial need will be considered 

EVA TONA BANDONI ESTATE AWARD   

Sponsor:        Eva Tona Bandoni

Amount: Yearly accumulated interest that is earned on a $ 20,000.00 principle.

Conditions:     The receiving student must qualify from a financial standpoint.  The student must be entering a recognized institution, which deals primarily with the academic upgrading of the student, whether technologically (i.e. NAIT) or theoretically (i.e. U of A).  To be eligible prospective students must apply to the Principal of the Rimbey Jr. Sr. High School.  Give the letter to Mr. Lekas.  Deadline is August 15.

1.      This application will consist of a written letter explaining why the candidate feels they qualify for the award.

2.      The selection committee will look at the following characteristics in the applicants:

Sociability, responsibility, diligence, commitment to success, and financial need.  Financial need is the most important factor.Should there be no suitable candidate in a given year the interest will build on the principle.

AGRICULTURAL AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Agricultural Society

Amount:         $500.00

Conditions:     A student of R.H.S who is attending a post secondary institution taking agriculture or agriculture related subjects.  No ties.Self-nomination

A.T.A. EDUCATION AWARD

Sponsor:        Teachers of Wolf Creek Local #3

Amount:          $400.00

Conditions:      A student enrolled in Education or related training.  Based on best mark.  Must apply by letter by August 15.  Give letter to the Principal.

COMPUTER PROCESSING 30

Sponsor:        Oberhammer Funeral Chapels Ltd.

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Must have 5 credits at the 30 level.

MATHEMATICS 30-1 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Value Drug Mart

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.  If tied, split the amount.

MATHEMATICS 30-2 AWARD

Sponsor:        Meridian Maverick

Amount: $250.00

Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.  If tied, split the amount.

MATHEMATICS 30-3 AWARD

Sponsor:  Buist Motor Products Rimbey

Amount: $200

MATHEMATICS 31 AWARD

Sponsor:        MNP

Amount:         $250.00

Conditions:     Student with the highest mark.  If a tie, split the award.

ENGLISH 30-1 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Foods

Amount: $250.00

Conditions:      Based on diploma-combined mark.  If there is a tie, split the award.

ENGLISH 30-2 FRED HULL MEMORIAL

Sponsor:        Mr. John Hull

Amount: $500.00

Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.  If tied, split the amount.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION BOYS AWARD

Sponsor:        Wilson's Funeral Chapel

Amount: $250.00

Conditions:     Highest mark. No ties.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION GIRLS AWARD

Sponsor:        Jean Cranston Memorial

Amount: $250.00

Conditions:     Highest mark. No ties.

DRAMA 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Co-op Association

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Highest mark.  If ties, split the amount.

FOOD STUDIES 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Mr. Donald McFadyen

Amount:         $200.00

Conditions:     Based on 5 credits taken at the grade 12 level.  If a tie, split the award.

WORK EXPERIENCE 35 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Chamber of Commerce

Amount:         $250.00

Conditions:      Must obtain 5 credits or more.  Job Prep 101 is not included in the average.

SOCIAL STUDIES 30 -1

Sponsor:        Rimbey Veterinary Clinic

Amount:  $200.00

Conditions:     Based on the combined diploma mark.

SOCIAL STUDIES 30-2

Sponsor:        Gull Lake Golf Course  

Amount:  $200.00

Conditions:     Based on the combined diploma mark.

PHYSICS 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Catholic Women's League

Amount: $300.00

Conditions:      Based on the combine diploma mark.  For a tie, each gets the amount.

CHEMISTRY 30 GORDON RUDE MEMORIAL

Sponsor:        Keyera Energy

Amount: $300.00

Conditions:     Based on the combine diploma mark.  For a tie, split the amount.

ART 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Michael's Studio

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Highest Mark. Split amount for tie.

FRENCH 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Cooperators Insurance, Rimbey Office

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.

BIOLOGY 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Hospital & Care Centre

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Based on the combine diploma mark.  For a tie, each gets the amount.

WILL HOAR MATH/SCIENCE AWARD

Sponsor:        Mr. Don Dewar

Amount:         $400.00

Conditions:     If tied, each gets the amount.  Student receiving the highest average in one math and two sciences OR one science and two maths.  Must be grade 12 subjects.

ALEXANDER RUTHERFORD SCHOLARSHIPS

Sponsor:        Alberta Heritage Fund

Please refer to the ALIS Website for details.  Applicants will be accepted even if you take a year off.  You will receive the scholarship when you begin post secondary studies. 

Chris & Betty Harvey Memorial Scholarship

  • $1000 award (approximately)
  • Grade 12 student entering 1st year post-secondary in September 
  • Financial need
  • Community involvement
  • Award paid to Rimbey High School which selects recipient.  Please send letter to Mr. Lekas before June 30th.

HEALTH CARE SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsor:        Rimbey Hospital & Care Centre

Amount: $200.00

Conditions:     Must be enrolled in a medical program or a related field of medicine.  Priority goes to those in need.  Average or above average marks are required.Self-Nomination

WOLF CREEK AWARD

Sponsor:        Wolf Creek Regional Division #32

Amount: $600.00

Conditions:     This is a split between two graduates who do not qualify for a Rutherford Scholarship and are enrolled in post-secondary education.  Contributions to school affairs, personal attributes and community involvement will be considered.Self-Nomination

Wolf Creek CTS Award  $300

Student must have received a substantial number of credits in CTS, Rap, and or Green certificate.  The student must enroll in post secondary studies including apprenticeship within 12 months of graduating.Self-Nomination

GRAND LODGE OF ALBERTA, A.F. AND A.M. MASONIC LODGE EDUCATION BURSARY

One or more is usually available.  Amount varies. (Approximately $1,500.00)  Based on need and marks.  Must be admitted to post-secondary institution in Alberta.  Applications tend to be due Early February. Applications

CTS INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Merit Contractors Association

Amount: $300.00

Conditions:     High interest in the course.  Demonstrate leadership qualities, cooperative attitude with the highest mark.

ALL ROUND STUDENT AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Kinsmen Club

Amount: $300.00

Conditions:     This award is in recognition of all-round excellence for a student graduating from the Rimbey High School.  This student must set a good example and be a model for others in behavior, attitude and work habits.  Must be a student "looked up to" and "well thought of" by peers as well as teachers.  Participation in community, yearbook, athletics, intramural and student association may be used.  All years of high school are to be used.  There will be no ties for this award.Self-Nomination

THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION LADIES AUXILARY ALBERTA N.W.T COMMAND

For children and grandchildren of veterans.  Must be applied for.  See counselor for Application forms.  $500.00.  Based on need and marks.  Contact: Mrs. Melba Odenbech.  Applications tend to be due in August.  Applications must have a letter from the Principal.  Mail direct or give the application to the Principal.

BENTLEY SEED CLEANING PLANT SCHOLARSHIP

Amount - interest earned by and endowment fund of $31,792.70 to be divided equally among the qualifying students.

Conditions:     Must be attending a post secondary program with a minimum duration of one year.  Preference given to an agriculture or related field. Must obtain an overall average of at least 70% in Grade 12. Must be a resident of the district for a minimum of three years.  When two or more students meet the above criteria, preference shall be given to the student receiving the least scholarship funding.Self-Nomination

LIONS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsor:        Rimbey Lions Club      

Amount: $1,000.00

Conditions:     Must have attended the Rimbey High School for 2 or more years.  Based on average to above marks.  Leadership qualities and maintaining a positive or above average work ethics are also the basis.  Application form (see counselor for forms) must also include a letter of reference.  Applicant must submit proof of enrollment or acceptance into a post-secondary institution.  Application deadline date: Third Friday in June. 

GOVERNOR GENERAL'S MEDAL

A bronze medal is awarded to the student who achieves the highest average in grades 11&12. 

RAP SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) ScholarshipsTo qualify for the scholarship, RAP apprentices must have plans to continue into a regular apprenticeship program. They must also:   * earn an Alberta high school diploma or certificate of achievement   * have completed a minimum of 250 hours of work experience in RAP   * get a recommendation from an employer, supervisor or journeyman stating that they should continue in the apprenticeship program with the goal of becoming a Certified JourneymanAdditionally, the apprentice will be asked to provide:   * a personal statement of purpose indicating why he or she is a "good fit" for a career in a trade   * a high school transcript   * any additional comments from an employer, supervisor or journeyman   See website for application details. (Site notes spring 2008 for applications)  

JOHN DALE PARRY CA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

Sponsor:        John Dale Parry Memorial Fund

Amount:         $1000.00

For a graduating student of Rimbey High School who has demonstrated consistent superior academic achievement throughout their high school career, which has contributed to the quality of life in the Rimbey area through community service; and who intends to enter a post secondary institution following graduation.  Preference will be given to those with a stated desire to enter a post-secondary business program with a major in accounting.Self-Nomination

HALVAR C. JONSON SCHOLARSHIP

Sponsor:        Mr. Halvar Jonson

Amount:         $1000.00

Conditions:    Deadline: Early September          Eligibility: High school student must be registered in a post secondary education institution in Alberta, leading to a teaching certificate. (If you are taking a year off before attending a post secondary institution, you may apply for the year you will be attending college or university.)Requirements:"       Complete the Application Form ( download)"       Attach a letter of reference from a community member who is not a relative"       Attach a copy of your high school transcript"       Attach a copy of a Certificate of Admission from the post secondary institution you will be attending.

Volunteerism Scholarship

Sponsored by Christian Reform Church.

The student must be accepted into any post secondary institution for the upcoming year.The student must provide a letter outlining your community and/or school volunteerism during their high school years at RJSHS.The student must provide two references from individuals who have overseen the volunteerism.  Students must apply by June 30thAmount $ 300

S.A.D.D. Award  $400

Sponsored by Bev Nicholas

To be awarded to the RJSH graduate going directly into post secondary studies, including apprenticeship, who has made the largest contribution in terms of involvement and/or leadership, to the Rimbey SADD organization.The award is to be determined by RJSH staff and RCMP advisors to SADD, inconsultation with RJSH administration.In the event of two equally deserving candidates, please contact sponsor.In the event of three or more equally deserving candidates, award is to be given to the candidate with the highest average in English 30 -1 or 2, Social 30-1 or 2 and one of a thirty level math, Science or French.(Taken at RJSHS)

Sunny 94 Scholarship

Sponsor: Station Sunny 94.1 FM from Lacombe

$2500 will be provided to Wolf Creek Public Schools for graduating students with an interest in pursuing communications or fine arts training. Applications to be submitted to school office. (Check application due dates - Tends to be due mid April)The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate an active commitment to the fine arts, and/or communications activities.  Applications

WPW Inc. Scholarship  ($250)

This scholarship is to be given to a student from Rimbey that been in a RAP program in high school for  Welding, Pipefitting or Heavy Duty Mechanics. These are the apprenticeships that WPW offer to our employees. If more than one student fits this criteria, the student who is determined to benefit the most from this scholarship shall be the recipient. Self Nomination

S. Grumbach Memorial Award
Amount: $ 200
Preference to be given to the student going into Mechanics or Parts, with the intent of working in an Agricultural business.   The student can be entering any Post Secondary Agricultural field.  They must enroll and be attending within one year of graduation in order to receive the funding.The awards committee at RJSHS will select the candidate whom they believe best fits the above criteria. Self Nomination

OTHERS:AS APPLICATION FORMS FOR AWARDS ARRIVE AT THE SCHOOL THE COUNSELOR WILL PLACE POSTERS ON THE BULLETIN BOARD. (by the fountains at the senior high entranceway) IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF STUDENTS TO CHECK THE BULLETIN BOARD REGULARLY AND TO COME TO THE OFFICE FOR THE FORMS THEY NEED.