Scholarships

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries are available for a variety of criteria, including academic excellence, financial need, leadership, community involvement and much more.  There are literally thousands of scholarships available. You may want to start with the links in the Scholarship Resources table below. Then see the list beneath the table to check out scholarship links for your school as well as the broader area scholarship categories. Note that there are WAY too many scholarships for us to keep track of here. Students who take the time to do lots of research will find many opportunities to apply for scholarships.

If you need help filling out Post Secondary or Scholarship applications - go see the Career Counselor or Administrator in your school.

Click here for scholarship applications that do not appear online.

Scholarship Resources

Alberta Learning Information Service
www.alis.gov.ab.ca

Scholarships and Bursaries under Quick Links
www.alis.alberta.ca/scholarships

Info on scholarships offered by the Alberta government, post-secondary institutions and other organizations.Alberta Scholarship Programs

Student Aid Alberta
http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/  

4-H Scholarship and Grant ProgramsFind out how to apply for a 4-H scholarship.
http://www.4h.ab.ca/About/scholarships.html 

Schoolfinder.com
www.schoolfinder.com

Chose Scholarships in the top menul bar.Note:  You must sign up for a free subscription.

Yconic.com
https://yconic.com

Match you to thousands of scholarships, bursaries and cash awards.

ScholarshipsCanada.com
www.scholarshipscanada.com

Canada's most comprehensive scholarship portal. Search through an extensive database to find scholarships, student awards, bursaries and grants. You'll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning. 

Universities Canada
https://juno.aucc.ca/wes/hes.aspx?pg=834

Represents over 90 Canadian public and private not-for-profit universities and university-degree level colleges.  

The Edmonton Community Foundation

A number of scholarship, bursary and award funds to assist young people in upgrading or continuing their studies and/or training

http://www.ecfoundation.org/grants/student-awards

The Calgary Foundation – Student Awards

Find student awards, scholarships and bursaries for individuals interest in pursuing or currently enrolled in post secondary education.

www.thecalgaryfoundation.org/gsa_studentawards.htm



National Scholarships

Provincial Scholarships

Central Alberta Scholarships

Wolf Creek Scholarships

Essay Awards

Alix MAC Scholarships

Bentley Scholarships

Eckville Jr/Sr High School Scholarships

École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School Scholarships

Ponoka Secondary Campus Scholarships

Rimbey Jr/Sr High School Scholarships

 



National Scholarships

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.

AGNES JACKS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - $1000

Applicants must be: ringette players registered with one of Ringette Canada’s provincial/territorial member associations or NCCP-certified ringette coaches or active on-ice ringette-certified officials who will be enrolled full-time in a recognized post-secondary education institution for the following academic year. Applicants must have actively participated in ringette as player, coach or on-ice official for at least 5 of the last 7 years & must be registered in the current playing season. Applications sent to Ringette Canada must be received in their office no later than March 31 each year. Applications are available at http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarship-forms.

 

AIA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF THE AFTERMARKET FOUNDATION (UofAF) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM  - $1000

Qualified applicants must be:

  • a graduating high school senior;
  • enrolled in a college-level program, university or an accredited automotive technical program (contact AIA for a complete list);
  • priority given to those pursuing a career in automotive aftermarket;
  • attending a full-time program in Canada 

Along with the application you must submit a 250 word essay, a high school transcript & letter of recommendation. All items must be postmarked or e-mailed by June 15 each year. For more information & application go on-line to: https://www.aiacanada.com/career-resources/grants-and-scholarships/.

 

ARTHUR PAULIN SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

Applicants must be enrolled in an automotive aftermarket industry related program of curriculum at a Canadian college or university.  This includes students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice.  It also includes studies in auto body, hard parts, heavy duty, or motive power (machinists).  Application form available at https://www.aiacanada.com/career-resources/grants-and-scholarships/arthur-paulin-automotive-aftermarket-scholarship-award/.  Deadline Novermber 30 each year.

 

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.

 

BELCOURT BROSSEAU METIS AWARDS – awards range from $2000 - $9000

Awards are intended to assist Métis students with costs for tuition and for mandatory expenses. These awards will be based on financial need and individual circumstances. Involvement in the Métis community, volunteer work, and/or community service may be considered when determining the recipient. Priority will be given to students who are entering the first year of a post-secondary program for the first time. Application available on-line at www.bbma.ca. Deadline March 31 each year. Applications for the trades are accepted throughout the year but are advised to apply at least one month in advance to allow for application processing.

 

BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM – scholarship grants range from $1000 - $50000

Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.Deadline for application December 15, 2017. Applications available on-line at:  http://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/

 

CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PRINCIPALS STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD - $250

Criteria is based on demonstrated outstanding leadership in both the school & community. Students must be in the top 20% of their class academically. Recognition, awards, honours & scholarships are also taken into account. A short essay is part of the application. Only one student can be nominated per school. Applications available on-line at http://cdnprincipals.org/blog/2015/12/20/caps-student-leadership-award-application-for-20152016-now-available/. Deadline March 1, 2017.

 

CANADIAN HARD OF HEARING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – 3 of $1000 & 1 of $1,500

Applicants must be either hard of hearing, deafened or oral deaf with the premise that all applicants use spoken language as their primary means of communication. Those who communicate primarily through sign languages are directed to the Canadian Association for the Deaf..  Students should be registered in or planning to register for a full-time program as of September 2016.Support documentation required. Selection is based on academic achievement, determination to cope with hearing loss, & community involvement.Application available on-line at http://www.chha.ca/chha/scholarships-index.php.  Deadline March 3, 2017 at 3 pm (EST).

 

CANADIAN MEDICAL HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP FUND - $1000 per year up to 4 years

Scholarship recipients are chosen based on academic excellence, financial need, and a passion for pursuing an education and career in medicine or the health sciences. In additon to completing the application, applicants must provide an official transcript of the previous two years of schooling (confirming 85% average or greater), three letters of reference, a completed student loan form from your province, & a two page essay describing your future plans. Information and application available on-line at http://cdnmedhall.org/scholarship-high-school-students. Deadline for application Jume 10, 2018.

 

CANADIAN NATURAL 'BUILDING FUTURES' SCHOLARSHIP - up to $3000

Applicants must be a resident of Western Canada, residing in or near our Canadian operations; must be pursuing technical or trades education/training related to oil & natural gas industry; must show evidence of a commitment to education, e.g. maintaining at least a C+ average (66% - 79%) in your courses; Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to provide their Aboriginal affiliation information; A list of other criteria may be found in the brochure on-line @ http://www.cnrl.com/careers/campus-opportunities/scholarships.html. You must submit your application before you begin the term for which you are seeking funding.  Deadlines are April 15, August 15 and December 15 each year.

 

CARA BROWN RINGETTE SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 (2 available)

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide aide towards post-secondary education for competitive ringette players at the AA level (or at the highest level offered in the applicant’s community) who are entering university for the first time and have demonstrated academic excellence combined with a strong commitment to the sport of ringette. Applicant must also have achieved academic excellence of minimum B average or equivalent. Applications sent to Ringette Canada must be received in their office no later than March 31 each year. Applications available on-line at http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarship-forms.  

 

COLONEL  DOUGLAS H. GUNTER HISTORY AWARDS (formerly the Canadian War Museum History Awards) -  5 of $1000

Open to graduating students who submit an original work using text, visual art, web design or audio or video producation. Each year, the Canadian War Museum selects a theme on which students must base their work. Deadline February 23, 2018. See the website for the theme and the application form.

 

ETHEL BOYCE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - $1000 to each 1 female, 1 male

This award is given annually to a female and a male recipient. The award winners are expected to exhibit leadership traits and skills in softball. The award is meant to help defray the costs of education and/or playing softball.
To qualify for this award the applicant must be:

  • registered with a provincial/territorial association
  • a resident of the province or territory
  • in attendance at a recognized Canadian post secondary educational institution, or plan on attending one in the following year

To apply or to find out more information, visit https://b.softball.ca/english/about/awards/ethel-boyce-achievement-award.htmlDeadline September 15, each year.

 

EXPLORE SECOND LANGUAGE SPRING-SUMMER PROGRAM - $2,200

This is a 5 week intensive language immersion course. To be eligible to apply, you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (those studying in Canada on a student visa are not eligible), be at least in grade 11 during the preceding year, have been a full-time student for at least one term during the current school year. Deadline April 9, 2018.  Applications available at: http://www.myexplore.ca/en/.

 

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIP - $2000

This general scholarship is available to any Girl Guides of Canada registered Member who has either been accepted to, or is continuing her education at, a Canadian educational institution. Information available at https://www.girlguides.ca/web/GGC/Programs/Scholarships/GGC/Programs/Opportunities/Scholarships.aspx?hkey=2006fffd-4b2e-46dc-ab71-8105a6d17cef . To obtain an application call (416) 487-5281 ext.266 or e-mail: ggc@girlguides.ca . Completed applications must be sent to: 50 Merton Street, Toronto, ON M4S 1A3. Application deadline tends to be in April.

 

HORATIO ALGER CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -  up to $10,000

Criteria: Plans to enter post secondary no later than the fall following graduation, strong commitment to pursuig and completing a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada, critical financial need (family income of $65,000 or less), involvement in co-curricular and communtiy activities and a minimum grade percentage of 65.   Apply online at: https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships. Deadline October 25, 2017, 3:00 PM.

 

HUSKY ENERGY ABORIGINAL EDUCATION AWARDS - $3,000 - 3 University (max 4 yrs funding); $2,500 - 2 Community/Tech College (max 2 yrs funding); $1,000 - 1 Secondary School (max one yr funding)


Husky Energy awards these bursaries to Aboriginal students who strive to achieve greater career success by pursuing education. Applicant must be:

  • Canadian citizen of Aboriginal ancestry
  • In need of financial assistance
  • Affiliated with a community in close proximity to Husky operations

Deadline for application last business day before June 1. Application and information available at http://www.huskyenergy.com/socialresponsibility/aboriginalaffairs/educationawards.asp

 

INVITERIGHT MAKING GRAD GREAT SCHOLARSHIP - $500

This scholarship goes to the Grade 12 student who best displays how they went the extra mile to make grad special at their school.  Deadline June 1, 2017.  Applications available at: https://rightlabs.com/labnotes/2017-rightlabs-grad-arts-scholarships/

 

INVITERIGHT ACTING OUT GRAD - THEATRE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP - $500

Open to Grade 12 student athletes who express themselves through music, acting or working behind-the-scenes. Applications available at: https://rightlabs.com/labnotes/2017-rightlabs-grad-arts-scholarships/.  Deadline June 1, 2017.

 

JOB-APPLICATIONS.CA WORKING PARENT COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

Job-Applications.ca is offering a college scholarship designed to benefit working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education.  

To be eligible, you must: 

Be a full or part-time student who is in an accredited Canadian post-secondary educational institution (including, but not limited to, college, university or trade school, or similarly accredited program) with a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher at that institution; have worked an average of at least twelve (12) hours for each of the previous four (4) weeks at the time of applying, be a residential parent of at least one minor child, be  a legal resident of Canada, be currently enrolled and furthering his or her education at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution or program, be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of applying; and complete and submit the official Application form within the relevant periods for the periodic scholarships to be awarded. www.job-applications.ca/scholarships/  Deadline December 9, 2017.

 

JOHN HELOU SCHOLARSHIP (MS Society of Canada) - $6,250 per year, for up to 4 years ($25,000)

Eligible applicants must:

  • be a Canadian citizen;
  • have at least an 85% (or equivalent) average over the last 3 terms of available marks;
  • be planning on enrolling full-time in a Canadian, American or Foreign university, specifically in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) program; 
  • live in a family in which an immediate member (self, sibling or parent/guardian) is directly affected by MS or an allied disease (neuromyelitis optica) (NMO), transverse myelitis (TM), and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)). Recipients will be required to submit proof of diagnosis.

Deadline March 31 each year, 11:59 pm Eastern Time. Recipients will be selected based on academic performance; commitment to MS (fundraising, volunteering connected to MS, plan of study); volunteer/community involvement and/or extracurricular activities; strength, quality and relevance of the reference letters; financial need; strength of interview with the selection committee, should an applicant reach the semi-finalist round.  Apply at: https://juno.aucc.ca/app/mssociety.html.

 

'KIN CANADA' HAL ROGERS ENDOWMENT FUND

Financial assistance is available to students in their quest for higher learning at a recognized university, community college, technical institute, or other post-secondary institute for advanced education. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.

  • Must be a student in the process of graduating from high school or currently studying or registered at a post-secondary institution
  • Will be evaluated on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.

Applications available at http://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries. Deadline February 1 each year (to the nearest Kinsmen, Kinette or Kin Club).

 

LORAN AWARDS - up to $100,000 over 4 years

Each high school can sponsor up to three students for these scholarships, which are valued at up to $100,000 each over four years of university. Students who are not spoonsored may apply by direct entry. Successful applicants will have an 85%+ academic average in high school in addition to demonstrated leadership potential and interest in service activities in and out of school. Deadline for Sponsored Applicants: September 27  to the LCHS Awards Committee, October 18, 8 :00 PM EDT for final submission; Direct Pool deadline October 25 8:00 PM EDT, 2017. Must be graduating.  Applications available on-line mid-September at www.loranaward.ca

 

MONSANTO CANADA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP- 65 scholarships of $1500

For students entering their first year of post-secondary education in agriculture, food science or culinary arts at a Canadian college or university.  Application available on-line at http://www.monsanto.ca or in the Career Centre.  Deadline June 15, 2017

 

NELSON CIVIC LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - 3 for $5000 each

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarships support community-minded student leaders in achieving their educational goals. Scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and determination in their commitment to civic engagement and leadership. You must be a Canadian student completing your final year of high school, have a minimum 75% average and be making a difference in your community.

Application available on-line at www.nelson.com/scholarship . Apply by June 1st.

 

NORMAN TAYLOR MEMORIAL BURSARY PROGRAM - 4 of $1000 each

There are four $1,000 bursaries to be awarded in 2016. Bursaries are available to First Nation, Inuit and Métis students attending college or university as a full-time student in an academic program such as Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Commerce and/or other finance related programs.  Applications can be found at: https://www.afoa.ca/afoaen/ILC_Charity/Norman_Taylor_Memorial_Bursary/en/Indigenous_Learning_Centre/NT_Bursary_and_Scholarship/Norman_Taylor_Memorial_Bursary.aspx?hkey=0484b735-5cf8-4f89-9466-774fb7522dd1 Deadline TBA

 

ORVILLE ERICKSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND – up to $4000

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education in the field of conservation. Criteria being that student must be:

  • attending a full-time post-secondary program in the field of wildlife & conservation at a recognized Canadian Education Institute;
  • must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant with the intent of working in Canada;
  • must have financial need;

Further information & application are available at http://cwf-fcf.org/en/about-cwf/funding/scholarships/. Deadline May 25th, 2017.

 

PACIFIC PRIME INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP –  $1000 USD

Open to students who are currently enrolled or who have been accepted to a university, community college, trade school or graduate school for the upcoming semester.  In order to be considered for the 2017 scholarship program please write an essay on the topic: The impact technology has had on healthcare.  This essay should be no shorter than 1,000 words and contain your thoughts or experiences on how technology has had an impact on healthcare, or will shape the future of healthcare.  Please, keep in mind that your piece of content has to be unique and the winning essay will be published on the Pacific Prime site for everyone to read.  They are looking for a creative approach to the chosen topic.

Submit your essay by email  to scholarship@pacificprime.com in MS Word or PDF format.  Please include the following information

  • First & Last Name, contact number and email address
  • University, Secondary / High School, or International School you currently attend (or have been accepted)

For more information, go to https://www.pacificprime.com/resources/charity-scholarships/scholarship2017.  Deadline September 30, 2017.

 

PHI DELTA KAPPA PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIPS – up to $5000

The PDK Educational Foundation annually awards scholarships to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK. ~Eligible students include:
High school seniors intending to major in education ~

  • Who are a member of a PDK sponsored FEA club at their high school or
  • Are the child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing or
  • Have one of their reference letters written by a Kappan in good standing or
  • Whose application is selected to represent the PDK chapter in their area.
  • Undergraduate members of PDK who are enrolled in a college education program

Application available on-line at www.pdkintl.org/awards/prospective.htm. Deadline April 1, 2016.

 

PHI GAMMA DELTA COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP – 3 at $1500 (to be used for housing)

Every year, the Pi Gamma Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta awards 3 housing scholarships to the graduating male students who exhibit a passion for community involvement and who strive for excellence in all facets of their lives. These scholarships are eligible for any male students who are graduating from secondary school and planning to attend UBC. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage student participation in extra-curricular activities at the University of British Columbia and to reward individuals for their hard work and determination in making their community a better place to live. The Fraternity is looking for students who have shown that they are interested in making their school and or community better through their active involvement.

This involvement may come in the form of:

  • Sports
  • Philanthropy/Volunteering
  • School Involvement
  • Or any other activity beneficial to you community or school

Application available on-line by typing the title of the scholarship in the search bar of Google. Applications deadline tends to be in June.

 

POTASHCORP ABORIGINAL YOUTH FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AWARDS – $5,000 value

These Awards are now open to Aboriginal youth in grades 11 & 12. Recipients attend AFOA Canada's National Conference and participate in a special Youth program designed to introduce youth to careers in Aboriginal finance and management.  There is a 5 year Scholarship package valued at over $5,000.Call 1-866-722-2362 for details. Criteria: Aboriginal ancestry, pursuing post secondary education and considering a career in finance, management, commerce, business, accounting and/or economics, academic success. http://www.afoa.ca/afoaen/About_Us/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Awards/en/About__/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Fin_Mgmt_Conf_Awards.aspx?hkey=9e78c605-d6b8-456b-9d74-07a554c50849  Deadline November 25, 2016.http://www.afoa.ca/afoaen/About_Us/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Awards/en/About__/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Fin_Mgmt_Conf_Awards.aspx?hkey=9e78c605-d6b8-456b-9d74-07a554c50849 http://www.afoa.ca/afoaen/About_Us/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Awards/en/About__/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Fin_Mgmt_Conf_Awards.aspx?hkey=9e78c605-d6b8-456b-9d74-07a554c50849

RBC ABORIGINAL STUDENT AWARDS - 10 of $4000 per year (max. 4 years)

Applicant must be a Status Indian, a Non-status Indian, Inuit or Métis and meet these criteria:

  • You are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • You have been accepted to or are currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • You maintain a full course load that leads to recognized degree, certificate or diploma
  • You require financial assistance to pursue your education

Application & information available at http://aboriginalstudents.ca/site-sponsors/rbc/. Deadline for application February 28, 2017.

 

RBC STUDENTS LEADING CHANGE SCHOLARSHIPS - 15 @ $10,000 each (6 of which are exclusively for RBC Royal Bank student clients)

To qualify students must be in their graduating year of High School, and planning to be enrolled in a degree or diploma program at a public Canadian university or college, be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.  To check for more information & eligibility standards please visit the website @ https://scholarships.rbc.com/studentsleadingchange.aspx. Applications are available & must be submitted on-line. Deadline February 28, 2017.

Must have a minimum 75% average in your last compelted year of study.

 

RE/MAX “QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE” SCHOOL BURSARY -  16 of $1000 each

Sixteen individual bursaries of $1000 given to Western Canadian Grade 12 students based on an essay. Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills.  Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.

Only on-line entries will be accepted, for more info go to: http://blog.remax.ca/remax-western-canada-helps-grade-12s-bursary-program/
Deadline March 12, 2018.

 

RETAIL AS A CAREER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – 1 $5,000 Interac Scholarship, 1 $3,000 Canadian Retail Hall of Fame Scholarship, 18 $1,000 Industry Sponsored scholarships

2017 Retail as a Career Scholarship winners will receive:
Financial assistance for their post-secondary education,
Hotel and travel expenses to come to Toronto on May 30 & 31 to attend STORE - Canada's BIGGEST retail conference - and the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala        

To be considered for one of the scholarships applicants must meet the following criteria:
Enrolled full-time or part-time at a Canadian college or university Fall 2017
Pursuing a retail, business or marketing-related program
Currently working part-time or full-time within the retail industry      

For more information, go to: http://www.retailcouncil.org/memberservices/retail-education/retail-as-a-career-scholarship-program.  Deadline March 31, 2017.

 

RINGETTE GOALIE SCHOLARSHIPS 5-COUNT - 2 of $250

You must have been a goalkeeper for the past three years to apply for this scholarship.  The 5-Count Ringette Goalie Scholarships are awarded annually to registered players who are actively playing as a goalkeeper.  The scholarships are to be used for a unique opportunity that will benefit the recipient as a goalie, their team, and/or ringette in general. The scholarships have been made possible through the support of Keely Brown, Heather Konkin and the program they co-own, 5-Count Ringette Goalie Instruction.The application form and information can be found at http://www.ringette.ca/athletes/scholarship-forms.  Deadline March 31, each year.  

 

SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS - 25 of $100,000 each in Engineering and 25 of $80,000 each in Science, Technology or Math

All Canadian high schools are eligible to select 1 candidate each year to represent the school as a Schulich Leader. Criteria: enrolling in a program at one of the 20 participating Canadian universities in a STEM area of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) (not medicine).  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and possess at least 2 of the following 3 attributes: academic excellence, outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, financial need. Applications for nomination available at the Career Centre, where they will be accepted until December 1, 2017.

 

SPINA BIFIDA AND HYDROCEPHALUS ASSOCIATION BURSARY PROGRAM - 2 of $1000 each

This bursary is available for Canadians with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus to develop independence and responsibility for their future education and to encourage and support them while pursuing higher education at university or other post secondary studies.  Application available on-line at http://www.sbhac.ca/ (click on Bursary on bar to the left). Deadline is the third Wednesday in May of each year.

 

STACEY LEVITT MEMORIAL AWARD - 1 of $2,500

The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award was created in memory and celebration of Stacey’s life by her family through Parachute. The Levitt family will award the selected recipient $2,500 to ultimately live their life to the fullest. This can be accomplished through extension of education, engagement in sports and recreational activities, or investment into a travel experience, all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey. Grant recipients will be expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds.  See more at http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C413.  Deadline February 28, 2017.

 

TD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR  COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP - Up to $70,000 over 4 years

Twenty TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are awarded to students in their last year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec) who have demonstrated leadership in improving their community. Each scholarship has a value of up to $70,000 and includes:

  • Up to $10,000 for tuition per year (for up to a maximum of four years)
  • Up to $7,500 a year for living expenses (for up to a maximum of four years)

www.td.com/scholarships

Deadline November 17, 2017.

 

TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD PROGRAM - $3500 to $7000 per year for up to 4 years

Criteria: Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work, Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, undergraduates studying towards their first university degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution in Canada, maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work.  For more information and applications, visit www.terryfoxawards.ca.  Application deadline is February1 of each year.

 

UNITED SUPPLIERS CANADA SCHOLARSHIP - 3 awards of $2,000

United Suppliers Canada offer three scholarships worth $2000.00 each. The scholarship is available to high school graduating students and first, second, third, and fourth year university/college students attending a Canadian post-secondary institution in an agriculture program (degree or diploma). The scholarship committee will take into consideration the academic standing, community involvement and essay submissions of each candidate.

Please submit your answer to the following question in a typed essay along with this application form by November 30, 2016.
Essay Question: “HOW WILL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IMPACT FUTURE GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY?”

Requirements: Proof of enrollment in an academic institution (i.e. acceptance letter), High school or last semester’s post-secondary transcripts, Application Form, Essay submission - 500 words.  http://www.unitedsupplierscanada.ca/Scholarship/tabid/1618/Default.aspx

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Provincial Scholarships

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.

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 5th of each year. For more information please go to http://www.4h.ab.ca/About/scholarships.html.

 

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. Application and information available or 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 ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPAL DISTRICTS AND COUNTY (AAMD&C) - $1000

Eligible students must be rural residents going to an Alberta post-secondary institution. Community involvement and academic performance are considered. Deadline August 4, 2017.  Applications available in May on-line at http://www.aamdc.com/events-programs/scholarship-program.

 

ALBERTA BLUE CROSS 50th ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ABORIGINAL STUDENTS - up to $1,500

Three scholarships are awarded each year to aboriginal students completing high school and planning on entering post-secondary studies in Alberta. Applicants must be Indian, Inuit or Métis and must have been residents of Alberta during their previous year of study. Recipients are chosen based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement. Applications are available on-line at www.ab.bluecross.ca/aboutus/aboriginal-scholarships.html. Deadline September 30 each year.

 

ALBERTA FISH & GAME ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - $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 www.afga.org/ (click on 'About Us' then on "Educational Scholarship').  Deadline February 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

 

ALBERTA GOLF ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION - 9 awards of up  $1000, renewable for up to 4 years on application

The 9 different awards each havd different criteria.  Please check online for relevant information.  Scholarship applications may be judged on some of the following criteria if applicable: 1. Academic performance in the previous school year 2. Financial need 3. Participation in volunteer or community activities 4. Relevant work experience

Deadline July 16, 2017. 2018 applicatioins available in early 2018.  More information is available on-line at http://albertagolf.org/foundation/.

 

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, pr participate in activities outside of school ie. 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 (ie. 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.  Deadline June 30, 2017.

 

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 http://altasnowmobile.ab.ca/programs/scholarship/.   Application must be received at ASA by March 30th, 2017.

 

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 http://www.aupe.org/my-aupe/benefits/scholarships/.   Links to application forms are found on this site  between May 10 and July 16 each year.  Deadline July 16 each year.

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 at the end of Grade 12. There are no application deadlines. Students should apply as soon as they are accepted at their college or university. 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: http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/rutherford-scholarship/

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

ALEXANDER RUTHERFORD 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
  • Average of 75.0% to 79.9% 
    in five courses - $300*
  • Average of 80% or higher 
    in five courses - $400
  • Average of 75.0% to 79.9%
    in five courses - $500*
  • Average of 80% or higher
    in five courses - $800
  • Average of 75.0% to 79.9%
    in five courses - $700*
  • Average of 80% or higher
    in five courses - $1,300

*Average of 75% to 79.9% is effective for students who complete high school after April 2008 only.
Average is calculated from 5 designated courses (Option/CTS courses may also be considered).

One of:
  • English 10-1, 10-2
  • Français 10-1, 13 or 10-2
One of:
  • English 20-1, 20-2
  • Français 20-1, 23 or 20-2
One of:
  • English 30-1, 30-2
  • Français 30-1 or 30-2
At least two of:
  • Mathematics 10C
  • Science 10
  • Social Studies 10-1 or 10-2
  • A language other than one used above at the Grade 10 level.
At least two of:
  • Mathematics 20-1, or 20-2
  • Chemistry 20
  • Physics 20
  • Science 20
  • Biology 20
  • Social Studies 20-1 or 20-2
  • A language other than one used above at the Grade 11 level.
At least two of:
  • Mathematics 30-1, 30-2 or 31
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Physics 30
  • A language other than one used above at the Grade 12 level.
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.

NOTES:

  • French and Français are not the same course and not interchangeable.
  • A course cannot be repeated after a higher level course has been taken in the same series.
  • Average marks are not rounded up when calculating eligibility for scholarships.
  • The value of the scholarship is calculated on the overall average in five designated courses as listed under each grade level.
  • Courses listed in the "Coursework in Alberta Accredited Schools" section and the "Private Music Study" section of an official Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement are acceptable (excludes Driver’s Education)
    • Only marks obtained before the start of post-secondary study can be used.
    • Courses with a 'Pass' on a high school transcript are equivalent to a 50% mark.
    • CALM course can be taken in any grade, but the final mark will be calculated in Grade 11.  

CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES (CTS) COURSES

For Grade 10 and Grade 11:

  • Three one-credit CTS modules can be combined and used as an option at the Grade 10 and Grade 11 level; or
  • Two groups of three one-credit CTS modules can be combined.

For Grade 12 as of April 2006.

  • Five one-credit CTS modules can be combined and used as an option; or
  • One three-credit option course plus two one-credit CTS modules can be combined.

To be combined:

  • All courses must be from the same level e.g. Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced, and
  • Courses can be from different subject areas, e.g. computer courses with welding courses, and
  • Marks will be calculated and the total average combined will be used for Grades 10, 11 and 12.

 

ALEX TUTSCHEK FCPA, FCA AWARD FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENT HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT - $1,500

One award is available to a high schoolindigenous student enrolled in, or accepted by, a business program at an Alberta post-secondary institution.  For information and applications, please go to : http://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships.  Deadline February 28, 2018.

 

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 have obtained a grade 12 diploma after January 1, 1988 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. Application available on-line at http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/?SK=203.  Deadline August 1, 2018.

 

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 June 30, 2017.  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.  Deadline August 1, 2017.  http://www.atco.com/Our-Commitment/Aboriginal-Relations/Indigenous-Education-Awards-Program

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 August 1, 2017.  http://www.atco.com/Our-Commitment/Aboriginal-Relations/Indigenous-Education-Awards-Program

 

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 August 1, 2017.  http://www.atco.com/Our-Commitment/Aboriginal-Relations/Indigenous-Education-Awards-Program

 

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 http://ecf.getopenfield.com/belcourt-brosseau-metis-awards/. Deadline March 31 each year.

 

BILL KEHLER MEMORIAL AWARDS – 4 Awards of $2500

Open to students who have completed grade 12 & are pursuing post-secondary education. To honor Bill’s memory, awards will be distributed to students with academic interests in broadcasting or agriculture. Individuals in professional rodeo will also be able to apply for an award to support their post-secondary studies. Applications may be downloaded at https://cfr.ca/bill-kehler-scholarship/ (click on the 'About Us' then 'In the Community'). Deadline tends to be in August.

 

CERES ALBERTA WOMEN’S FRATERNITY - $250

Open for application to female students coming to the University of Alberta out of high school. The ideal candidate should have an appreciation of the rural way of life, be actively involved in school, extra-curricular activities, & strive for excellence in all she does. Deadline: January 31, 2017. More information available at at http://ceresalberta.wordpress.com/scholarship/.

 

CHARLES S. NOBLE JUNIOR  HOCKEY SCHOLARSHIP - $2000 (10 available)

This scholarship is set up to reward the athletic & academic excellence of Junior Hockey players & provide incentive & means for these players to continue with their post-secondary education. Applicants must be an Alberta resident; a participant, or have been a participant, in at least one full season of hockey in the Alberta Junior  Hockey League & have played during the last year or are currently playing; enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution in Alberta and maintained a minimum averate of 2.0 on a 4.0 Scale. Recipients are nominated by each Alberta Junior Hockey team and forwarded to the league scholarship committee.  Interested applicants should contact their team coach or manager. Deadline  December 1, 2017.

 

CHARLES S. NOBLE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDY AT HARVARD - $10,000 (3 per year)

These scholarships will recognize & reward academic excellence & provide an opportunity for outstanding Alberta students to pursue undergraduate studies at Harvard. Applicant must intend to be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at Harvard. Application available at http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/?SK=206.  Deadline May 15, 2017.

 

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, demonstate 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.

 

CHILDREN’S ABILITY FUND BURSARY – up to $5000

This Bursary is awarded annually in amounts up to $5,000 by the Board of Directors of the Children's Ability Fund and may be allocated to more than one individual. The selection committee bases its decision on personal accomplishments and financial need. It is intended that the bursary will be used for registration and books for a student who is entering the first year of post-secondary education. or who has contributed a great deal to the community of persons with disabilities. Information available on-line at http://childrensabilityfund.ca/. For the application click https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/e20c65_81df0bde160b4050aba9751bcf3e658b.pdf. Deadline August 1, 2017.

 

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 scholoarship criteria, please visit http://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs/StudentsApplication deadline is February 28, 2018.

 

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. Does not require separate application from Rutherford Scholarship.

 

EARL AND COUNTESS OF WESSEX – EDMONTON 2001 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ATHLETICS SCHOLARSHIPS – 2 awards of $3,000 each

Recognizes the top male and top female Alberta students who have excelled in track and field, have a strong academic record and plan to continue their studies at the post-secondary level in Alberta.  Must have completed grade 12 in the year of application and earned an average of 80% or higher in 5 subjects.  Must also be planning on joining the Track and Field team at their chosen post-secondary. Application available on-line at http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/?SK=232.  Deadline October 1, 2017.

 

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 here. Application deadline October 1.

 

FELLOWSHIP FOR FULL-TIME STUDIES IN FRENCH – minimum $500 to a maximum of $1000 per semester

Applicant must be an Alberta resident, Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant, & registered full-time in a post-secondary program of at least one semester in length. In addition, applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of three courses per semester which have French as the language of instruction. Application available on-line at http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/?SK=210. Deadline: November 15, 2016 for Fall/Winter Semesters.

 

FRED ROW JOURNALISM BURSARY – 2 of $1,000

For students entering their first year of journalism studies; students who have expenses away from home; students from rural Alberta and studying in Alberta; students who are interested in the print media; students who have had articles published ie, school newspaper, year book, weekly or daily newspapers.  Applications available at: http://www.awna.com/bursaries.  Deadline February 13, 2016.  

 

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, 2016.

 

HEC GERVAIS ACADEMIC & CURLING SCHOLARSHIP – (awards & value of each will be determined by the Foundation Board of Directors)

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/apply-now/. Deadline for application tends to be in March.

 

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.

 

JO-ANNE KOCH ACTION FOR BRIGHT CHILDREN (CALGARY) SOCIETY AWARDS - $750

Named in honour of Jo-Anne Koch, the first Principal of ABC (Westmoung) Charter Public School in Calgary, this award is for a gifted child.  Must be an Alberta resident, have or be completing Grade 12 requirements at a publicly funded Alberta High School, meet the criteria for giftedness as determined by his/her school jurisdiction and plan to enroll in a full time post-secondary program.  http://studentaid.alberta.ca/media/107219/award-joannkoch-actionbrightchildrensociety.pdf

 

JOHNATHAN DOODY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $800

The Johnathan Doody Memorial Scholarship is preferred 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: http://www.eafiji.ca/scholarship.  Deadline September 14, 2017.

 

JOHN HASSELFIELD ENDOWMENT FOUNDATION -  up to $350

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 http://www.johnhasselfield.com/applandselect.html. Deadline March 1, 2017.

 

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 http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/?SK=1091Deadline August 1, 2017.

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS STATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR AB/NWT – $500 (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. Application & information may be found at www.kofc.ab.ca (click on link under 'Forms' then click on 'Scholarship Rationale Application Form'). Deadline tends to be in May.

 

MANCAP FOUNDATION LEGACY EDUCATION GRANT - $3000

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, 2017.

 

MANDIN AWARD - $400

The Mandin Awrd 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 May 15, 2017.

 

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, 2017.

 

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(scroll to bottom of page, click on ‘MDA Education Foundation’, then click on ‘download scholarship application’ located at the bottom of that page).

 

PERSONS CASE SCHOLARSHIP - up to $5000

This scholarship honors the efforts of five Alberta women. Criteria considered will be financial need, program of studies and academic achievement. Women entering nontraditional fields are encouraged to apply. Further information & application available at www.alis.gov.ab.ca/scholarships/info.asp (click on 'Scholarship Connections' on side bar). Application deadline tends to be in September.

 

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 www.alis.gov.ab.ca/scholarships/info.asp (click on 'Scholarship Connections' on side bar). Nominations usually requested in late April or early May.

 

QUEEN ELIZABETH II GOLDEN JUBILEE CITIZENSHIP MEDAL

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 www.alis.gov.ab.ca/scholarships/info.asp. Application by nomination. 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;

Other eligibility criteria may be viewed on-line at https://www.affta.ab.ca/queens-golden-jubilee-scholarship-performing-arts  Deadline  May 1st, 2017. 

 

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 May 1st, 2017.

 

RAP/CTS SCHOLARSHIP - up to 500 scholarships of $1000

Must have completed a minimum of 250 hours of on-the-job training in a Registered Apprenticeship Program and plan on continuing in a regular apprenticeship program. Application available on-line at https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/SOURCES/PDFS/scholarships/RAP_scholarship_app_form_2017.pdf.  Deadline July 1, 2017.

The RAP scholarship has changed! It has become the RAP/CTS scholarship and has been expanded to include students who have completed a Career and Technology Studies (CTS) credentialed apprenticeship pathway. Students who have completed one of the five CTS credentialed apprenticeship pathways (i.e. automotive service technician, cook, carpenter, hairstylist, welder) are encouraged to apply! 500 RAP/CTS Scholarships of $1,000 each are available annually.

 

RE/MAX OF WESTERN CANADA QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE SCHOOL BURSARIES - 16 X $1000

Sixteen individual bursaries of $1000 given to Western Canadian Grade 12 students.  Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills. Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.  https://retsd.mb.ca/school/tc/Documents%20and%20Forms/ReMax%20Scholarship.pdf  Deadline March 13, 2017.  

 

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 the Career Centre 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.

 

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://nebula.wsimg.com/5b36f1402a05cd87ae96d4a82292cab9?AccessKeyId=D88D40D859B4F11C9EED&disposition=0&alloworigin=1.  Deadline January 31, 2017

 

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 May 15, 2017.

 

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.

 

THE POTASHCORP ABORIGINAL YOUTH FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AWARDS - $5,000 value

These Awards are now open to Aboriginal youth in grades 11 & 12. Recipients attend AFOA Canada's National Conference and participate in a special Youth program designed to introduce youth to careers in Aboriginal finance and management. 

Award recipients will enjoy a 5 year Scholarship package valued at over $5,000 (call for details 866- 722-AFOA (2362)), a complimentary 4 night stay at the Hyatt Regency Calgary and a domplimentary trip to Calgary and tour of city highlights.  Criteria: Aboriginal Ancestry (Proof of First Nation, Inuit or Métis status), Pursuing post-secondary education and demonstrates an interest and is considering a career in the areas of finance and/or management/commerce (including financial management/planning, business administration, commerce, accounting and economics), Completed Application Form and submit an essay, 2 letters of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counsellor or educator, attesting to the student’s performance and commitment, Academically successful, Students in Grades 11 and/or 12 may apply (maximum age 19).  Deadline June 30, 2017.  http://www.afoa.ca/afoaen/About_Us/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Awards/en/About__/Awards_Scholarships/Abo_Yth_Fin_Mgmt_Conf_Awards.aspx?hkey=9e78c605-d6b8-456b-9d74-07a554c50849

 

TRENT S. BOUCHARD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP  - $500

For a male student entering first year of studies at U of A. Should have an appreciation of the rural way of life, be actively involved in school and extra-curricular activities, and strive for excellence.  Applications available in the Career Centre.  Deadline August 30, but applications should be submitted as early as possible.

 

VOICE OF ALBERTANS WITH DISABILITIES (VAD) - EDUCATION FOR LIFE BURSARY - $300 - $2,000 per recipient

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 by July 15, include a letter of reference and submit a short biography.   Applications available on-line at http://accd.net/what-we-do/bursaries-and-awards.  All applicants for the Education for Life Bursary will be considered for the Elsa Marie Lodewyk Memorial Bursary and the Pembina Pipeline Corporation Bursary.

 

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: http://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs/Students/High-School-Scholarships. Application deadline February 28, 2018.

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Central Alberta Scholarships

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.

ACADEMY OF PROFESSONAL HAIR DESIGN - $1000 towards tuition

To be eligible nominees must demonstrate excellent ability and aptitude for the Cosmetology vocation, as well as demonstrate outstanding dedication and have an excellent attendance record. More information is available at www.academyofprofessionalhairdesign.com . Applications available in the LCHS Career Centre. To be eligible student must show interest to & be nominated by the Cosmetology teacher. Apply by June 30.

 

ALBERTA MOOSE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS - $1000

A scholarship will be awarded to each city or town with a Moose Lodge. Students from Lacombe will be able to apply to the Red Deer Chapter. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicant must be registered at a recognized Community College or University as a full time student. Application available on-line https://docs.google.com/document/d/14PH4T7po2KFcs9swZrN_FpDWwCRQeXGSiMBcYL0ZmvA/edit?usp=sharing. Deadline for application June 30. Application may be sent to the Red Deer or to the Ponoka Lodge:
L.O.O.M. #1639
140 Petrolia Dr,
Red Deer County, AB T4E 1B4

or

Loyal Order of the Moose
5000 AB-2A, Ponoka, AB T4J 1R7

 

BENTLEY SEED CLEANING SCHOLARSHIP - (amount varies)
Available to graduating students of Rimbey, Alix-MAC, Lacombe, Bentley, Eckville and CACHS. Students must be registered in a post secondary program with preference given to an agriculture related field of study and have a graduating overall average of at least 70%. Students must have been a resident of the area for the past three years. Application available on-line HERE. Deadline is June 1. Please bring your application to the Career Centre.

 

CALUMET SYNERGY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD - 1 of $1000, 2 of $500

This scholarship will be awarded to a student beginning in post-secondary studies. CSA would like to recognize those students and emphasize the importance of supporting their contributions to our area. In order to be eligible for the Scholarship award, a student must:

  • live in the CSA area
  • be entering his/her first year of full-time undergraduate studies leading to a degree, diploma or certificate
  • have demonstrated positive support and service to the community
  • write an essay (minimum of 250 words to a maximum of 500 words) to indicate why you are deserving to receive this Scholarship award
  • have confirmation from the Registrar's office of the post-secondary institution that you are attending indicating your full-time status

Applications are available in the Career Centre.  Please submit completed applications to your Career Counselor prior to June 30th for submission to CSA. Your Transcript of Marks and proof of registration are to be submitted directly to Leanne Walton by August 31, 2017.



CENTRAL ALBERTA DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP – NAIT  ($1000 per year for up to 3 years)
Must be accpeted/enrolled as a first year student in the NAIT DMS program.  Preference to a candidate that has resided within a 100km radius of Red Deer in the last 5 years.  http://www.camisrd.com/assets/documents/Scholarships/2017-_SONOGRAPHY_SCHOLARSHIP-_NAIT.pdf.  Deadline October 6, 2017

 

CENTRAL ALBERTA DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP – SAIT  ($1000 per year for up to 3 years)

Must be accepted/enrolled as a first year student in the SAIT DMS program; preference to a candidate who has resided within a 100km radius of Red Deer within the last 5 years. http://www.camisrd.com/assets/documents/Scholarships/2017-SONOGRAPHY_SCHOLARSHIP_-_SAIT.pdf  Deadline October 6, 2017

 

CENTRAL ALBERTA VINTAGE AUTO CLUB BOB & JEAN SPENCER SCHOLARSHIP - $1000

Awarded to a Grade 12 student attending a central Alberta high school who have achieved at least 15 credits in mechanics/automotives related courses at the high school level, and who graduate in June of the most recent school year. In addition, applicants must be furthering their education in the automotive field by being enrolled in an automotive-related program in a post-secondary institution in Alberta or must have a plan for apprenticeship. Application available on-line HERE. Deadline June 15.
 


DR. MARTHA KOSTUCH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FUND - $2500
For a graduating student with an interest in environmental issues who has shown community leadership.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate enrolment in a post secondary institution in a field related to the environment, and must reside in th PAMZ area. For more information on this award & the application process go to http://pamz.org. Applications also available in the LCHS Career Centre. Application deadline August 1, 2017.

 

EQUS SCHOLARSHIP  - two of $1000 each

Students applying for this scholarship must be residents of Alberta based on their parents address. At least one of their parents, or legal guardian, must be a member, in good standing of EQUS at the time of the application. Students must be planning on enrolling in the first year of a full-time post-secondary program that is at least two (2) years long. The recipients will be chosen by a selection committee. 
For more information and the application, please go to http://www.equs.ca/community/scholarships.html. The deadline is August 1 annually.

 

GEORGE BLAIR SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

The George Blair Scholarship is for an individual pursuing a career in the field of Licensed Practical Nurse, Health Care Aide, or a Unit Clerk who resides within 100 kilometers of Red Deer.  Must be involved in one of the above programs at time of application.  Applications accepted between August 1 and September 15.  Go to https://www.rdrhfoundation.com/scholarship-blair-de for further information.

 

LANDMARK GROUP OF BUILDERS YOUTH VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

This scholarship is available to individuals who have been registered in the AHS Youth Volunteer Program within the past year, who reside in or have their permanent address within 100 kilometers of Red Deer, and who are pursuing a post secondary education in a healthcare related field. ​Must be enrolled in and attending grade 12 or completed grade 12 within the past year..

Applications are open December 2017 and close March 1, 2018  .  Please go to https://www.rdrhfoundation.com/scholarship-landmark-de for more information and application forms.

 

LLOYD & EVELYN McNEIL SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN LABORATORY & DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

Each year, the Lloyd & Evelyn McNeil Scholarship is awarded to an individual(s) who is pursuing a career in laboratory services or pursuing advanced education in laboratory services and diagnostic imaging and who has his/her permanent address within 100 kilometers of Red Deer.  Must be enrolled in a program of study to build skills that will be applied in the field of laboratory services and diagnostic imaging.  Deadline September 15, 2017.  For more information and the application, please go to: http://www.rdrhfoundation.com/#!scholarships/g9ydh

 

ME GLOBAL CANADA INC. SCHOLARSHIP - 2 @ $1,500

ME Global aims to assist students by providing these scholarships to Central Alberta high school students who plan to pursue full time studies in science oriented post secondary program. Must be registered in a full time accredited Canadian post-secondary institution entering the first year of a degree or diploma program in a field of study supporting the chemical industry.  Include a cover letter about you and reasons you are applying and provide two reference letters.  Applications are available here.  Deadline August 1, 2017.

 

RED DEER ARTS COUNCIL CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS - $500

Awarded to the top scoring submission from a secondary student on the basis of submissions of literary, visual or performing art works. Open to Central Alberta students who are  Canadian citizens or landed immigrants currently enrolled as full-time students in a secondary institution. For further criteria and application, please contact the Career Centre or you may email the Arts Council at info@reddeerartscouncil.caDeadline March 3, 2017 at 4:30 PM. Late submissions will not be accepted.  Applications are available in the Career Centre.

 

RED DEER ARTS COUNCIL WASKASOO BLUEGRASS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS - $500

Awarded to the top scoring submission from a secondary student on the basis of submissions of literary, visual or performing art works. Open to Central Alberta students who are  Canadian citizens or landed immigrants currently enrolled as full-time students in a secondary institution. For further criteria and application, please contact the Career Centre or you may email the Arts Council at info@reddeerartscouncil.caDeadline 4:30 PM March 3, 2017. Late submissions will not be accepted.  Applications are available in the Career Centre.

 

RED DEER AND DISTRICT LABOUR COUNCIL ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000

To qualify, write an essay of 1000 – 1500 words, based on the topic:  “Why are Unions Important To Our Community?”

 Writing tips:
 Choose one union that you know of or one that you are familiar with.
 Discuss how that union came about (i.e., was chartered in 19XX, etc), who the union  represents (i.e., postal workers), and how the workers have benefitted from being  unionized (i.e., wages, benefits, pension).
 Discuss how workers having those benefits have contributed to the well being of the  community where the union is located and the community where the workers live.

 To Be Eligible the Applicant Must:

1) Be a grade 12 graduate of a Central Alberta High School.
2) Be a full time student attending a post-secondary institution.
3) Provide confirmation of registration in a post-secondary degree or diploma program at a recognized university or community college.
4) Provide a copy of the statement from the institute indicating  courses for each semester and a copy of the class schedule.
5) Provide a copy of the receipt indicating payment of tuition.

 Please submit essays to rddlc1@gmail.com or #102, 4730A – 50 St. Red Deer, AB T4N 1X2

 

RED DEER REGIONAL HEALTH FOUNDATION - numerous available

The Red Deer Regional Health Foundation, with the support of their donors, is pleased to be able to offer scholarships to Central Alberta residents pursuing an education in health care. Applicants must currently reside or their permanent address must be within 100 km of Red Deer. They have a number of scholarships in a variety of fields. A full list of their scholarships, criteria, and eligibility are on their website at www.rdrhfoundation.com click on 'Scholarship' bar at top of page. Applications are accepted from August 1st to September 15th.

 

VIOLET RICHARDSON AWARD - $500 to the recipient & $500 for her volunteer organization

This award is sponsored by the Soroptimist International of Central Alberta. Eligible applicants must be females between the ages of 14-17; have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it; have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers. Should you become a winner of $500 you would then be eligible for one of 28 $1000 awards. In addition, $1000 will be contributed in honor of these winners to their volunteer organizations. One finalist will be choosen from among the 28 winners for an additional award, including a contribution of $2500 to the finalist's volunteer organization. Applications are available in the Career Centre. Deadline: January 8, 2017.

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Wolf Creek Scholarships

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.

ATA SCHOLARSHIPS - 1 @ $400

Wolf Creek Local Alberta Teachers’ Association offers one award to a student who is pursuing post-secondary education. Preference is given to a student entering the Faculty of Education.  Applications are available in the Career Centre.  Deadline June 1st.

 

ELLIS BIRD FARM ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD - $1,000

This award is available to a deserving student in order to recognize genuine interest, to encourage appreciation and to facilitate further study in the areas of conservation and the environment. Completed applications must be submitted to the school counselor by May 31st and received by Ellis Bird Farm Ltd. before June 30. Application available at http://www.ellisbirdfarm.ca/scholarships--awards.html. Please submit application to Career Centre.

 

SUNNY 94 SCHOLARSHIP - $277 -  

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an active commitment to the fine arts, and/or communication activities and will pursue education in music, journalism or broadcasting programs at accredited post secondary institutions. The recipient must be enrolled in a post secondary program within 12 months of receiving the scholarship. Application available on-line HERE. Deadline for application is April 1st. Please submit application to Career Centre.

 

WOLF CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIPS - $300

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of contribution to school affairs, personal attributes and community involvement. Students who are eligible for the Rutherford Scholarship in grade 12 are not eligible to apply. To receive the scholarship, the student must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution within 12 months of receiving the scholarship (payable upon receipt of enrolment). Scholarships will be available in each division high school as follows:

Alix-MACBentley
Eckville
Lacombe
Ponoka
Rimbey
  2 @ $300
2 @ $300
2 @ $300
6 @ $300
6 @ $300
2 @ $300

Applications are available here or at your designated school. Deadline  June 15th. Please submit application to your school.

 

WOLF CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOLS CTS SCHOLARSHIP  - $300

Awarded to a student who takes a significant amount of his/her program in CTS, RAP or Green Certificate. To receive the scholarship, the student must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution within 12 months of receiving the scholarship (payable upon receipt of enrolment).  The student should be enrolled in a program related to their CTS studies.  Scholarships will be available in each division high school as follows:

Alix-MACBentleyEckville
Lacombe
Ponoka
Rimbey
  1 @ $300
1 @ $300
1 @ $300
1 @ $300
1 @ $300
1 @ $300

Applications are available here or at your designated school. Deadline  June 15th. Please submit application to your school.

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Essay Awards

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.

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, pr participate in activities outside of school ie. 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 (ie. 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/sites/default/files/uploads/basic/attachments/asaa_scholarship_application_2016.pdf. Deadline June 30, 2016.

 

ALBERTA SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - $2000 (2 available)

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 at http://altasnowmobile.ab.ca/programs/scholarship/. Application must be received at ASA by March 30, 2016.

 

COLONEL  DOUGLAS H. GUNTER HISTORY AWARDS (formerly the Canadian War Museum History Awards) -  5 of $1000

Five awards given on the basis of a 1500-2000 word essay dealing with a question relating to Canada’s military history. The essay topic differs each year. Applicant must plan to attend university in the fall and be enrolled in at least one history course in the fall semester. Application is open to all senior students who plan on graduating from secondary school in the spring of their final school year. Deadline April 8, 2016. For more information, go to: http://www.warmuseum.ca/learn/school-programs/the-colonel-douglas-h-gunter-history-awards/#tabs.

 

JAMES RINTOUL OHS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - up to a total of $5500 (one-time, non-transferable award)

This scholarship is funded by JSSS to support the completion of an Occupational Health & Safety Certificate taken through the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta. Required eligibility:

  • be 18-24 years of age; high school graduate with an Alberta High School Diploma;
  • focused on pursuing a career relating to OH&S;
  • meet the program admission requirements set by the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta;

The application deadline is April 30, 2016. The JSSS panel of judges will use the postmarked date to determine mailed entries. Essay topics and applications available at http://www.jobsafetyskills.com/scholarship.html

 

MACEWAN UNIVERSITY YOUNG WOMEN OF VISION BURSARY – $1500

Grant MacEwan College and Global’s Women of Vision jointly sponsor this Young Women of Vision Bursary for women entering their first year of post-secondary education at Grant MacEwan.   Applicants must submit an essay outlining their long-range goals and vision for their future.  Application & information available on-line at http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/Registrar/FeesandFinancialInformation/ScholarshipsAwardsBursaries/ProspectiveStudents/index.htm#2.  Deadline January 30, 2016.

 

MONSANTO CANADA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP- $1500

Students from farm families who are pursing an education in agricultural sciences or forestry are eligible to apply. Students must have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership capabilities and active involvement in their local community. Application available on-line at http://www.monsanto.ca/ourcommitments/Pages/OpportunityScholarship.aspx  Deadline June 15, 2016.

 

RED DEER & DISTRICT LABOUR COUNCIL ESSAY CONTEST SCHOLARSHIP - $1000

Awarded to a student who is a grade 12 graduate of a Central Alberta High School; enrolled and will be attending a post-secondary institution full-time; must provide confirmation of registration to a post-secondary education in a degree or diploma course program at a recognized university or college; provide a copy of the statement from the institution indicating courses for each semester and a copy of class schedule as well as a copy of the receipt indicating payment of tuition.

Contestants will be required to write an essay (1000-1500 words) on the following topic: "Why is Labour Important to Society?" Essays will be marked on: content, creativity & style, organization, and mechanics. Deadline September 30, 2016.

Writing tips:       Choose a specific union that has been part of a landmark decision (e.g. the RAND formula or the pay equity for CUPW members, or the more recent Court Injunction against the Alberta Government’s Bill 46).   Discuss what the decision is, how it came about, the end result and how that result is important to society as a whole and to your community specifically.  

Essays must be mailed to: The Red Deer & District Labor Council Executive, #106, 4730A – 50 St. Red Deer, AB T4N 1X2

or emailed to: rddlc1@gmail.com

 

RE/MAX “QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE” SCHOOL BURSARY - $1000

Sixteen individual bursaries of $1000 given to Western Canadian Grade 12 students based on an essay. Students are encouraged to submit their essay on-line based on their interest and passion for a selected subject. There are six subjects to choose from: Leadership, sports, Technology & Trades, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, and Community Service.

Only on-line entries will be accepted, for more info go to: http://www.remax-western.ca/blog/charities/

Deadline March 13, 2017.

 

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION POSTER AND LITERARY CONTESTS

National Prizes - Category 1 Senior, Grades 10, 11 & 12.

  • First prize: $275 and a trip for two to Ottawa to participate in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony.
  • Second prize $200.

Applications and information available form your local Legion in late fall.

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Alix MAC School Scholarships and Awards

Students are responsible for verifying scholarship deadline dates.

ALIX LEGION SCHOLARSHIP

  • For students who have excelled in their academic studies.
  • Graduating grade 12 and attending a Post Secondary Institution
  • Highest mark in Social Studies 30 or equivalent

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION MIRROR POPPY SALES BURSARY

  • For children of Canadian Armed Forces members or grandchildren of veterans.
  • Graduating grade 12 and attending a Post Secondary Institution
  • Letter required

June 15th
Application Form Available in Career Centre
$500

ALIX LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

  • Attending a Post Secondary Institution
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Recognized as an individual of honesty and integrity
  • Transcript of grade 12 marks
  • Letters of reference
  • Self-written letter

June 30th
Application Form Available in Career Centre
$1000.00 (may be split)
May also qualify for Lions Legacy Scholarship - $250 (applied for by the Lions)

ALIX & CLIVE AGENCIES – WESTERN COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT CITATION AND BURSARY AWARD

  • Seeking further training or education to become a productive citizen of Canada
  • Has overcome adversity and/or
  • Displayed outstanding community and/or school spirit and/or
  • Demonstrated inspirational conduct

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee
$500.00

BENTLEY SEED CLEANING PLANT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Attending a Post Secondary Institution with preference given to the field of agriculture
  • Obtain an overall average of at least 70% in the graduating school year
  • A resident of the area for a minimum of 3 years

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee

AUXILIARY TO THE LACOMBE HOSPITAL & CARE CENTRE SCHOLARSHIP

  • First year entrant to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
  • Highest grade average of applicants
  • Paragraph stating why you feel you qualify

Sept 1st
Application Form Available in Career Centre
$500

WOLF CREEK SCHOOL DIVISION CTS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Significant amount of program in CTS, RAP or Green Certificate
  • Should be enrolled in a program related to their CTS studies
  • Attending a Post Secondary Institution

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee
$300.00

WOLF CREEK SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deserving student who does not qualify for a Grade 12 Rutherford Scholarship
  • Planning to attend a Post Secondary Institution

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee
$300.00 (2 available)

THE WESSNER FAMILY – BETTER WORLD AWARD

  • An average of 75% or higher
  • Attending a Post Secondary Institution in Education (major in sciences), or Science Degree in life sciences (biology, ecology, botany, or any environmental field of study)

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee
$100.00 (plus $50.00 toward an environmental charity)

RAHR MALTING CANADA SCHOLARSHIP

  • Exhibited superior performance in one or several areas of academics, community, citizenship & sportsmanship
  • Attending a Post Secondary institution in an area directly or indirectly related to agriculture

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee
$1000.00

HUMANITIES AWARD

  • Community orientated, preference to those enrolled in the humanities, good academic standing

May 15th
Nomination by School Committee
$200

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Bentley School Scholarships and Awards

SUMMARY OF HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS

Where possible, combined marks (government and school) will be used  to determine student marks; for 2nd semester subjects, the most recent report card mark will be used.

(presented at Grade 12 graduation exercises)

AWARD:

CRITERIA:

Major Athletic Award
  • total of 60 points or more:
  • volleyball & basketball (10 pts.)
  • track/cross country/ badminton  (5 pts.)
  • tennis/curling, etc. (5 pts.)
Minor Athletic Award
  • total of 45 pts. or more - up to 59 pts.
Outstanding Male & Female Athlete
  • active participant in two sports
  • demonstrates a high quality of leadership
  • promotes team spirit and morale
  • demonstrates sportsmanship
Students’ Union Award
  • must be enrolled in a minimum of 25 cr.
  • must achieve passing grades in current year
  • active in student union activities
  • demonstrate good citizenship and high morals
A.T.A. Honor Pins & PAC Medallions
  • presented to students who achieve an overall average of 80%
    or greater as determined by Rutherford
Wolf Creek Scholarship
(two awards with a value of $300 each)
  • student must not qualify for a Rutherford Scholarship but does
    plan to graduate and proceed with post-secondary studies
  • the selection committee shall consider contributions to school
    affairs, personal attributes, and community involvement
  • scholarship will be presented by a trustee at the annual school
    awards ceremony
Governor General Award
  • highest average in grade 12 according to Rutherford Criteria
Sunny 94 Scholarship ($415. per school)

 
  • demonstrates commitment to the fine arts or communications
    activities – those being interpreted  as broadly as possible.
  • successful candidate will be in process of pursuing a career in
    above areas
  • successful candidate must be enrolled in post-secondary
    program in above area within 12 months of receiving
    scholarship – funds paid upon verification of enrolment.
Wolf Creek School Division CTS Scholarship ($300)
  • The student takes a significant amount of his/her program in
    CTS, RAP, or Green Cert.
  • The student must enroll in postsecondary within 12 months
    of receiving scholarship (payable on receipt of enrolment)
  • The student should be nenrolled in a program related to their
    CTS studies
Bentley School Staff Award of Merit
(Cheryl Screpnek Humanitarian Award)
  • must have attended Bentley School for a   minimum of 2 years
  • demonstrate the following:
    • academic effort
    • high level of participation in school activities
    • positive attitude towards school
Bentley Library Society Best All Around Student Award
  • must maintain an average of at least 70%
  • must be a member of at least one interschool sport’s team
  • demonstrates good citizenship and sportsmanship qualities
  • good school attendance (the $500 cash award is conditional
    upon attendance at a post secondary institution)

County of Lacombe Scholarship
(Bentley Seed Cleaning Plant Scholarship)

The amount of the scholarship will be the annual interest
earned by an endowment fund of $31,792 split 6 ways
(Rim., Eck., Bent., Alix, Lac. Christian, LCHS)

  • Be registered in and attending a post secondary program with
    a minimum duration of one year.  Preference to be given to
    agriculture or related field.
  • Obtain an overall average mark of at least 70% in the graduating
    high school year.
  • Be a resident of the area served by the high school 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.
Michael’s Studio Award ($200)
  • Presented to a student with an interest in the arts.
  • Preference given to a student entering an art related program.
Community Savings Scholarship ($1000)
  • The student must have at least 80% in Math 30 as well as
    Social 30 or 33, yet priority is given to the student in Social 30.
  • The student must be registered in either business or finance
    programs (diploma or degree)
ATA Scholarship (Amount - $300)
  • presented to a student pursuing studies in an educationally
    related field.
Ag. Society Scholarship (Amount - $500.?)
  • available to any post-secondary student continuing in the
    agricultural field (apply to Ag. Society)
Subject Awards:
  1. English (Mr. Ralph Scarlett)
  2. Social (Mrs. Wendy Kuraitis Memorial Award)
  3. Math (Parent Advisory Council)
  4. Science Award (Agricultural Society)
  1. presented to the student with the highest average in Grade 12 English
  2. presented to the student with the highest average in Grade 12 Social
  3. presented to the student with the highest average in Math 30 and Math 31
  4. presented to the student with the highest average in two of the three
    grade 12 sciences:  Biology 30, Physics 30,Chemistry 30

Note:  Where possible, combined marks (government and school) will be used  to determine student marks; for 2nd sem. Subjects, the most recent report card mark will be used.

RUTHERFORD CRITERIA:

Grade10:
  • 80% average or higher in five subjects
  • English 10 or 13, 10-1, 10-2
    • At least two of:
      • Math 10 (Pure or Applied), Science 10, Social 10, a language other than English
  • Any two other subjects at the grade 10 level (1000 or 4000 series) including those listed above, with a minimum 3 credit value, and combined introductory CTS courses.
Grade11:
  • parallel of grade 10 except use grade 11 level (2000 or 5000 series apply, including all the sciences) and combined (three one credits modules) intermediate CTS courses.
Grade12:
  • 80% or higher in five subjects:
    • English 30-1, 30-2  French 30 or 30-2
  • At least two of the following:
    • Math 30 Pure or Applied
    • Math 31
    • Science 30
    • Biology 30
    • Chemistry 30
    • Physics 30
    • Social Studies 30
    • a language other than the one used above at the grade 12 level (3000)
    • any two courses with a minimum five credit value at the Grade 12 level (3000 or 6000 series) including those listed above and combined (five one credit modules) advanced CTS courses.

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Eckville Jr/Sr High School Scholarships

Top Academic ACES Awards - Based on academic averages, these awards (plaque and $100) will be presented to the top academic student in each grade
    Grade 7         Grade 10
    Grade 8         Grade 11
    Grade 9         Grade 12

Award Portfolios - Top mark in subject area, merit or honor certificates and ATA honor pins.
    Grade 7         Grade 10
    Grade 8         Grade 11
    Grade 9         Grade 12

Honor Marks on Diploma Exams - Students with a diploma exam grade of 80% or better are paid ½ the amount of their mark, exam grade of 90% or better are paid dollar for dollar amount of their mark.

Principal’s List ($100) - Recognizes students with an overall average of over 90% or better

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship for High School Achievement - Available to all students in Alberta who achieve an average over 70% during their grade 10, 11 and 12 years.  For averages between 70% and 79.9% a maximum of $1500.00 is possible.  For averages 80% and over students may earn $2500.00.   Students must make application to receive the amount they have earned once they are enrolled and attending post-secondary education.

Governor General’s Academic Medal - The Governor General’s Medal, established in 1873, recognizes students who have achieved the highest academic average.  The average includes all grade 11 and 12 courses as listed on the student’s official transcript of grades and must be calculated based on final results after provincial examinations.  There is no differentiation between “academic” and “vocational” types of course; all those courses taken which directly result in the obtaining of a secondary school diploma should be included in the calculation. However, courses taken after graduation to upgrade marks are not included.

Bentley Seed Cleaning Plant ScholarshipThe amount is dependent on the number of qualifying students and is available to graduating students of Eckville, Rimbey, Bentley, Lacombe, Alix and CACHS who have resided in the area for the past three years.  Students must be registered in a post-secondary program and have an overall average of at least 70%.  Students pursuing post-secondary education in an agricultural field will be given preference.  Complete the application form and submit to the office by the end of the school year to apply.

Edwin R. Olsen Math Award - This award commencing in 1996 is a tribute to Edwin R. Olsen who worked diligently and with total dedication to the Eckville Jr. Sr. High School for 33 years.  This award will be awarded annually to the student with the most improved Mathematics mark from Grade 10 to Grade 12.  Each recipient will have their name engraved on a main plaque in the school and receive a keeper plaque.  All students who complete a 30 level math course will be considered for this award.

Lorna Tink English Award -This award is a tribute to Lorna Tink who worked with the students of Eckville Jr. Sr. High School for many years.  This award will be awarded annually to the student with the most creative writing in English throughout their High School career.  Each recipient will have their name engraved on a main plaque in the school and receive a keeper plaque.  All graduating students will be considered for this award.

Valedictorian Award - This award began in 2007 for the student with the highest average in Grade 12 based on their final marks including the diploma exams.

Eckford Trophy - This trophy is awarded by the Town of Eckville to a grade 12 student who has contributed the most to the school in his or her high school career.  The student must be outstanding scholastically, athletically and be a school/community minded volunteer.  The student is selected by school administration in consultation with the school staff.

Wolf Creek Local ATA Scholarship - This scholarship is sponsored by the ATA Local for Wolf Creek Regional Division and will be awarded to a deserving candidate from the Eckville Jr. Sr. High School at the fall Awards Ceremony.  Conditions of the award:

  1. The recipient must have an average of 65% or more in grade 12
  2. The recipient must have proof of acceptance as a full time student in a post secondary institution.
  3. The recipient must be pursuing a post-secondary career in education related fields.
  4. Students should make application to the school administration by June 1st of their grade 12 year.

Sylvan Lake Rotary Scholarships - Rotary scholarships are awarded to two grade twelve students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs following their high school graduation. This does not mean a degree granting institution and may include apprenticeships, diploma or recognized skills training.  The recipient should be a student whose lifestyle reflects the Rotarian “test”.

Of all the things we think, say and do…

  • Is it the truth?
  • Is it fair to all concerned?
  • Will it bring good will and better friendship?
  • Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Selection of the candidate is to be made by the school’s scholarship selection committee with the focus being the criteria and not the candidate’s scholastic standing.  Each recipient of the award will have their name engraved on a main plaque that remains on display in the school.  They will receive a keeper plaque and the scholarship money. (Two scholarship of $1000.00 each will be presented in Eckville Jr. Sr. High School).  These scholarships are generously donated by the Rotary Club of Sylvan Lake and District.  To apply, write a 1-2 page paper that explains who you are and how you live your own life.  You could include your professional or occupational goals, why you selected the particular college you plan to attend, your extra-curricular activities, including your particular role in such activities, your work experience and/or volunteer experience, your reason for applying for this scholarship and any other information you believe would be useful to the committee in making its decision.

Mountain View Credit Union Scholarships -  Available to members in good standing and their immediate family members.  Candidates must submit an essay of 500–800 words describing their achievements, community or volunteer involvement, educational goals, and future plans.  Two letters of reference must be included.  Inquire at your local branch for more information.

Bower Dental Centre Scholarship - Bower Dental Centre sponsors an award for a deserving, outstanding student that shines in any of the following areas:  Academic    Citizenship    Sportsmanship

Alberta Citizenship Awards - The Province of Alberta offers three citizenship awards in recognition of students who support and contribute to Alberta communities through public service and volunteer endeavors in school sponsored, community or extracurricular activities.   The three awards are:

  • Premier’s Citizenship Award – One award plaque for a student in each Alberta high school
  • Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal – Eight awards of $5000.00 and a medal presented by the Lieutenant Governor
  • Alberta Centennial Awards – Twenty-five awards of $2005 each

Nominees for an Alberta Citizenship Award must be:

  • Alberta residents and
  • Graduating from high school in the current academic year

Nominees must have displayed outstanding characteristics in:

  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • Community service, volunteer work, and must also have shown initiative and had a positive impact in the community and/or school

Please note:  Academic achievement is not a requirement for these awards.  You can submit an application form to the office for consideration.

Rocky REA Scholarship Program - Two $1000.00 scholarships to recognize the academic accomplishments of the children of members of the Rocky REA and to assist the students with their post-secondary pursuits.

Eckville Aces Canteen Scholarship - Presented annually to a student that has volunteered within the school community in an effort to improve the school.  The recipient must have shown this commitment throughout their years in the school.  All graduating students will be considered.

Jennifer Gomes-Kananen Memorial Scholarship - Presented to student in their grade twelve year that demonstrates a love of sports and the school environment as Jenn herself did.

Sunny 94 Scholarship - Awarded to a student who shows interest in fine arts or communications, based on a short paragraph response.  Follow the link to the application form.

 

Post-Secondary Education and Career Options

Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS)

 



LCHS Scholarships

To qualify for the LCHS Awards Program, students in grade 10 or 11 must have earned at least 35 credits at LCHS.  Students in grade 12 must have completed 20 credits at LCHS.  

LCHS awards are intended for LCHS graduates of the current school year.  Where there are no applicants from the current year, applications from graduates of previous years may be considered.  
Please note: Payment of awards & scholarships is at the discretion of award sponsors.

A. SPRING AWARDS

LCHS ALUMNI FOUNDATION AWARD FOR VALEDICTORIAN
A plaque is presented at Graduation Exercises and a $250 cash award in the fall of the year the student is attending a post-secondary institution. The student must attend a post-secondary institution within 16 months of graduation. The student selected as Valedictorian must have ELA 30-1 and four other courses from the following: Social Studies 30-1, Math 30 -1, Math 31, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, and Science 30, Études Sociales 30, French Language Arts 30-1, or Second Language at the 30 level.
These courses will be considered in the ranking if taken during the student’s grade eleven or grade twelve year.  

The student must be taking their entire grade 12 year at LCHS and may not be completing any courses through other schools.  To qualify, the student must be registered in a minimum of 25 credits in their grade 12 year at LCHS.  Grades are calculated based on first semester final grades and second semester mid-term grades.

The student who meets the above criteria and is the highest ranked in the graduating class will be valedictorian. The second student in the ranking will be selected as salutatorian.
 

SALUTATORIAN AWARD by LCHS Students’ Union
A plaque is presented at the Graduation Exercises and a $250 cash award in the fall, to the student with the second highest average as above.


CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PRINCIPALS STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD - $250
Criteria is based on demonstrated outstanding leadership in both the school & community. Students must be in the top 20% of their class academically. Recognition, awards, honours & scholarships are also taken into account. An essay is part of the application. Only one student can be nominated per school. Applications available on-line at http://cdnprincipals.org/blog/2015/12/20/caps-student-leadership-award-application-for-20152016-now-available/. Deadline Febrary 15 at the Career Centre to qualify for the March 1, 2016 deadline to the Association, 

 

B.  FALL AWARDS - FOLLOWING GRADUATION

ACADEMY OF PROFESSIONAL HAIR DESIGN - $500 or $1000 towards tuition

To be eligible nominees must demonstrate excellent ability and aptitude for the Cosmetology vocation, as well as demonstrate outstanding dedication and have an excellent attendance record. More information about the academy is available at http://academyofprofessionalhairdesign.com/hair-program/. Student must be nominated by the Cosmetology teacher. Deadline is June 30th, 2017. If interested please see your Cosmetology teacher.  A copy of the application is available in the Career Centre.

 

AUXILIARY TO THE LACOMBE HOSPITAL & CARE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP - $500
This award is given to the Alix, Bentley or Lacombe student graduating with the highest academic average and who is enrolled in a nursing program leading to an RN. Application available HERE. Deadline to LCHS Career Centre is June 15. Deadline to the Auxiliary is September 1.


CENTRAL ALBERTA CO-OP BURSARY - $300 - highest average; $200 - 2nd highest average
Presented to the student obtaining the highest average mark in all courses ($300) and to the person with the second highest average mark ($200) in their graduating year.  English 30-2 and Math 30-2 must be included in the average. No application. 


CENTRAL ALBERTA WOODWORKERS GUILD HOWARD McROBBIE AWARD - $250
For a student who has shown workmanship, and has an interest in and a passion for woodwork.  Preference will be given to a person who is going on in a trade. Nominated by CTS teacher.
 

CLASS OF ’70 SCHOLARSHIP - $100
Awarded to a student who has not received another award (other than Rutherford), who has spent their High School at LCHS and who possesses personal characteristics that have enhanced the well being of fellow students. Student needs to be enrolled in a post-secondary institution within 16 months of graduation.  By nomination only.  Nomination form available in the Career Centre. Please return completed form to Career Centre.


CLIVE LIONS CLUB BURSARY - $500
Awarded annually to a graduating student who:

  • has attended Clive School
  • can provide evidence of financial need
  • can provide evidence of community and/or school involvement
  • is attending post secondary (broad definition) in the fall after graduation

A student who is in financial need and unable to prove community involvement because he/she needs to work, will qualify for this bursary.
Applications are available HERE and must be returned to the Career Centre by the deadline date of June 10th.


D & M CONCRETE SCHOLARSHIP in CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY - $100
This award is given to a student who has the highest achievement in Construction Technology 30 courses as determined by the teacher (10 credits preferred). Preference will be given to a student who is pursuing further education in the construction field after graduation. No application.


D & M CONCRETE SCHOLARSHIP in FABRICATION STUDIES - $100
This award is presented to the student who has the highest achievement in Fabrication Studies 30 course as determined by the teacher (10 credits preferred). Preference will be given to a student who is pursing further education in the welding area after graduation. No application.
 

DIXON LEGAL SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP for MOST IMPROVED STUDENT  - $250

The student shall have shown excellent progress in his/her social behavior, i.e. cooperation with teachers and students, completion of school assignments, general attitude, etc.   This award recognizes a student who has shown a strong commitment to self-improvement.  This may involve improving marks, learning skills, interpersonal skills, behavior, or resolving other impediments to their success.  High academic standing relative to other students in the homeroom is NOT a requirement for this award.  By nomination.


DON GUSTAFSON MERIT AWARD - $300
Don Gustafson taught for 30 years at Lacombe Composite High School. He continually demonstrated a concern for academic excellence while maintaining an outstanding contribution to school activities and to our community. Don's concern for others is well documented. This award is presented annually to the student who best illustrates the qualities of citizenship and community involvement while maintaining a respectable academic average. The recipient is selected by the staff of LCHS based on information provided in an application to be submitted by June 1 of each year. Application available on-line HERE.
 

DR. DALTON AND MRS. KAY DEEDRICK PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIP - $1500
One award will be provided to a qualifying LCHS student who is involved in, and pursuing post secondary education in, the performing arts.  Application available HERE. Please submit application to Career Centre. Deadline May 15th.
 

EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF ESTHETICS FOR COSMETOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 + $500

EIE is pleased to offer a "School Specific" Scholarship to one qualified ESLCHS Cosmetology student who demonstrates outstanding dedication and ability in the field of Cosmetology. The scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be put toward tuition for the full-time Cidesco Esthetics program and there is an additional $500 offered should the student decide to also take the CCALT Laser Technician program which is an excellent add on to the esthetics program.

Eligibility Criteria is:

  • achieve honors standing in Grade 12 Cosmetology courses
  • demonstrate an excellent attendance record
  • display professionalism, a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn
  • demonstrate excellent skills and aptitude for esthetics
  • display a serious interest in pursuing a career in the esthetics industry
  • be a full-time Grade 12 who will be completing their high school diploma

Application available HERE. Deadline tends to be in June. Scholarship recipients will be evaluated and selected by the Cosmetology Instructor(s). Selections are subject to review by EIE.

FRANK FREEMAN EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (amount varies)

This scholarship, given in memory of a former principal of Blackfalds School, is available to a student who attended Blackfalds School and is enrolled in a faculty of Education and is majoring in Social Studies, Language Arts or Elementary Education. Deadline June 1. Application available HERE. Please submit application to Career Centre.
 

GOVERNOR GENERAL ACADEMIC MEDAL
A bronze medal is awarded to the top academic student on behalf of the Governor General of Canada.  The average includes all grade 11 and grade 12 courses as listed on the student’s official transcript of grades.  There is no differentiation between academic and vocational types of courses; all those courses taken which directly result in the obtaining of a secondary school diploma are included in the calculation.
 

HEALTH CARE AIDE ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP - 2 OF $500

Must have minimum average of 80% in any of the Sciences (Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Science 30)  Must provide written recommendation letter from instructor of the course  Must complete a minimum 750 word (maximum 1500 words) essay on the following subject What inspires you about having a career in the Health Care industry?  Completed application form (provided on last page) Please submit the information described above by June 30th, 2016 to: ATTN: Director The Health Care Aide Academy 4929 49 Street Red Deer AB T4N 1V1.  Applications available here.  Deadline June 30, 2016.  

 

HELEN GORDON NEWMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Interest on Endowment.  For 2014-2015, was $404.82
In memory of Helen Gordon Newman, this scholarship is to recognize and encourage accomplishment in the pursuit of knowledge as a life long goal. Applicants shall be attending the University of Alberta or equivalent, have a high academic standing in grades 10, 11 & 12 and have extracurricular involvement while attending LCHS. Application available HERE. Deadline June 1st. Please submit application to Career Centre.
 

HUGH C. MCCULLOUGH SAFE DRIVER ENDOWMENT - Interest on Endowment.  For 2014-2015, was $66.58
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Hugh C. McCullough who was born in California but was raised in the Blackfalds area. Mr. McCullough became a bus driver for Greyhound, traveling between San Francisco and Monterey, California and achieved a largely unmatched record for safety and customer satisfaction. Following this, he began his own successful transportation company and land development companies.

Students interested in applying for the Hugh C. McCullough Endowment must meet the following criteria:

  •  Must have attended a Blackfalds Wolf Creek School Division school for all or a portion of their schooling
  •  Must be a graduating student of Lacombe Composite High School
  •  Must provide photocopied proof of successful completion of a recognized Driver Training program
  •  Must hold a valid Class Five Driver’s License
  •  Must have no current demerits (clean Driver’s Abstract) on a valid Driver’s License
  •  Complete a Hugh C. McCullough Safe Driver Endowment application form

The successful recipient will be determined by the Lacombe Composite High School Scholarship Committee.
Applications available HERE. Application deadline June 1.

IODE SOCIAL STUDIES 30-1 SCHOLARSHIPS - $1,000 each for the top two marks

Goes to the 2 students who have the highest mark in Social Studies 30-1.  In the event of a tie, the student who also has the highest English mark will receive the award.  In the event of the tie continuing, Math marks and then overall averages will be used to determine recipients.  The recipients must be in their graduating year and presently attending a degree-granting post-secondary institution. Proof of registration must be provided before award receipt.  No application.
 

LACOMBE COUNTY MUTUAL AID DOUG SPROULE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - 1 of $1000                                                                 

This scholarship will be given annually to one student from LCHS. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of the Lacombe County Mutual Aid Organization. To be eligible, all applicants must:

  • be a permanent resident or citizen of Canada & be a resident of Alberta
  • be graduating from École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School
  • submit an essay of 800-1000 words on Emergency Preparedness
  • be registered to commence studies at an recognized Alberta post-secondary institution, broad definition, in a program of at least one (1) year in length

Preference will be given to a student who is:

  • pursuing a course of studies which is related to Emergency Services OR
  • a member of, affiliated with, or related to a member of Lacombe County Emergency Services

Applications and all supporting documents must be received at the Lacombe County Office on or before 3:30pm on March 31st of each year.Applications are available from the Career Centre or online HERE.                                                                                                   


LACOMBE & DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP - 2 of $1250
The Chamber of Commerce Scholarship will be given annually to two graduating students of Lacombe area schools. Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee determined by the Lacombe & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors annually. Successful applicants will be determined by the following criteria:

  • Must be a grade 12 student registered within the Town of Lacombe or Lacombe County
  • Must be a resident of Lacombe or Lacombe County
  • Must be enrolled in a Post Secondary institute in the upcoming school year
  • Must be employed by OR the child of an employee of a Lacombe District Chamber of Commerce Member in good standing
  • Must fill out an application form
  • Must provide a brief write up providing information listed on the criteria sheet enclosed with the application

The application is available at the Career Centre. Applications must be sent to the Chamber of Commerce May 31, 2016.
 

LACOMBE & DISTRICT GARDEN CLUB BURSARY - 1 of $500
The Lacombe & District Garden Club Bursary will be given annually to a graduating student going into a program related to agriculture or horticulture.  Applications available HERE. Deadline to submit application to the Career Centre: June 1.


LACOMBE KINSMEN KIN CANADA BURSARY - $500, student recipient qualifies for $1,000 provincial award
Established as a legacy to the founder of Kin Canada, Harold Rogers.   Student applicants will be evaluated on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.  Must plan to register in postsecondary in the fall follwing graduation.  Applications available in the Career Centre or at https://www.kincanada.ca/bursaries.  Deadline February 1, 2016.


LACOMBE KINSMEN SCHOLARSHIPS
The student receiving the highest mark in the following areas will receive $200:
Art 30                          
Foods 30
Drama 30                        
Instrumental Music 30
Fashion Studies 30              
Physical Education 30

The following awards will be awarded to a student who has the highest achievement in advanced course (excluding work experience). Each recipient will receive $200. No application.
Design Studies 30       
Mechanics 30


LACOMBE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - $500
This award is based on involvement in and service to the community (volunteering), demonstrated leadership skills, teamwork and academic improvement during high school years.  Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary program of at least two year’s duration within 16 months of graduation.  Applications are available in the Career Centre, and must be accompanied by at least 2 letters of reference and proof of acceptance at a post secondary institution or a letter of intention to apply to a post secondary institution within 16 months of graduation. Please submit application to Career Centre. Deadline  May 1.

 

LACOMBE ROTARY DISTRICT #5360 SCHOLARSHIP - $1000

Four awards of $1000 each will be made to students graduating from high schools in Lacombe.  The successful candidates will demonstrate leadership and motivational skills in school and community activities, academic achievement adequate to gain admittance to the accredited post- secondary institution of their choice, and a need for financial assistance. Applications will be available January of each year & must be completed & returned by March 31st, 2017. Applications are available in the Career Centre.


LCHS ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES

Outstanding Achievement Certificates: Students who accomplish outstanding achievement in a subject receive a certificate recognizing their efforts: all course work must be completed in the current school year.. CTS students are chosen by subject teachers; for other subjects the award is based on highest mark.

Certificates Based on Overall Average: Students achieving the following overall averages in grade 10 or 11, who have earned at least 35 credits at LCHS, will be recipients of a certificate of recognition. Students in grade 12 must have completed 20 credits at LCHS to receive recognition for overall average.  Averages are credit weighted and based on all courses taken in the past school year, with the exception of Work Experience and RAP, which are not included in the calculation of student averages.

65 - 69.99% average - Bronze Certificate
70 - 79.99% average - Silver Certificate
80 - 89.99% average - Gold Certificate
90 - 100% average - Principal's List Certificate

Students on the Principal's list will also have their names added to a plaque, which remains at LCHS
 

LCHS SCHOLARSHIP FUND SOCIAL STUDIES 30-2 AWARD - $150
This award is presented to the student with the highest mark in Social Studies 30-2.


MARY LOU ROSE SCHOLARSHIP IN ENGLISH 30 (sponsored by Corey L. Gish) - $250
This award is presented to the student with highest mark in English 30 each year.   In the event of a tie, consideration will be given to factors such as financial need and passion for English as show in class participation.  Discretion in choice is reserved to the sponsor.  Winner must attend a post-secondary institution within 16 months of graduation.  No application.
 

MASONIC LODGE SCHOLARSHIPS IN ENGLISH 30- 2 - $100 & $50

The following awards will be presented to graduating students: $100 to the graduating student with the highest mark in English 30-2; $50 to the graduating student with the second highest mark in English 30-2. No application.
 

MC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 towards tuition

To be eligible students must demonstrate outstanding dedication and ability in the field of hairstyling, achieve honors in Grade 12 Cosmetology courses, demonstrate an excellent attendance record, display a positive attitude & strong desire to learn, and display a serious interest in pursuing a career in the Salon Industry. To be eligible student must be nominated by the Cosmetology teacher. Deadlines are January 15 or May 15. If interested please see your Cosmetology teacher.


MERIT CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION CAREER & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES (CONSTRUCTION) AWARD- $300
Students enrolled in construction related courses will be considered. The graduating student with a top academic standing who has demonstrated interest in leadership and cooperation will be chosen to receive the award. No application.

MOORE SHILLETO SOCIAL STUDIES ESSAY AWARD - $250 First Prize & 2 honorable mentions $50 each

This award is given annually to a deserving student enrolled in LCHS upon selection by the Moore Shilleto Selection Committee on the basis of a written essay. This award honors the vision of Canada as a just society; acknowledges the sacrifices of our pioneers and recognizes that they survived through cooperation. Our pioneers created a legacy of public services, such as education and health, which continues to benefit all citizens. Essays should be 800-1000 words in length and reflect careful thought and effective research. Proper documentation must be provided. Deadline June 1.  Essay topics will be available at the Career Centre by April 1.

MUISE BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP – $1000

To apply for this scholarship applicants must be:

  • a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • a resident of Alberta
  • a female
  • graduating from LCHS
  • have an overall average in combined Grade 12 semester 1 and mid-term Semester 2 marks of at least 70%
  • Must have one or more of the following:
    • worked part time throughout high school (can include on the family farm)
    • involvement in the arts
    • involvement in sports
    • involvement as a volunteer with any non-profit or charity organization
  • have applied to and/or enrolled in the first year oof a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program at an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution
  • consideration will be given to financial need and involvement in the community through the arts, sports or in any volunteer capacity

Applications are available HERE. Deadline  May 25. Please submit completed application to the Career Centre.

NOVA CHEMICALS – Two awards of $300

These awards are presented to the top female and top male students in Chemistry 30 (Highest Marks). No application.
 

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION LACOMBE LEGION AWARD - $1000

Awarded to one male &/or female of LCHS, who is the child or grandchild of a past or current member of the Branch who had/has a minimum of 10 years continuous service with the Royal Canadian Legion. Criteria are as follows:

  • Student must provide the committee with evidence of their relative’s Legion service & their relationship to the member. If the relative is a current member, they must be in good standing.
  • Student is a member of the graduating class who has participated in school &/or community activities & has been a well rounded student who has shown support to others.
  • Student must have achieved a satisfactory standing in his &/or her Grade 12 year & be in need of financial assistance.
  • Student must attend a post secondary or trade institution within 16 months of graduation. A cheque will be issued upon proof of enrollment.

Applications are available in the Career Centre. Deadline for submission will be May 31 of the year of graduation. Please submit applications to the Career Counselor’s office.
 

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BURSARY - $1000
Awarded to one female and/or one male student of LCHS who is the child or grandchild of Canadian ex-service personnel, Merchant Navy personnel who are eligible for & who have been awarded campaign stars or decorations, or ex-service personnel of Commonwealth countries other than Canada, & of Allied countries, resident in Canada, who are in need of assistance. Criteria for selection are as follows:

  • Student must provide the committee with evidence of their relationship to personnel listed (i.e. Copy of relatives Service Record or Discharge Certificate, etc.).
  • Student is a member of the graduating class who has participated in school &/or community activities; is a well rounded student who has shown support to others.
  • Student must have achieved a satisfactory standing in his &/or her Grade 12 year & be in need of financial assistance.
  • Student must attend a post secondary or trade institution within 16 months of graduation. A cheque will be issued upon proof of enrollment.

Applications are available in the Career Centre. Deadline for submission will be May 31 of the year of graduation. Please submit applications to the Career Counselor’s office.
 

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY BURSARY - $500

Awarded to an LCHS student entering their first term of a certificate, diploma or degree in a recognized post secondary institution.  Students must be graduates and under the age of 21 years.  The award is intended to assist the child, grandchild, great grandchild, niece, nephew or great niece and nephew of Canadian Military or RCMP personnel, or the child or grandchild of Auxiliary or Branch member.  Deadline May 31st.

 

TD CANADA TRUST SCHOLARSHIP IN AGRICULTURE FOR LCHS - $200                                                                                                 

The award will be presented to a LCHS graduating student who has demonstrated an interest in the agricultural industry. Preference will be given to a student pursuing post-secondary education preferably in an agricultural related program. Please obtain and submit application at the Career Centre. Applications received by LCHS counsellors up to June 15 will be considered.

 

TRIPLE “A” SCHOLARSHIP – ACHIEVEMENT AGAINST ADVERSITY - $1000

The Lacombe Branch of the Knights of Columbus will award this scholarship to a student who has demonstrated success in school while overcoming significant adversity. The adversity faced may come from a variety of sources, including illness or injury, learning disabilities, family challenges, economic handicaps or personal problems.  Must be continuing education in some way: post-secondary, apprenticeship or other learning institution. Nominations also accepted. Deadline  May 1 of the graduating year.  
 

WOLF CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIPS - $300

Six scholarships are awarded on the basis of contribution to school affairs, personal attributes and community involvement. Students who are eligible for the Rutherford Scholarship in grade 12 are not eligible to apply. To receive the scholarship, the student must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution within 12 months of receiving the scholarship (payable upon receipt of enrolment). Application available from the Career Centre. Deadline June 15. Please submit application to Career Centre.
 

WOLF CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOLS CTS SCHOLARSHIP  - $300
Awarded to a student who takes a significant amount of his/her program in CTS, RAP or Green Certificate. To receive the scholarship, the student must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution within 12 months of receiving the scholarship (payable upon receipt of enrolment).  The student should be enrolled in a program related to their CTS studies. Application available from the Career Centre. Deadline June 15. Please submit application to Career Centre.

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Ponoka Secondary Campus Fall Awards  & Scholarships

Please see the Ponoka Secondary Website for updated listing

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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 AWARDSponsor:        Royal Canadian Legion, RimbeyAmount: $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: $1000.00Conditions:     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 AWARDSponsor:        The Lindberg FamilyAmount: $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 AWARDSponsor:        ECKRIM AgenciesAmount: $200.00Conditions:     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: $200.00Conditions:     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: $200.00Conditions:     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: $300.00Conditions:     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: $250.00Conditions:     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 AwardSponsored by Dan and Karen SkeelsThis 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 BandoniAmount: 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:         $500.00Conditions:     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:          $400.00Conditions:      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: $200.00Conditions:     Must have 5 credits at the 30 level.

MATHEMATICS 30-1 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Value Drug Mart

Amount: $200.00Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.  If tied, split the amount.

MATHEMATICS 30-2 AWARD

Sponsor:        Meridian Maverick

Amount: $250.00Conditions:     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:         $250.00Conditions:     Student with the highest mark.  If a tie, split the award.

ENGLISH 30-1 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Foods

Amount: $250.00Conditions:      Based on diploma-combined mark.  If there is a tie, split the award.

ENGLISH 30-2 FRED HULL MEMORIAL

Sponsor:        Mr. John Hull

Amount: $500.00Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.  If tied, split the amount.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION BOYS AWARD

Sponsor:        Wilson's Funeral Chapel

Amount: $250.00Conditions:     Highest mark. No ties.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION GIRLS AWARD

Sponsor:        Jean Cranston Memorial

Amount: $250.00Conditions:     Highest mark. No ties.

DRAMA 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Co-op Association

Amount: $200.00Conditions:     Highest mark.  If ties, split the amount.

FOOD STUDIES 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Mr. Donald McFadyen

Amount:         $200.00Conditions:     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:         $250.0Conditions:      Must obtain 5 credits or more.  Job Prep 101 is not included in the average.

SOCIAL STUDIES 30 -1

Sponsor:        Rimbey Veterinary Clinic

Amount:  $200.00Conditions:     Based on the combined diploma mark.

SOCIAL STUDIES 30-2

Sponsor:        Gull Lake Golf Course  

Amount:  $200.00Conditions:     Based on the combined diploma mark.

PHYSICS 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Catholic Women's League

Amount: $300.00Conditions:      Based on the combine diploma mark.  For a tie, each gets the amount.

CHEMISTRY 30 GORDON RUDE MEMORIAL

Sponsor:        Keyera Energy

Amount: $300.00Conditions:     Based on the combine diploma mark.  For a tie, split the amount.

ART 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Michael's Studio

Amount: $200.00Conditions:     Highest Mark. Split amount for tie.

FRENCH 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Cooperators Insurance, Rimbey Office

Amount: $200.00Conditions:     Based on diploma-combined mark.

BIOLOGY 30 AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Hospital & Care Centre

Amount: $200.00Conditions:     Based on the combine diploma mark.  For a tie, each gets the amount.

WILL HOAR MATH/SCIENCE AWARD

Sponsor:        Mr. Don Dewar

Amount:         $400.00Conditions:     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 SCHOLARSHIPSponsor:        Rimbey Hospital & Care CentreAmount: $200.00Conditions:     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 AWARDSponsor:        Wolf Creek Regional Division #32Amount: $600.00Conditions:     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  $300Student 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: $300.00Conditions:     High interest in the course.  Demonstrate leadership qualities, cooperative attitude with the highest mark.

ALL ROUND STUDENT AWARD

Sponsor:        Rimbey Kinsmen Club

Amount: $300.00Conditions:     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: $1,000.00Conditions:     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 MEDALA bronze medal is awarded to the student who achieves the highest average in grades 11&12. RAP SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPThe 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 FundAmount:         $1000.00For 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:         $1000.00Conditions:    Deadline: Early SeptemberEligibility: 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 toWolf 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.

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