Scholarship Information

Information and application dates for a variety of scholarships.

Internal Scholarships Open to Bert Church High School Students only

Lamp of Learning

Sponsored by Bert Church High School staff, this scholarship is awarded to the Highest Academic Average student; one award per grade 9-12.   Lifetouch sponsors the award for the grade 12 recipient.   Recipient is nominated through the Bert Church Awards Committee.  Award amount varies.

Grade 12 2nd and 3rd Highest Academic Average

Sponsored by Bert Church High School staff, these two awards are presented to the grade 12 student with the second and third highest academic averages.  Each recipient is nominated through the Bert Church Awards Committee.  Each award varies in amount.

Course Awards

Each course award is presented to the student with the highest final course mark.  Each recipient is nominated through the Bert Church Awards Committee.  Each award varies in amount.  The following course awards are sponsored by;

English 30-1 - Airdrie Registry

English 30-2 - Bert Church High School staff

Social 30-1 & Social 30-2 - both sponsored by Air-Alta Insurance

Mathematic 30 Pure and Mathematic 30 Applied; Chemistry 30 and Physics 30 - all are sponsored by Vitreous Glass

Biology 30 - Airdrie Eye Care Centre

Science 30 - Bert Church High School staff

German 30 - Keith Vollman

French 30 - Airdrie Kinsmen Club

Drama 30 - Bert Church Theatre

Art 30 - Mr. Vend-It

Music 30 - Bert Church High School staff

Communication Technology 30 & Information Processing Awards - Monarchy Projects

Video Arts 35 - Mr. P. Crawley

Home Economics 30 - Airdrie Kinsmen Club

Leadership 35 - Colleen and Sara Kinley

Mechanics 30 -

Construction Technology 30 - Merit Construction

Physical Education 30 Girls - Past & Present Promotions

Physical Education 30 Boys -

Jack Collet Award - Presented to the outstanding Knowledge and Employability student -

External Scholarships Open to Bert Church High School Student only

Merit Contractors Scholarship

Awarded to a student excelling in Construction Technology courses.  Recipient is nominated.  Amount of $200.00.

Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa Memorial Scholarship Application

One $1000 scholarship to a student from Bert Church High School.  Students write a 250 word paragraph on the importance of education and perseverance.  These paragraphs and a referee sheet must be submitted to the Bert Church High School Scholarship Committee by March 13. The BCHS Scholarship Committee nominates 2 students.  The Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa Memorial Scholarship selection committee reviews the short essays and selects the scholarship recipient.  Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa Memorial Scholarship Application.

Scholarships open to Students in Airdrie

Airdrie Minor Basketball Association

Recognizes the accomplishments of students who have participated in Airdrie Minor Basketball.  One award each to a male and female player. Award is $500.00 each.  Application deadline is February 28 of the current school year.

Applications are available at http://www.airdriebasketball.ca/page/scholorship.htm

 

Airdrie and District Agricultural Society Scholarships

Awarded to a grade 12 student who has graduated from a Airdrie High School within twelve months of their graduation.  Award goes toward first year post secondary studies only.  Based on the average of the student's grade 12 marks, extracurricular activities and an essay on volunteerism.  Two scholarships available at $1 000.00 each.  Deadline to apply is September 15 - after graduation.  For more information, please go to the Airdrie Agriculture Society

Scholarships and Contests open to all students

College and University Entrance Foodservice-Hospitality Scholarships

Applicants must be Canadian Citizens in their final year of high school applying to University of Guelph - hotel & Food Admin.  Ryerson University - Hospitality & Tourism Management.  University of Calgary - B Com Tourism & Hospitality Management.  Mt. St. Vincent University - Tourism & Hospitality Management.  University of New Brunswick; based on academics, work experience, extracurricular activities, letters of reference.  Financial need will also be considered.  Deadline depends on what school student is applying to.  Awards range from $1 000.00 to $3 250.00 each.

Burger King Scholars Program

Criteria: specified minimum grade average (67%) and working part-time an average of 15 hours per week, 40 weeks per year.  Place of employment does not have to be Burger King.  Demonstrated participation in community services and/or co-curricular activities.  Demonstrated financial need.  700 awards at $1 000.00 each.  Deadline to apply is January 10 of the current school year.  For more information please visit Burger King

 

Future Aces Foundation

Must exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities as represented in the Future ACES Philosophy; Attitude, Ability, Action, Achievement, Co-operation, Courage, Confidence, Education, Empathy, Example Service, Sportsmanship.  Looking for candidates who demonstrate exemplary citizenship qualities in their home, school, and communities through extensive community service, volunteerism and commitment to humanitarian causes.  20-30 scholarships awarded annually at a value of $1 000.00 each.  For more information, please go to
http://futureaces.org/wp-content/uploads/Ftr-ACES-Scholarship-Application-Help-Form-and-FAQ-2017.pdf

The Masonic Higher Education Bursary

Available for Canadian citizens residing in the Province of Alberta who are in financial need and unable to finance post secondary education in Alberta for a minimum two year program.  100 bursaries valued at

$2 000.00 each.  For further information please go to  Masonic Higher Education Bursary

Lauraine Doucet Masonic Bursary for Pharmacy and Medicine

This bursary is available to Canadian citizens residing in the Province of Alberta or North West Territories.  It is intended to assist students whose parents (or family) are in financial need and unable to finance post secondary education in Pharmacy and/or Medicine in the Province of Alberta.  This bursary is offered through the Masonic Higher Education

RBC Scholarship for Undergraduates

Open to students graduating from high school who plan to enroll in a Canadian university or college in the fall of their graduating year.  Six scholarships available each worth $10 000.00.  For more information please go to RBC Scholarship Information.

Don Moore Scholarship Award

The Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel sponsors this scholarship.  The award is available to an Alberta student completing any year of studies in any recognized post-secondary education institution within the province.  The student must be enrolled in a program offering administrative courses in the operation of recreational facilities.  The student will demonstrate scholastic achievement, as well as personal qualities and character which indicate a promise of success in teh recreation field.  The award is in the amount of $1 500.00.  For more information, please go to Don Moore Scholarship Award.

Grant MacEwan United World Colleges

Eight scholarships for grade 11 Alberta students for two years of International Baccalaureate study at United World Colleges.  Based on academic ability, leadership capability, references and an interview.  Each scholarship is valued at $25 000.00.  For more information, please see Grant MacEwan United World Colleges.

Association of Credit Union Employees and Directors Annual Scholarship Program

For a graduating student who has been a member in good standing at a Credit Union for at least the past year planning to attend an accredited post secondary institution on a full time basis in Canada.  Four awards valued at $750.00 each.  For more information please see the Mrs. Smith in the Career Centre and/or go to Credit Union Employees and Directors Annual Scholarship Program.

Alberta Fish & Game Association

Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum one-year environmental sciences or related program at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution; applicant or parent must be a member of the Alberta Fish and Game Association; must be 21 years or younger.  Past experience and involvement with AF&G Association or other related interest organizations (ie. Junior Forest Wardens, Scouts, etc.) will be given great consideration.  (500 word essay required.)  One award valued at $500.00.  For more information please go to AF&G.  Under About choose Educational Scholarships.

University of British Columbia Entrance Scholarships

There are over 100 major entrance scholarships for domestic students entering UBC from high schools.  Some are as high sc $40 00.00 over four years.  Criteria include scholastic performance and leadership.  For more information please go to University of British Columbia.

Simon Fraser University Entrance Scholarships

For students with high academic standing - a minimum of 90% grade average is required.  Awards vary in amount.  For more information please go to Simon Fraser University.

Commonwealth Essay Competition

The Commonwealth Essay Competition is an international education project open to all young Commonwealth citizens aged 18 or under.  There are four different age classes and each class offers five essay topics.  The aim of the competition is to provide a unique opportunity for schools throughout the commonwealth to take part in global education project.  Commonwealth Essay Competition.

BMO Financial Group Entrance

Awarded annually to students entering an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta from high school on the basis of superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11 and 12 and in financial need.  Receipt of funding for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta each year.  Two awards valued at $20 000.00 over four years.  For more information please contact the registrar at the University of Alberta.

Mount Royal University President's Bursaries

Must be in an appropriate grade 12 program of studies or be a recent graduate within the immediately preceding calendar year.  Must have applied for admission to a full-time program of studies at Mount royal College, be a current student in an Alberta high School.  Students will need to have a minimum average of 755 in five appropriate grade 12 subjects.  Twenty five awards given annually for full tuition and fees for one year plus $1 000.00 for books. For more information please go to Mr. Royal University.

Scholastic Distinction Scholarship (UofA)

Applicants must be students entering the University of alberta and have an award average of 95% or higher in grades 10, 11 and 12.  An academic reference and essay are also required.  Award amount varies.  University of Alberta.

Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship Future Educators Association

Applicants must have letters of recommendation, written expression:  interest in a teaching or professional education career; and school and community activities.  Applicants should rank in the upper on-third of their classes.  Over 30 awards valued between $500.00 - $2 00.00.  Future Educators Awards.

RE/MAX "Quest for Excellence" Bursary Awards

RE/MAX of western Canada will award sixteen bursaries in value of $1 000.00 each to qualifying 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.  For more information please go to RE/MAX.

Leadership Awards Program with the University of Alberta

Recognizes students who combine academic achievement with outstanding leadership.  Applicants must have a minimum grade 11 award average of 80% and be entering the University of Alberta.  One hundred awards varying in amount from $1 000.00 - $20 000.00.  For more information please go to Leadership Awards Program with UofA.

Leonard Foundation Financial Assistance Program

Canadian citizens or permanent residents; enrolment in full-time undergraduate program for first time and pursuing B.Ed. or M. Div.  All applicants will be considered but preference will be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Mettallurgical Institute of Canada.  140 awards varying in amount from $1 000.00 - $1 500.00.  Leonard Foundation.

Anthem Essay Contest (Ayn Rand)

For students in grade 8, 9 and 10.  Read Ayn Rand's Anthem, choose one of three essay topics and write an essay that is 600 - 1200 words in length.  First place winner receives $2 000.00.  235 other awards varying in amount from $30.00 - $500.00.  Ayn Rand.

Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship

This scholarship is for qualified Alberta students to attend St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, NS for four years of undergrad studies.  Award is in the amount of $5 000.00 per year to a maximum of four years.  Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship.

Miller Thomson Foundation Scholarship

Must be attending a Canadian secondary school, planning on entering a Canadian post-secondary institution in the fall to pursue a course of study within Canada leading to a degree or diploma.  Must have maintained a minimum grade average of 87% in Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12.  The candidate's contribution to their school and community will also be evaluated.  100 awards valued at $3 000.00 each.  Miller thomson Foundation Scholarship.

Canadian Chemistry Contest

Is chemistry one of your strengths?  Then test your skills and measure yourself against fellow students who share the same passion.  The Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) is carried out in conjunction with the Canadian Chemistry olympiad (CCO) and is open to high school students.  First place = $450.00, 2nd place = $200.00 and third place = $100.00.  For more information please see the career centre.

Harris Steel Entrance Scholarships

Applicants must be admitted to and register at Glendon for full-time studies; high academic standard; be from BC or AB.  Three awards valued at $10 000.00 each.  For more information please see the Career Centre.

Retail as a Career Scholarship Program

This scholarship program is for students enrolled in or who have applied to retail, business or marketing post secondary programs.  To apply for this scholarship, students need to get a reference letter from their current retail employer and write an essay about their interest in the retail sector.  One $5 000.00 scholarship and 26 $1 000.00 industry sponsored scholarship awards available.  Retail as a Career Scholarship Program.

The Colonel Douglas H. Gunter History Awards (Formerly the Canadian War Museum History Awards)

This competition is open to students who will be graduating from secondary school.  To qualify, each student must submit an original work using one of the following media:  Test; Visual Art; Web Design; Audio or Video Production.  Each year, the competition explores a different theme.  Five awards valued at $1 000.00.  Colonel Douglas H. Gunter History Awards.

The Fountainhead Essay Contest

For students in grade 11 and 12.  Read Ayn rand's The Fountainhead and select one of the three topics and write an essay that is between 800 and 1600 words in length.  First place = $10 000.00, 2nd place (5 awards) = $2 000.00, 3rd place = $1 000.00.  The Fountainhead Essay Contest.

Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary and Scholarship Awards

Available to Canadian Aboriginal residents who are either First Nation status or non-status, Inuit or Metis.  Enrolled as a full-time student at teh post-secondary level in a program of study that is a minimum of two academic years - at an accredited university, college or CEGEP and pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree; there is an exception made for one-year upgrading or certification programs such as nurse practitioner after a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  Awards vary in value.  Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary and Scholarships.

Grant MacEwan Literary Arts Scholarships

Two scholarships are awarded annually for a short story or a literary non-fictional essay that engages Alberta (its history, landscape, culture, etc.) or the spirit of Dr. MacEwan's many interests.  Valued at $5 000.00 each.  Grant MacEwan Literary Arts Scholarships.

Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement

Scholarships are awarded to students earning a minimum average of 75% in five designated subjects in grade 10, 11, and 12.  Must be Alberta resident planning to enroll in a full-time post-secondary program of at least one semester in length.  Amount varies.  Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.

4-H Provincial Scholarship

Must be a past or present member of an Alberta 4-H club.  Enrolled as a full time post secondary student at a recognized institution.  4-H Scholarships.

The Carol Thomson Memorial Fund Scholarship for Students with Learning Disabilities

To recognize an individual with a diagnosed learning disability, who through effort and perseverance is seeking to use his or her potential to its maximum.  To encourage Canadian students with learning disabilities to pursue college, private vocational school or an under-graduate program at a Canadian University.  Valued at $1 000.00.  Carol Thomson Memorial Fund.

National Educational Association of Disabled Students

Various awrds available to students with learning disabilities.  N.E.A.D.

Monsanto Canada Opportunity Scholarship Program

Candidates must be from an agricultural or forestry family farm entering a post secondary Canadian institute in the fall in areas of agriculture, forestry, business or biotechnology - must have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and active community involvement.  Award amount is $1 500.00.  Monsanto Canada.

Rose Margaret King Merit Awards

For students in financial need who have attended a school in Edmonton at some point during their kindergarten through grade 12 educational history.  Priority is given to students who have attended an inner city school and, in particular, those who have attended Alex Taylor School.  Awards vary between $1 000.00 and $3 000.00.  Rose Margaret King Merit Awards.

ECO Canada Scholarship

Submit a 400 word environmental essay about your values, leadership and vision and provide a reference letter on your involvement in the community regarding environmental issues.  Four awards valued at $2500.00 each.  ECO Canada Scholarship.

Orville Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund

To provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education in the field of conservation.  Eligibility: Full time student at a recognized Canadian post-secondary school.  Must be in need of financial assistance to pursue the chosen course of study.  Award amount varies between $500 - $4000.00 Orville Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Avar Press Literary Essay Scholarship Competition for High School Students

Avar Press seeks to recognize, encourage and reward students who submit essays that analyze a single aspect of D.J. Solomon's Xen:  Ancient English Edition.  First = $1000.00, 2nd = $750.00, 3rd = $500.00.  Avar Press Literary Essay Scholarship Competition.

Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship

Awarded each year to a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who will attend an academic or training program at a qualified institution.  Award value varies.  Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship.

Learning Matters Education Charity

Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant entering or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a recognized Canadian institution.  Based on financial need, community involvement, academic excellence and career objectives.  An essay is required.  Six awards valued at $2500.00 each.  Learning Matters Education.

Oriole Scholarship

The Oriole Scholarship Fund, administered by the Learning Matters Education Charity, is committed to providing financial assistance to Canadian children who would not otherwise have the financial means to obtain a post-secondary education.  Funds are made available to Canadian undergraduate post-secondary students who have a stated objective to make a positive contribution to Canadian society, and who have demonstrated financial need.  Awards are valued at $1000.00.  Oriole Scholarship.

Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Stacey Levitt.  Five bursaries available in the amount of $500.00 each.  Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarship

Students entering a post secondary degree program.  Based on diploma examination marks, financial need, and personal commitment.  One award valued at #3 500.00.  Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarship.

Canadian Charolais Youth Association National Board Annual Essay Competition

Junior, Intermediate and Senior level competitions.  Choose one of two essay topics and write an essay related to the cattle industry.  Senior awards valued at 1st place = $300.00, 2nd place = $200.00.  Canadian Charolais Youth Association National Board Annual Essay Competition.

Len Sager Memorial Award Awareness of Impaired Driving

Presented to Alberta residents in their graduating year who are enrolled in a minimum of three full time courses at a post-secondary institution in Alberta in the term immediately following their graduation.  Candidates must display a commitment to promoting awareness about the problem of impaired driving.  Award is valued at $500.00.  Len Sager Memorial Award.

Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Disabled Students

Candidates must be diagnosed with a documented permanent disability that is the primary disability for which they are applying and have a minimum average of 75%.  Eight awards valued at $2500.00 each.  Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Disabled Students.

The Fraser Institute Essay Contest

Students who submit a 1000-1500 word essay analyzing a specific issue and suggest solutions.  Topics to be announced.   Fraser Institute Essay Contest.

Canadian Sanitation Supply Association Scholarships

Must be able to demonstrate academic and social achievements and write an essay to the topic posted on the website. Awards vary. Canadian Sanitation Supply Association Scholarship.

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Fund

Scholarship recipients are chosen based on academic excellence, financial need, and a passion for pursuing an education and career in health sciences.  Two awards valued at $1000.00 each renewable for four years towards undergrad degree at an accredited Canadian University.  Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Scholarship.

Premier's Citizenship Awards

One graduating student from each high school is recognized for outstanding characteristics in the areas of academic ability, leadership in school-sponsored, community or extracurricular activities, volunteering, and a demonstrated willingness to place the good of others above personal ambitions.  Award is a plaque and a letter of commendation.  Premier's Citizenship Award.

Rocky View Teachers' Scholarships (for students graduating with a Certificate of Achievement)

To be awarded to students with an active apprenticeship ID number or entering the first or second year of study in a full time post secondary program.  The award is made on the basis of final grades obtained on 36 credits as specified on application form.  Award varies.  Application available in the Career Centre.

Rocky View Teachers' Scholarships (for students graduating with a High School Diploma)

Must attend a Post-Secondary Program.  Must have an 80% average (totaling 25 credits) in their best grade 12 subjects or advanced 3000 level CTS marks.  One subject must be English 30-1 or 30-2.  Award varies.  Applications available in the Career Centre.

The Alberta Milk Never Stop Scholarship

Two awards; one male and one female award.  Nominated by school.  Must be a grade 12 student registered in an ASAA member school and participate in athletic activities.  This award is for students who achieve a balance in life, participate in school life and have the promise to do great things later in life.  It's for students who will never stop learning, never stop participating and never stop being an active participant in life.  Each award valued at $1000.00.  Alberta Milk Never Stop Scholarship.

The Marlene Streit Golf Scholarships

For a female student who will be graduating from High School and have been accepted to an RCGA Foundation recognized university or college.  You must have been named or will be nambed to the institution's golf team.  You should have had successful experience in competitive golf at regional, provincial or national level prior to application.  Two awards valued at $3000.00 each.  Marlene Streit Golf Scholarships.

The Canadian Seniors Golf Association Scholarships

You are encouraged to apply for the Canadian Seniors' Golf Association if you are a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and have a minimum average of 70% in the last two years of high school, successful experience in competitive golf at a regional, provincial or national level prior to application; and have been accepted at an RCGA Foundation recognized college or university, and have been named or will be named to the institution's golf team.  Award value $3000.00.  Canadian Seniors Golf Association Scholarship.

OYF Memorial Scholarship

Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program offers this annual scholarship to an individual pursuing post secondary education in agriculture.  Award value is $1000.00.  OYF Memorial Scholarship.

1800 Wheelchair Scholarship

Students are required to submit a 500 word essay on the posted topic.  Contest is open to grade 12 students or students at a post secondary institution in Canada.  Two awards available for a value of $500.00 each.  1800 Wheelchair Scholarship.

University of Lethbridge High School Grade 11 Merit Awards

Students with an 80% average and above are encouraged to apply.  Applications must be received by the Scholarships and Students Finance Office by June 30.  100 awards available at a value of $800.00 each.  University of Lethbridge High School Grade 11 Merit Awards.

Education for Life Bursary (The Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities - ACCD)

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their motivation, need and economic circumstances.  Disbursements of up to $800.00 awarded each year.  Education for Life Bursary.

Aboriginal Canadians Scholarship National Union

Open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2012 - 2013 and who are the children or foster children of a NUPGE member.  It will be awarded for the best 750 - 1,000 word essay on: The Importance of Quality Public Services in Enhancing the Quality of Life of Aboriginal Canadians.  Award value is $1500.00.

Terry Fox Memorial National Union Scholarship

Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on:  The Importance of Quality Public Services in Enhancing the Quality of Life of People with disabilities.  All children (including foster children) with disabilities of National Union of Public and General Employees members who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time starting in September are eligible to apply.  Terry Fox Memorial National Union Scholarship.

Tommy Douglas Scholarship (National Union Scholarship)

Open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in the fall and who are the children of or foster children of a National Union of Public and General Employees member.  It will be awarded for the best 750-1000 word essay on "How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society."  Award value is $1 500.00.

Visible Minorities National Union Scholarship

Candidates are all aboriginal Canadian children (including foster children) of National Union members who plan to enter the first year of a public post-secondary education institution full-time.  Award value is $1500.00.

R.A.P. Scholarships

For students completing the Registered Apprenticeship Program and continuing into the regular apprenticeship program.  Based on marks, recommendation from an employer and a personal essay.  Up to 500 awards available valued at $1000.00 each.  R.A.P. Scholarships.

Roots Scholarship

You must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant to Canada and planning to register as a full-time student in September at a recognized Canadian University, Community College, Technical Institute or other post-secondary institution for advanced learning.  Judges are looking for someone who has demonstrated high ideals and qualities of citizenship, and has not received a bursary from Cosmoda Corporation.  Five scholarships of $1000.00.  Roots Scholarship.

Anna & John Kolesar Memorial Scholarship

Highest academic average in three subjects as shown on an Alberta Learning Transcript.  Must include English 30-1 or English 30-2 and any two of Social 30, Pure Math 30, Applied Math 30, Math 31, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Science 20 and a language other than English at a 30 level.  Applicants must be planning to enroll in a Faculty of Education.  Applicants must be from a family where neither parent has a university degree.  Anna & John Kolesar Memorial Scholarship.

Central Alberta Rural Electrification Association Scholarship

For children of Central Alberta.  Rural Electrification Association members.  Based on academic excellence and an essay describing their career goals.  Two awards valued at $1000.00 each.  Central AB Rural Electrification Association Scholarship.

CERES High School Scholarship

For female students in their final year of high school and commencing a degree program at the University of Alberta full-time in the upcoming fall.  Must demonstrate an appreciation for the rural way of life, actively involved in school and extra-curricular activities, and strive for excellence and be interested in becoming a member or CERES.  Award valued at $250.00. CERES Alberta Women's Fraternity Scholarship.

Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties Scholarship Program

Recipient must be a resident of Alberta and Municipal District of Rocky View.  Be registered to commence first year studies, pursuing a course of studies which is of relevance to local government and/or rural communities.  Valued at $1 000.00.  http://aamdc.com/events-programs/scholarship-program

The Earl and Countess of Wessex - 2001 World Championships on Athletics Scholarships

Recipients will be selected based on their athletic accomplishments.  Must meet an academic standard.  One scholarship available to both a male and female recipient.  Valued at $3 000.00.  Earl and Countess of Wessex Scholarships.

Building Futures Scholarship Program Canadian Natural

Students in communities where Canadian Natural has operations are eligible to apply.  Priority will go to those applicants seeking training in trades and technical areas related to the oil and natural gas industry.  Potential for employment at field operations is an important consideration.  Value based on student need to a maximum of $3 000.00.  Building Futures Scholarship Program.

Bill Kehler Memorial Awards

Open to students who have completed grade 12 and are pursuing post-secondary education.  Awards will be distributed to students with academic interests in broadcasting or agriculture.  Four awards available valued at $2 500.00.  Bill Kehler Memorial Awards.

Steven Huesing Scholarship

Student must be enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution in a health informatics program at the undergrad or graduate level.  Valued at $1000.00.  Steven Huesing Scholarship.

Airdrie and District Agricultural Society Scholarships

Student must have graduated from any Airdrie, AB high school within 12 months of the date of application.  First year studies only.  All grade 12 marks average.  Extracurricular Activities and an Essay on Volunteerism.  Valued at $1 000.00.  Airdrie and District Agricultural Society Scholarship.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

For grade 12 students.  Read Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged and write a 800-1600 word essay on one of the three topics.  First prize is $10 000.00.  Eighty four other available prizes valued from $50.00 - $2 000.00. 
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest.

Alberta Blue Cross Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

For students planning on entering post secondary studies in Alberta.  Must be a Registered Indian, Inuit or Metis.  Must have been a resident of Alberta during the previous year of study.  Based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.  Three awards available valued between $375.00 - $1 250.00.  Alberta Blue Cross Scholarships for Aboriginal Students.

Persons Case Scholarship Alberta Heritage Scholarships

These awards recognize students whose studies will contribute to the advancement of women, or who are studying fields where members of their sex are traditionally few in number.  Selection based on program of studies, academic achievement and financial need.  Valued up to $5 000.00.  Persons Case Scholarship Alberta Heritage Scholarships.

Blyth Cambridge Scholarship Program

Offered annually to Canadian high school graduates who wish to take their undergraduate degree at Cambridge University in England.  Candidates must have shown academic excellence, intellectual depth, personal integrity and success beyond the high school level.  These key requirements should be reflected in grades and letters of recommendation.  Value is equal to admission, tuition for three years of undergraduate study, travel expenses and full living allowance.  Blyth Cambridge Scholarship Program.

University of Toronto National Scholarship Program

Applicants must demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context.  The National Scholars will be those who not only excel in academic pursuits but also have an enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and an involvement in the life of their school and community.  Applications available for download in late August.  Value is equal to tuition and incidental fees for four years, tenable at the University of Toronto only.  University of Toronto National Scholarship Program.

University of Toronto Arbor Scholarship

Applicants must demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context.  Applications available for download in late August.  Value is equal to $5000.00 for the first year of studies and $1 500.00 per year for three additional years of undergraduate study.  University of Toronto National Scholarship Program.

Prairie Baseball Academy Scholarships

Applicants must be full-time post-secondary students in Alberta who are also participants in the Prairie Baseball Academy and have earned a minimum GPA of 75% on their previous semester. Value varies between $500.00 - $2 000.00.  Prairie Baseball Academy Scholarshipp.

Stan Davies Memorial Bursary

Awards are given to students registered in an accredited agricultural program at Olds College.  The recipient's source of income must be derived from farming in Alberta.  Applicant must intend to return to the farm following graduation.  Valued at $1. 500.00.  Stan Davies Memorial Bursary.

Loran Award

Recognizes well-rounded students who demonstrate character leadership potential and strong commitment to community.  Minimum 85% academic average.  Thirty awards valued up to $16 000.00 per year, renewable for up to four years of study; forty-two one time case awards valued at $3 000.00 offered to finalists not selected as Loran Award recipients; Loran Provincial awards, forty one time awards valued at $2 000.00 offered to top candidates, for use at public Canadian universities.  Loran Award.

Canadian Morehead-Cain Award

Offered in the USA and Canada to students who show promise of exceptional value to the community.  It is tenable only at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill).  Granted to as many as three students annually in Canada and is worth $10 500.00 US per year + full tuition + fees for up to four years of Undergrad study + a laptop computer.  Canadian Morehead-Cain Award.

TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships

For 4-H members in their last year of high school who are planning to enroll in post-secondary education in an agriculture or agri-business related discipline.  Ten scholarships available valued at $2 500.00 each.  TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships.

Cal Callahan Memorial Bursary

This bursary is awarded in the fall of each year by the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada to a son, daughter or legal ward of persons who derive their principal income from pipeline construction.  Ten scholarships available valued at $2 500.00.  Cal Callahan Memorial Bursary.

Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarships

Awarded to students at Universities, colleges and technical institutes who are member of designated teams, maintaining an average of at least 65% and enrolled as full-time.  Individual coaches nominate students.  Value is $1 800.00.  Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship.

Fellowships for full time study in French

Available for Alberta residents to pursue full time studies taught in French in any discipline, anywhere in Canada.  Valued at $1 000.00.  Fellowships for full time study in French.

Calgary Immigrant Aid Society Youth Scholarships

Celebrating outstanding achievements and contributions of Immigrant Youth.  Youth Scholarships are awarded to immigrant youths between the ages of 14 and 24 who have made an outstanding contribution or significant achievement in one or more of the following areas;  Arts and Culture, Sports, Community and Volunteer Activities, Academics.  Calgary Immigrant Aid Society Youth Scholarships.

Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement

Amount depends on your marks average.  Awards vary between $300.00 - $2500.00.  Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.

Charles S. Noble Junior "A" Hockey Scholarships

Awarded to individuals who have participated in Jr A Hockey and who are currently enrolled in full-time post-secondary study in Alberta.  Nominations are made by their respective team.  Award value is $2 000.00.  Charles S. Noble Junior "A" Hockey Scholarships.

University of Calgary Seymour Schulich Scholarships and Awards

Must be entering the fall term in Engineering at U of C.  These awards are based on demonstrated contribution to school life, community service or evidence of entrepreneurial talent.  Academic merit is also a component.  University of Calgary Seymour Schulich Scholarships and Awards.

University of Calgary Outstanding Achievement Awards

Generally, recipients of these awards must have earned a minimum average of 88% throughout high school.  Amount varies.  University of Calgary Outstanding Achievement Awards.

Queen's University Chancellor's Scholarship

Applicants must excel academically and have at least a 90% average, demonstrate leadership and creativity and be nominated by a school principal.  Award valued at $9 000.00 a year for four years.  Queen's University Chancellor's Scholarship.

Soroptimist International of Calgary Violet Richardson Award

Applicants must be female in grade 11 and 12, have demonstrated leadership qualities and have taken an active part in service in the home, school or community;  shown characteristics of integrity and responsibility in their commitment to family and community.  This is a merit award; not based on academic achievement.  Valued at $500.00.  Soroptimist International of Calgary Violet Richardson Award.

Building Futures Scholarship Program, Canadian Natural

Students in communities where Canadian Natural has operations are eligible to apply.  Priority will go to those applicants seeking training in trades and technical areas related to the oil and natural gas industry.  Potential for employment at field operations is an important consideration.  Value based on student need.  Building Futures Scholarship Program.

University of Alberta Academic Excellence

Minimum award average of 80%, based on grade 11 and 12 marks.  There are two types of Academic Scholarships:  Open and Faculty-specific.  Valued between $1 000.00 and $6 000.00.  University of Alberta Academic Excellence Scholarship.

Grant MacEwan Young Writer Scholarships

Scholarships awarded annually to young Alberta writers who create a literary work reflecting Alberta and/or Dr. MacEwan's interests.  Valued at $2 500.00.  Please contact Alberta Community Development Arts Branch at (780) 427-6315 for further information.

Scotiabank Personal Line of Credit for Students - Bursaries

Award is open to all Canadian Residents who have applied and been approved for a Scotiabank ScotiaLine personal line of Credit for students.  Bursaries worth $1 000.00.

Year of the Cowboy Scholarship - Alberta Outfitters Association

Candidates must be Alberta residents and interested in 'furthering their education and perpetuating the cowboy spirit".  Award valued at $1 000.00.  Year of the Cowboy Scholarship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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