Scholarships

Scholarships, Awards, Contests


Untimed Application Dates


Delta Upsilon Fraternity High School Scholarship

Involved in your school and community?  A male student who is in Grade 12, and planning on attending the U of A September of 2016 could be a winner of the scholarship but no way obligated to join our fraternity.  Apply and you could be awarded up to $1,000.  Application form at http://dualberta.wix.com/ scholarship

 


CARING for CANADIAN AWARDS

Governor General's Caring for Canadian Awards nominations will be received during the year. See Mrs. Chanasyk in room 208 or: www.gg.ca/caring


In spring 2016, the Government of Alberta is presenting the 16th Annual Great Kids Award to celebrate Alberta’s remarkable young people. Great kids capture the vitality of Alberta by helping, inspiring and changing the lives of others.

  • These amazing young leaders deserve our recognition because they are role models in our communities. Our future promises to be bright led by kids like these individuals.

Alberta Rutherford Scholarship

If you meet the requirements, based on scholastic achievements, apply through  this website http://studentaid.alberta.ca/ applying-for-funding/how-to- apply/.  There is no deadline and you must apply online.


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  • Our mission is to advocate, develop, deliver and support solutions that will enable every Canadian resident to have sufficient financial resources to pursue post-secondary education.



Application Deadlines

August

    • Royal Canadian Legion "Poppy Fund" offers bursaries of $500 - $2500 to children, grandchildren or greatgrandchildren of personnel identified under section 402 of the Poppy Manual.  Applications in Student Services.
    • Indigenous Education Awards Program through ATCO Pipelines and ATCO Gas
    • Indigenous students from First Nations and Metis communities in close proximity to our facilities (Alberta only). Awards, bursaries and scholarships are awarded through ATCO to select students who demonstrate leadership capabilities and strive to be a role model in their schools and communities. 
    • Applications can be found on http://www.atcopipelines.com/ and http://www.atcogas.com/ and deadline to apply is August 1st.  For more information, please contact Corporate Communications at 403-245-7300 or drop by Student Services.
    • Royal Canadian Legion (St. Albert Branch) Bursary
    • For children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of any of any veteran's personnel of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, child of a reserve personnel, and fire-fighters who have served a minimum of one year, Auxiliary or Branch members can apply.  Must be attending a post-secondary institution..  
    • Applications in Student Services.

    September

    • LORAN SCHOLARSHIP 
    • Students interesting in having Paul Kane (Student Services) Sponsor their Loran Scholarship Application should plan to have the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume (include all extracurricular  activities) in to Student Services by September 28th
    • Once Student Services has received all applications students who have met the Loran criteria will be contacted for an interview before the final selection is made.

    October

     

    November

    • The Vimy Pilgrimage Award
      • In recognition of young people who demonstrate outstanding service, positive contributions, notable deeds, bravery or leadership

       

      December

      • UofA Scholarships Scholastic Distinction and Leadership requiring an admission average of 95%+ are due December 15.  Apply online using Bear Tracks.

      January

      • Schulich Leader Scholarships

      • Funds up to $80,000 Science Technology Engineering Mathematics Scholarship
      • Nominations need to be in to Student Services by January 20th
      • Student Services will require a resume, cover letter, and any additional supporting documents

      February

        March

        • High School Video Contest Poster
        • Entry deadline March 17, 2017 
        • Beaverbrook Vimy Prize
        • Students 15-17 may apply for a two-week fully funded scholarship taking place August 2017
        • Deadline is March 1st, 2017
        • Youth Award Volunteer Recognition Awards c/o Selection Committee, St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre, #10, 215 Carnegie Dr., St Albert, AB   T8N 5B1
        • March 20th deadline

        April

        • Keep Canada Green
        • Gaspard Graduation Apparel Online Scholarship - Grad Prize of $2500 and 10 of $1000.

        May

        • Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver

          • Offering $150,000 in scholarships
          • Visual College of Art and Design - Students planning on attending this art program, there is a High School Scholarship Competition with Visual College.  They are offering up to $150,000 in scholarships. Drop by Student Services to check out these scholarships.

           

          June

          • Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship
          • Canadian high school students who are enrolled in their final year of high school as of May 29 must be enrolled in a first year agriculture, food science or culinary program to apply.  

          July

          • National Union's Scholarship Program 
          • Eligibility is if you have a parent/grandparent, foster children or an aboriginal who are associated with the National Union of Public and General Employees are eligible for several scholarships

          Other Scholarship/Award Links

          • Student Awards
          • Money for School - Offering over $100 Million in financial opportunities
          • Summerscapes Art Scholarship at Red Deer College August 13-19
          • Sponsored by St. Albert Painter's Guild. See Mrs. Hewitt in the art room for application
             

           

          What is a Scholarship?

          • A scholarship is a monetary award based on academic merit or excellence in a specific area of study or discipline (athletics, music, volunteerism, etc.).

          What is a Bursary?

          • A bursary is a monetary grant based primarily on financial need.

          Things to do to Prepare for Scholarships

          • Create a folder to organize scholarships by months, categories, etc.
          • Reference letters
          • Essay
          • Transcripts that are signed and validated
          • Volunteer or Community involvement
          • Know Your Alberta Student Number (9 digit)

          References

          Most scholarship applications ask for two to three references which should include:
          1. Teacher, Counsellor, or Administrator
          2. Personal Reference (cannot be family member)
          3. Someone who can speak to your volunteering/community involvement.

          Scholarship Application Checklist

          • Give people notice if you need a reference.
          • Provide the person who is writing references with information about you and the scholarship you are applying for.
          • Try to find at least one reference from someone outside school.
          • Read over the scholarship application form.
          • Check to make sure you do qualify for the scholarship.
          • Make sure the scholarship is applicable to post-secondary institutions.
          • Check the deadline--leave yourself enough time to complete the package.
          • Make sure your application is legible and complete.
          • Figure out all financial requirements.
          • Fill in all questions or boxes.
          • Transcripts are stamped and signed by school personnel.
          • Attach any other forms if needed.
          • Make sure you have signed and correctly dated the forms in black ink.
          • Have someone proofread the form after you have completed it.
          • Make a photocopy of the completed form and put it in a safe place.
          • Put the correct postage on envelope and put into mail in sufficient time.
          • Phone to make sure it has been received. Allow two weeks from time of mailing.

          Interested students should:

          • Attend Scholarship Workshops scheduled to assist students (these are monthly meetings)
          • Develop Scholarship Portfolios
          • Use the Awards, Bursaries, Scholarships and Student Loans information booklet - observe deadlines
          • Daily Announcements regularly include profiles of post-secondary scholarship opportunities available
          • Become aware of Web Sites and other resources