Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship
Applying for the Rutherford Scholarship
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.
Please find all information needed about qualifying and applying for the Rutherford Scholarship here
SCA SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS
SCA offers many school awarded scholarships to their graduates.
Details, descriptions and application instructions for these scholarships will open be sent out in early April, 2019
Grade 12's should be sure to sign up for all updates through REMIND.
Please see Mrs. Theune in the office if you are not receiving REMIND text messages.
Pursue Your Passion Student Scholarships
Scholarships available for Education, Athletics, The Arts
More information and application form available at
Peter Elzinga Educational Scholarships
The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation awards 1 - 5 scholarships yearly ranging from $600 to $2000. Information here
Thinking of Ambrose? You won't want to miss out on this scholarship opportunity! The Presidential Scholarship provides full tuition for up to 4 years, eight consecutive semesters or the completion of one degree.
Click on the following link for full information.
Scholarship & Awards Deadlines
It's important for students to leave as much time as possible to complete their scholarship applications. Many scholarships and awards have annual deadlines - and some have fall/winter session deadlines. Alberta's scholarships and awards are made available either by:
- Student Application - Student must complete and submit application.
- Nomination of Recipients - School/supporting organization must nominate and process application on behalf of the student.
Note: For nominated scholarships and awards, students must inquire about the school’s/sponsoring organization’s posted application deadline. This deadline typically falls months before the nomination deadline which is in place for the school/sponsoring organization to submit their nominations to Alberta Student Aid.
Deadlines The deadlines for submitting completed applications and supporting documents required to apply for Alberta scholarships and awards varies according to each scholarship and award.
Keep track of scholarship deadlines at:
Parent/Guardian Access to Scholarship Application Information
Students may want a parent(s)/guardian to assist with aspects of their scholarship application and information.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Alberta), Alberta Student Aid requires written consent to share Personal Information with a parent/guardian.
High school awards counselors should inform students that a Consent to Disclose Personal Information form must be completed and submitted to Alberta Student Aid in order to have their personal information disclosed to a designed individual. The Consent to Disclose Personal Information form is available at:
Additional Scholarship & Award Resources
Look for the following new school resources on the Alberta Student Aid website:
A new section for scholarships and awards offered by third party organizations or various Alberta universities with support from Alberta Student Aid:
A Scholarship Residency Resume to help students make changes to their application. For nomination based scholarships, students must submit this form to the Student Awards Offices at their schools:
A couple of good websites to check for available scholarships and awards are:
https://yconic.com/ (previously studentawards.com)
Alberta Indigenous Awards
Alberta Student Aid recently launched the Indigenous Careers Award and the Indigenous Graduate Award for the 2018-19 academic year. These awards encourage Indigenous Albertans (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) to pursue either high-demand career program bands or graduate studies in Alberta. Students can learn more about both the Indigenous Careers and Graduate Awards on the Alberta Student Aid website:
Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarships
A FAQ document answering common questions about the Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarship:
Loran Scholars Foundation Scholarships
The Loran Scholars Foundation will offer up to 138 awards at the following three levels:
Up to 34 available and valued at $100,000 over four years, each award includes an annual stipend of $10,000, a matching tuition waiver, access to funding and internships through our summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums, and mentorship opportunities.•Loran Scholars may pursue undergraduate studies at the following universities only: Alberta, British Columbia, Calgary, Dalhousie, Guelph, King’s, Laval, McGill, McMaster, Manitoba, Memorial, Montréal, Mount Allison, New Brunswick, Ottawa, Queen’s, Ryerson, Saskatchewan, Sherbrooke, Simon Fraser, Toronto, Waterloo, Western, Victoria, York.•Loran Scholars must meet university and program admission requirements. To renew the award, Loran Scholars must maintain a B+ standing (3.3) under a full course load, live in university residence for the first year of study, show continued evidence of character, service and leadership and continue studies at their university of entrance.
Up to 54 one-time awards valued at $5,000 offered to final-ists not selected as Loran Scholars for use at any public Canadian university.
Up to 50 one-time awards valued at $2,000 offered to top candidates chosen by regional and direct pool interview committees, for use at any public Canadian university.
Please note: Travel to the nearest area committee interview in the fall is the responsibility of the applicant, including costs. Travel costs to national selections are largely reduced by grants.
Eligibility criteria for high school students be in their final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school.Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.Must be 16 years of age or older as of September 1st, 2019.
Follow this link for more information.
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Students can find which scholarships are best fit for them by signing up at ScholarTree.ca.
Alberta Apprentices Awards & Scholarships
|Alberta Apprentices Awards & Scholarships The Apprentice Training (AT) Award was expanded to include first year apprentices who are unemployed in their trade on August 1, 2018. The AT Award continues to support apprentices in second, third and fourth year technical training. Having the same financial award available to apprentices throughout their technical training periods makes it easier for apprentices to determine their eligibility because of familiarity with the award criteria.
Details on how to apply for the Apprentice Training Award are available here: