Awards & Scholarships
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:
Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship
Applying for the Rutherford Scholarship
Students can now log in to their Alberta Student Aid accounts to apply online for
the 2019-20 Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship.
For more information on the Rutherford Scholarship, including eligibility and how to apply, visit:
2019 - 20 Program Updates
| Alberta Scholarships and Awards
The 2019-20 applications are now available!
For more on eligibility and how to apply for the 2019-20 scholarships and awards, visit:
New Award Highlights
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
The new Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. It was established to incent the best and the brightest students, including international students, to study in Alberta.
For more information on the Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship including eligibility and how to apply, visit:
Alberta Athletic Award
The new Alberta Athletic Award recognizes and rewards athletic excellence at universities, colleges and technical institutes in Alberta. Athletes are nominated by the athletic department at their post-secondary institution.
To learn more about eligibility this award, go to:
Alberta Junior Athletic Award
The new Alberta Junior Athletic Award is to recognize and reward junior athletes and provide an incentive for them to continue with their post-secondary education. Athletes are nominated by their coach based on academic standing, community involvement, and athletic achievements.
Find out more about the Alberta Junior Athletic Award:
SCA SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS
SCA offers many school awarded scholarships to their graduates.
Scholarship applications are now closed for this school year.
These awards will be given out at our Graduation Ceremony.
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:
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:
EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship
The EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship is a yearly scholarship by EnergyRates.ca. Every year, we award outstanding students for their essays on the energy industry.
We are offering a $500 scholarship to any student enrolled in a Canadian or American post-secondary educational institution, or planning to enroll in such an institution within the following calendar year.
All you have to do to be considered for the scholarship is write an essay in English or French, no more than 500 words in length, telling us where you see the future of the energy industry. You can talk about anything you want — green energy, oil politics, the continued use of nuclear power, your personal ideas and innovations — so long as it’s about energy in the world of tomorrow. What do you think people will be reading about in the news in a few years?
Please feel free to check technical details regarding submissions, past winners, rules and requirements at the official scholarship website: https://energyrates.ca/energyrates-ca-scholarship/
Pursue Your Passion Student Scholarships
Scholarships available for Education, Athletics, The Arts
More information and application form 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:
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:
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.
Peter Elzinga Educational Scholarships
The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation awards 1 - 5 scholarships yearly ranging from $600 to $2000. Information here
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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