Please search the following websites for upcoming scholarships: www.educationmatters.ca

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

www.alis.alberta.ca

http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/rutherford-scholarship/


April 2020

Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Pilgrimage for Youth

WebsiteWebsite

Deadline:

April 1, 2020 - Students should contact their local Odd Fellows or Rebekah lodge to seek sponsorship

Criteria

16 or 17 years old (grade 10 or 11). Opportunity to participate in in-depth discussions with other young people from around the world experiencing one of the greatest cities in the world     (TBA) July tours paid primarily by local Odd Fellows or Rebekah Lodge.

Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa Memorial Scholarship

Applications can be downloaded from here.

Deadline:

April 10, 2020 - Email your completed application to your guidance counsellor.

Criteria

$1000 (5 in total) HWW will nominate 2. Gr 12. Good work ethic. Privately sponsored scholarship in memory of Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa.

250 word paragraph on how you have overcome obstacles in life yet still have a passion for education/self-improvement. (obstacles could be financial, emotional, physical, educational, etc) Explain why you feel you are ‘in need’ of this scholarship.

Kids Cancer Care Dereck Wandzura Memorial Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

April 30, 2020 - Contact for info: 403- 216- 9210

Criteria

Childhood cancer patient or survivor. Dr. diagnosis letter required plus application. Application includes: proof of application to post secondary, 800-1000 word essay, transcript, 2 references. Download on website.

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:

May 1, 2020 - **Watch the Application Video!

1. Students create an account if first time user.

2.Eligibility Quiz – will narrow down the awards you should consider applying to (read criteria carefully as this tool does not sort by male/female, etc)

3. Click Preview by each award you are eligible for and when you find the longest application form use that one – it will automatically be copied for other awards. * Essays should be specific to each scholarship.

4. Your counsellor will be the third party endorser; an email will be generated to your counsellor from Education Matters so that your transcript can be uploaded and average calculated by your counsellor.

5. Students can copy to more than one award; be sure essays are unique to the criteria; reference letters may be used for more than one award (encourage student to list all awards relating to that reference at the top of the letter) *Can save/log in later. Be sure to modify essays and answer all questions- they are not the same for each award!

6. Counsellors will endorse as soon as possible; your applications must be submitted prior to May 1. Do not wait for endorsement!!! 

Other awards from Education Matters due May 30.

Criteria

HENRY WISE WOOD HIGH SCHOOL SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS (only HWW students eligible!!) See website for additional criteria:

Warriors Legacy Endowment Scholarship – five awards ($500), one in each area; academics, athletics, fine arts/drama, citizenship/community spirit, overcoming obstacles/challenges

Thomas Walter Morrish Memorial Scholarship - 1 award ($600) demonstrated outstanding commitment to and participation in school athletics.

Below are a sample of the awards available for CBE students; only parts of the qualifying criteria are listed. See website and terms of reference for full details:

David Stevenson Indigenous Student Launch, $1000, post secondary or upgrading plans

Joan Ethier Women in Science, ½ tuition/2 yrs, Faculty of Sci/U of C

Kermet Archibald & Jacoba Van Den Brink, up to $25,000, Hard Sciences, financial need

Marguerite Patricia P. Bannister, $4,000 (renewable 3 years), preference if from single parent family, U of C, financial need

Tenaris Merit, $1,000 (10), STEM (Engineering, Math, Physics, Geology)

Thomas Moore Memorial, $1,000, FNMI

Thorner/Johnston/DiMarzo New Immigrant Bursary, up to $15,000, newcomer past 5 years, financial need


March 2020

U of C Pathways to Medicine Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

March 1, 2020 - Apply to U of C and Student Awards indicating interest. 

April 15, 2020 - Send preliminary application by email to: pathways@ucalgary.ca

Criteria

Five students will receive:

Tuition and fees: $5,000/year (for four years). Relocation allowance: up to $1,000. Summer internship: $6,000 (in third year)

When you complete your undergraduate degree you are guaranteed admission (assuming certain criteria are met) into the university’s MD program! 

Criteria includes financial need; students from rural or indigenous backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

U of C Norman Ronald Silver Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

March 1, 2020 - Apply to U of C and Student Awards indicating interest. 

Criteria

Must be a graduate from HWW! Minimum 75%; strong citizenship qualities. 

Apply early so you can access the application in your myUofC portal/Student Centre. On left find ‘My financials’, Find Awards & Scholarships, Apply for Undergrad Awards

The John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation

Website

Deadline:

March 1, 2020 email: application@johnhasselfield.com

Criteria

$400. Any student enrolled in AB public schools can apply! Provide a 500 word essay outlining how/why funds will be used, what you have contributed financially to your goal, obstacles. Financial need. Letter of reference.

See website for ideas such as flight school, art camp, basketball training, etc!

**NOT for post secondary education!

University of Saskatchewan

Website

Deadline:

February 15, 2020 - Apply to U of S

March 1, 2020 - Scholarship application. Competitive Awards Application in PAWS account.

Criteria

Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship and Competitive Entrance. Range from $500 to $32,000 Must apply for admission to U of S prior (By Feb. 15 for competitive).

‘Best and Brightest’ Entrance scholarships have an admission deadline of Dec. 1.

Dalhousie University –Entrance

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 - Apply online. General Entrance Award Program application.

Criteria

Up to $16,000. Must apply to Dalhousie prior to application.

Entrance scholarships and bursaries awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular involvement, community service, financial need and cultural identity.

International Summer Science Institute

Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence Camp 

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 - Scan and email NathalieK@weizmann.ca

Criteria

80 outstanding graduates will attend ISSI for 1 month, July 7-30, 2020. Excelled in Science studies, demonstrated interest in research, fluent in English. Complete application form with transcripts and 2 letters of recommendation.

University of Calgary

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 

Criteria

One online application accesses numerous scholarships based on academics and financial need. Use the High School Awards application. Various criteria. Supporting documents due March 15. Must have applied to the U of C.

Mount Royal University

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 - Apply through your MyMRU account after you have applied to MRU.

Criteria

200 entrance awards, up to $10000

Presidents = full 1 yr tuition plus $1000.

Academic Excellence = $1000 (90% plus)

Entrance bursaries = $1000

Donor Sponsored Awards = $ varies. Must have applied to MRC

Calgary Stampede Western Showcase

Gr 12 Art Scholarship

Website

Deadline:  Deliver between February 29 and March 8, 2020 to address provided.

Email: scholarship@westernshowcase.com

Criteria

Grade 12, one piece of original artwork, Western theme (up to $2000/3 prizes)

Must also complete the official entry form.

Art will be displayed during the Stampede and the option to offer your art for sale.

REMAX "Quest for Excellence"

Website

Deadline:  March 9, 2020

Criteria

16 - $1000 bursaries – 1 winner will get a hot air balloon ride too! outline contributions made to communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Leadership, motivation, volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities, communication skills. Bursary = financial need.

Leonard Foundation

Website

Deadline:  March 15, 2020 - Must be nominated by this date. Go to website to get contact info of Foundation nominator in AB.

Criteria

140 ($1000 to $1500)

Preference to children of clergy, teachers, military engineers, miners.

Financial need, leadership ability.

University of Lethbridge

Website

Deadline:  March 15, 2020 - Apply through the Bridge (account after application to UofLeth)

Criteria

High School awards criteria - $500-$6000

Leadership - $500-$5000. 

Check website for additional scholarships. Must have applied to U of L and have an ID number. Other significant awards require application for admission/scholarship app prior to Dec 15

Belcourt Brousseau Métis Awards

Website

Deadline:  March 31, 2020 - Online application. Email: communications@bbma.ca

Criteria

140 awards ranging from $2000-$7000 to support Métis students, for post-secondary training of any kind.  AB resident. Cdn citizen or permanent resident. Special consideration given to those in financial need, involved in community, volunteer hours and leadership. Complete online application, 2 letters of reference, transcript, and proof of Metis heritage.



Scholarship Listings

Please search the following websites for upcoming scholarships: www.educationmatters.ca

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

www.alis.alberta.ca

http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/rutherford-scholarship/


April 2020

Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Pilgrimage for Youth

WebsiteWebsite

Deadline:

April 1, 2020 - Students should contact their local Odd Fellows or Rebekah lodge to seek sponsorship

Criteria

16 or 17 years old (grade 10 or 11). Opportunity to participate in in-depth discussions with other young people from around the world experiencing one of the greatest cities in the world     (TBA) July tours paid primarily by local Odd Fellows or Rebekah Lodge.

Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa Memorial Scholarship

Applications can be downloaded from here.

Deadline:

April 10, 2020 - Email your completed application to your guidance counsellor.

Criteria

$1000 (5 in total) HWW will nominate 2. Gr 12. Good work ethic. Privately sponsored scholarship in memory of Kirpal Kaur Dhindsa.

250 word paragraph on how you have overcome obstacles in life yet still have a passion for education/self-improvement. (obstacles could be financial, emotional, physical, educational, etc) Explain why you feel you are ‘in need’ of this scholarship.

Kids Cancer Care Dereck Wandzura Memorial Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

April 30, 2020 - Contact for info: 403- 216- 9210

Criteria

Childhood cancer patient or survivor. Dr. diagnosis letter required plus application. Application includes: proof of application to post secondary, 800-1000 word essay, transcript, 2 references. Download on website.

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:

May 1, 2020 - **Watch the Application Video!

1. Students create an account if first time user.

2.Eligibility Quiz – will narrow down the awards you should consider applying to (read criteria carefully as this tool does not sort by male/female, etc)

3. Click Preview by each award you are eligible for and when you find the longest application form use that one – it will automatically be copied for other awards. * Essays should be specific to each scholarship.

4. Your counsellor will be the third party endorser; an email will be generated to your counsellor from Education Matters so that your transcript can be uploaded and average calculated by your counsellor.

5. Students can copy to more than one award; be sure essays are unique to the criteria; reference letters may be used for more than one award (encourage student to list all awards relating to that reference at the top of the letter) *Can save/log in later. Be sure to modify essays and answer all questions- they are not the same for each award!

6. Counsellors will endorse as soon as possible; your applications must be submitted prior to May 1. Do not wait for endorsement!!! 

Other awards from Education Matters due May 30.

Criteria

HENRY WISE WOOD HIGH SCHOOL SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS (only HWW students eligible!!) See website for additional criteria:

Warriors Legacy Endowment Scholarship – five awards ($500), one in each area; academics, athletics, fine arts/drama, citizenship/community spirit, overcoming obstacles/challenges

Thomas Walter Morrish Memorial Scholarship - 1 award ($600) demonstrated outstanding commitment to and participation in school athletics.

Below are a sample of the awards available for CBE students; only parts of the qualifying criteria are listed. See website and terms of reference for full details:

David Stevenson Indigenous Student Launch, $1000, post secondary or upgrading plans

Joan Ethier Women in Science, ½ tuition/2 yrs, Faculty of Sci/U of C

Kermet Archibald & Jacoba Van Den Brink, up to $25,000, Hard Sciences, financial need

Marguerite Patricia P. Bannister, $4,000 (renewable 3 years), preference if from single parent family, U of C, financial need

Tenaris Merit, $1,000 (10), STEM (Engineering, Math, Physics, Geology)

Thomas Moore Memorial, $1,000, FNMI

Thorner/Johnston/DiMarzo New Immigrant Bursary, up to $15,000, newcomer past 5 years, financial need


March 2020

U of C Pathways to Medicine Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

March 1, 2020 - Apply to U of C and Student Awards indicating interest. 

April 15, 2020 - Send preliminary application by email to: pathways@ucalgary.ca

Criteria

Five students will receive:

Tuition and fees: $5,000/year (for four years). Relocation allowance: up to $1,000. Summer internship: $6,000 (in third year)

When you complete your undergraduate degree you are guaranteed admission (assuming certain criteria are met) into the university’s MD program! 

Criteria includes financial need; students from rural or indigenous backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

U of C Norman Ronald Silver Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

March 1, 2020 - Apply to U of C and Student Awards indicating interest. 

Criteria

Must be a graduate from HWW! Minimum 75%; strong citizenship qualities. 

Apply early so you can access the application in your myUofC portal/Student Centre. On left find ‘My financials’, Find Awards & Scholarships, Apply for Undergrad Awards

The John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation

Website

Deadline:

March 1, 2020 email: application@johnhasselfield.com

Criteria

$400. Any student enrolled in AB public schools can apply! Provide a 500 word essay outlining how/why funds will be used, what you have contributed financially to your goal, obstacles. Financial need. Letter of reference.

See website for ideas such as flight school, art camp, basketball training, etc!

**NOT for post secondary education!

University of Saskatchewan

Website

Deadline:

February 15, 2020 - Apply to U of S

March 1, 2020 - Scholarship application. Competitive Awards Application in PAWS account.

Criteria

Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship and Competitive Entrance. Range from $500 to $32,000 Must apply for admission to U of S prior (By Feb. 15 for competitive).

‘Best and Brightest’ Entrance scholarships have an admission deadline of Dec. 1.

Dalhousie University –Entrance

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 - Apply online. General Entrance Award Program application.

Criteria

Up to $16,000. Must apply to Dalhousie prior to application.

Entrance scholarships and bursaries awarded based on academic achievement, leadership, extracurricular involvement, community service, financial need and cultural identity.

International Summer Science Institute

Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence Camp 

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 - Scan and email NathalieK@weizmann.ca

Criteria

80 outstanding graduates will attend ISSI for 1 month, July 7-30, 2020. Excelled in Science studies, demonstrated interest in research, fluent in English. Complete application form with transcripts and 2 letters of recommendation.

University of Calgary

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 

Criteria

One online application accesses numerous scholarships based on academics and financial need. Use the High School Awards application. Various criteria. Supporting documents due March 15. Must have applied to the U of C.

Mount Royal University

Website

Deadline:  March 1, 2020 - Apply through your MyMRU account after you have applied to MRU.

Criteria

200 entrance awards, up to $10000

Presidents = full 1 yr tuition plus $1000.

Academic Excellence = $1000 (90% plus)

Entrance bursaries = $1000

Donor Sponsored Awards = $ varies. Must have applied to MRC

Calgary Stampede Western Showcase

Gr 12 Art Scholarship

Website

Deadline:  Deliver between February 29 and March 8, 2020 to address provided.

Email: scholarship@westernshowcase.com

Criteria

Grade 12, one piece of original artwork, Western theme (up to $2000/3 prizes)

Must also complete the official entry form.

Art will be displayed during the Stampede and the option to offer your art for sale.

REMAX "Quest for Excellence"

Website

Deadline:  March 9, 2020

Criteria

16 - $1000 bursaries – 1 winner will get a hot air balloon ride too! outline contributions made to communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Leadership, motivation, volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities, communication skills. Bursary = financial need.

Leonard Foundation

Website

Deadline:  March 15, 2020 - Must be nominated by this date. Go to website to get contact info of Foundation nominator in AB.

Criteria

140 ($1000 to $1500)

Preference to children of clergy, teachers, military engineers, miners.

Financial need, leadership ability.

University of Lethbridge

Website

Deadline:  March 15, 2020 - Apply through the Bridge (account after application to UofLeth)

Criteria

High School awards criteria - $500-$6000

Leadership - $500-$5000. 

Check website for additional scholarships. Must have applied to U of L and have an ID number. Other significant awards require application for admission/scholarship app prior to Dec 15

Belcourt Brousseau Métis Awards

Website

Deadline:  March 31, 2020 - Online application. Email: communications@bbma.ca

Criteria

140 awards ranging from $2000-$7000 to support Métis students, for post-secondary training of any kind.  AB resident. Cdn citizen or permanent resident. Special consideration given to those in financial need, involved in community, volunteer hours and leadership. Complete online application, 2 letters of reference, transcript, and proof of Metis heritage.



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