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/


June | July | August 2020

Calgary Foundation

Website

Deadlines

Various April - July deadlines. Check website

Criteria

Large assortment of scholarships for Calgary students. These are only some of the examples. Check online for criteria.

Aufricht Family Fund - $3000-$5000, renewable for 3 years, Involvement in the community. Good academic standing. Financial need. U of C or SAIT. May 30

Julia Turnbul Leadership Award - $1000 (5 awards). School leadership preferably through student politics, community leadership, volunteerism. May 30

Michael Gee - $2400, Midget hockey player, male or female, 15-18, nominated by coach May 31

Shannon Burwash Memorial - $2000 (1 award), post sec emphasis on horse, agriculture, business or equine veterinary medicine. June 1 

Shelagh Mikulak Memorial - $2000 (2 awards), enrolled in library and info science, demonstrate passion for the library sciences field. Financial need. June 1

Ben Gibson Bursary - $10,000, degree program at Calgary post secondary institution, no gap year, leadership in community, athletics, cultural activities, financial need (offered in even years only) June 30

Fraser Lockwood Memorial - $2500 for each of 3 years (1) Gr 12, CBE student, community volunteerism, financial need, preference to connection to Filipino community. June 30

First Nations, Metis, Inuit Bursary - $3,000 (3), attending AB post secondary for a degree, diploma or certificate, short essay, financial need – July 31

Premier's Citizenship Award

Deadline

May 25, 2020 - See application consisting of a chart re: how you meet the criterion as well as a personal statement. Email application due to Guidance Counsellor. Download application here.

Criteria

One student is nominated by their school based on citizenship, leadership, community service/ volunteer work with a positive impact on their school or community.  Academics may be considered after other eligibility criteria. Students may not apply directly for these awards.  One plaque per school.  Nominee is automatically entered for two other major monetary awards: Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal ($5000), AB Centennial Scholarship ($2,005).

Various Scholarships Administered by Student Aid AB

Website  Go to AB Scholarships icon or Scholarships Dealines/Alberta Scholarships List

Deadline

Various. Check website as above.

Criteria

See website for specifics of each.

June (these are some of the many awards):

  • Alberta Centennial Scholarships (selected from Premier’s Citizenship Award – School submits 1 nomination by June 1, students see May deadlines, due to counsellor May 24th)
  • Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal (selected from Premier’s Citizenship Award nominees) June 1
  • FNMI NADC bursary (Nursing/Pharmacy/ Medicine/other) (up to $12,000) June 16
  • Alberta Pre-Apprentice Scholarships Fillable application June 30
  • Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarship June 30
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarship June 30

Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest

Website

Deadline

June 1, 2020. Apply online. Questions? student@fraserinstitute.org

Criteria

3 prizes (up to $1500). 1,000-1,500 word essay. 

2020 Essay Contest -- The Ideas of Milton Friedman: Exploring the Connections between Economic Freedom and other Freedoms or Aspects of the Human Condition

Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl

Website

No deadline. 

No application. Chosen from Alexander Rutherford Applicants.

One award of $3500 to recognize exceptional academic achievement. Canadian citizen or permanent resident attending a degree granting Canadian school.

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Website

Deadline

June 30, 2020. Apply online. Questions? nelson.scholarships@nelson.com

Criteria

 $10,000 Graduating student who has academic success, personal strength, leadership /is making a difference in community. Essay and reference letter required

Nelson Indigenous Student Scholarship

Website

Deadline

June 30, 2020  Apply online. Questions? nelson.scholarships@nelson.com

Criteria

$10,000 Graduating student who is a First Nation/ Metis/ Inuit student leader, has academic success, personal strength, commitment to preserving Indigenous language/culture. Essay and reference letter required

High School apprenticeship Scholarships

Website

No Deadline.

No Application. All Apprenticeship students are automatically considered and will be notified by November 1.

This scholarship program is one that you don’t even have to apply to be eligible! All you need to do is consent and provide your Social Insurance Number (SIN) – it’s that easy!

Even if you have already provided your consent, it’s best to go in and double-check that all the information needed is there so you don’t miss out on potential financial support. Go to your MyTradesecrets account and click on the Applications tab to provide or update your consent and SIN. If you have more than one active application, click on Details in the right-hand column to update your information.

Trades Bursary Program – ConocoPhillips

Website

Forms

No Deadline. Applications accepted year round.

Criteria

$2500 (10 Awards). You are a high school graduate and have attended a school located in AB or BC. You must be pursuing area relevant to the oil and gas industry or supporting the community where oil/gas activities occur. 75% average. Please note that preference will be given to students pursuing programs related to the oil and gas industry.

National Union of Public and General Employees

Website

Deadline 

July 6, 2020– Applications online. Questions? scholarship@nupge.ca

Criteria

Various:  $1500 -$2500 each. Young Worker Scholarship, Tommy Douglas, Indigenous Students ,Terry Fox Memorial (disability), Visible Minorities Brian Fudge Memorial (health care, criminal justice, community service), LGBTQ2 Children/grandchildren/foster children of an employee or retired member of this union. 750-1000 word essay specific to each scholarship. Check criteria online.

Mancap Foundation Legacy Education Grant

Website

Deadline

July 31, 2020. Online or print application. Questions: help@mancap.com

Criteria

$5000 Grants - Based on entrepreneurial ambition and financial need for students in Alberta. 2 letters of recommendation required. Academic excellence is not a requirement. Financial need is a criteria.

ATCO Indigenous Ed Awards Program

Website

Deadline

July 15, 2020. Apply online.

Criteria

Canadian indigenous person. Leadership. Short essay describing why you are a suitable candidate. Reference letter. Transcript.

$500 – Merit Awards (Gr. 10-12)

$1000 – Bursaries – entering trade/tech school, diploma or certificate program, financial need $1500 – Scholarships – entering University degree program.


May 2020

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:

May 1, 2020 - **Watch the Application Video! Post to the right side of this page.

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 Brinkup 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


Alexander Rutherford Scholarships

Website

Deadline: 

No Deadline!! Online application. Apply once you have been accepted into a post secondary institution. 

Criteria

Canadian Citizen or perm  resident, Alberta resident.  $300 - $2500. Everyone should apply!! You may receive $ for one year’s academic success or all three!

Aboriginal Scholarships and Bursaries

Website

Deadline: 

Various Dates

Criteria: 

Applicants must be First Nations, Inuit, or Métis, an Alberta resident and enrolled or plan to enroll in a post-secondary program. Links to Band, Aboriginal Affairs, Scholarships, Job Readiness, etc.

Premier's Citizenship Award

Deadline: 

May 25, 2020 - See application consisting of a chart re: how you meet the criterion as well as a personal statement. Email application due to Guidance Counsellor. Download application here.

Criteria:

One student is nominated by their school based on citizenship, leadership, community service/ volunteer work with a positive impact on their school or community.  Academics may be considered after other eligibility criteria. Students may not apply directly for these awards.  One plaque per school.  Nominee is automatically entered for two other major monetary awards: Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal ($5000), AB Centennial Scholarship ($2,005).

TransCanada Empower Communities

Website

Deadline:

May 15, 2020

Criteria:

Leadership  - $10,000 (1), $2500 (100)

Trades - $10,000 (1), $2500 (100)

FNMI - $10,000 (1), $5000 (75) Cdn citizen; enrolled in post secondary program; from a community near a TransCanada project.

Calgary Italian Sportswomen's Dinner Assoc.

Website

Deadline:

May (TBA)

Criteria:

$5,000 (3). Gr 12. Female. Italian heritage. Excellence in athletics, academics, leadership, fine arts & volunteering. Minimum 75% average. Registered in post sec for Fall 2019. (proof required by Oct 4, 2019)

Must attend a celebratory dinner usually in October. A designate may attend if recipient is away at post-sec studies.

  • 2 letters of reference; one from athletic coach
  • Detailed description of achievements in school and community
  • Personal response

Vancouver College of Art and Design

Website

Deadline:

May 31, 2020

Criteria:

Complete the request information/ scholarship application form. Submit a letter from a high school teacher or guidance counselor certifying that entry materials are your original creation. This letter must be submitted on an official school letterhead. Submit a current high school transcript.

Please Note: A separate application to VCAD is required for admission to the school

Calgary Public Teachers - Alberta Teacher's Association

John Laurie Scholarship

Website

Deadline: 

May 31, 2020 - Online applications. Official transcripts due Aug. 31, 2020. Enrollment verification due Sept. 15, 2020

Criteria:

$800

Must be a First Nations, Metis or Inuit Gr 12 graduating student registered in full time first year post secondary.

75% average (5/30 level courses)

Reference letter re: school/community involvement or employment.

Calgary Public Teachers - Alberta Teacher's Association

Website

Deadline: 

May 31, 2020 - Online applications. Official transcripts due Aug. 31, 2020. Enrollment verification due Sept. 15, 2020

Criteria:

$800

Gr 12 graduating students whose parents are current, retired or deceased ATA members, entering post-secondary, 80% average, 75% if AB ED identified learning need,  letter written by self re: character/citizenship qualities.

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:

May 30, 2020 - **Watch the Application Video! Post to the right side of this page.

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 1.

Criteria

Numerous scholarships available.  One application accesses all of them.  Some require an essay.  Varying criteria by scholarship so read carefully.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO CBE STUDENTS BASED ON A VARIETY OF CRITERION SUCH AS SPORTS/ATHLETIC, DANCE/MUSIC/FINE ARTS, HUMANITARIAN, FROM SINGLE PARENT FAMILY, GR 11 BAND, FNMI STUDENTS, NEWCOMERS TO CANADA, FUTURE LEADERS, STUDENTS ENTERING TRADES/RAP, WANTING A CAREER AS TEACHER, IN ARCHITECTURE, OR STEM. THERE IS A SCHOLARSHIP ON THIS SITE FOR ALMOST EVERY STUDENT!

Examples:

Ben Albert - $2500, passion for sports and academics

Arrata - $2200, New Canadians in high school for at least 2 years

CBE Staff Association - six will be based on financial need (6 x $1,500 awards); and five will have no financial need restrictions (5 x $1,000). 

Most scholarships on this site are for Grade 12 students but there are exceptions. Examples:

M. Cecil Brownlee Bursary – 1 award for each CBE high school. Gr 10 student. Minimum 65%. Positive Citizenship qualities. School/community involvement. Financial need.

Viscount Bennett Band Parents BursaryGr 11 Band program participant & continuing in Gr 12. Min 70%. Financial need.

Calgary Foundation

Website

Deadlines:

Various dates. Check website

Criteria:

Large assortment of scholarships for Calgary students. These are only some of the examples. Check online for criteria.

Aufricht Family Fund - $3000-$5000, renewable for 3 years, Involvement in the community. Good academic standing. Financial need. U of C or SAIT. May 30

Julia Turnbul Leadership Award - $1000 (5 awards). School leadership preferably through student politics, community leadership, volunteerism. May 30

Michael Gee - $2400, Midget hockey player, male or female, 15-18, nominated by coach May 31

Shannon Burwash Memorial - $2000 (1 award), post sec emphasis on horse, agriculture, business or equine veterinary medicine. June 1 Shelagh Mikulak Memorial - $2000 (2 awards), enrolled in library and info science, demonstrate passion for the library sciences field. Financial need. June 1

MindFuel: Science AB Foundation

Website

Deadline:

May 1 applications open (2020 TBA) Questions? scholarships@mindfuel.ca

Criteria:

Up to $5,000. 5 different awards available to AB graduating students attending post secondary in AB and attending a STEM related program.

Jim Gray $5000

Ann Tingle $2500

Dr Arlene Ponting’ $2500 Astech Foundation $2500 (2)

Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship and Future Leaders Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

Return postmarked by May 31, 2019 (2020 TBA)

Criteria:

Canadian high school students enrolled or planning to enrol at a Canadian educational institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture/food science/culinary /food safety program.

Future Leaders $5,000 (6)

Opportunity Scholarship $1500 (65 available) Reference, Nomination from a Farmer or Foods Professional, Essay

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/


June | July | August 2020

Calgary Foundation

Website

Deadlines

Various April - July deadlines. Check website

Criteria

Large assortment of scholarships for Calgary students. These are only some of the examples. Check online for criteria.

Aufricht Family Fund - $3000-$5000, renewable for 3 years, Involvement in the community. Good academic standing. Financial need. U of C or SAIT. May 30

Julia Turnbul Leadership Award - $1000 (5 awards). School leadership preferably through student politics, community leadership, volunteerism. May 30

Michael Gee - $2400, Midget hockey player, male or female, 15-18, nominated by coach May 31

Shannon Burwash Memorial - $2000 (1 award), post sec emphasis on horse, agriculture, business or equine veterinary medicine. June 1 

Shelagh Mikulak Memorial - $2000 (2 awards), enrolled in library and info science, demonstrate passion for the library sciences field. Financial need. June 1

Ben Gibson Bursary - $10,000, degree program at Calgary post secondary institution, no gap year, leadership in community, athletics, cultural activities, financial need (offered in even years only) June 30

Fraser Lockwood Memorial - $2500 for each of 3 years (1) Gr 12, CBE student, community volunteerism, financial need, preference to connection to Filipino community. June 30

First Nations, Metis, Inuit Bursary - $3,000 (3), attending AB post secondary for a degree, diploma or certificate, short essay, financial need – July 31

Premier's Citizenship Award

Deadline

May 25, 2020 - See application consisting of a chart re: how you meet the criterion as well as a personal statement. Email application due to Guidance Counsellor. Download application here.

Criteria

One student is nominated by their school based on citizenship, leadership, community service/ volunteer work with a positive impact on their school or community.  Academics may be considered after other eligibility criteria. Students may not apply directly for these awards.  One plaque per school.  Nominee is automatically entered for two other major monetary awards: Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal ($5000), AB Centennial Scholarship ($2,005).

Various Scholarships Administered by Student Aid AB

Website  Go to AB Scholarships icon or Scholarships Dealines/Alberta Scholarships List

Deadline

Various. Check website as above.

Criteria

See website for specifics of each.

June (these are some of the many awards):

  • Alberta Centennial Scholarships (selected from Premier’s Citizenship Award – School submits 1 nomination by June 1, students see May deadlines, due to counsellor May 24th)
  • Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal (selected from Premier’s Citizenship Award nominees) June 1
  • FNMI NADC bursary (Nursing/Pharmacy/ Medicine/other) (up to $12,000) June 16
  • Alberta Pre-Apprentice Scholarships Fillable application June 30
  • Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarship June 30
  • Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarship June 30

Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest

Website

Deadline

June 1, 2020. Apply online. Questions? student@fraserinstitute.org

Criteria

3 prizes (up to $1500). 1,000-1,500 word essay. 

2020 Essay Contest -- The Ideas of Milton Friedman: Exploring the Connections between Economic Freedom and other Freedoms or Aspects of the Human Condition

Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl

Website

No deadline. 

No application. Chosen from Alexander Rutherford Applicants.

One award of $3500 to recognize exceptional academic achievement. Canadian citizen or permanent resident attending a degree granting Canadian school.

Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship

Website

Deadline

June 30, 2020. Apply online. Questions? nelson.scholarships@nelson.com

Criteria

 $10,000 Graduating student who has academic success, personal strength, leadership /is making a difference in community. Essay and reference letter required

Nelson Indigenous Student Scholarship

Website

Deadline

June 30, 2020  Apply online. Questions? nelson.scholarships@nelson.com

Criteria

$10,000 Graduating student who is a First Nation/ Metis/ Inuit student leader, has academic success, personal strength, commitment to preserving Indigenous language/culture. Essay and reference letter required

High School apprenticeship Scholarships

Website

No Deadline.

No Application. All Apprenticeship students are automatically considered and will be notified by November 1.

This scholarship program is one that you don’t even have to apply to be eligible! All you need to do is consent and provide your Social Insurance Number (SIN) – it’s that easy!

Even if you have already provided your consent, it’s best to go in and double-check that all the information needed is there so you don’t miss out on potential financial support. Go to your MyTradesecrets account and click on the Applications tab to provide or update your consent and SIN. If you have more than one active application, click on Details in the right-hand column to update your information.

Trades Bursary Program – ConocoPhillips

Website

Forms

No Deadline. Applications accepted year round.

Criteria

$2500 (10 Awards). You are a high school graduate and have attended a school located in AB or BC. You must be pursuing area relevant to the oil and gas industry or supporting the community where oil/gas activities occur. 75% average. Please note that preference will be given to students pursuing programs related to the oil and gas industry.

National Union of Public and General Employees

Website

Deadline 

July 6, 2020– Applications online. Questions? scholarship@nupge.ca

Criteria

Various:  $1500 -$2500 each. Young Worker Scholarship, Tommy Douglas, Indigenous Students ,Terry Fox Memorial (disability), Visible Minorities Brian Fudge Memorial (health care, criminal justice, community service), LGBTQ2 Children/grandchildren/foster children of an employee or retired member of this union. 750-1000 word essay specific to each scholarship. Check criteria online.

Mancap Foundation Legacy Education Grant

Website

Deadline

July 31, 2020. Online or print application. Questions: help@mancap.com

Criteria

$5000 Grants - Based on entrepreneurial ambition and financial need for students in Alberta. 2 letters of recommendation required. Academic excellence is not a requirement. Financial need is a criteria.

ATCO Indigenous Ed Awards Program

Website

Deadline

July 15, 2020. Apply online.

Criteria

Canadian indigenous person. Leadership. Short essay describing why you are a suitable candidate. Reference letter. Transcript.

$500 – Merit Awards (Gr. 10-12)

$1000 – Bursaries – entering trade/tech school, diploma or certificate program, financial need $1500 – Scholarships – entering University degree program.


May 2020

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:

May 1, 2020 - **Watch the Application Video! Post to the right side of this page.

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 Brinkup 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


Alexander Rutherford Scholarships

Website

Deadline: 

No Deadline!! Online application. Apply once you have been accepted into a post secondary institution. 

Criteria

Canadian Citizen or perm  resident, Alberta resident.  $300 - $2500. Everyone should apply!! You may receive $ for one year’s academic success or all three!

Aboriginal Scholarships and Bursaries

Website

Deadline: 

Various Dates

Criteria: 

Applicants must be First Nations, Inuit, or Métis, an Alberta resident and enrolled or plan to enroll in a post-secondary program. Links to Band, Aboriginal Affairs, Scholarships, Job Readiness, etc.

Premier's Citizenship Award

Deadline: 

May 25, 2020 - See application consisting of a chart re: how you meet the criterion as well as a personal statement. Email application due to Guidance Counsellor. Download application here.

Criteria:

One student is nominated by their school based on citizenship, leadership, community service/ volunteer work with a positive impact on their school or community.  Academics may be considered after other eligibility criteria. Students may not apply directly for these awards.  One plaque per school.  Nominee is automatically entered for two other major monetary awards: Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal ($5000), AB Centennial Scholarship ($2,005).

TransCanada Empower Communities

Website

Deadline:

May 15, 2020

Criteria:

Leadership  - $10,000 (1), $2500 (100)

Trades - $10,000 (1), $2500 (100)

FNMI - $10,000 (1), $5000 (75) Cdn citizen; enrolled in post secondary program; from a community near a TransCanada project.

Calgary Italian Sportswomen's Dinner Assoc.

Website

Deadline:

May (TBA)

Criteria:

$5,000 (3). Gr 12. Female. Italian heritage. Excellence in athletics, academics, leadership, fine arts & volunteering. Minimum 75% average. Registered in post sec for Fall 2019. (proof required by Oct 4, 2019)

Must attend a celebratory dinner usually in October. A designate may attend if recipient is away at post-sec studies.

  • 2 letters of reference; one from athletic coach
  • Detailed description of achievements in school and community
  • Personal response

Vancouver College of Art and Design

Website

Deadline:

May 31, 2020

Criteria:

Complete the request information/ scholarship application form. Submit a letter from a high school teacher or guidance counselor certifying that entry materials are your original creation. This letter must be submitted on an official school letterhead. Submit a current high school transcript.

Please Note: A separate application to VCAD is required for admission to the school

Calgary Public Teachers - Alberta Teacher's Association

John Laurie Scholarship

Website

Deadline: 

May 31, 2020 - Online applications. Official transcripts due Aug. 31, 2020. Enrollment verification due Sept. 15, 2020

Criteria:

$800

Must be a First Nations, Metis or Inuit Gr 12 graduating student registered in full time first year post secondary.

75% average (5/30 level courses)

Reference letter re: school/community involvement or employment.

Calgary Public Teachers - Alberta Teacher's Association

Website

Deadline: 

May 31, 2020 - Online applications. Official transcripts due Aug. 31, 2020. Enrollment verification due Sept. 15, 2020

Criteria:

$800

Gr 12 graduating students whose parents are current, retired or deceased ATA members, entering post-secondary, 80% average, 75% if AB ED identified learning need,  letter written by self re: character/citizenship qualities.

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:

May 30, 2020 - **Watch the Application Video! Post to the right side of this page.

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 1.

Criteria

Numerous scholarships available.  One application accesses all of them.  Some require an essay.  Varying criteria by scholarship so read carefully.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO CBE STUDENTS BASED ON A VARIETY OF CRITERION SUCH AS SPORTS/ATHLETIC, DANCE/MUSIC/FINE ARTS, HUMANITARIAN, FROM SINGLE PARENT FAMILY, GR 11 BAND, FNMI STUDENTS, NEWCOMERS TO CANADA, FUTURE LEADERS, STUDENTS ENTERING TRADES/RAP, WANTING A CAREER AS TEACHER, IN ARCHITECTURE, OR STEM. THERE IS A SCHOLARSHIP ON THIS SITE FOR ALMOST EVERY STUDENT!

Examples:

Ben Albert - $2500, passion for sports and academics

Arrata - $2200, New Canadians in high school for at least 2 years

CBE Staff Association - six will be based on financial need (6 x $1,500 awards); and five will have no financial need restrictions (5 x $1,000). 

Most scholarships on this site are for Grade 12 students but there are exceptions. Examples:

M. Cecil Brownlee Bursary – 1 award for each CBE high school. Gr 10 student. Minimum 65%. Positive Citizenship qualities. School/community involvement. Financial need.

Viscount Bennett Band Parents BursaryGr 11 Band program participant & continuing in Gr 12. Min 70%. Financial need.

Calgary Foundation

Website

Deadlines:

Various dates. Check website

Criteria:

Large assortment of scholarships for Calgary students. These are only some of the examples. Check online for criteria.

Aufricht Family Fund - $3000-$5000, renewable for 3 years, Involvement in the community. Good academic standing. Financial need. U of C or SAIT. May 30

Julia Turnbul Leadership Award - $1000 (5 awards). School leadership preferably through student politics, community leadership, volunteerism. May 30

Michael Gee - $2400, Midget hockey player, male or female, 15-18, nominated by coach May 31

Shannon Burwash Memorial - $2000 (1 award), post sec emphasis on horse, agriculture, business or equine veterinary medicine. June 1 Shelagh Mikulak Memorial - $2000 (2 awards), enrolled in library and info science, demonstrate passion for the library sciences field. Financial need. June 1

MindFuel: Science AB Foundation

Website

Deadline:

May 1 applications open (2020 TBA) Questions? scholarships@mindfuel.ca

Criteria:

Up to $5,000. 5 different awards available to AB graduating students attending post secondary in AB and attending a STEM related program.

Jim Gray $5000

Ann Tingle $2500

Dr Arlene Ponting’ $2500 Astech Foundation $2500 (2)

Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship and Future Leaders Scholarship

Website

Deadline:

Return postmarked by May 31, 2019 (2020 TBA)

Criteria:

Canadian high school students enrolled or planning to enrol at a Canadian educational institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture/food science/culinary /food safety program.

Future Leaders $5,000 (6)

Opportunity Scholarship $1500 (65 available) Reference, Nomination from a Farmer or Foods Professional, Essay

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