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Scholarships

There are many opportunities for students to earn and achieve financial support for post-secondary studies. 

Students should actively seek out and research all available financial support. They can see their guidance counselor for more details. As scholarships and bursaries have firm guidelines and application deadlines, students should leave themselves ample time to complete the application process. Students should make note of all deadlines and ensure they have all documentation in on time. There are many opportunities available for scholarship outside of grade 12 as well. It is never too soon to begin to seek out opportunities and to apply. 

A scholarship is awarded first on the basis of academic achievement while a bursary is awarded primarily on the basis of financial need. Neither has to be repaid. More Information is available from the Student Success Centre.

Many post-secondary institutes and scholarship granting agencies, require references. Teachers and administration write many letters for students. Being specific in the purpose of the reference letter and ensuring students allow ample time to
complete the letter is always very helpful and makes for a stronger reference in the end.

Post-Secondary Awards, Scholarships, Bursaries, and Financial Aid

Bursaries and Scholarships for Indigenous Students: 

Alberta Post-Secondary Institution Scholarships and Bursaries

2020-21 Alberta Scholarships Listing

The 2020-21 scholarship and award applications are now available.  Learn more about scholarships and awards offered by the Alberta government and get ready to apply at:  https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Students can log in to their Alberta Student Aid accounts to apply online for the 2020-21 Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship.  For more information on the Rutherford Scholarship, including eligibility and how to apply, visit:https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/alexander-rutherford-scholarship


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