Scholarship Listings

Please search the following websites for upcoming scholarships: 

www.educationmatters.ca

www.calgaryfoundation.org/gran...

www.alis.alberta.ca

http://studentaid.alberta.ca/s... 

**There will be virtual Education Matters Scholarship meetings in March/April.


MAY 2021

Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:  May 1 / 30, 2021 (Opens March 1)

**Watch the Application Video on YouTube!

FAQ and contact info: HERE

Students create an account if first time user. Do not create a new account. Use forgot pw link.

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

Click Preview by each award you are eligible for and when you find the longest application form do that one first– it can be copied for other awards.(Copy button top Right corner).

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. Be sure essays are unique to the criteria (use Word then copy/paste into application); reference letters may be used for more than one award (list all awards relating to that reference at the top of the letter).

Be sure to modify essays and answer all questions- they are not the same for each award!

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

 Applications can not be edited once submitted.

Other awards from Education Matters due May 30, explore their website or MAY postings on the HWW site as of April 1
HENRY WISE WOOD HIGH SCHOOL SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS (only HWW students eligible!!)
See below 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  

*NEW* Calgarians Improving Society, $2500 (renewable 3 years), post sec in Calgary in a field that will make a positive contribution to society. mandatory active community involvement

Alexander Rutherford Scholarships

Website

Deadline:  None!

Online application.

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

Apply once you have been accepted into a post secondary institution & once you have your complete official transcript. No deadline!! 


Aboriginal Scholarships and Bursaries

http://alis.alberta.ca/hs/cp/cpt/ab/learn/paying.html

https://indspire.ca/

Various Dates

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

See application below consisting of a chart re: how you meet the criterion as well as a personal statement.

Email or drop off to Guidance Counsellor by May 19

Premier Application 2021

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). Additional paperwork will be required in a tight turn around time for the nominee.


TransCanada Empower Communities

Website

Deadline:  May 15, 2020, TBA for 2021


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

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

FNMI - $10,000 (1), $5000 (75)

STEM

Canadian citizen; enrolled in post secondary program; from a community near a TransCanada project. Complete a short pre-qualification form.


Calgary Italian Sportswomen’s Dinner Assoc

Website

Deadline: May (TBA)

Application must be typed and mailed by Canada Post - Xpresspost

$5,000 (3). Gr 12. Female. Italian heritage. Excellence in athletics, academics, leadership, fine arts & volunteering. Minimum 75% average. Registered in post secondary for Fall.

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

Complete the request information/ scholarship application form. Submit a letter from a high school teacher 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 Teachers Association

 John Laurie Scholarship

 Website

 Deadline:  May 31;  Aug 31, official transcript due;  Sept 15, Enrollment Verification due

$1000 (1 award)

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. Online application.


Calgary Public Teachers - Alberta Teachers Association

Local 38 Scholarship

Website

Deadline:  May 31;  Aug 31, official transcript due;  Sept 15, Enrollment Verification due 

$1000 (1 award)

Gr 12 graduating students whose parents are current, retired or deceased ATA members, entering post-secondary, 80% average (5/30 level courses), 75% if AB ED identified learning need,  letter written by self re: character/citizenship qualities.

Online application.


Calgary Public Teachers - Alberta Teachers Association

LGBTQ2S+ Scholarship

Website

Deadline:  May 31;  Aug 31, official transcript due 

$1000 (1 award)

Must submit a reference letter regarding involvement and leadership in activities within the LGBTQ2S+ community, either at school or in the community at large. The letter must address the qualities, character, citizenship and attributes of the individual applicant, as well as actions of support and/or advocacy.


Education Matters -Variety

Website

Deadline:  Those listed here due May 30, 2021

**Watch the Application Video on YouTube!

FAQ and contact info: HERE

Students create an account if first time user. Do not create a new account. Use forgot pw link.

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

Click Preview by each award you are eligible for and when you find the longest application form do that one first– it can be copied for other awards.(Copy button top Right corner).

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. Be sure essays are unique to the criteria (use Word then copy/paste into application); reference letters may be used for more than one award (list all awards relating to that reference at the top of the letter).

Be sure to modify essays and answer all questions- they are not the same for each award!

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

 Applications can not be edited once submitted.

Other awards from Education Matters due May 1.

*Virtual Info Meetings being held March/April – see Wednesday Warrior, bulletin, or Student Services D2L

See below for additional 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. 

Examples:
Ben Albert - $2500, passion for sports and academics

Arrata Family, Inspiring Immigrant Award
- $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). 

Future Leaders Award
-$1,000, 75%, citizenship and leadership in school and community through 3 years  

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 Bursary
Gr 11 Band program participant & continuing in Gr 12. Min 70%. Financial need.

Calgary Foundation

Website

Various deadlines. Check website.

Check in various sections : High School Students/Athletics/Unique Awards 

Resources Tab has ‘Tips on Applying’


For Calgary students only! These are some examples.

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

Fraser Lockwood Memorial - $2500, volunteer work in church/community/athletics/cultural/political *preference to Filipino community members June 30

FNMI Bursary - $3500 (4 awards), AB post secondary school, short essay re: connection to culture July 31


MindFuel: Science AB Foundation

Astech-GrowSafe Systems Founders Scholarship

Website

BA (May or early June) Questions? scholarships@mindfuel.ca 

$2500 (1) AB graduating student attending post secondary in AB and attending a STEM related program.


Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship and Future Leaders Scholarship

Website

Deadline: June 2, 2021 

Toll free: 1-844-567-1237

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.

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


APRIL 2021

Odd Fellows and Rebekah's Pilgrimage for Youth 

Website

Deadline:  April 2021 (TBD)

Students should contact their local Odd Fellows or Rebekah lodge to seek sponsorship.

16 or 17 years old (grade 10 or 11). 2020 pilgrimage was cancelled as were age restrictions so stay tuned to website. Opportunity to participate in in-depth discussions with other young people from around the world experiencing one of the greatest cities in the world. July tours (June 29th - July 12th, 2021) paid primarily by local Odd Fellows or Rebekah Lodge.


Kids Cancer Care Dereck Wandzura Memorial Scholarship

Website

Deadline:  April 30, 2021

Contact for info: 403-216-9210

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, 2021 (Opens March 1)

**Watch the Application Video on YouTube!

FAQ and contact info: HERE

Students create an account if first time user. Do not create a new account. Use forgot pw link.

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

Click Preview by each award you are eligible for and when you find the longest application form do that one first– it can be copied for other awards.(Copy button top Right corner).

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. Be sure essays are unique to the criteria (use Word then copy/paste into application); reference letters may be used for more than one award (list all awards relating to that reference at the top of the letter).

Be sure to modify essays and answer all questions- they are not the same for each award!

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

 Applications can not be edited once submitted.

Other awards from Education Matters due May 30, explore their website or MAY postings on the HWW site as of April 1
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  

*NEW* Calgarians Improving Society, $2500 (renewable 3 years), post sec in Calgary in a field that will make a positive contribution to society. mandatory active community involvement


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