Awards & Scholarships
Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship
To recognize and reward academic achievement of senior high school students and encourage them to pursue post-secondary studies. Value up to $2500.00
Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Scholarship
Applications for the 2020 Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Scholarship are now open. Students who plan to attend a post-secondary institution in fall 2020 are eligible to apply to be awarded up to $2,000 towards their education. Those who demonstrate financial need will be give higher priority. Full details can be found on the Peter Elzinga Family Foundation website. The deadline to apply is June 1.
Scholarship season is fully underway. There is currently 7.5 Million Dollars worth of scholarships that are open for applications on ScholarTree.ca! Once students complete their profile they will be matched to all of the awards that they qualify for.
We know now is when students start to plan for next year financially. So we wanted to remind you that there is a downloadable budget template available to everyone at the bottom of https://scholartree.ca/educators.
Please access All of our Summer Scholarships and see what financial assistance could be available. Summer Scholarship List.
The Morehead Cain Scholarship
The Morehead Cain scholarship is a fully funded (tuition + room and board) four-year scholarship to one of the top universities in the world. The scholarship is available to Canadian students. . The deadline is October 31
Schulich Leader Scholarship
A Schulich Leader Nominee represents the top STEM student in your graduating class and in turn becomes eligible to win an $80,000 or $60,000 scholarship. This student exemplifies at least two of the following criteria: academic excellence, leadership and financial need. Bev Facey can nominate one student for application.
Click to view all scholarships from
Wizedemy Canadian scholarships:
Click to view all scholarships from
Advancing Futures Bursary for Students in Care
Click to view all scholarships from:
Parents Guide to Funding Higher Education
Please click the link for more information on https://www.higheredpoints.com/2016/09/12/new-resource-parents-guide-to-funding-higher-education/
Leaders in Equality Award of Distinction
The LEAD Program is supporting students who are working to reduce gender discrimination in their communities, or who are studying in fields where their gender is traditionally underrepresented.
The program is a consolidation of 2 funding streams: the previously announced Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Award stream, and the Persons Case Scholarship stream.
$225,000 is available through the program and 90 students will receive $2,500 each for their studies.
Persons Case Scholarship (PCS)
The Persons Case Scholarship was established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the “Persons Case”. There are 40 awards of $2,500 available for this stream.
Women in STEM Award
The Women in STEM Award will support young women to reach their career goals. There are 50 awards of $2,500 available for this stream.
Diana Balbar Scholarship
In recognition of Diana Balbar’s valuable contribution to the community through volunteerism as well as her efforts in promoting youth volunteerism, the Ardrossan Recreation & Agricultural Society (ARAS) is proud to offer $1,000 annually in a scholarship.
Eligibility: Students must be either entering post-secondary, or currently enrolled in any year of an accredited program, degree or diploma.
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021
- Education programs related to agriculture are desirable
- Selection based on community involvement (minimum of 8 volunteer hours logged with the society)
Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Please click the view the Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Alberta’s Apprenticeship and Industry Training
The program offers students two scholarships:
- The High School Apprenticeship Scholarship https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/financial-assistance/scholarships/high_school_apprenticeship_scholarships/replaces the previous Registered Apprenticeship Program/Career and Technology Studies scholarships. Valued at $1,000 each, the High School Apprenticeship Scholarship recognizes the achievements of Alberta high school students who have successfully completed either the Registered Apprenticeship Program or Career and Technology Studies scholarships apprenticeship pathways.
- The High School Apprenticeship Scholarship - Bright Future https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/financial-assistance/scholarships/high_school_apprenticeship_scholarships/, valued at $2,000 each, recognizes the achievements of high school students who successfully completed both the Registered Apprenticeship Program and Career and Technology Studies apprenticeship pathways.
Scholarships will be awarded to registered apprentices in the year they graduate from high school. These new scholarships will triple the capacity of the apprenticeship scholarship program, rewarding more high school students who have completed the required courses.
Apprentices no longer need apply for these scholarships. Apprenticeship and Industry Training has implemented a fully automated procedure, eliminating the need for paper applications and manual processing.
In order to be eligible, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Career and Technology Studies students should log into their MyTradesecrets account (MTS) and ensure that they have provided consent to be considered for a scholarship. To check consent, students can click on the Applications tab to provide or update their consent and their SIN. If they have more than one active application, click on Details in the right‑hand column to update information.
Did You Know?
A couple of good websites to check for available scholarships and awards are:
https://yconic.com/ (previously studentawards.com)