Awards & Scholarships

Step One: Fill out the below Student Information Form

Student Information Form - Scholarships

Please consider completing this form when a teacher reference letter is required to apply for a scholarship. This form will provide the teacher with a better picture of your background in order to provide a strong letter for you.

Download the form, "save as" with a new name, complete. Print or email to your references.

Scholarship Checklist can be found here. 

Step Two: Where to start looking for scholarships?

Each year millions of dollars in scholarships go unclaimed.  Scholarship money is not soley for high grades or athletic ability. Do your research.  Below is some helpful information:

Applying for Scholarships Click Here

The first two links below are a great way to start.  Both will help you create a profile that then send scholarship opportunities directly to you. 

Scholarship Presentation Slides

Apply for our In-House Scholarships Due April 17, 2024

There are a number of Bev Facey scholarships available to graduating students. Please complete the application package and return it to Mrs. Tattrie in Student Services by 3:30 pm on April 17, 2024.

Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship


The government of Alberta encourages and rewards the excellence of Alberta students through the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship program. Check out current information including deadlines and eligibility. 

Alexander Rutherford

The Alberta Scholarships listing contains scholarships and awards sponsored by the Government of Alberta and administered by Student Aid Alberta. This listing is hosted on the Student Aid Alberta website.

Alberta Scholarships listing

Other Interesting Scholarships

Advancing Futures Bursary for Students in Care

Click to view all scholarships from:


Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship

The Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship was established by the Alberta Wheat Board Monies Trust to encourage academic excellence of students currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in a discipline related to the field of agriculture, presenting four awards of $1500 each.


Please click the view the: Alberta Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

Eta Chapter offers a $500 grant for graduating students from Elk Island Public Schools and Elk Island Catholic Schools who are planning to enter the field of teacher education. One grant will be awarded for applicants attending post-secondary in September 2022.

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

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, 2022


  • Education programs related to agriculture are desirable
  • Selection based on community involvement (minimum of 8 volunteer hours logged with the society)

More information is available in the Diana Balbar Scholarship information page. To apply, complete the Diana Balbar Scholarship Application and submit to


MCSnet Scholarship

MCSnet is offering four, $1000 local scholarships to graduating grade 12 students that are pursuing post-secondary education in the field of Computer Science or related studies that reside in the MCSnet service area.

MCSnet Scholarship

Peter Elzinga Family Foundation Scholarship

Applications for the 2023 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! 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

Please access All of our Summer Scholarships and see what financial assistance could be available. Summer Scholarship List.

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.

Nomination Deadline is January 23, 2023

Storwell Bursary

Storwell Self Storage has re-launched our Foster Children Bursary and we are looking to connect with educational institutions to help expand awareness of the program so that we can provide scholarships to foster children who are working on building a better life for themselves. external bursary program

Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their lives.

This is the direct link to the online application, which outlines all eligibility requirements: 

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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

The Persons Case Scholarship supports women, men and gender-diverse individuals studying in the arts, humanities and social sciences fields whose work advances gender equality or who are studying in fields where their gender is underrepresented or disadvantaged.

  • $100,000 is available for this scholarship.
  • 40 students will receive $2,500 each for their studies.

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.

Alberta’s Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships

The program offers students two scholarships:

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.