Our graduates are prepared to excel at post-secondary institutions and in their future careers. To aid in financing post-secondary education, several scholarships are available.
Sturgeon Public Schools Scholarships
Sturgeon Public Schools Scholarship - deadline September 30
A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to all Grade 12 students who qualify.
Sturgeon Public Schools Bursary - deadline September 30
A bursary of $500 is awarded to one student from Sturgeon Composite High School and one student from Redwater High School.
Frank Robinson Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship has been instituted to provide financial help to graduating students in Sturgeon Public Schools who have enrolled in a post secondary institution. The scholarship of $500 will be awarded annually to one student from Redwater School and one student from Sturgeon Composite High School who has met or exceeded specified achievement and enrolment criteria and who is deemed to have provided the greatest amount of support to the school.
Konica Minolta Scholarship
This scholarship of $250 is awarded to one Sturgeon Composite High School graduate, one Redwater School graduate, and one Sturgeon Learning Centre/Morinville Learning Centre graduate who has demonstrated exemplary work habits, have interest in technology and advancing technology in their education, and is pursuing a post-secondary education in the school year following graduation from high school.
Maise Metrunec Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a Sturgeon Public Schools graduate who lives in the Town of Gibbons and who has achieved the highest academic average in Grade 12.
For more information visit Student Services in your school.
This scholarship of $250 is awarded to one Sturgeon Composite High School graduate and one Redwater School graduate who has demonstrated exemplary work habits, have interest in technology and advancing technology in their education, and is pursuing a post-secondary education in the school year following graduation from high school.
External Scholarships & Bursaries
Deadline dates may vary from scholarship to scholarship, refer to the applicable application form for specific deadlines.
Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
Scholarships ranging from $300 to $2,500 are awarded to students who achieve a grade of 75% or better in five specified subjects. Applications are continuous and submitted online through the ALIS website. Apply online when your official high school marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies.
Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards
Since 2001, the Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards have provided more than $9 million in over 2,000 awards to more than 1,500 Métis Albertans studying at institutions across Alberta. These awards are the largest non-governmental source of student funding for Métis students in Canada.
Blue Cross Scholarship Program
These scholarships range from $750 - $1,500 and are awarded to Alberta students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Most awards are administered directly through the accredited post-secondary institutions. Application deadlines vary based on institutions.
Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarships
This scholarship is open only to young women in any year of study at a Canadian Secondary School. Applicants should be students who are making a contribution to their school’s leadership teams and student councils.
You have until January 21st to submit your application.
Careers in Child Care for High School Students
For high school students who want to pursue childcare as a career, Alberta Human Services provides a $2,500 High School Child Care Scholarship to attend post-secondary programs in early learning and child care education. Application deadlines are ongoing.
Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Scholarship
The Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation’s National Citizenship Award and Scholarship Program provides merit-based scholarships to secondary students across Canada who exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities in their communities through extensive community service, volunteerism and humanitarian causes. Scholarship application is available in December.
Applications open on January 17,2022, and close March 31, 2022.
John M. Kerr Memorial Bursary Award
Each year The Imperial Sovereign Court of the Wild Rose grants bursary awards generally between $500.00 and $750.00 to students of the Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, and Bisexual community in any accredited post-secondary education program within the Province of Alberta. Successful applicants are asked to be present for the presentation of the awards during the annual Coronation Ball.
Kin Canada Bursaries
Kin Canada Bursaries, a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund (HREF), awarded 72 deserving students with a $1,000 bursary for their 2021-2022 school year. Successful applicants were chosen based on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need.
Applications are posted early fall and are due February 1st.
Lions Legacy Scholarship
The Lions of Alberta Foundation has established the Lions Legacy Scholarship Fund. The Fund invites participating Alberta Lions Clubs to seek students who meet the Lions Legacy Scholarship criteria. Once selected the local Lions club will submit the student and club application forms and other documentation to the Lions of Alberta Foundation. The Foundation will then match, up to $500, for each scholarship provided by the local Lions club. Local Lions clubs may grant any number of scholarships in a given year, however, the Lions of Alberta Foundation matching grants will be limited to two (2) scholarships per Lions club per year, limited to Multiple District C Alberta Lions clubs only. Applications and other required information must be submitted to the local Lions
Submit your application by September 15th.
Alberta's largest rural internet provider wants to invest in our young people's future. Each year, they will offer four $1000 local scholarships to graduating grade 12 students. To be eligible, you must be pursuing post-secondary education in Computer Science or related studies, and you must reside in the MCSnet service area.
Submit your application by August 22nd.
Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme
The Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme offers a number of different scholarships. The awards range from $1,000 - $3,000, and each has its own eligibility requirements.
Deadline for submitting your essay is January 31st.
Phi Delta Kappa Future Educator’s Award
$500.00 award offered to a high school student who is entering an education program directly following high school.
RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program
The RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program was created in 1992 to assist aboriginal students to complete post-secondary education and to provide an opportunity for RBC to strengthen its relationship with the aboriginal community. Selected students are awarded $4,000 each academic year for two to four years to use towards tuition, books, supplies and living expenses.
In recognition of the growing number of Canadian students showing a passion to lead and inspire positive change in their community, we have created the RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship. Fifteen scholarships worth $10,000 will be awarded in three student categories.
Registered Apprenticeship Program Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to recognize the accomplishment of students in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) and to ensure these students continue to complete their apprenticeship training.
Visit your school's Student Services for more information.
RE/MAX 2022 Quest for Excellence Bursary Program
RE/MAX of Western Canada will award 16 bursaries of $1,000 each to qualifying Grade 12 students. In addition, each award includes a Certificate of Excellence signed by the Regional Executive Vice President of RE/MAX of Western Canada. Winners will be notified in April 2022.
Open for submission until March 14th, 2022
Sam Bull Memorial Scholarship
For students pursuing studies in law and political science. Applicants are required to apply for the Sam Bull Memorial Scholarship by contacting the Alberta Indian Investment Corporation office. Students must prepare a 100 to 200 word statement of personal and academic objectives, which should emphasize how their proposed course of study will contribute to First Nation community development in Canada.
Schulich Leader Scholarships
Launched in 2012, this $100 million program funds 50 undergraduate scholarships in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Twenty-five $80,000 scholarships in the field of engineering and 25 $60,000 scholarships for science technology or math degrees. Students must be nominated by their high school and must possess two out of the three
If interested in being nominated please contact Student Services by December 10th.
Senator James Gladstone Memorial Scholarship
For students pursuing studies in business, finance and economics. Applicants are required to apply for the Senator James Gladstone Memorial Scholarship by contacting the Alberta Indian Investment Corporation office. Students must prepare a 100 to 200 word statement of personal and academic objectives which should emphasize how their proposed course of study will contribute to First Nation economic and business development in Canada.
The deadline for applications is February 15 of each school year.
Stacey Levitt Memorial Award
The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award was created in memory and celebration of Stacey’s life by her family through Parachute. This annual high school student award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals and Parachute’s overarching goal of a long life lived to the fullest, while maintaining an approach that is rooted in risk management and injury prevention.
Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life.
The deadline for application is September 1st.
TD Canada Trust - Student Scholarships, Grants & Bursaries
Whether you’re still thinking about which trade school to apply for, or are entering your 3rd year as an undergrad student, investing in your education should be a top priority. Fortunately, there are lots of scholarships and bursaries designed to help you.
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award
The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program aims to honour the spirit of Terry Fox, one of Canada’s greatest heroes, by encouraging Canadian youth who strive to emulate Terry Fox’s courage and determination by providing their communities and those in need with humanitarian service.
Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation
The VJKF Program offers Indigenous (First Nation, Métis, and Inuit) high school students in grades 10, 11, and 12 an opportunity to spend one week conducting research in the fields of science and engineering during the month of May. As one of our Kirkness Scholars, you’ll work with university professors and graduate students from a participating Canadian university in a particular area of science, engineering, technology, or math. Students who complete the VJKF Program are eligible to apply for a VJKF scholarship to attend a post secondary institution.
Application Deadline is April 1, 2022
Scholarships & Bursary Resources
Alberta Student Aid
Alberta's government offers scholarships and awards to encourage and reward the excellence of Albertans in post-secondary study.
Métis Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries
There are many resources and funding opportunities available to support Métis students in Alberta.
Scholarships for Canada
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