Scholarship Deadlines are Approaching!
2021 Calgary Stampede Poster Competition - deadline is November 30, 2019
Gap Year Scholarship - Students who are planning a gap year are encouraged to apply for this award
2020 Calgary Stampede Grade 12 Western Art Scholarship - deadline is March 8, 2019
Burger King Scholarship - deadline is December 15, 2019
STEAM Horizon Award - deadline is January 16, 2020.
Students in grade 12 interested in pursuing a post-secondary education in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics that demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and financial need are invited to apply for the Schulich Leader Scholarship. This scholarship provides twenty-five $100, 000 awards in engineering and twenty-five awards for science, technology and mathematics annually. St. Joseph's can nominate a student for consideration by January 29, 2019. To be considered, students must submit their intent to Ms. Spafford no later than January 10. For more information, visit Schulich Leader Scholarship.
Soroptimists Violet Richardson Award recognizes young women aged 14-17 who volunteer their time towards fighting drugs, crime and violence; cleaning up the environment;and working to end discrimination and poverty. Deadlines for entry is January 1, 2020.
Optimist International Essay Contest The deadline for essay submissions to Ms. Spafford is January 11.
Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries (check your post-secondary institute for entrance scholarships and awards)
The link above can help students start the process of finding and applying for scholarships, bursaries and awards. Links to the organization are provided for application criteria and process.
Student Loan Information
Student Loan applications will open for the 2019/2020 year the first week of June 2019. For information on student loans, visit the Student Aid Alberta website. A helpful resource for students and parents can be found through this funding guide.
Information can also be found regarding student financing on the Canada Student Loans website.
Student Loan Drop-In Sessions
The Student Connect Centre at Red Deer College offers free Student Loan free drop-in sessions to students who would like some guidance while completing their full-time Alberta Student Aid application.
Other Sources for Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards:
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:
Athletic Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:
Disabilities Scholarships and Bursaries:
Scholarship Information Sessions
Information Sessions on finding scholarships, how to apply and keeping track of your scholarship search are available through the Career Centre. Check Career Centre events, monitors, and appointment binder for times and dates.