Scenario 3: At-Home Learning

All Grades will temporarily shift to online learning beginning Friday, May 7 with a return to in-person learning on Tuesday, May 25 after the Victoria Day long weekend. Learn more here.

Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines are Approaching!

Upcoming Deadlines

CPAA Black, Indigenous and People of Colour Success Award deadline ends May 14. This $2000 award will go to one (1) grade 12 Alberta high school student who is a member of the Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Colour (POC) community. Applicants must also demonstrate the following qualities in their applications: good character and leadership skills. Preference will be given to applicants who express an interest in pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant

The Piper Creek Optimist Club of Red Deer is pleased to introduce the Young Leader Award, aimed at recognizing and rewarding young adults in Red Deer who are engaged in their community.

The Young Leader Award will award a $1,000 bursary towards a post-secondary or furthering education program to one  eligible Red Deer Student. The successful recipient is someone who is graduating in 2021, displays an aptitude for volunteering/giving back, and has a desire to be a community leader.

 

Red Deer College is excited to announce a new Student Bursary Opportunity! RDC is offering student bursaries on a first-eligible basis, meaning that students who meet the eligibility criteria will receive bursaries in the order their applications are received.  Full-time students could receive up to $1,500 and part-time students could receive up to $750.  To view the application criteria or to apply, please visit www.rdc.ab.ca/studentbursary.

Each year the Rotary Club of Sylvan Lake awards students of Sylvan Lake, Bentley and Eckville six $1000 scholarships to graduating students based on citizenship.  Apply by May 1 to arouthier@cesd73.ca

Rotary Club Career Opportunity Fund Award - Please email your completed application to Mrs. Bennington by April 26 to be considered.  

Red Deer & District Community Foundation has upgraded their Financial Awards page.  Please visit their webpage to learn more of their available opportunities

John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation Scholarship Program deadline for applications is March 1, 2021

Careers Next Generation is holding virtual showcases for students to explore internship opportunities in a variety of careers.  For more information, please visit https://www.careersnextgen.ca/virtual/

Are you stuck right now, but have plans for short term courses, workshops or need some equipment?  Check out the RBC Future Launch Scholarship Program to help get you there!

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education(CFEE) is partnering with CIBC to give high school aged youth (14-18) the opportunity to win $10, 000.  Project submission deadline is April 16, 2021

Optimist International Oratorical Scholarship Contest - "Healing the World with Optimism". This is a tremendous opportunity for those students who want to challenge themselves with public speaking, earning a scholarship and taking pride in stretching comfort zones.  

The Brock Myrol Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one student per
academic year from either École Secondaire Notre Dame High School, St.
Joseph High School, Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School, Hunting Hills
High School, or Gateway Christian School. Applicants must be presently
involved in Martial Arts or have been involved previously, and are planning on
attending a post-secondary program related to law enforcement or another one
of the “helping” professions (eg. teaching, health care, psychology, etc.). Applications must be submitted by email to the Career Centre at Lindsay Thurber
Comprehensive High School, attention Cindy Visser at cindy.visser@rdpsd.ab.ca
by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 27th, in order to be considered.

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. 

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Alberta Student Aid Scholarship List

Student Loan Information

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 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:

ALIS

Alberta Scholarships

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships

Alberta Blue Cross

Alberta Student Aid Scholarships

Alberta Teacher's Association Local 80

CWB Welding Foundation

FinAid

Find My Scholarships

Leonard Foundation

Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation

Red Deer Regional Health Foundation

Scholar Tree

Scholarships Canada

Queen Esther Education Foundation

Yconic

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:

Atco Indigenous Education Awards

Belcourt Brosseau Metís Award

Indspire

Métis Nation of Alberta 

Government of Alberta - Human Services Alberta

Government of Canada - Indigenous Bursaries Search

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Rupertsland Institute

RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Athletic Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:

Alberta Schools' Athletic Association

Softball Alberta

Athletics Canada

Alberta Golf Scholarships

Ringette Canada

Disabilities Scholarships and Bursaries:

Disability Awards

Disabled World

Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta

GoodCall

Voice of Albertans with Disabilities