Scholarship Deadlines are Approaching!
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 26, 2022. To be considered, students must submit their intent to Mrs. Bennington no later than January 11. For more information, visit the link
Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award - deadline is December 31
Horatio Alger Scholarship Program - this award is available to students in grade 11. Applications for this $5000 award open in December
University of Alberta Entrance Scholarships - Once a student has applied to the U of A, they can apply for entrance scholarships right away! The deadline to apply is January 12, 2022. If you need guidance on submitting their application, encourage them to attend our Scholarships 101 session on November 23 where they can learn tips and tricks on submitting a strong application. Registration is required.
We also have two new student access awards launching soon:
- The Discover University of Alberta Award assists students who are entering the U of A without having completed any prior post-secondary coursework and who have demonstrated financial challenges and barriers to attending university. Students will be considered for $8,000 per year in award funding. Up to 30 new students per year will qualify for the award.
- The Turtle Spirit Pathway Award for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Students assists Indigenous students who are entering the U of A without having completed any prior post-secondary coursework and who have demonstrated financial challenges and barriers to attending university. Students will be considered for $8,000 in award funding. Up to 20 new students per year will qualify for the award.
Both awards are now open and will close on February 15, 2022
Burger King Foundation Scholarship - deadline is December 15
Other Sources for Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards:
Please note that support is availabe from the Division in helping students apply for funding from their band and to direct them in available funding for Indigenous students. Please connect with Mrs. Bennington for contact information.
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.
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:
Athletic Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:
Disabilities Scholarships and Bursaries: