Scholarship Deadlines are Approaching!

Horatio Alger Association of Canada

Grade 12 students who are committed to entering a bachelor degree program in 2020 and intend to seek an entrepreneurial focus, with strong community involvement, have demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity, and are in critical financial need are advised to apply online by the October 25 deadline.  This award requires a minimum grade percentage of 65.

Loran Award: 

Grade 12 students who are graduating this year, hold a minimum overall average of 85% and demonstrate exceptional qualities of leadership, character and community commitment are open to apply for the Loran Award.  This award is valued at a maximum of $100, 000 and is renewable to up for four years towards a student's post secondary education. Each Loran Award includes an annual stipend of $10,000, a matching tuition waiver, access to funding and internships through the Loran Scholars summer program, invitations to annual gatherings and forums, and mentorship opportunities.   

St. Joseph's High School can sponsor applicants for consideration - to be considered, a student must submit their intent to Ms. Spafford no later than October 3 by 9 am.  Students applying for school sponsorship will then follow an interview process to select a candidate.Deadline for the Loran Award applications is October 17 (school sponsored applicants) and October 24th (direct pool applicants).  For more information, visit

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

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:


Alberta Scholarships

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships

Alberta Blue Cross

Alberta Student Aid Scholarships

Alberta Teacher's Association Local 80

CWB Welding Foundation


Find My Scholarships

Leonard Foundation

Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation

Red Deer Regional Health Foundation

Scholar Tree

Scholarships Canada

Queen Esther Education Foundation


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

Atco Indigenous Education Awards

Belcourt Brosseau Metís Award


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


Voice of Albertans with Disabilities

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.