Scenario 1: In-school classes resume

Please see RDCRS COVID-19 information.


Scholarship Deadlines are Approaching!

Upcoming Deadlines

The Optimist International Essay contest offers students the potential to win $2500 for essay submissions on the topic, “Reaching your Dreams by Choosing Optimism.”  Please submit your essays to Mrs. Bennington prior to the February 5, 2021 deadline.  For application, qualifications and rules, please visit

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership

Students who demonstrate strong leadership skills and a history of community service and have an overall GPA of 75% are encouraged to apply for up to $70 000 in scholarships from TD.  Deadline is Friday, November 13, 2020.

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.   

To be considered for St. Joseph High School nomination, a student must submit their intent to Mrs. Bennington no later than October 1.  Students applying for school sponsorship will then follow an interview process to select a candidate.Deadline for the Loran Award applications is October 15 (school sponsored applicants) and October 22 (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

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:


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