Scholarship Deadlines are Approaching!
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 https://optimist.org/Forms/20-21_Essay_Application.pdf
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.
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 http://www.loranscholar.ca/
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
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:
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:
Athletic Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries:
Disabilities Scholarships and Bursaries: