Guidance and Career Centre
Welcome to the GMHS Guidance Department and Career Centre. Our office is located on the first floor 1002.
Please feel free to e-mail, call or drop in to the Guidance Department and Career Centre. There are also appointment sign up sheets right outside the office that allow you to find a time that is convenient in your schedule to meet with them.
- Having troubles with friends?
- Need to talk to someone about personal development?
- Feeling bullied or know of someone who is being bullied?
- Feeling overwhelmed or anxious?
- Not sure what classes to take?
- Wondering about scholarships?
- Trying to decide what to do after high school?
Ms. Duggan eduggan
As Guidance Counsellors, Ms. Duggan (sees students with last names M-Z) and Mr. Reece (sees students with last names A-L) are here to assist students in the following areas:
- Academic Advising
- Timetable Setup and Changes
- Personal Counselling
- Peer Support
- Special Projects
- Referrals to outside counselling and other resources
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Alberta High School Diploma Requirements:
For post secondary palnning, including out of province schools, please update your "My Blueprint" educational planner:
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The 7 Scholarships below are accepting applications before September 30, 2016. Please read the eligibility and application instructions on the website carefully.
1. Jones T-Shirt Scholarship - September 12, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
2. SP Scholarship - September 14, 2016 (10 Awards - $10,000)
3. VIP Scholarship - September 16, 2016 (1 Award - $5,000)
4. Siemens Scholarship - September 20, 2016 (18 Awards - $100,000)
5. You Deserve It Scholarship - September 29, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
6. Review It Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
7. Scholastic Art And Writing Scholarships - September 30, 2016 (75 Awards - $10,000)
Feel free to browse the links above to find suitable scholarships for your post secondary search.
Counsellors are available if you have any questions.
Scholarships open to Students in Airdrie
Airdrie Minor Basketball Association
Recognizes the accomplishments of students who have participated in Airdrie Minor Basketball. One award each to a male and female player. Award is $500.00 each. Application deadline is February 28 of the current school year.
Applications are available at
Airdrie and District Agricultural Society Scholarships
Awarded to a grade 12 student who has graduated from a Airdrie High School within twelve months of their graduation. Award goes toward first year post secondary studies only. Based on the average of the student's grade 12 marks, extracurricular activities and an essay on volunteerism. Two scholarships available at $1 000.00 each. Deadline to apply is September 15 - after graduation. For more information, please go to the
Cory Liss Orthodontics Dedication to Education Scholarship
Awarded primarily based on merit as determined by a Selection Committee, to a student graduating from a high school in Airdrie, Beiseker or Crossfield with a minimum average of 65% in English, Social Studies and Science-based diploma exam courses. Must have applied to a Canadian post secondary program to pursue a minimum post secondary diploma qualification in their chosen field at the time of application for the scholarship and be attending the program at the time of payment of the scholarship. To apply, students must demonstrate in a 500 - 600 word essay, a commitment to their current and planned educational focus, including effective leadership, a strong work ethic, demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, how he or she is a team player and is giving of his or her time to the community. Other criteria will be considered, such as an obvious and unequivocal need for financial assistance. Applicants must provide two reference letters or recommendations for teachers, instructors or community members. The value of the scholarship is $2000 and the deadline to apply is May 15.
Click here for the scholarship application
Airdrie Optimist Scholarship Award Application
Applicants must complete and submit application, live in Airdrie, under the age of 25 and be planning to attend post-secondary in the coming fall.
Submit application to Time Bell - email@example.com by June 5.
Scholarships and Contests open to all students
College and University Entrance Foodservice-Hospitality Scholarships
Applicants must be Canadian Citizens in their final year of high school applying to University of Guelph - hotel & Food Admin. Ryerson University - Hospitality & Tourism Management. University of Calgary - B Com Tourism & Hospitality Management. Mt. St. Vincent University - Tourism & Hospitality Management. University of New Brunswick; based on academics, work experience, extracurricular activities, letters of reference. Financial need will also be considered. Deadline depends on what school student is applying to. Awards range from $1 000.00 to $3 250.00 each.
Burger King Scholars Program
Criteria: specified minimum grade average (67%) and working part-time an average of 15 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. Place of employment does not have to be Burger King. Demonstrated participation in community services and/or co-curricular activities. Demonstrated financial need. 700 awards at $1 000.00 each. Deadline to apply is January 10 of the current school year. For more information please visit
Top 20 Under 20
Must be under the age of 20 as of December 31 and have a record of innovation, leadership and achievement, of meeting personal challenges, and of making a difference in school or the larger community. Look for the application form in October, deadline is January 22 - details in the Career Centre. Sponsored by the Airdrie Optimist Club.
Future Aces Foundation
Must exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities as represented in the Future ACES Philosophy; Attitude, Ability, Action, Achievement, Co-operation, Courage, Confidence, Education, Empathy, Example Service, Sportsmanship. Looking for candidates who demonstrate exemplary citizenship qualities in their home, school, and communities through extensive community service, volunteerism and commitment to humanitarian causes. 20-30 scholarships awarded annually at a value of $1 000.00 each. For more information, please go to.
The Masonic Higher Education Bursary
Available for Canadian citizens residing in the Province of Alberta who are in financial need and unable to finance post secondary education in Alberta for a minimum two year program. 100 bursaries valued at
$2 000.00 each. For further information please go to
Lauraine Doucet Masonic Bursary for Pharmacy and Medicine
This bursary is available to Canadian citizens residing in the Province of Alberta or North West Territories. It is intended to assist students whose parents (or family) are in financial need and unable to finance post secondary education in Pharmacy and/or Medicine in the Province of Alberta. This bursary is offered through the
RBC Scholarship for Undergraduates
Open to students graduating from high school who plan to enroll in a Canadian university or college in the fall of their graduating year. Six scholarships available each worth $10 000.00. For more information please go to.
Don Moore Scholarship Award
The Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel sponsors this scholarship. The award is available to an Alberta student completing any year of studies in any recognized post-secondary education institution within the province. The student must be enrolled in a program offering administrative courses in the operation of recreational facilities. The student will demonstrate scholastic achievement, as well as personal qualities and character which indicate a promise of success in teh recreation field. The award is in the amount of $1 500.00. For more information, please go to.
Grant MacEwan United World Colleges
Eight scholarships for grade 11 Alberta students for two years of International Baccalaureate study at United World Colleges. Based on academic ability, leadership capability, references and an interview. Each scholarship is valued at $25 000.00. For more information, please see.
Association of Credit Union Employees and Directors Annual Scholarship Program
For a graduating student who has been a member in good standing at a Credit Union for at least the past year planning to attend an accredited post secondary institution on a full time basis in Canada. Four awards valued at $750.00 each. For more information please see the Mrs. Smith in the Career Centre and/or go to.
Alberta Fish & Game Association
Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum one-year environmental sciences or related program at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution; applicant or parent must be a member of the Alberta Fish and Game Association; must be 21 years or younger. Past experience and involvement with AF&G Association or other related interest organizations (ie. Junior Forest Wardens, Scouts, etc.) will be given great consideration. (500 word essay required.) One award valued at $500.00. For more information please go to. Under About choose Educational Scholarships.
University of British Columbia Entrance Scholarships
There are over 100 major entrance scholarships for domestic students entering UBC from high schools. Some are as high sc $40 00.00 over four years. Criteria include scholastic performance and leadership. For more information please go to.
Simon Fraser University Entrance Scholarships
For students with high academic standing - a minimum of 90% grade average is required. Awards vary in amount. For more information please go to.
Commonwealth Essay Competition
The Commonwealth Essay Competition is an international education project open to all young Commonwealth citizens aged 18 or under. There are four different age classes and each class offers five essay topics. The aim of the competition is to provide a unique opportunity for schools throughout the commonwealth to take part in global education project..
BMO Financial Group Entrance
Awarded annually to students entering an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta from high school on the basis of superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11 and 12 and in financial need. Receipt of funding for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta each year. Two awards valued at $20 000.00 over four years. For more information please contact the registrar at the.
Mount Royal University President's Bursaries
Must be in an appropriate grade 12 program of studies or be a recent graduate within the immediately preceding calendar year. Must have applied for admission to a full-time program of studies at Mount royal College, be a current student in an Alberta high School. Students will need to have a minimum average of 755 in five appropriate grade 12 subjects. Twenty five awards given annually for full tuition and fees for one year plus $1 000.00 for books. For more information please go to.
Scholastic Distinction Scholarship (UofA)
Applicants must be students entering the University of alberta and have an award average of 95% or higher in grades 10, 11 and 12. An academic reference and essay are also required. Award amount varies..
Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship Future Educators Association
Applicants must have letters of recommendation, written expression: interest in a teaching or professional education career; and school and community activities. Applicants should rank in the upper on-third of their classes. Over 30 awards valued between $500.00 - $2 00.00..
RE/MAX "Quest for Excellence" Bursary Awards
RE/MAX of western Canada will award sixteen bursaries in value of $1 000.00 each to qualifying grade 12 students. Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills. Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities. For more information please go to.
Leadership Awards Program with the University of Alberta
Recognizes students who combine academic achievement with outstanding leadership. Applicants must have a minimum grade 11 award average of 80% and be entering the University of Alberta. One hundred awards varying in amount from $1 000.00 - $20 000.00. For more information please go to.
Leonard Foundation Financial Assistance Program
Canadian citizens or permanent residents; enrolment in full-time undergraduate program for first time and pursuing B.Ed. or M. Div. All applicants will be considered but preference will be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Mettallurgical Institute of Canada. 140 awards varying in amount from $1 000.00 - $1 500.00..
Anthem Essay Contest (Ayn Rand)
For students in grade 8, 9 and 10. Read Ayn Rand's Anthem, choose one of three essay topics and write an essay that is 600 - 1200 words in length. First place winner receives $2 000.00. 235 other awards varying in amount from $30.00 - $500.00..
Dr. Ed O'Connor Scholarship
This scholarship is for qualified Alberta students to attend St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, NS for four years of undergrad studies. Award is in the amount of $5 000.00 per year to a maximum of four years..
Miller Thomson Foundation Scholarship
Must be attending a Canadian secondary school, planning on entering a Canadian post-secondary institution in the fall to pursue a course of study within Canada leading to a degree or diploma. Must have maintained a minimum grade average of 87% in Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12. The candidate's contribution to their school and community will also be evaluated. 100 awards valued at $3 000.00 each.
Canadian Chemistry Contest
Is chemistry on of your strengths? Then test your skills and measure yourself against fellow students who share the same passion. The Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) is carried out in conjunction with the Canadian Chemistry olympiad (CCO) and is open to high school students. First place = $450.00, 2nd place = $200.00 and third place = $100.00. For more information please see the career centre.
Harris Steel Entrance Scholarships
Applicants must be admitted to and register at Glendon for full-time studies; high academic standard; be from BC or AB. Three awards valued at $10 000.00 each. For more information please see the Career Centre.
Retail as a Career Scholarship Program
This scholarship program is for students enrolled in or who have applied to retail, business or marketing post secondary programs. To apply for this scholarship, students need to get a reference letter from their current retail employer and write an essay about their interest in the retail sector. One $5 000.00 scholarship and 26 $1 000.00 industry sponsored scholarship awards available..
The Colonel Douglas H. Gunter History Awards (Formerly the Canadian War Museum History Awards)
This competition is open to students who will be graduating from secondary school. To qualify, each student must submit an original work using one of the following media: Test; Visual Art; Web Design; Audio or Video Production. Each year, the competition explores a different theme. Five awards valued at $1 000.00..
The Fountainhead Essay Contest
For students in grade 11 and 12. Read Ayn rand's The Fountainhead and select one of the three topics and write an essay that is between 800 and 1600 words in length. First place = $10 000.00, 2nd place (5 awards) = $2 000.00, 3rd place = $1 000.00..
Get Outside Your World Contest
Canadian students enrolled in grade 12, who have the intention of pursuing post-secondary studies. Submit a 500 word essay. First place = $1 500.00, 2nd and 3rd place = $500.00..
Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary and Scholarship Awards
Available to Canadian Aboriginal residents who are either First Nation status or non-status, Inuit or Metis. Enrolled as a full-time student at teh post-secondary level in a program of study that is a minimum of two academic years - at an accredited university, college or CEGEP and pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree; there is an exception made for one-year upgrading or certification programs such as nurse practitioner after a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Awards vary in value..
Grant MacEwan Literary Arts Scholarships
Two scholarships are awarded annually for a short story or a literary non-fictional essay that engages Alberta (its history, landscape, culture, etc.) or the spirit of Dr. MacEwan's many interests. Valued at $5 000.00 each..
Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement
Scholarships are awarded to students earning a minimum average of 75% in five designated subjects in grade 10, 11, and 12. Must be Alberta resident planning to enroll in a full-time post-secondary program of at least one semester in length. Amount varies..
4-H Provincial Scholarship
Must be a past or present member of an Alberta 4-H club. Enrolled as a full time post secondary student at a recognized institution..
The Carol Thomson Memorial Fund Scholarship for Students with Learning Disabilities
To recognize an individual with a diagnosed learning disability, who through effort and perseverance is seeking to use his or her potential to its maximum. To encourage Canadian students with learning disabilities to pursue college, private vocational school or an under-graduate program at a Canadian University. Valued at $1 000.00..
National Educational Association of Disabled Students
Various awrds available to students with learning disabilities.
Monsanto Canada Opportunity Scholarship Program
Candidates must be from an agricultural or forestry family farm entering a post secondary Canadian institute in the fall in areas of agriculture, forestry, business or biotechnology - must have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and active community involvement. Award amount is $1 500.00..
Rose Margaret King Merit Awards
For students in financial need who have attended a school in Edmonton at some point during their kindergarten through grade 12 educational history. Priority is given to students who have attended an inner city school and, in particular, those who have attended Alex Taylor School. Awards vary between $1 000.00 and $3 000.00..
ECO Canada Scholarship
Submit a 400 word environmental essay about your values, leadership and vision and provide a reference letter on your involvement in the community regarding environmental issues. Four awards valued at $2500.00 each..
Orville Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide financial assistance to students pursuing higher education in the field of conservation. Eligibility: Full time student at a recognized Canadian post-secondary school. Must be in need of financial assistance to pursue the chosen course of study. Award amount varies between $500 - $4000.00.
Avar Press Literary Essay Scholarship Competition for High School Students
Avar Press seeks to recognize, encourage and reward students who submit essays that analyze a single aspect of D.J. Solomon's Xen: Ancient English Edition. First = $1000.00, 2nd = $750.00, 3rd = $500.00..
Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship
Awarded each year to a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who will attend an academic or training program at a qualified institution. Award value varies..
Learning Matters Education Charity
Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant entering or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at a recognized Canadian institution. Based on financial need, community involvement, academic excellence and career objectives. An essay is required. Six awards valued at $2500.00 each..
The Oriole Scholarship Fund, administered by the Learning Matters Education Charity, is committed to providing financial assistance to Canadian children who would not otherwise have the financial means to obtain a post-secondary education. Funds are made available to Canadian undergraduate post-secondary students who have a stated objective to make a positive contribution to Canadian society, and who have demonstrated financial need. Awards are valued at $1000.00..
Stacey Levitt Women and Sport Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Stacey Levitt. Five bursaries available in the amount of $500.00 each..
Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarship
Students entering a post secondary degree program. Based on diploma examination marks, financial need, and personal commitment. One award valued at #3 500.00..
Canadian Charolais Youth Association National Board Annual Essay Competition
Junior, Intermediate and Senior level competitions. Choose one of two essay topics and write an essay related to the cattle industry. Senior awards valued at 1st place = $300.00, 2nd place = $200.00..
Len Sager Memorial Award Awareness of Impaired Driving
Presented to Alberta residents in their graduating year who are enrolled in a minimum of three full time courses at a post-secondary institution in Alberta in the term immediately following their graduation. Candidates must display a commitment to promoting awareness about the problem of impaired driving. Award is valued at $500.00..
Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship for Disabled Students
Candidates must be diagnosed with a documented permanent disability that is the primary disability for which they are applying and have a minimum average of 75%. Eight awards valued at $2500.00 each..
The Fraser Institute Essay Contest
Students who submit a 1000-1500 word essay analyzing a specific issue and suggest solutions. Topics to be announced.
Canadian Sanitation Supply Association Scholarships
Must be able to demonstrate academic and social achievements and write an essay to the topic posted on the website. Awards vary..
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life Scholarship Fund
Scholarship recipients are chosen based on academic excellence, financial need, and a passion for pursuing an education and career in health sciences. Two awards valued at $1000.00 each renewable for four years towards undergrad degree at an accredited Canadian University..
Premier's Citizenship Awards
One graduating student from each high school is recognized for outstanding characteristics in the areas of academic ability, leadership in school-sponsored, community or extracurricular activities, volunteering, and a demonstrated willingness to place the good of others above personal ambitions. Award is a plaque and a letter of commendation..
Rocky View Teachers' Scholarships (for students graduating with a Certificate of Achievement)
To be awarded to students with an active apprenticeship ID number or entering the first or second year of study in a full time post secondary program. The award is made on the basis of final grades obtained on 36 credits as specified on application form. Award varies. Application available in the Career Centre.
Rocky View Teachers' Scholarships (for students graduating with a High School Diploma)
Must attend a Post-Secondary Program. Must have an 80% average (totaling 25 credits) in their best grade 12 subjects or advanced 3000 level CTS marks. One subject must be English 30-1 or 30-2. Award varies. Applications available in the Career Centre.
The Alberta Milk Never Stop Scholarship
Two awards; one male and one female award. Nominated by school. Must be a grade 12 student registered in an ASAA member school and participate in athletic activities. This award is for students who achieve a balance in life, participate in school life and have the promise to do great things later in life. It's for students who will never stop learning, never stop participating and never stop being an active participant in life. Each award valued at $1000.00..
The Marlene Streit Golf Scholarships
For a female student who will be graduating from High School and have been accepted to an RCGA Foundation recognized university or college. You must have been named or will be nambed to the institution's golf team. You should have had successful experience in competitive golf at regional, provincial or national level prior to application. Two awards valued at $3000.00 each..
The Canadian Seniors Golf Association Scholarships
You are encouraged to apply for the Canadian Seniors' Golf Association if you are a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and have a minimum average of 70% in the last two years of high school, successful experience in competitive golf at a regional, provincial or national level prior to application; and have been accepted at an RCGA Foundation recognized college or university, and have been named or will be named to the institution's golf team. Award value $3000.00..
OYF Memorial Scholarship
Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program offers this annual scholarship to an individual pursuing post secondary education in agriculture. Award value is $1000.00..
1800 Wheelchair Scholarship
Students are required to submit a 500 word essay on the posted topic. Contest is open to grade 12 students or students at a post secondary institution in Canada. Two awards available for a value of $500.00 each..
University of Lethbridge High School Grade 11 Merit Awards
Students with an 80% average and above are encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by the Scholarships and Students Finance Office by June 30. 100 awards available at a value of $800.00 each..
Education for Life Bursary (The Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities - ACCD)
Applicants will be selected on the basis of their motivation, need and economic circumstances. Disbursements of up to $800.00 awarded each year..
Aboriginal Canadians Scholarship National Union
Open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2012 - 2013 and who are the children or foster children of a NUPGE member. It will be awarded for the best 750 - 1,000 word essay on: The Importance of Quality Public Services in Enhancing the Quality of Life of Aboriginal Canadians. Award value is $1500.00.
Terry Fox Memorial National Union Scholarship
Winner will be determined on the basis of a 750 - 1000 word essay on: The Importance of Quality Public Services in Enhancing the Quality of Life of People with disabilities. All children (including foster children) with disabilities of National Union of Public and General Employees members who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2011-2012 are eligible to apply..
Tommy Douglas Scholarship (National Union Scholarship)
Open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in the fall and who are the children of or foster children of a National Union of Public and General Employees member. It will be awarded for the best 750-1000 word essay on "How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society." Award value is $1 500.00.
Visible Minorities National Union Scholarship
Candidates are all aboriginal Canadian children (including foster children) of National Union members who plan to enter the first year of a public post-secondary education institution full-time. Award value is $1500.00.
For students completing the Registered Apprenticeship Program and continuing into the regular apprenticeship program. Based on marks, recommendation from an employer and a personal essay. Up to 500 awards available valued at $1000.00 each..
You must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant to Canada and planning to register as a full-time student in September at a recognized Canadian University, Community College, Technical Institute or other post-secondary institution for advanced learning. Judges are looking for someone who has demonstrated high ideals and qualities of citizenship, and has not received a bursary from Cosmoda Corporation. Five scholarships of $1000.00..
Anna & John Kolesar Memorial Scholarship
Highest academic average in three subjects as shown on an Alberta Learning Transcript. Must include English 30-1 or English 30-2 and any two of Social 30, Pure Math 30, Applied Math 30, Math 31, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Science 20 and a language other than English at a 30 level. Applicants must be planning to enroll in a Faculty of Education. Applicants must be from a family where neither parent has a university degree..
Central Alberta Rural Electrification Association Scholarship
For children of Central Alberta. Rural Electrification Association members. Based on academic excellence and an essay describing their career goals. Two awards valued at $1000.00 each..
CERES High School Scholarship
For female students in their final year of high school and commencing a degree program at the University of Alberta full-time in the upcoming fall. Must demonstrate an appreciation for the rural way of life, actively involved in school and extra-curricular activities, and strive for excellence and be interested in becoming a member or CERES. Award valued at $250.00..
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties Scholarship Program
Recipient must be a resident of Alberta and Municipal District of Rocky View. Be registered to commence first year studies, pursuing a course of studies which is of relevance to local government and/or rural communities. Valued at $1 000.00..
The Earl and Countess of Wessex - 2001 World Championships on Athletics Scholarships
Recipients will be selected based on their athletic accomplishments. Must meet an academic standard. One scholarship available to both a male and female recipient. Valued at $3 000.00..
Building Futures Scholarship Program Canadian Natural
Students in communities where Canadian Natural has operations are eligible to apply. Priority will go to those applicants seeking training in trades and technical areas related to the oil and natural gas industry. Potential for employment at field operations is an important consideration. Value based on student need to a maximum of $3 000.00..
Bill Kehler Memorial Awards
Open to students who have completed grade 12 and are pursuing post-secondary education. Awards will be distributed to students with academic interests in broadcasting or agriculture. Four awards available valued at $2 500.00..
Steven Huesing Scholarship
Student must be enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution in a health informatics program at the undergrad or graduate level. Valued at $1000.00..
Airdrie and District Agricultural Society Scholarships
Student must have graduated from any Airdrie, AB high school within 12 months of the date of application. First year studies only. All grade 12 marks average. Extracurricular Activities and an Essay on Volunteerism. Valued at $1 000.00..
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
For grade 12 students. Read Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged and write a 800-1600 word essay on one of the three topics. First prize is $10 000.00. Eighty four other available prizes valued from $50.00 - $2 000.00.
Alberta Blue Cross Scholarships for Aboriginal Students
For students planning on entering post secondary studies in Alberta. Must be a Registered Indian, Inuit or Metis. Must have been a resident of Alberta during the previous year of study. Based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement. Three awards available valued between $375.00 - $1 250.00..
Persons Case Scholarship Alberta Heritage Scholarships
These awards recognize students whose studies will contribute to the advancement of women, or who are studying fields where members of their sex are traditionally few in number. Selection based on program of studies, academic achievement and financial need. Valued up to $5 000.00..
Blyth Cambridge Scholarship Program
Offered annually to Canadian high school graduates who wish to take their undergraduate degree at Cambridge University in England. Candidates must have shown academic excellence, intellectual depth, personal integrity and success beyond the high school level. These key requirements should be reflected in grades and letters of recommendation. Value is equal to admission, tuition for three years of undergraduate study, travel expenses and full living allowance..
University of Toronto National Scholarship Program
Applicants must demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. The National Scholars will be those who not only excel in academic pursuits but also have an enthusiasm for intellectual exploration and an involvement in the life of their school and community. Applications available for download in late August. Value is equal to tuition and incidental fees for four years, tenable at the University of Toronto only..
University of Toronto Arbor Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. Applications available for download in late August. Value is equal to $5000.00 for the first year of studies and $1 500.00 per year for three additional years of undergraduate study..
Prairie Baseball Academy Scholarships
Applicants must be full-time post-secondary students in Alberta who are also participants in the Prairie Baseball Academy and have earned a minimum GPA of 75% on their previous semester. Value varies between $500.00 - $2 000.00.p.
Stan Davies Memorial Bursary
Awards are given to students registered in an accredited agricultural program at Olds College. The recipient's source of income must be derived from farming in Alberta. Applicant must intend to return to the farm following graduation. Valued at $1. 500.00..
Recognizes well-rounded students who demonstrate character leadership potential and strong commitment to community. Minimum 85% academic average. Thirty awards valued up to $16 000.00 per year, renewable for up to four years of study; forty-two one time case awards valued at $3 000.00 offered to finalists not selected as Loran Award recipients; Loran Provincial awards, forty one time awards valued at $2 000.00 offered to top candidates, for use at public Canadian universities..
Canadian Morehead-Cain Award
Offered in the USA and Canada to students who show promise of exceptional value to the community. It is tenable only at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill). Granted to as many as three students annually in Canada and is worth $10 500.00 US per year + full tuition + fees for up to four years of Undergrad study + a laptop computer..
TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships
For 4-H members in their last year of high school who are planning to enroll in post-secondary education in an agriculture or agri-business related discipline. Ten scholarships available valued at $2 500.00 each..
Cal Callahan Memorial Bursary
This bursary is awarded in the fall of each year by the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada to a son, daughter or legal ward of persons who derive their principal income from pipeline construction. Ten scholarships available valued at $2 500.00..
Jimmie Condon Athletic Scholarships
Awarded to students at Universities, colleges and technical institutes who are member of designated teams, maintaining an average of at least 65% and enrolled as full-time. Individual coaches nominate students. Value is $1 800.00..
Fellowships for full time study in French
Available for Alberta residents to pursue full time studies taught in French in any discipline, anywhere in Canada. Valued at $1 000.00..
Calgary Immigrant Aid Society Youth Scholarships
Celebrating outstanding achievements and contributions of Immigrant Youth. Youth Scholarships are awarded to immigrant youths between the ages of 14 and 24 who have made an outstanding contribution or significant achievement in one or more of the following areas; Arts and Culture, Sports, Community and Volunteer Activities, Academics..
Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement
Amount depends on your marks average. Awards vary between $300.00 - $2500.00..
Charles S. Noble Junior "A" Hockey Scholarships
Awarded to individuals who have participated in Jr A Hockey and who are currently enrolled in full-time post-secondary study in Alberta. Nominations are made by their respective team. Award value is $2 000.00..
University of Calgary Seymour Schulich Scholarships and Awards
Must be entering the fall term in Engineering at U of C. These awards are based on demonstrated contribution to school life, community service or evidence of entrepreneurial talent. Academic merit is also a component..
University of Calgary Outstanding Achievement Awards
Generally, recipients of these awards must have earned a minimum average of 88% throughout high school. Amount varies..
Queen's University Chancellor's Scholarship
Applicants must excel academically and have at least a 90% average, demonstrate leadership and creativity and be nominated by a school principal. Award valued at $9 000.00 a year for four years..
Soroptimist International of Calgary Violet Richardson Award
Applicants must be female in grade 11 and 12, have demonstrated leadership qualities and have taken an active part in service in the home, school or community; shown characteristics of integrity and responsibility in their commitment to family and community. This is a merit award; not based on academic achievement. Valued at $500.00..
Building Futures Scholarship Program, Canadian Natural
Students in communities where Canadian Natural has operations are eligible to apply. Priority will go to those applicants seeking training in trades and technical areas related to the oil and natural gas industry. Potential for employment at field operations is an important consideration. Value based on student need..
University of Alberta Academic Excellence
Minimum award average of 80%, based on grade 11 and 12 marks. There are two types of Academic Scholarships: Open and Faculty-specific. Valued between $1 000.00 and $6 000.00..
Grant MacEwan Young Writer Scholarships
Scholarships awarded annually to young Alberta writers who create a literary work reflecting Alberta and/or Dr. MacEwan's interests. Valued at $2 500.00. Please contact Alberta Community Development Arts Branch at (780) 427-6315 for further information.
Scotiabank Personal Line of Credit for Students - Bursaries
Award is open to all Canadian Residents who have applied and been approved for a Scotiabank ScotiaLine personal line of Credit for students. Bursaries worth $1 000.00.
Year of the Cowboy Scholarship - Alberta Outfitters Association
Candidates must be Alberta residents and interested in 'furthering their education and perpetuating the cowboy spirit". Award valued at $1 000.00..