Alberta Learning Information Service - Alberta Scholarship Program

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Alberta Learning Information Service - Alberta Scholarship Program

Alberta Award for the Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism (Doctorate, Graduate/Award/Prize)
Alberta Centennial Premier's Scholarships - Alberta (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Janet and Horace Allen Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Art Graduate Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)
Arts for Career Development Scholarships (Professional Development/Internship)
Theodore R. Campbell Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Canada Millennium Bursary (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Carmangay Home and School Association Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Robert C. Carson Memorial Bursary (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Laurence Decore Awards for Student Leadership (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Earl and Countess of Wessex - World Championships in Athletics Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Fellowships for Full-time Studies in French (Undergraduate/Fellowship)
Graduate Student Scholarship (Graduate/Scholarship)
Lois Hole Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Informatics Circle of Research Excellence Scholarships (Doctorate, Graduate/Scholarship)
International Education Awards – Ukraine (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Helen and George Kilik Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Anna and John Kolesay Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Jason Lang Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Language Teacher Bursary Program Awards (Professional Development/Award/Prize)
Languages In Teacher Education Scholarships (Professional Development/Scholarship)
Sir James Lougheed Awards of Distinction (Doctorate, Graduate/Award/Prize)
Louise McKinney Post-secondary Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Millennium Alberta Rural Incentive Bursary Award (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)
Charles S. Noble Scholarships for Study at Harvard (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary Award (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)
Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary for Medical Students (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)
Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary Partnership Program (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)
Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary for Pharmacy Students (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Northern Student Supplement (Undergraduate/A ward/Prize)
Persons Case Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Prairie Baseball Academy Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship Program (Doctorate, Graduate/Scholarship)
Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Robin Rousseau Memorial Mountain Achievement Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Rutherford Scholars (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Robert Norman Shaw Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Dr. Robert and Anna Shaw Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)
Ralph Steinhauer Awards of Distinction (Doctorate, Graduate/Award/Prize)

Box 28000 Sta. Main
Edmonton, AB, Canada T5J 4R4
Ph: (780)427-8640
Fax: (780)427-1288
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.alis.alberta.ca

Alberta Award for the Study of Canadian Human Rights and Multiculturalism (Doctorate, Graduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To encourage the pursuit of studies in Canadian human rights, cultural diversity, and multiculturalism. Focus: Human rights. Qualif.: Applicant must be: a Canadian citizen or permanent resident; enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time graduate student (Master's or Doctoral level) at an Alberta public post-secondary institution; taking a program of study that supports the purpose of this scholarship; planning to do research that is within a Canadian context and will ultimately benefit Albertans. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $10,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from Graduate and Awards Offices at post-secondary institutions and through Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Alberta Centennial Premier's Scholarships - Alberta (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To commemorate the Province of Alberta's Centennial. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and Alberta; entering any level of postsecondary study at any university, college, technical institute or apprenticeship program in Canada. Criteria: Scholarship

recipients are selected from nominations received for the Premier's Citizenship Award. Each high school in Alberta nominates a recipient for the Premier's Citizenship Award and each recipient is considered a nominee for the Alberta Centennial Scholarship. A selection committee will meet and review the nominations and select 25 recipients.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Nominations are submitted by high school counselors. Deadline: June 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Janet and Horace Allen Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize the academic excellence of a student from Crowsnest Pass high School in the area of the sciences. Focus: Science. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents and plan to enroll full-time in a post-secondary program of at least one semester in length. Criteria: Recipient will be selected on the basis of achieving the highest average on two of the following Grade 12 courses at the 30 level: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science.

Funds Avail.: $1,500. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from Alberta Scholarship Programs and Crowsnest Pass High School. Deadline: June 1.

Art Graduate Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward outstanding students pursuing full-time study at the masters or equivalent level. Focus: Arts. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta enrolled or planning to enroll full-time either in music, dance, literary arts or visual arts at a Master's level or equivalent level; there is a lifetime maximum of two awards per student. Scholarships are for study at graduate faculties and equivalent institutions anywhere in the world. Criteria: Recipients are chosen by a selection committee appointed by the presidents of the universities in Alberta. Applicants are judged on previous academic accomplishments, program of study, appraiser's evaluations, answers to the essay question, and general impressions from the application form.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 5. To Apply: Application form can also be obtained from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Arts for Career Development Scholarships (Professional Development/Internship)

Purpose: To assist Alberta artists in furthering their training through non-academic, short-term courses, internship or apprenticeship programs. Funding for full-time masters or equivalent level study is available through the Arts Graduate Scholarships. Focus: Creative arts. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta seeking training in the creative arts and have been employed or practicing in their field for at least three years in Alberta. Fields eligible for this award include: music, drama, dance, literary arts, and the visual arts. Programs eligible for funding are normally of a non-academic nature and may include apprenticeship, internship, mentorship or any studies conducted by a master in the field; full-time study towards a degree or college equivalent will not be considered. Criteria: Recipients are chosen by a selection committee representing music, drama, and visual arts; applicants are evaluated on the basis of the number of times the individual received assistance, the type of training proposed and its applicability to their artistic accomplishments, a work record in excess of three years demonstrating their professional merit, comments from appraisers, answer to the essay question and general impressions from the application form.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Application forms are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Applicants must apply before starting their course. Deadline: March 15 and November 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Theodore R. Campbell Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward the accomplishments of an aboriginal student from Blue Quills First Nations College. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents and have completed the first year towards an Education degree at Blue Quills First Nations College. Criteria: Selection will be based on the academic achievement during first year of study.

Funds Avail.: $1,500. To Apply: Application forms are available from Alberta Scholarship Programs and from the Research and Planning Office at Blue Quills First Nations College. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Canada Millennium Bursary (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To help Alberta's needy students access this bursary and reduce their debt load. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Students must be enrolled full-time at a Canadian post-secondary institution attending their second or subsequent year of undergraduate study or any year of a professional program. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: $2,250-$3,000. To Apply: Students do not need to apply for this scholarship separately. Students are automatically considered for Canada Millennium Bursaries when they apply for a student loan. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Carmangay Home and School Association Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize the accomplishments of students who attended Carmangay School and to commemorate the closing of the school. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and residents of Alberta according to Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund regulations; have attended Carmangay School for at least one complete school year; have achieved a high academic standing in their Grade 12 year at an Alberta high school; and plan on entering full-time studies at a recognized post-secondary institution. Criteria: Selection will be based on the academic achievement in Grade 12, demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Applicants must provide proof of attendance at Carmangay School either by reference letter or other documentation.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: Application forms are available from regional school counselors and from the office of Alberta Scholarship Programs. Applicants must mail their application form to Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: August 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Robert C. Carson Memorial Bursary (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to aboriginal students who have successfully completed the first year of

a program relating to criminal justice, criminology or law. Focus: Criminal justice; Criminology; Law. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents and full-time students enrolled in the second year of either Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice. The qualifying Alberta institutions are: Lethbridge Community College, Mount Royal College, Grant MacEwan College, the University of Calgary or the University of Alberta. Criteria: Recipients are nominated by the educational institution they are attending. Preference will be given to non-sponsored aboriginal students.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: Application forms are available from the Institution's Student Award Office. Deadline: October 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Laurence Decore Awards for Student Leadership (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize those post-secondary students who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and leadership to fellow students and to their community. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents who are currently enrolled in a minimum of three courses at a designated Alberta post-secondary institution. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: Applicants do not need to apply. Schools may submit a nomination for this scholarship. Deadline: March 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Earl and Countess of Wessex - World Championships in Athletics Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize the top male and female Alberta students who have excelled in track and field. Focus: Athletics. Qualif.: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and residents of Alberta, according to Alberta Scholarship Programs regulations. Applicants must have completed Grade 12 in Alberta in the same year they apply for the scholarship. Student must be planning on continuing their studies at a post-secondary institution in Alberta and participating on that institution's track and field team. Criteria: Selection will be based on placement in provincial and national championships, AADP standards, best performances, Mercier scores and recommendations from the applicants' coaches. Academic achievement will also be a consideration.

Funds Avail.: $3,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from all Alberta high schools and from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: October 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Fellowships for Full-time Studies in French (Undergraduate/Fellowship)

Purpose: To assist Albertans in pursuing post-secondary studies taught in French. Focus: French studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents, Canadian citizens or landed immigrants enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program. In addition, applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of three courses per semester which have French as the language of instruction. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic achievement.

Funds Avail.: $500-$1,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from the Students Awards Office at Alberta post-secondary institutions that offer programs taught in French and from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Applicants must include proof of Canadian citizenship: either a photocopy of Canadian birth certificate, passport or immigration papers. College applicants must include a transcript. Deadline: November 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Graduate Student Scholarship (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward the outstanding academic achievement of students studying at the Masters level. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be enrolled in the second year of a Masters program. Students must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and attending a post-secondary institution in Alberta. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,000. To Apply: No application required. Students are nominated by the faculty of graduate studies. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Lois Hole Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize student's leadership and community service. Focus: Humanities; Social sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must be students enrolled full-time in the second or subsequent year of post-secondary study in the Faculty of Humanities or the Faculty of Social Sciences, at the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, the University of Lethbridge, or Athabasca University. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership and community service.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. To Apply: Applicants may contact the Student Awards Office at participating educational institutions for other application requirements. Deadline: October 15 for University of Alberta and Athabasca University; November 15 for University Lethbridge and the University of Calgary. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Informatics Circle of Research Excellence Scholarships (Doctorate, Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To foster a strong graduate student population and support the development of strong informatics research teams. Focus: Computer and information sciences; Engineering. Qualif.: Applicants must be graduate students in information science and engineering attending an Alberta university. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $30,000-Masters level; $35,000-Doctoral level. To Apply: Applicants may contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies for other requirements. The institution will nominate a students to receive this award. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

International Education Awards – Ukraine (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize the accomplishments of intern, coop, practicum, apprenticeship, and research students. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be a post-secondary student or an apprenticeship student taking a practicum, internship, co-op or apprenticeship program, or may be a student conducting research. Criteria: The student will be selected based on demonstrated past accomplishments and potential for improving relations

between Ukraine and Alberta.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. Number Awarded: 5. To Apply: Application forms will also be available from the Alberta Scholarship Programs' office, Alberta Colleges and Universities, the Canadian Embassy in Kyiv, and the Ministry of Education of Ukraine. In total, five copies of the completed application form must be submitted (an original plus four photocopies). This requirement does not apply to academic transcripts and reference letters. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Helen and George Kilik Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist student from Olds High School to pursue a post-secondary education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Candidate must be an Alberta resident, have completed all high school studies at Olds High school and intend to pursue post-secondary studies. The selected student must demonstrate financial need, and involvement in extracurricular activities. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic achievement particularly in math and science.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application from Olds High School or Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Anna and John Kolesay Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize and reward the academic excellence of a student entering a Faculty of Education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must be: a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and an Alberta resident; from a family where neither parent obtained a university degree; enrolling full-time in the first year of a program in a Faculty of Education. Criteria: The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic excellence as calculated from the final standings received in three subjects as shown on an Alberta Education transcript.

Funds Avail.: $1,200. To Apply: Application form can be obtained from Alberta Scholarship Programs and at Alberta high schools. Deadline: July 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Jason Lang Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward the outstanding academic achievement of Alberta post-secondary students who are continuing full-time in an undergraduate program in Alberta. Focus: Law; Medicine; Pharmacy; Dentistry. Qualif.: Nominees must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or professional program, such as Law, Medicine, Pharmacy or Dentistry at an eligible Alberta post-secondary institution. These include publicly-funded colleges, technical institutes, universities, private colleges accredited to grant degrees, and the Banff Centre. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Recipients are nominated by the Awards Office at participating Alberta institutions where they have obtained qualifying grades. For information on the nomination process and eligibility, contact the Awards Office. Deadline: October 15 and February 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Language Teacher Bursary Program Awards (Professional Development/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To assist certified Alberta teachers to take a summer post-secondary program in a language other than English or language pedagogy course at an institution outside of Canada. Focus: Languages. Qualif.: Applicants must: be Canadian citizens or individuals lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence and residents of Alberta; hold a valid Alberta professional teaching certificate; have been teaching in Alberta for a minimum of three years by the end of the current school year; demonstrate a background in language learning or have recently initiated the study of this language; plan to take a summer program of at least four weeks duration in a language/language teaching methodology other than English, or related field at an institution outside of Canada; must have not previously been awarded a Language Teacher Bursary. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,500-$5,000. To Apply: Application form can be obtained from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Completed application form must be submitted to your local school authority for endorsement. Once endorsement has been given, the school authority will mail your application to Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: February 10. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Languages In Teacher Education Scholarships (Professional Development/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward Alberta students enrolled in a recognized Alberta teacher preparation program taking courses that will allow them to teach languages other than English in Alberta schools. Focus: Languages. Qualif.: Applicants must be: Canadian citizens or individuals lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence in Alberta. Visa students are not eligible for this award. Applicants must be registered full-time in their final two years of a recognized Alberta teacher preparation program at an Alberta faculty of education and intend to teach in Alberta schools upon completion of their program. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. Number Awarded: 13. To Apply: No applications required. Students will be nominated by their post-secondary institution. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Sir James Lougheed Awards of Distinction (Doctorate, Graduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To recognize academic achievement and provide Albertans with the opportunity for advanced study at institutions outside of Alberta. Students studying in Alberta should apply for the Ralph Steinhauer Awards for Distinction. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be: Canadian citizens or landed immigrants; Alberta residents; enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a graduate program at an institution outside of Alberta. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $15,000 for Masters level; $20,000 for Doctoral level. To Apply: An application form can be obtained from Alberta Scholarship Program, however, applicants cannot send their application electronically. Submit the original and four signed unstapled copies of the completed application form and attachments. This requirement does not apply to academic transcripts and appraisals; these documents must be sent directly to Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Louise McKinney Post-secondary Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize exceptional academic achievement and encourage outstanding students to continue their studies

at the post-secondary level. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta and in their second or subsequent year of full-time study. Alberta students studying outside the province because their program of study is not offered in Alberta will be considered for a scholarship if their class standing is in the top two percent of their program. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: Students studying in-province are nominated by the Student Awards Office at participating Alberta post-secondary institutions. Other students may contact the Awards Office to determine their eligibility. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Dr. Ernest and Minnie Mehl Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To encourage students to pursue a post-secondary education and to recognize and reward exceptional academic at the senior high school level. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who have completed their Grade 12 in Alberta at a school that follows the Alberta Education Curriculum. Applicants must be continuing their studies at a degree granting post-secondary institution in Canada. University transfer programs are acceptable. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,500. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from high school counselors and from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Millennium Alberta Rural Incentive Bursary Award (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to rural Albertans attending a designated post-secondary institution in Canada. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must: have attended a rural high school in Alberta; have lived in rural Alberta for a minimum of 12 months immediately prior to starting post-secondary studies; be attending a designated post-secondary institution in Canada; be enrolled in the first or second year of an undergraduate program of at least two years in length; be eligible for a minimum of $1,000 in student loan funding. Criteria: Selection will be based on a student's eligibility for student loan funding.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Students must complete both an Application for Financial Assistance and the Schedule 3 of the application for financial assistance. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Charles S. Noble Scholarships for Study at Harvard (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward academic excellence and provide opportunities for Albertans to pursue studies at Harvard University. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents who plan to apply or are enrolled full-time in any year of study in an undergraduate program at Harvard. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: May 15. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from the Office of Admissions at Harvard and from the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary Award (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To increase the number of trained professionals in Northern Alberta and to encourage students from Northern Alberta to obtain a post-secondary education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta, and planning to enroll in a full-time post-secondary program. Applicants must also be within two years of completion of their post-secondary program. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,750. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from www.benorth.ca. Application forms for these bursaries are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs, Student Awards Offices and from the Northern Alberta Development Council. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Northern Alberta Development Council, 2nd Fl., Provincial Bldg. 9621 - 96 Ave. Postal Bag 900-14 Peace River, AB T8S 1T4; 780-624-6545; [email protected]

Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary for Medical Students (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To increase the number of trained professionals in Northern Alberta and to encourage students from Northern Alberta to obtain a post-secondary education. Focus: Medicine. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta and enrolled in a medical program. Applicants must not be in default of a provincial student loan. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from www.benorth.ca. Application forms for these bursaries are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs, Student Awards Offices and from the Northern Alberta Development Council. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Northern Alberta Development Council, 2nd Fl., Provincial Bldg. 9621 - 96 Ave. Postal Bag 900-14 Peace River, AB T8S 1T4; 780-624-6545; [email protected]

Northern Alberta Development Council Bursary Partnership Program (Undergraduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To assist students in pursuing a post-secondary education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta and plan to enroll full-time in a post-secondary program. In addition, applicants must demonstrate financial need and be willing to live and work in northern Alberta after completion of the program. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,750. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from www.benorth.ca. Application form for these bursaries are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs, Student Awards Offices and from the Northern Alberta Development Council. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Northern Alberta Development Council, 2nd Fl., Provincial Bldg. 9621 - 96 Ave. Postal Bag 900-14 Peace River, AB T8S 1T4; 780-624-6545; [email protected]

Purpose: To increase the number of trained professionals in Northern Alberta and to encourage students from Northern Alberta to obtain a post-secondary education. Focus: Pharmacy. Qualif.: Applicants must be: a resident of Alberta based on Students Finance Regulations; enrolled in a four year pharmacy degree program; planning to live

and work in northern Alberta upon completion of studies; in good standing with any provincial student loan. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $3,500. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from www.benorth.ca. Application forms for these bursaries are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs, Student Awards Offices and from the Northern Alberta Development Council. Deadline: May 15. Contact: Northern Alberta Development Council, 2nd Fl., Provincial Bldg. 9621 - 96 Ave. Postal Bag 900-14 Peace River, AB T8S 1T4; 780-624-6545; [email protected]

Northern Student Supplement (Undergraduate/A ward/Prize)

Purpose: To provide incentive for Northern Alberta students with high financial need to enter post-secondary programs. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Student must be: first time, first or second year post-secondary students; attending an educational institution participating in the Alberta Opportunities Bursary (AOB) program. Applicants are considered a northern Alberta resident if they have lived in the Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC) area for two consecutive years immediately prior to beginning their present post-secondary program. Criteria: Selection will be based on financial need.

Funds Avail.: $500-$1,500. To Apply: Students will automatically be assessed for the supplement if they complete and submit the appropriate schedule with their online application for student financial assistance. Students applying on a paper application must complete and attach a separate application for the Northern Student Supplement. Contact: Northern Alberta Development Council, 2nd Fl., Provincial Bldg. 9621 - 96 Ave. Postal Bag 900-14 Peace River, AB T8S 1T4; 780-624-6545; [email protected]

Persons Case Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To assist students whose studies will ultimately contribute to the advancement of women, or who are studying in fields where members of their gender are traditionally few in number. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be residents of Alberta and enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in Alberta. In addition, applicants must be enrolled in a program that is either non-traditional for their sex, or a program that will contribute to the advancement of women. Students studying out-of-province may be considered for this award if their program of study is not available in Alberta. Criteria: Selection will be based on program of studies, academic achievement and financial need.

Funds Avail.: $5,000. To Apply: Applicant must submit the following requirements with their complete application form: official transcript of all-post secondary studies; short essay of two or three pages outlining why the issues they are studying are important to them and how their studies, activities and community contribute to the advancement of women; curriculum vitae/resume outlining academic achievement, volunteer experience, awards won, etc. In total, submit six copies of the completed application form, and six copies of all attachments (the original and five photocopies). Deadline: September 30.

Remarks: Established in 1979. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Prairie Baseball Academy Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward the athletic and academic excellence of baseball players and to provide an incentive and means for these players to continue with their post-secondary education. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents and enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in Alberta. Applicants must be participants in the Prairie Baseball Academy and must have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in the previous semester. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic achievement, community involvement and baseball achievements.

Funds Avail.: $500-$2,500. To Apply: Applicant may obtain an application form from Alberta Scholarship Programs, and from the Prairie Baseball Academy. Deadline: October 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship Program (Doctorate, Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward the achievement of students pursuing graduate studies in Alberta. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and enrolled full-time in a faculty of graduate studies in Alberta. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $9,300-Masters level; $10,500-Doctoral level. To Apply: Applicants may contact the faculty of graduate studies at their institution for more information about the nomination process. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Program at the above address (see entry 144).

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize the accomplishments of Alberta high school students taking the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) and to encourage recipients to continue their apprenticeship training after completing high school. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must: be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, and a resident of Alberta; have completed the requirements for high school graduation in Alberta; be registered as an Alberta apprentice in a trade while still attending high school; have completed a minimum of 250 hours of on-the-job training and work experience in their chosen trade; plan to continue in an approved regular apprenticeship program after completing high school; have not been awarded a RAP Scholarship previously. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $1,000. To Apply: Application form can be obtained from Alberta Scholarship Program. Applications must be supported by: one or two paragraph (written or typed) autobiography confirming plans to continue their apprenticeship program and detailing why a career in that trade is a good fit for them; completed employer recommendation form; recommendation letter from a high school teacher or counselor. Deadline: July 15. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Robin Rousseau Memorial Mountain Achievement Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize excellence in an individual involved in leadership development and safety in the mountain community. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents and active in the mountain community and plan to study in any recognized Mountain Leadership and Safety program. Criteria: Applicants are evaluated based on their previous work and volunteer commitment for

the mountain community, their personal goals and their ideas on how to continue to improve safety in the mountains.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: January 30. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Rutherford Scholars (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To reward the best Alexander Rutherford Scholarship recipients. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be in the top ten students as determined on the first writing of Diploma Examination. Criteria: Recipients are selected on the basis of results obtained on Diploma Examinations in one of: English 30-1, 30-2 or Francais 30, 30-2, Social Studies 30 plus three other subjects. Averages normally are in the 96.0 to 98.8 percent range. Only the first writing of the diploma exam will be considered.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: No application is required. Recipients are selected from all Alexander Rutherford Scholarship applications received before the deadline. Deadline: August 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize and reward academic achievement at the senior high school level and to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and Alberta residents and plan to enroll full-time in a post-secondary program or apprenticeship program. Students must have a minimum combined average based on five designated courses in at least one grade: Grade 10, 11 or 12. The minimum average, value of the award, and courses that can be used depend on the student's graduation year. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: There is no limit to apply for the scholarship except that the applicant must be planning to pursue post-secondary studies. Students who apply after the application deadline may not be recognized at their high school awards ceremony. High school grades obtained through upgrading at a post-secondary institution are not accepted. Eligible students who complete high school outside of Alberta must submit an official transcript of their high school marks from that province. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Dr. Robert Norman Shaw Scholarship (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize and reward the exceptional achievement of a student graduating from Sexsmith Secondary School who is entering post-secondary studies in a health-related field. Focus: Health sciences. Qualif.: Applicants must have completed Grade 12 at Sexsmith Secondary School; be Alberta residents and plan to enroll full-time in a health-related post-secondary program of at least one semester in length. Criteria: Selection will be based on the highest average on five 30 level Grade 12 subjects.

Funds Avail.: $1,500. To Apply: Applicants may obtain an application form from the Counseling Office at Sexsmith Secondary School and also from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Dr. Robert and Anna Shaw Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To recognize and reward the academic and leadership accomplishments of three students graduating from Sexsmith Secondary School who are entering post-secondary studies. Focus: Agriculture; Engineering; Art industries and trade; Fine arts. Qualif.: Applicants must be Alberta residents and plan to enroll full-time in a post-secondary program related to agriculture, engineering/trades or fine arts. Criteria: Selection will be based on academic accomplishments, leadership qualities, community spirit; involvement in extracurricular activities and a student's commitment to place the welfare of others above their own needs.

Funds Avail.: $500. To Apply: Applicants may obtain application form from Alberta Scholarship Programs and from the Counseling Office at Sexsmith Secondary School. Deadline: June 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

Ralph Steinhauer Awards of Distinction (Doctorate, Graduate/Award/Prize)

Purpose: To recognize the academic achievement of students studying in Alberta. Students studying outside of Alberta should apply for the Sir James Lougheed Awards of Distinction. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a graduate program at an institution in Alberta. Criteria: Selection will be based on the committee's criteria.

Funds Avail.: $15,000-Masters level; $20,000-Doctoral level. To Apply: Application form can be obtained from Alberta Scholarship Programs. Applicants must submit the original and four signed and unstapled copies of the completed application form and attachments. This requirement does not apply to academic transcript and appraisals; these documents should be sent directly to Alberta Scholarship Programs. To verify the completeness of your application, send an email to Alberta Scholarship Programs' office with your name and social insurance number. Deadline: February 1. Contact: Alberta Scholarship Programs at the above address (see entry 144).

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