Post-Secondary & Apprenticeship Financial Aid Handbook
Every grade 12 student should apply for this!!! This scholarship, sponsored by the Alberta Government is unique in that it guarantees money for graduating 12 students who are planning to attend a post-secondary institution as long as they have achieved a minimum of 75% in certain subjects in either grade 10, 11 or 12. All you need to do is fill out the application form online.
Deadline to apply:
No more application deadlines! Apply online anytime - once you have been accepted by your preferred post-secondary institution. Apply Here
The top ten Alberta students, as determined on the first writing of diploma examinations in English 30-1 or English 30-2, Social 30 and three other diploma examination subjects are recognized as "Rutherford Scholars" and receive a plaque and a scholarship of $2500 in addition to the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. Recipients are selected from applications for the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship.
Websites Containing Multiple Scholarships & Bursary Listings
The following websites each contain hundreds of scholarships and bursaries available to students pursuing post-secondary education. Please click on the links below to begin your search.
General Scholarships and Bursary Listings
- Student Aid This is a good site!
- Student Awards
- Scholarships Canada
- Student Scholarships
- 4-H Alberta
- 4-H Canada
- Alberta Foundation for The Arts
- Canadian Universities
Aboriginal and Metis Scholarships and Bursaries:
- Alberta Metis
- Aboriginal Canada
- Chinook's Edge School District Look in the menu for FNMI in Chinook's Edge
Disabilities Scholarships and Bursaries:
Athletic Scholarships and Awards
Forestry Career and Scholarships
Other Scholarship Links
Royal Canadian Legion - All Legion bursaries and scholarships are administered by the local Legion Branch and you should contact the Legion Branch in your area for further information or assistance.
Red Deer Regional Health Foundation - If you are entering the medical profession at any level be sure to check out their list of scholarships below. Click Here.
Alberta Scholarship Program - The Alberta Government through Alberta Student Aid, and in partnership with post-secondary institutions and other community organizations, offers a suite of scholarships and awards to encourage and reward the excellence of Alberta students.