A listing of various scholarships by month that are available to students.Learn More
There are thousands of scholarships/bursaries/essay contests that students can apply for. We have developed a small database of websites that students can access in their search for post-secondary funding.
2021 School-Based Scholarships
(application submission is closed for the year)
Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
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 average of 75%. A student must have a minimum combined average based on five designated courses in at least one grade: Grade 10, 11 or 12 as calculated from marks on a valid Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement. Option/CTS courses may also be considered. If you meet the required overall average for any of the above grades, the amount of the scholarship will be calculated accordingly. Students can apply online in July. Please note that this scholarship opportunity is earned in high school but does not expire if students do not attend post-secondary education right after high school. It is available once per lifetime for qualified applicants who have completed high school on or after September 30, 1980.
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Use this BLANK copy of the scholarship spreadsheet for you to fil out as you determine which scholarships you meet the criteria for. This tracking system will help to keep you organized.