Provincial and National Scholarships and Resources

Scholarship Databases and Resources

Our scholarship pages focus on scholarships that are local or regional in nature that might not appear in Internet searches or in databases. While we do include some provincial and national scholarships, it is not an extensive list. There are many databases and websites that students and parents can use to find more scholarships and bursaries that are available:

 

 

Audience

Students in grades 6, 9 and 11

Sponsored by 

Government of Alberta

Eligibility

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:

  • Alberta Residents
    Courses/marks on an official Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement

  • Completed High School Outside Alberta
    Courses/marks that appear on an official high school transcript attained in another province

Students will automatically be considered for the following awards when they apply for the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. There is no separate application required for these awards.

Value Up to $2,500
Deadline

Apply online when your official high school marks are available, and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. 

Application Information Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

 

 

 

Audience

Students in grades 6, 9 and 11

Sponsored by 

Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) and endorsed by the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta.

Eligibility

These awards will consider Alberta student nominees who attend a school in Alberta that is operated by an ASBA member school board. Students will be nominated by school staff or a member of the education community based on their academic achievement, attitudes, actions and characteristics in pursuit of their educational path.

Nominees must demonstrate the following attitudes, actions and characteristics:

  • A significant level of academic improvement;
  • Consistently responsible, caring and respectful actions;
  • Perseverance in the pursuit of school achievement;
  • Improvement in work ethic, attitude, attendance and interactions with others;
  • Modelling leadership that inspires their peers;
  • Maintains strength, self-care and a positive attitude in pursuit of their personal path to education and
    life goals;
  • And, kindness towards others.
Value No monetary value
Deadline

April 15

Application Information Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Student Awards

 

 

 

Audience

Students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution.

Sponsored by 

EnergyRates.ca

Eligibility

Applicant must be enrolled in an American or Canadian post secondary educational institution.  Applicant must submit an essay of less than 500 words about where they see the future of the energy industry.

Value One scholarship of $500
Deadline

January 31

Application Information EnergyRates.ca

 

 

 

Audience

Children of co-operative members of gas utilities within the Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops, as well as, children or landowners who are serviced by gas member towns, villages, counties, or bands.

Sponsored by 

Federation of Alberta Gas Co-ops Ltd.

Eligibility

Candidates must have completed the course work of the last one (1) year of schooling required for admission to the post secondary institution and must have obtained an academic standing of at least seventy five percent (75%) in core subjects.

Preference will be given to those applicants entering a field of study which applies to either the
Natural Gas Industry (e.g. Power Engineering, Millwrights, Gas Utility Operators, Machinists,
Heavy Equipment Technician, and Steamfitter/Pipefitter etc.) or to Rural-Based programs.

Value Four $1,000 scholarships
Deadline

No later than Oct. 1 after graduation

Application Information Federation Scholarship Application Form

 

 

 

Audience

Alberta Students

Sponsored by 

John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation

Eligibility

Each year the John Hasselefield Endowment Foundation helps Alberta students pursue their passions by awarding scholarships to public school students. This non-profit society was created to provide support to “young people who display a wanting desire for personal development and learning through education, sports, music and physical activity, who might otherwise not fulfill that desire because life has put obstacles in their path in ways beyond their control.” 

Value Several bursaries of up to $400
Deadline

Applications accepted year round

Application Information John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation

 

   
Audience
Graduating high school students or students enrolled in post-secondary studies.

 

Sponsored by 

Kin Canada - Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin Clubs

 

Eligibility

Bursaries are awarded on a basis of need and proven scholastic ability.

Value $1,000
Deadline

February 1

Application Information Kin Canada

 

 

 

Audience

Alberta Students

Sponsored by 

Grand Lodge of Alberta, A.F. & A.M.

Eligibility

Bursaries are awarded on a basis of need and proven scholastic ability.

Value 30 bursaries of $5,000 each
Deadline

February 1

Application Information Masonic Higher Education Bursary

 

 

 

Audience

Students who are part of a foster care program

Sponsored by 

Storwell

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/vocational college or post-secondary institution in Canada or the US as of September

Value Bursary of $2,000
Deadline

December 31

Application Information Storwell Foster Children Bursary Program

 

 

 

Audience

Students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution for the upcoming academic year.

Sponsored by 

TC Energy

Eligibility

Must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution and located in a community near TC Energy's operations or projects.

Value Three scholarships are available:
TC Energy Trades Scholarship ($2,500)
TC Energy Indigenous Legacy Scholarship ($5,000)
TC Energy STEM Scholarship ($5,000)
Deadline

May 3, 2024

Application Information TC Energy Scholarships

 

 

 

Audience

Students enrolled in full-time post-secondary study in a diploma or degree who are interested in agriculture.

Sponsored by 

UFA

Eligibility

The scholarship will be open to students enrolled full-time post-secondary study in a diploma or degree and students will be eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship for accepting a summer position at UFA, in Alberta or Saskatchewan. 

Value $1,000 in the first year and $1,500 for students returning for a second term of employment.
Deadline

TBD 2024

Application Information UFA Scholarship

 

 

 

Audience

Students enrolled in a post-secondary studies related to assisting children and/or adults with learning disabilities or ADHD.

Sponsored by 

Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta

Eligibility

Must have completed two full academic years at either a university or a college at which courses are acceptable by a university as applicable toward a university degree.

Value $1,500
Deadline

May

Application Information Siobhan Isabella Reid Memorial Scholarship

 

 

 

Audience

Students pursuing a heavy machinery-themed program.

Sponsored by 

Boom & Bucket

Eligibility

Currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to attend a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United States or Canada. 

Value $1,000
Deadline

March 31

Application Information Boom & Bucket Scholarship

 

 

 

Audience

Undergrad and graduate students attending an accredited university in Canada.

Sponsored by 

Instant Record Check

Eligibility
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a legal resident of Canada or hold a valid student visa
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited Canadian university, college, or school
Value $500
Deadline

December 31

Application Information Instant Record Check Scholarship Program

 

Loran Award

 

 

Audience

Graduating students planning to go to university.

Sponsored by 

Loran Scholars Foundation

Eligibility
  • Entering university for the first time
  • Minimum cumulative average of 85%
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Value

Renewable up to four years, with a total value of more than $100,000 including:

  • annual stipend of $11,000
  • Tuition waiver of up to $11,000 annually from one of 25 partner universities
  • Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
  • Experiential learning through summer work experiences in three different sectors with funding up to $14,000
  • An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
  • Annual retreats and social gatherings
  • Lifelong membership in a community of values-driven individuals
Deadline

October

Application Information Loran Award