Alexander Rutherford Application

Alexander Rutherford Applications:

Grade 12 Students are reminded of the changes to the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship application process. All applications are to be completed online after July 1, 2015. The website to apply (http://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/rutherford-scholarship).

Scholarships offered at Lamont High School

Lamont Lions Scholarship

Rewards students who have provided a minimum of 20 hours volunteer work in their high school years to better the community. The student must list the accredited post-secondary education programs and institute either accepted for or currently registered in. Letters from organizations, places of work and volunteer references are required.

Two $500.00 Scholarships are available annually. Successful applicants may also qualify and apply for an additional $250 Lions Legacy Scholarship.

Selection will be made by Lamont Lions Youth Initiative Committee. Contact your school counsellor for application forms. For further information, please contact Steve Sharun at (780) 895-2165 or Bill Skinner at (780) 895-2967.

Deadline:  June 1

TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Community Leadership

Rewards students who have shown leadership in many areas including environmental cleanup, promotion of social justice, and the fight against child poverty, to name just a few. Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 75%. Each scholarship is valued at up to $70,000.00 and includes up to $10,000.00 for tuition per year and $7,500.00 a year toward living expenses.

Deadline:  October 31

Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards (application deadline March 31)
For Métis youth and mature students in financial need who are resident in Alberta and wanting to pursue post-secondary education and/or training in Alberta. Only students entering the trades can apply year round at least one month before the program begins.

Deadline:  March 31

The Miller Thomson Foundation National Scholarship Programme

Encourages and promotes the attainment of higher educational goals for individuals who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement, have made a positive contribution to their school through involvement in extracurricular activities, and have made significant contributions of time and energy to community service programmes. Eligibility is based on students attending a Canadian secondary school, currently in their final year of high school, and who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the Fall to pursue a course of study within Canada leading to a degree or diploma from the accredited community college or university of their choice.

 Deadline:  March 15

Education for Life Bursary

Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities presents this bursary to people with disabilities at the entry level or those attempting one course to begin their post-secondary level of education. Applicants must be 17 years or older and be a member of become a member of ACCD before the application deadline. Each disbursement will be from $200.00 to a maximum of $800.00.

 Deadline:  June 30

 Local Awards

Bert & Isabelle Doige Memorial Scholarship

Originated to recognize individuals who are involved in the agricultural area, as Mr. & Mrs. Doige were. The individual must exhibit academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement in school activities and community organizations. The Bert & Isabelle Doige Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to any post secondary student commencing in or currently enrolled in any year of an accredited program in any college or university in the Province of Alberta - degree or diploma. All students may apply but preference will be given to students entering or enrolled in agricultural related fields.  Selection of recipients is based on agricultural background, academic achievement as well as citizenship criteria such as leadership experiences, community involvement and participation in organizations, which is calculated on a documented point system. The scholarship is administered by four trustees. There is also an independent selection committee of five people.

A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded annually. The Lamont and District Agricultural Society administer the scholarship.

Dennis Stadnick Memorial Scholarship

The Dennis Stadnick Memorial Scholarship was originated to recognize individuals who are involved in the trades and technology area, as Dennis was.  The individual must exhibit academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement in school activities and community organizations. Only students that are enrolled in trades or technical may apply, as per the process. This does not include non-trade or non-technical students. Selection of recipients is based on academic achievement as well as citizenship criteria such as leadership experiences, community involvement and participation in organizations, which is calculated on a documented point system. The scholarship is administered by four trustees. There is also an independent selection committee of five persons.

A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded annually.

 Shell Scotford Career Technology Scholarship

Awarded to specific Grade 12 students from schools in the Strathcona County and Fort Saskatchewan areas (Elk Island School District) who will register at a post-secondary institution in a Career Technology program or an indentured apprenticeship. Scholarship is valued at $1,000.00.

Deadline:  May 30

 Alexander Rutherford

Recognizes exceptional academic achievement at the senior high school level and encourages students to pursue post-secondary studies. The scholarship is valued up to $2,500. To qualify, a student must have a minimum combined average based on five designated courses (including two non-academic courses) in Grade 10:  average of 75% to 79.9%, eligible for $300; average of 80% or higher, eligible for $400. Grade 11:  average of 75% to 79.9%, eligible for $500; average of 80% or higher, eligible for $800. Grade 12:  average of 75% to 79.9%, eligible for $700; average of 80% or higher, eligible for $1,300. Applicants apply in grade 12 and must be enrolled or applying for a full-time post-secondary or apprenticeship program.

 Deadline:  May 1 for post-secondary studies starting in September or December 1 for post-secondary studies starting in January

 EnCana High School Scholarship

Awarded to one graduating high school student within the Elk Island Public Schools Division, with payments of $2,500 per year to a maximum of $10,000.00 over four years. The scholarship in intended to assist students pursuing post-secondary education in oil and gas industry-related field through a degree, diploma or certificate program. Some examples are Geology, Petroleum Engineering, Heavy Equipment Operator, Surface Land, Engineering or Geophysics. Applicants must demonstrate solid academic performance, display community involvement or leadership, and must submit proof of acceptance and registration in a qualifying program.

Deadline:  April 1

Other Scholarship Websites:

 

studentawards.com

alis.alberta.ca/et/fo/pay/scholarships.html

www.studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships

 

ALIS

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As an Alberta Education authorized curriculum resource for CALM and CTS, ALIS is a highly valuable website for students, teachers and counsellors.