Scholarships and bursaries can help finance your education costs.
The following scholarships may have criteria to be/or have been a student within the Golden Hills school division.
The John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation A non-profit society created to provide supports 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.
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Terry Fox Humanitarian Award - $7,000 per year.
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) - Offer scholarships in engineering to young women who demonstrate exceptional leadership and are volunteers in their communities.
Masonic Higher Education Bursaries - This bursary is available to CANADIAN CITIZENS, residing in the Province of Alberta and Northwest Territories. It is intended to assist students whose parents (or family) are in financial need and unable to finance post secondary education in theProvince of Alberta or the Northwest Territories for a minimum two year program.
Phi Dllta Kappa Future Educators' Award - * High school student must demonstrate the intent on becoming a teacher in Alberta, entering an education program directly following high school; (the Bachelor of Education program at a teacher preparation institution in Alberta) * The student must submit an essay of 1000 words describing why Education is his/her chosen field. Essays are to be submitted to Lorraine Stewart via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail at RR2 Site 215 C13, Stony Plain, Alberta, T7Z 1X2 Deadline for submissions is February 1, 2015
Scouts Canada Scholarship - Demonstrated Scouting history, involvement and achievement; Leadership contributions to Scouting; Community leadership and contributions outside of Scouting;Scholastic achievements up to the time of application;Attitude and aptitude
Schulich Leader Scholarships - Graduating students planning to study one of the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at designated universities are eligible to become Schulich Leaders. The four-year Schulich Leader Scholarships are valued at $60,000. Twenty Canadian and five Israeli* recipients will be chosen in 2012 to study one of the STEM subjects in their respective countries. The student will need to nominated by the school. Check eligibility.
The Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Award - Deadline Nov 30 of each year - applicants must be enrolled in an automotive aftermarket industry related program or curriculum at a Canadian college or university. This includes students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice. It also includes studies in any of the following automotive sectors: auto body, hard parts, heavy duty, or motive power (machinists).
The Dalton Camp Award - The Dalton Camp Award will go to the winner or winners of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. In 2015, there will be one Award, open to all eligible entrants, consisting of a prize of $10,000, as well as a bronze cast medal by the late Canadian sculptress Dora de Pédèry-Hunt. In addition, a second Award consisting of a prize of $2,500 may be awarded, at the Selection Committee’s discretion, to the best essay by an entrant who is or was during the calendar year of the Award a student at a recognized post-secondary institution.
Horatio Alger Association of Canada The Horatio Alger Association of Canada gives out 20 scholarships of $5,000 each, per year to full-time students in Alberta with financial need. The scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as strength of character, a good academic record, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, and a desire to contribute to society. High school students can apply by visiting the Horatio Alger website at https://www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships/apply.cfm
Careers Excellence Award - see GHSD news item dated April 13, 2015 for more information - Careers website Link - Various deadline dates