Scholarships & Student Awards

Scholarships/Awards Applications for 2016-2017 are now closed.

St. Mary’s University offers an extensive range of scholarships and bursaries to students. Scholarships and bursaries play a vital role in financially assisting a student obtain their post-secondary education.

If you have any questions about our student awards program,
please call Enrolment Services at (403) 531-9130.

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Applying for Awards

Most awards require the submission of an application. For awards made by non-University agencies, application forms and deadlines may differ. Inquiries should be directed to those agencies. Awards distributed by St. Mary’s University are listed below.

Award application forms must be received by the University by the specified application deadline dates. All supporting documents for the application, such as letters of reference and résumés, are also due by the application deadlines. The decisions of the Awards Committee are final.

Payment of Awards

Most awards require the submission of an application. For awards made by non-University agencies, application forms and deadlines may differ. Inquiries should be directed to those agencies. Awards distributed by St. Mary’s University are listed below. Award application forms must be received by the University by the specified application deadline dates. All supporting documents for the application, such as letters of reference and résumés, are also due by the application deadlines.

President’s Circle Scholarship

This scholarship is automatically awarded to new students entering from high school who achieve an average of 80 per cent or higher on averages calculated using actual Grade 11 or 12 grades on the five subjects required for admission. The President’s Circle Scholarship is awarded at the following levels:

  • $500 if registered in 3 courses (9 credits) per term
  • $750 if registered in 4 courses (12 credits) per term
  • $1000 if registered in 5 courses (15 credits) per term
  • $1250 if registered in 3 courses (9 credits) per term
  • $1500 if registered in 4 courses (12 credits) per term
  • $1750 if registered in 5 courses (15 credits) per term
  • $1900 if registered in 3 courses (9 credits) per term
  • $2200 if registered in 4 courses (12 credits) per term
  • $2500 if registered in 5 courses (15 credits) per term

Post-Secondary Transfer Scholarship

University students who transfer to St. Mary’s with a minimum of 30 transferable university-level credits may be eligible for the Post-Secondary Transfer Scholarship, a one-time award from $800 up to a maximum of $1,000. To be eligible for the Post-Secondary Transfer Scholarship, applicants must be working toward the completion of their first baccalaureate degree program; be enrolled in a degree program at St. Mary’s University; present a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on all transferred courses; and be registered in a minimum of 80 per cent of a full-course load (12 credit hours or four courses) in each semester. Recipients whose registration drops below the required 80 per cent minimum before the change of registration deadline will forfeit their scholarship.

For President’s Circle Entrance Scholarships and Post-Secondary Transfer Scholarships, St. Mary’s identifies eligible students through the admission process. No separate application is required. Recipients who continue to achieve academic excellence in subsequent years may qualify to receive other awards based on their academic performance.

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Frank Buckley Entrance Scholarship
Value: Full Tuition
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering St. Mary’s University in September who has graduated from a Catholic high school in the Calgary Diocese. Candidates should provide evidence of superior academic performance, community involvement and leadership. Leadership may be demonstrated through participation in student governance, athletics, community programs or other activities. Community involvement may include activities in the parish, diocese or wider community, such as volunteering with health centres, the elderly, children, the disadvantaged and/or other service groups.

O’Leary Family Scholarship
Value: $5,000 per year/maximum $20,000
The O’Leary Family Scholarship is offered to an entering student with superior scholastic standing, demonstrated leadership abilities and a commitment to community involvement. This scholarship, tenable over four years of study towards a first degree, has a maximum value of $20,000. Successful candidates will be awarded $5,000 per year of study provided they maintain a superior grade average in each year of study. After the first year of study, a holder of this scholarship must be enrolled in a degree program, have demonstrated involvement in St. Mary’s University campus life, and meet the award renewal criteria. A covering letter, application and two letters of reference attesting to the applicant’s leadership abilities and/or community involvement are required.

Robert Spence Foundation Scholarships
Value: $2,500 (2 awarded)
Robert Spence operated a well-known retail shoe business in Calgary. He and his wife, Annette, were very active in the Francophone community in Calgary and in the Ste. Famille Roman Catholic parish. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Spence set up a scholarship endowment foundation from the proceeds of the estate in order to ensure in perpetuity the original objective of Mr. Spence, which was to assist needy students with their post-secondary studies. These scholarships are awarded to students who have good academic standing (a minimum average of 70 per cent) in Grade 12 subjects and who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to residents of Alberta.

Nicole Gagnon Scholarship
Value: $2,000
This scholarship is awarded to a student who is entering his or her first year of study and shows high academic achievement combined with service to the community and/or demonstrated leadership. Letters of reference must testify to the applicant’s community involvement or leadership. A preference will be given to students involved in social justice initiatives within the community.

Maughan Family Scholarship
Value: $500
This scholarship is intended for a graduate from one of the Calgary Catholic School District high schools and will be awarded to a student living within the Calgary area who shows superior academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to the Catholic faith. Letters of recommendation must come from 1) the student’s guidance counsellor and 2) the high school chaplain or the student’s religious education instructor.

Bishop O’byrne Entrance Scholarship
Value: $1,500
This scholarship is awarded to a student from one of the Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Calgary who demonstrates outstanding scholastic achievement and who has been active in his or her parish in ministry or another formal parish program. A candidate must submit a letter from his or her parish priest describing level of involvement in activities such as liturgy, music, ministry, catechetics or other parish activities. This scholarship is provided by the Knights of Columbus Council 9658 of the Monsignor John S. Smith Council.

St. Vincent Pallotti Entrance Scholarship
Value: $1,200
This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates a deep commitment to parish ministries and academic pursuits. While academic excellence is important, this scholarship’s principal criterion is service within the student’s parish and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary.

Notre Dame des Rocheuses Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a student entering his or her first year of study at St. Mary’s University. Applicants must demonstrate good academic achievement and be registered as a full-time student.

Special Vice-President Academic Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student entering St. Mary’s University who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement.

St. Bonaventure Parish Entrance Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who demonstrates scholastic achievement and who has been active in his or her parish. The candidate must submit a letter of reference from a parish representative. Preference will be given to a student from St. Bonaventure Parish in Calgary. This scholarship is provided by St. Bonaventure Parish.

Joseph and Maria Dobish Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a student entering his or her first year of full-time study at St. Mary’s University who demonstrates commitment to parish work and scholastic achievement. Commitment to parish work must be long-term and ongoing. Letters of reference must accompany the application, one from each of the following: 1) a parish priest, and 2) a current high school principal or instructor at St. Mary’s University.

Alberta Blue Cross Entrance Scholarships
Value: $500
This scholarship is awarded to an Alberta student who has demonstrated academic excellence and is entering the first year of post-secondary studies at St. Mary’s University. Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Recipients of this award must not be receiving more than $3,500 in other scholarships, bursaries or awards.

Linda Nielsen Memorial Scholarship
Value: $5,000
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student of economics in good academic standing who has demonstrated a strong work ethic and community involvement (local, national or international) and/or an active participation in the St. Mary’s University Social Justice Committee. Preference will be given to students who have financial need.

Fogolar Furlan Di Calgary Scholarship
Value: $3,000
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time continuing student in good academic standing.

Providence Scholarship
Value: $2,000
The Sisters of Providence have owned and operated Father Lacombe Care Centre – formerly Lacombe Home – since 1909 and they have a particular dedication to ministry among the less fortunate in our society. The Providence Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is registered as a full-time student at St. Mary’s University and who has demonstrated active participation in a volunteer activity over the past year with either children or the elderly. A letter of reference must accompany the scholarship application.

Dr. David J. Lawless Scholarship
Value: $1,250
This scholarship honours the life work in Catholic education of Dr. David Lawless, who spent the last three years of his career in higher education helping to establish St. Mary’s University and serving as its President. This scholarship is awarded annually to the student of the University in a first undergraduate degree program who demonstrates exceptional academic achievement on completion of the first full year of studies. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to St. Mary’s and its educational philosophy through active participation in campus life and activities. Applicants must submit a brief letter outlining their campus involvement or letter(s) of recommendation attesting to their participation in campus life.

Barry-Dewaele Family Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a documented disability who has been granted academic accommodations. Full-time status is generally understood as registration in nine credit hours per academic term although there may be occasions when academic accommodations require a reduced course load. Preference is given to a student who has demonstrated leadership and/or service to the community.

Calgary Italian Sportsman Dinner Association Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This award continues the Calgary Italian Sportsman Dinner Association’s long-standing tradition of supporting education in Calgary. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time continuing student who demonstrates academic merit, participation in athletics and financial need.

Dr. Allan P. Markin Continuing Student Scholarships (5)
Value: $1,000 (5 awarded)
St. Mary’s University, in recognition of the contributions of Dr. Allan P. Markin, awards five scholarships to continuing students. These scholarships are automatically awarded to the five students with the highest GPA in the previous academic year who carried a course load of 30 credit hours or more. To be eligible for this award, students must register for a continuing year at St. Mary’s University and carry a minimum course load of 30 credit hours.

Edward and Geraldine Perry Bursary
Value: $1,000
This bursary is awarded to a continuing student with a commitment to working toward social, economic and political justice locally, nationally and internationally. The bursary will be awarded on the basis of financial need and participation in such work. A letter of reference regarding the student’s social justice involvement must accompany the application. This bursary was established by Edward and Geraldine’s daughter Kathryn in recognition of their long term commitment to St. Mary’s University.

Hafith Jergeas Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000
The Hafith Jergeas Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a continuing full-time student at St. Mary’s University who demonstrates high academic performance with a minimum GPA of 3.3.

Jim Look Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000
The Jim Look Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student in his or her first year of studies at St. Mary’s University who is a member of a varsity athletics team and has demonstrated a commitment to team spirit and sportsmanship. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from a previous coach and/or the St. Mary’s University Director of Athletics.

Queen of Peace Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a continuing student who is intending to pursue a science or mathematics major. The student must demonstrate excellent academic achievement and show interest in teaching. Preference will be given to a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Calgary. The donor hopes that the recipient will one day endow his or her own scholarship.

Willis & Betty O’Leary Undergraduate Degree Program Scholarships (5)
Value: $1,000 each (6 awarded)
The Willis and Betty O’Leary Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded annually to the student with the highest grade point average in each of the six St. Mary’s undergraduate degree programs. Students must be enrolled on a full-time basis in a St. Mary’s University degree program. One $1,000 scholarship is awarded for each of the following degrees: English (4 year), English (3 year), General Studies (3 year), History (3 year), Psychology (4 year) and Psychology (3 year). No application is required.

Fr. Rupert MacLellan Scholarship
Value: $500
The Fr. Rupert MacLellan Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in his or her third or fourth year at St. Mary’s University. This scholarship is based on excellent academic performance.

Calgary Retired Teachers’ Association Award
Value: $1,000

This award was established by the Calgary Retired Teachers’ Association in recognition of their commitment to excellence in the teaching profession. The award will be given annually to a second year Bachelor of Education (Elementary) degree program student upon successful completion of the fall term practicum. The successful applicant will be selected on the basis of demonstrated excellence in performance during the fall practicum. The applicant must submit a personal letter describing their practicum experiences and outlining their future goals in the teaching profession. A letter of support from their fall term practicum advisor or cooperating teacher will also be required. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. The recipient may be asked to attend a regular meeting of the Calgary Retired Teachers’ Association.

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Paul & Carol Hill Scholarships
Value: $31,000 over five years of study; $16,000 over two years of study
The Paul and Carol Hill Scholarships are awarded to two students who are either: 1) entering St. Mary’s University in a three-year Bachelor of Arts degree program and intending to enroll in the Bachelor of Education (Elementary) degree program in order to become a teacher in a Catholic school (5-year commitment full time), or 2) already possess an undergraduate degree and wish to enter the Bachelor of Education (Elementary) degree program directly, in order to become a teacher in a Catholic school (2-year commitment full time).

Guillaume and Antoinette Biron Scholarship
Value: $2,000
This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Education (Elementary) degree program at St. Mary’s University who demonstrates high academic performance, a strong commitment to the vocation of teaching and a commitment to parish work. The commitment to parish work must be long-term and ongoing. A letters of reference from a parish priest must accompany the application.

St. Mary’s University Education Entrance Scholarships (8)
Value: $1,000 (8 awarded)
The St. Mary’s University Education Entrance Scholarships are awarded automatically to students entering the Bachelor of Education program on the basis of highest achievement as determined by the admissions score.

St. Mary’s University Education Excellence Scholarships (8)
Value: $1,000 (8 awarded)
The St. Mary’s University Education Excellence Scholarships are awarded to students entering their second year of the Bachelor of Education program on the basis of grade point average, a letter of reference from a program practicum supervisor, cooperating teacher or practicum school principal. Applicants are also required to submit a letter of reference supporting their work as a volunteer with children or youth.

Calgary Juventus Scholarship (2)
Value: $1,000 (2 awarded)
These scholarships are awarded to full-time St. Mary’s University students with good GPAs. A scholarship will be awarded to one male student and one female student. Preference is given to former Juventus players and/or members of St. Mary’s varsity athletics teams.

Irene Kelemen Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in good academic standing who has overcome personal challenges. Preference will be given to a student from rural Alberta. A brief submission regarding the personal challenges and one letter of reference from an instructor, teacher or counsellor are required.

Cluny St. Mary’s Parish Scholarship
Value: $500
The rural parish of St. Mary’s in Cluny offers a permanent scholarship fund to assist a rural student to attend St. Mary’s University. Applications will be accepted from students with good academic standing who come from a rural area.

Leonard C. Hergott Scholarship
Value: $500
This scholarship is intended for students studying religious education or theology. Applicants must demonstrate superior academic performance and involvement in the community and parish. This scholarship was established by Mrs. Evelyn Hergott in recognition of her husband’s involvement and interest in Catholic education.

Gerry Watkins Bursaries (2)
Value: $2,500 (2 awarded)
In recognition of the contribution of Gerry Watkins, a faithful volunteer in the early years of St. Mary’s University, the University awards these bursaries to students in serious financial need.

Alice Austin Memorial Bursary
Value: $2,000
Alice Austin was committed to lifelong learning and the mission of St. Mary’s University. This bursary is a reflection of that commitment. The Alice Austin Memorial Bursary is awarded to a continuing student who demonstrates financial need.

Louise Hughes Bursary
Value: $2,000
The Louise Hughes Bursary will be given to a continuing student (full- or part-time) who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a single parent or a student from Saskatchewan.

Margaret Soloski Memorial Bursary
Value: $2,000
Margaret Soloski enjoyed life and was a positive role model to everyone who knew her. To honour her faith and dedication, the Margaret Soloski Memorial Bursary is awarded to a continuing full-time student who is in financial need and who is taking a Religious Studies course. Preference will be given to a student active in St. Mary’s University Campus Ministry.

The Rotary Club of Calgary Chinook, Father Greg McLellan Memorial Bursary
Value: $2,000
Father Greg McLellan, in 1977, was a founding member and Charter President of the Rotary Club of Calgary Chinook. This bursary is awarded annually to a full-time continuing student who actively volunteers in their community. The bursary will be awarded on the basis of financial need and community involvement Applicants are asked to make a brief submission outlining course interests and future goals, and to provide a letter of reference attesting to volunteer activities/leadership within the community.

Rotary Club of Calgary Fish Creek Bursary
Value: $2,000
This bursary is awarded annually to a full-time continuing student who actively volunteers in their community and demonstrates leadership, exemplifying the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self.” The bursary will be awarded on the basis of financial need, participation and/or leadership in extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. A brief submission outlining course interest and future goals, and one letter of reference attesting to volunteer activities/leadership within the community are required. The successful recipient will be asked to address a regular meeting of the Rotary Club of Calgary Fish Creek.

Agnes and Norman Dawson Memorial Bursary
Value: $1,000
Norman and Agnes Dawson were longtime Calgarians. During their 51-year marriage they were excellent role models for family and friends, demonstrating honesty, integrity, fairness, compassion, community awareness, volunteerism and religious faith. This bursary is awarded to a continuing full-time student with a strong work ethic, financial need and a dedication to his or her education. The successful candidate will be involved as a volunteer in the community and will demonstrate active participation in his or her faith community.

George Alloro Memorial Bursary
Value: $1,000
George Alloro was best known to the people of Calgary as the man who lit up Confederation Park with an annual display of Christmas lights. He also worked tirelessly as a community volunteer to help others less fortunate. This memorial bursary in his name is awarded to help a student of good moral character who is involved in volunteer and community work and who is in need of financial assistance.

Guido and Julia Blasetti Family Bursaries (2)
Value: $1,000 (2 awarded)
The Guido and Julia Blasetti Family Bursaries are awarded to continuing full-time St. Mary’s University degree program students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need.

Holy Spirit CWL Bursary
Value: $1,000
This bursary is awarded to a student in either the first or second year of the Bachelor of Education (Elementary) degree program with financial need, who demonstrates active participation in their faith community or who is involved as a volunteer in the community. Applicants must submit a brief letter outlining their participation in their faith community or volunteer involvement. Preference will be given to a student from Holy Spirit Parish.

Michael J. Beaton Memorial Bursary
Value: $1,000
The Michael J. Beaton Memorial Bursary is awarded to a full-time St. Mary’s University student who demonstrates financial need.

Regina and Peter Fridgen Memorial Bursary
Value: $1,500
This bursary is awarded to a recent high school graduate who demonstrates financial need and is in good academic standing in Grade 12 subjects. Single mothers and students with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply; however, the award is not restricted to these groups.

Violet C. Risling Memorial Bursaries (2)
Value: $1,000 (2 awarded)
These bursaries are awarded to students registered in their second year of studies at St. Mary’s. The students must have completed their first year of studies at St. Mary’s University with good academic achievement. Financial need is the primary criterion for this bursary.

St. Mary’s University Bursaries
Value: Varies
Bursaries are awarded in both the Fall and Winter terms to full-time students demonstrating financial need. A separate application is required for each term.

Bishop Paul O’Byrne Bursary
Value: $700
The Assembly of Women Religious, Calgary Diocese have donated funds for this award, which is awarded to a female student in financial need who, while not necessarily Roman Catholic, is involved in her community faith tradition.

St. Mary’s University Endowment Bursaries
Value: Varies
Students who have been awarded a loan through the Canada Student Loans Program, or a similar program administered by the Student Loan Service of Alberta Learning or equivalent agency in any province or territory in Canada, may be eligible for a bursary. Up to $8,000 will be awarded in the amounts of $4,000 or $2,000 to those with greatest financial need. Each recipient must maintain full-time status and be registered in a minimum of four courses per semester. Beyond these criteria, the bursary will be automatically granted solely on the basis of financial need as determined by the Student Loan Service, no separate application required.

Gertie Bastedo Award
Value: $400
The Gertie Bastedo Award is awarded to a full-time continuing student in a degree program in their third or fourth year at St. Mary’s University who has achieved the greatest increase in grade point average from their first year at the University. No application is required.

Dr. Michael Duggan Social Justice Award
Value: $500
This award honours Michael Duggan’s extensive work in social justice activities. It provides support to a student who shows leadership in working for social justice locally, nationally, or internationally.

Dr. Ved Madan Math and Computer Science Award
Value: $500
This award is made annually at the end of the Fall term to a student with the highest academic achievement in mathematics or computer science. No application is required.

There are several awards for continuing students which are administered by external sources that require students to be nominated by their post-secondary institutions.

Dr. Gary McPherson Leadership Scholarship
Value: $2,000
Dr. Gary McPherson was a renowned advocate for people with disabilities. He devoted himself to inspiring leadership and bringing out the best in everyone. He was a member of the Order of Canada, the Alberta Order of Excellence and both the Edmonton and Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. The purpose of this award is to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, especially in the area of disability, and/or initiative to improve the conditions and lives of others. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, currently living in Alberta, and enrolled full time in a post-secondary undergraduate program at a designated Alberta institution in the year of nomination. Eligible students will be nominated by the Enrolment Services Office.

Jason Lang Scholarship
Value: $1,000
This scholarship was established in the memory of Jason Lang, a 17-year-old high school student who was killed in a school shooting. The purpose of this award is to reward the outstanding academic achievements of Alberta post-secondary students.

To be eligible, a student must:

  • have a minimum GPA of 3.2
  • be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a resident of Alberta
  • be entering the second, third or fourth year of post-secondary studies
  • have completed at least 24 credit hours in the previous academic year (September to April)
  • be enrolled full time in at least one term in the previous academic year.

All eligible students will be nominated by the Registrar and contacted by the end of August to complete an application form. If you are not contacted and believe you are an eligible candidate, please contact the Registrar.

Languages in Teacher Education Scholarship
Value: $2,500
Applicants are selected on the basis of being enrolled in an Alberta teacher preparation program that will allow them to become a language teacher after they graduate. To help meet the needs of the increasing FNMI (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) student participation, consideration will be given to students eligible to teach aboriginal languages.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents (visa students are not eligible), Alberta residents, and currently enrolled full time. Eligible students will be nominated by the Enrolment Services Office and are eligible to receive the scholarship only once.

Louise McKinney Post-Secondary Scholarship
Value: $2,500
The purpose of this award is to recognize exceptional academic achievement and encourage outstanding students to continue their studies at the post-secondary level. Up to 950 scholarships are awarded annually. The Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund Endowment Program established this award in honour of Louise McKinney.

The eligible student must:

  • have the highest undergraduate GPA
  • be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant and a resident of Alberta
  • be entering the second, third or fourth year of post-secondary studies
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 24 credits hours during the previous academic year (September to April).

Eligible students will be nominated by the Registrar and contacted by the end of August to complete an application form.

Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership
Value: $500
The purpose of this award is to recognize those post-secondary students who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and leadership to fellow students and to their community. The award was initiated by the Alberta College and Technical Institute Student Executive Council (ACTISEC) in honour of Laurence Decore, former Edmonton mayor and leader of the Alberta Liberal party. Applicants are selected on the basis of involvement in student government, student societies, clubs or organizations. In addition, candidates may be involved in student organizations at the provincial or national level or in non-profit community organizations. Applicants must be Alberta residents currently enrolled in a minimum of three full courses at a designated Alberta post-secondary institution. Eligible students will be nominated by the Enrolment Service Office and contacted by the end of January.

Alberta Teachers’ Association Local #55 Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate of the Calgary Roman Catholic School Division who attends St. Mary’s University the year following graduation. This award was instituted to assist the student in funding tuition costs at St. Mary’s University and to give recognition to deceased teachers for their significant involvement in the Alberta Teachers’ Association and/or Local #55. For additional information on this scholarship and to obtain an application form, visit the Alberta Teachers’ Association Local #55 website, www.ataloc55.ab.ca. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2011.

Alberta Scholarship and Bursary Programs

Funded by a $100 million endowment from the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, the Alberta Scholarship Programs are designed to stimulate the pursuit of excellence by recognizing outstanding achievement and by encouraging and assisting Albertans to achieve their fullest potential – whether intellectual, cultural, social or physical. A list of scholarships is available from the Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS) website, www.alis.alberta.ca

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

This scholarship, valued at up to $2,500, is available to first-year students who are Alberta residents and who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement throughout high school. Contact your high school counsellor for further information.