Dare to Reimagine Learning

Scholarships

There are many scholarships and awards that you may be eligible for. Some of these awards/scholarships have specific criteria and sometimes Redwater staff has to choose recipients as there may be competition for them. As we have to make decisions we need to know about the types of activities you do within our school and within the community so that we can make fair choices. As this year progresses please track your involvement according to the Award Tracking Form and submit the form to Ms. Ballance by May 1, 2019. You may not be considered for any awards if this form is not turned in.

Please click on the below link to view:

Award Tracking Form

Below is a list of several scholarships available to aid in financing post-secondary education. Most post-secondary schools offer their own individual scholarships which are listed under the Post-Secondary section.

Sturgeon Public Schools Bursary

A bursary of $500 is awarded to one student from Sturgeon Composite High School and one student from Redwater High School.

Submit all required documents to Ms. Ballance by May 1.

Xerox Scholarship

This scholarship of $250 is awarded to one Sturgeon Composite High School graduate and one Redwater School graduate who has demonstrated exemplary work habits, has an interest in technology and advancing technology in their education, and is pursuing a post-secondary education in the school year following graduation from high school.

Submit all required documents to Ms. Ballance by May 1.

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Scholarships ranging from $300 to $2,500 are awarded to students who achieve a grade of 75% or better in five specified subjects. Applications are continuous and submitted online through the ALIS website.

Frank Robinson Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship has been instituted to provide financial help to graduating students in Sturgeon Public Schools who have enrolled in a post secondary institution. The scholarship of $500 will be awarded annually to one student from Redwater School and one student from Sturgeon Composite High School who has met or exceeded specified achievement and enrolment criteria and who is deemed to have provided the greatest amount of support to the school.

Lions Legacy Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to students who:

  • Live in Lions Multiple District C (Alberta)
  • Have or will have graduated from Grade 12 at the time of presentation and have acceptance at a post-secondary institution of one or more years of study leading to a certificate or degree.
  • Have not reached their twentieth birthday at time of application.
  • Those who have received the Lions Legacy Scholarship in the past will not qualify for future grants from the Lions of Alberta Legacy Scholarship.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to humanitarian causes and exhibit the Lions’ service- oriented philosophy by actively volunteering in their communities.

Submit all required documents to Ms. Ballance by May 1

Nutrien Social Studies Scholarship

The scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to one student who fulfills the following criteria:

  • Overall average of 70% or higher
  • Social 30-1 and English 30-1 will be used in your average
  • Letter of referral from student's Social Studies teacher
  • Write a letter to Nutrien outlining why you feel your deserve this award
  • Include a copy of latest transcript
  • Official confirmation of enrolment in a Post-Secondary institution

Submit all required documents to Ms. Ballance by May 1

Nutrien Community Leadership Scholarship

Criteria - Grade 12 student that cultivates care within the community (could be the school community), Involved/Respects and Embraces Inclusion.

$1000 scholarship to a student that does not necessarily have the highest marks.

Submit all required documents to Ms. Ballance by May 1

Wolf Midstream Math Scholarship

Wolf Midstream The scholarship of $1000 will be awarded to one student who fulfills the following criteria:

  • Overall average of 70% or higher
  • English 30-1 and Math 30-1 or 30-2 will be used in your average
  • Letter of referral from student's Math teacher
  • Write a letter to Wolf Midstream outlining why you feel you deserve this award
  • Include a copy of latest transcript
  • Official confirmation of enrolment in a post secondary institution

Submit all required documents to Ms. Ballance by May 1

Inter Pipeline Discovery Award

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Nominated by school.
  • Going to Post Secondary Fall After graduation.
  • The student must be accepted into a post-secondary institution for one of the following industry-related programs:
  • ~Accounting / Business / Law ~ Finance / Investor Relations ~ Machinist,  Millwright and other apprenticeships ~ Public / Community Relations
  • The institution must be recognized by a provincial or national government as a post-secondary educational institution.

Registered Apprenticeship Program Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to recognize the accomplishment of students in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) and to ensure these students continue to complete their apprenticeship training. Please see Ms. Ballance for further information.

Blue Cross Scholarship Program

These scholarships range from $750 - $1,500 and are awarded to Alberta students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Most awards are administered directly through the accredited post-secondary institutions. Application deadlines vary based on institution. More information

Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarships

This scholarship is open only to young women in any year of study at a Canadian Secondary School. Applicants should be students who are making a contribution to their school’s leadership teams and student councils. More information

Maise Metrunec Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a Sturgeon Public Schools graduate who lives in the Town of Gibbons and who has achieved the highest academic average in Grade 12.

Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme

The Mensa Canada Scholarship Programme offers a number of different scholarships. The awards range from $1,000 - $3,000, and each has its own eligibility requirements. More information

Schulich Leader Scholarships

Launched in 2012, this $100 million program funds 50 undergraduate scholarships in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Twenty-five $80,000 scholarships in the field of engineering and 25 $60,000 scholarships for science technology or math degrees. Students must be nominated by their high school and must possess two out of the three criteria: academic leadership, leadership (community, business and entrepreneurial), financial need. Students must also enroll at one of Schulich Leader partner universities. More information 

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program aims to honour the spirit of Terry Fox, one of Canada’s greatest heroes, by encouraging Canadian youth who strive to emulate Terry Fox’s courage and determination by providing their communities and those in need with humanitarian service. More information

Belcourt Brosseau Metis Awards

The scholarship will be awarded to a student who fufills the following criteria:

  • Connection to your Metis Community
  • Financial Need
  • Focused Career Goals
  • Intend to Pursue Post-Secondary

Online application at www.bbma.ca

Please contact 780-977-5515 or communications@bbma.ca for further information.

Ted Rogers High School Exemplary Leaders Scholarship

Indspire is seeking exemplary Indigenous high school leaders to apply for the 2019-2020 Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund (For Indigenous Students). This is a $2500 renewable award for students entering full-time studies in a first two-year college program or a first four-year undergraduate program at a Canadian accredited college or university in fall 2019.

Applicants MUST have strong leadership and commitment in their school and/or community.

If you know of an outstanding student who you believe qualifies for this award, please have him/her complete the application using https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/56420-Indspire. The application is brief and easy to complete. the deadline is April 15.

Students will be asked to provide their personal contact information, post-secondary information for the fall and proof of Indigenous status (copy of their Indigenous card) along with completing two short essay questions.

Selected students will be provided a link, asked to complete a second application and provide one letter of reference.

They will be required to submit a proof of enrollment prior to receiving an award.

We are asking that you share this information with your colleagues and students.