Awards & Scholarships

Provincial Scholarships

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Alexander Rutherford Scholarship - Students can apply once they have been accepted into full-time studies at a post-secondary institution. The value of the award is up to $2500 and is based on the average of 5 designated courses in each of the grade 10, 11 and 12 years. An average of 75% to 79.9% or an average of 80% or better are required for this scholarship. There is no deadline to apply, and applications usually open in July or August for a September start.  

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Sturgeon Public Schools Bursary A $500 bursary is awarded to one Sturgeon Composite graduate. The recipient must not be receiving the Sturgeon Public Schools Scholarship and must have an average of 70% based on the student’s 30 level subjects in at least 25 credits. Consideration is given to student achievement and student participation in extra-curricular activities.

Deadline to apply is September 30, 2024.  

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Xerox and Konica Minolta Scholarships - These scholarships of $250 are awarded to two Sturgeon Composite High School graduates and two Redwater School graduates who have demonstrated exemplary work habits, have an interest in technology and advancing technology in their education, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in the school year following graduation from high school.  

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Frank Robinson Memorial Scholarship - deadline September 30

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.

High School Dual Credit Award 

This award of $250 is awarded to one student each from Sturgeon Composite High School, Redwater School, and the Sturgeon Learning Centre/Morinville Learning Centre.  This award is offered as an incentive to those students who choose to enroll in a Dual Credit course to obtain advanced credit prior to entering post secondary education.

Post-Secondary Institutions

Many post-secondary institutions offer entrance scholarships and students are automatically considered upon acceptance into that institution. Check out your post-secondary institution’s website for more information.   


TAKE NOTE! Some companies offer scholarships to children of their employees. Ask your parents if their employer has scholarship opportunities that you can apply for.  

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