Awards and Scholarships
This information is intended as a guide to awards, scholarships and bursaries. Efforts are made to maintain accurate and up to date information. However, awards, scholarships and bursaries change frequently as do the dates for making applications. To attain the most accurate and up to date information, please ensure you visit the actual web site representing the award, scholarship or bursary for the most up to date information. Most of the scholarships are competitive, meaning that eligibility does not necessarily guarantee winning the award.
Which Program is Right for Me?
- CAREERinsite - Career Planning for your future
- Time to Choose - up to date information on post secondary options
Guide to Post Secondary Institutions
- Alberta Institutions and their descriptions
- Links to All Alberta Institutions
- Post Secondary Schools in Canada
Prepare Yourself for Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships
- Preparing for a Scholarship Application
- A Scholarship Survey (matching your interests and strengths to specific scholarships)
Student Loans and Grants
NLSD Specific Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships
Local Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships
School Specific Awards, Bursaires, and Scholarships
Northern Alberta Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships
Provincial and National Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships
Other Provincial and National Awards, Bursaries and Scholarship sites:
Aboriginal Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarships
- Aboriginal Canada Portal
- The Scholarship and Bursary Handbook (Metis Nation of Alberta)
- Aboriginal Scholarship Guide
Applying to a Post Secondary Institution
- www.applyalberta.ca - ApplyAlberta is an online application and transcript transfer system that anyone can use to apply to undergraduate programs at one or more of Alberta's post-secondary institutions.
Survival Guide to Post Secondary Education
- Survival Guide - Things to know and do now that you have been accepted
Non-Student Awards and Scholarships
Alberta School Boards Assocation (ASBA) offers the following awards:
- Premier's Award for School Board Excellence
- Edwin Parr Teacher Award
- Friends of Education Award
- Honorary Life Member Award
- Long Service Award
- President's Award
- Zone Appreciation Award
Click on the ASBA link - Select Services for Boards - Awards to get the details and application forms.
Excellence in Teaching Award
Do you know an excellent teacher? The program recognizes outstanding Alberta teachers; honours creative, innovative and outstanding teaching; focuses public attention on the teaching profession; and involves Albertans in celebrating teaching excellence.
Nominate an outstanding Alberta teacher today!
Nomination deadline: Visit the Excellence in Teaching Awards website for deadline and details.
NLSD Friends of Education Award
The Friends of Education Award recognizes organizations or individuals in the community who have made a special contribution to education in the Northern Lights School Division.