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School Specific Awards

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.

Bonnyville Centralized High School

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Kissel – English 30-1 BCHS Bursary

Audience: Graduating BCHS English 30 student
Sponsored by: Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Eligibility: competitive average in English 30-1, 1 page essay about yourself and why you should win, and must be attending a post secondary education facility within your high school graduation year.
Value: $500
Deadline: Check Website

Application Information: Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Kissel Bursary

Jane Ripkens Scholarship Fund for Music and Arts

Audience: Graduating student of BCHS
Sponsored by: Jane Ripkens
Eligibility: A student of BCHS pursuing a recognized post secondary program in music or the arts. Priority will be given to those applicants who are pursuing education in music or the arts with the additional intention of teaching in a public school.
Value: 1 scholarship of $250
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information:  Jane Ripkens Scholarship 

Kyle Family Alumni Arts Trek Scholarship

Audience:   BCHS grade 10 students
Sponsored by:  Kyle Family
Eligibility:  This scholarship is presented to two students, on behalf of the Kyle Alumni Family, whose tuition is paid in full to attend Theatre Alberta’s Arts Trek Camp during the summer.
Value:  Cost of Tuition
Deadline:  Check with Sponsor

Application Information:  Can receive information from the school Career Counselor 

Duclos Hospital Scholarship

Audience:   BCHS graduating grade 12 students
Sponsored by:  Duclos Hospital Society
Eligibility:  The Duclos Hospital Scholarship of $1000.00 for four years is awarded to a Bonnyville Centralized High School graduate who is enrolled in a health related program in college or university.
Value:  $1000/4 years
Deadline:  Check with Sponsor

Application Information:  Can receive information from the school Career Counselor

 Fine Arts Awards

Audience:   BCHS graduating grade 12 students
Sponsored by:  Bonnyville Fine Arts Society
Eligibility:  The Duclos Hospital Scholarship of $1000.00 for four years is awarded to a Bonnyville Centralized High School graduate who is enrolled in a health related program in college or university.
Value:  $100
Deadline:  Check with Sponsor

Application Information:  Can receive information from the school Career Counselor

Cold Lake High School

Ms Kim Award

Audience: Graduating student of Cold Lake High School
Sponsored by: Mark Lee (Best Western)
Eligibility: Students who can demonstrate challenging life circumstances, an average of 60% in grade 12, and are attending a post secondary program of at least 8 months duration.
Value: $500
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information:  Ms. Kim Award

Savard Family Scholarship for Outstanding Community Commitment and Leadership

Audience: Graduating student of Cold Lake High School
Sponsored by: Savard Family
Eligibility: An individual who consistently demonstrates outstanding effort and caring characteristics to make Cold Lake a better place to live and the Cold Lake High School a better place to learn.  Contribution to sport and religious activities will not be considered as qualifying criteria.
Value: $500
Deadline: Second Monday in June each year

Application Information:  Savard Family Scholarship

Ecole Plamondon 

Bernadette Bourassa Memorial Scholarship

Audience: Graduating Plamondon student of either Ecole Plamondon School or Ecole Beausejour.
Sponsored by: Plamondon Co‐op
Eligibility: Students who either themselves or their parents are members of the Plamondon Co‐op Ltd. entering a post‐secondary program relating to the field of Business. Students are selected based on grade average, a letter of recommendation for school personnel, and an essay.
Value: $1000; the first half received on the 1st of November, the second half paid in February of the following year.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information:Bernadette Bourassa Memorial Scholarship

 

Richard Creelman - ACCESS Pipeline Scholarship Award

Audience: This scholarship is presented by Richard Creelman and ACCESS Pipeline in support of students pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities in a trades or vocations of their choice.  The sponsors of this award wish to recognize Ecole Plamondon School students who are passionate about trade or vocation related occupations.
Sponsored by: ACCESS Pipeline
Eligibility: See attached award for full details.
Value: The annual scholarship will consist of a cash award of $1000 and a certificate of recognition.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

 

Russian Learning Award

Audience: Students of Ecole Plamondon School
Sponsored by: Fred and Kathy Frolov
Eligibility: Students with highest achievement in Russian classes.
Value: Grade 7=$100, Grade 8=$150; Grade 9=$200; Grade 10=$300; Grade 11=$400 and Grade 12=$500 per year.
Deadline: Annual award / year end

Application Information:  Automatically determined by school

Glendon School

Maegan Janz Ladies Basketball Scholarship

Audience: Female Graduate of Glendon School
Sponsored by: The Board of the Maegan Janz Scholarship Society
Eligibility: A student enrolled in the first year of a post‐secondary institution, and is a member of the institution’s basketball team.
Value: 1 scholarship of $500. A second disbursement of $500 is also available to the student upon completion of their first year of basketball studies.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: available from principal or career counsellor of Glendon School

Selezinka Family Scholarship

Audience: Graduating students of Glendon School
Sponsored by: Selezinka Family
Eligibility: A student enrolled in the first year of an Education, Medicine or Engineering program.
Value: 1 scholarship to a maximum of $500.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: Available from principal or career counsellor of Glendon School

J.A. Williams High School

Alberta‐Pacific Forest Industries Trades Education Scholarship

Audience: Students who are Alberta residents who completed their school studies J.A. Williams High School in Lac La Biche.
Sponsored by: Alberta‐Pacific Forest Industries
Eligibility: Students be registered to commence their first year of studies in a tradesrelated program, leading to an apprenticeship, including building science, electrical, electronics and mechanical technologies.
Value: 1 scholarship of $500
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: See you school counselor or contact Alberta‐Pacific at (780) 525‐8000

Alberta‐Pacific Forest Industries Environmental Sciences Scholarship

Audience: Students who are Alberta residents who completed their school studies J.A. Williams High School in Lac La Biche.
Sponsored by: Alberta‐Pacific Forest Industries
Eligibility: Students be registered to commence their first year of studies in a science related program including: environmental, conservation, forest or plan sciences, forest engineering, renewable resources, forest business management, environmental biology and forest technology.
Value: 1 scholarship of $500
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: See you school counselor or contact Alberta‐Pacific at (780) 525‐8000

Craigend Recreation and Agricultural Society Society

Audience: Graduates from NLSD who are residents within the society
Sponsored by: Craigend Recreation and Agricultural Society Post Secondary Scholarship Foundation
Eligibility: Graduates of this or the previous school year residing within the society boundary with strong academic achievement, involvement in extra‐curricular activities, demonstration of citizenship, and involvement in 4‐H or another organized youth group.
Value: 1 scholarship of $1200.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: Craigend Scholarship (available from JAWS student services)

Felix R. Tchir Memorial Scholarship

Audience: Graduating students of J.A. Williams High School
Sponsored by: Felix Tchir Family
Eligibility: Students sith an average of 65% before diploma exams and entering first year in a field of Forestry or Agriculture in an accredited public post-secondary institution in Alberta.
Value: 1 scholarship of $500.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: Felix R. Tchir Scholarship (available from JAWS student services)

Hylo‐Venice Recreation and Agricultural Society Student Scholarship

Audience: Grade 9‐10‐11, and 12 students of the Hylo‐Venice area
Sponsored by: Lac La Biche Agricultural Society
Eligibility: To qualify for the grades 9, 10 or 11 scholarship, you must have just completed grade 9, 10 or 11, be a resident of the Hylo‐Venice area and have maintained a minimum grade average of 70% in the 'core'subjects and demonstrate community involvement. To qualify for the grade 12 scholarship , you must have just completed grade 12, be a resident of the Hylo‐Venice area, hae mainained a minimum grade average of 70% in the 'core' subjects, demonstrated community involvement and have been accepted at a post‐secondary institution.
Value:

1 scholarship of $100 – grade 9

1 scholarship of $100 – grade 10

1 scholarship of $100 – grade 11

1 scholarship of $700 – grade 12

Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information:Hylo‐Venice Scholarship (available from JAWS student services)

Imperial Grade 9 Aboriginal Student Award of Merit

Audience: Grade 9 Aboriginal students of J.A. Williams High School
Sponsored by: Imperial
Eligibility: Overall improvement over the school year.
Value: 1 scholarship award of an ipad.
Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2016

Application Information: Imperial Grade 9 Aboriginal Student Award of Merit (nomination from J.A. Williams High School)

Lac La Biche Agricultural Society Scholarship

Audience: Graduating student of LLB county
Sponsored by: Lac La Biche Agricultural Society
Eligibility: Alberta residents who have been accepted to post‐secondary institutions in Agriculture, the Agri-Food Industry or related fields (includes pre‐veterinary & veterinary medicine, horticulture, and Home Economics).
Value: 2 scholarships of $1000 awarded in two instalments.  $500 after acceptance and $500 upon successful completion of the first term.
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

 

Application Information: See your school counselor or watch the LLB Post in August for a weekly advertisement providing application contact information

Mary Ellen Kruger Memorial Scholarship

Audience: Canadian citizen or permanent resident graduating from J.A. Williams High School
Sponsored by: Mary Ellen Kruger Family
Eligibility: Students who show empathy and compassion to others, are enrolled fulltime n a post‐secondary or apprenticeship program – no less than a two year Program, are enrolled in a post secondary study dealing with animal science or animal care, and are in financial need.
Value: 1 scholarship of a maximum value of $500
Deadline: Check with Sponsor

Application Information: Mary Ellen Kruger Scholarship

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