Searching for Scholarships????
Remember to think of this as a part-time job, it will be time-consuming, you will need to be organized, read criteria, pay attention to deadlines, etc... ALL before you know if you will “earn any money” from your search! Click on the links below to access information from each website!
Rutherford ScholarshipHigh School Achievement Scholarship
Rutherford Scholarship is not competitive, you must meet the criteria, be enrolled in a post-secondary school (somewhere in the world) AND apply for it. There is no deadline, but when you apply will affect when you can expect to receive your scholarship. You don’t need to apply the first year out of high school, it will ‘wait’ for your application.
Check out these websites!
Alberta Online Student Guide and #1 FREE student service on the web.
Students will have access to an extensive database of scholarships, student awards, bursaries, and grants. Also included is information about student loans, applications, and budget planning.
ScholarTree is an online platform that helps students pay for their education through scholarships! Subscribe and get email updates when scholarships match your profile!
Canada student loans, grants, scholarships and other aid
Here’s a site that links you to scholarship opportunities throughout North America. Be sure to carefully check the criteria: many scholarships are specific to American students, but the site also includes links to scholarships for Canadians, including some at Canadian Universities and Colleges.
This site allows students to create a profile and receive regular updates matching their criteria. The general site allows students to view hundreds of scholarships with a variety of criteria. Students may also link and obtain information on numerous colleges and universities by province.
Provides information for career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, work search, labour market trends and workplace skills. There is also
EduCanada- International Scholarships
Are you an international student in search of scholarships to study in Canada, or a Canadian student who wants to fund your studies abroad? Look no further. On this website you will find numerous awards for international students and scholars in Canada, and for Canadians to study and conduct research abroad. These awards are offered by Canadian governments, foreign governments, non-governmental organizations and international organizations.
**ALWAYS check the scholarships/financial aid section of each post-secondary institution**
**search: “alberta scholarships for high school students” and look through results from other high schools, post-secondary schools, scholarship programs from companies, etc.
**Check out places of work of your parents/guardians. They may have a scholarship for employee’s children! **
**Check out any clubs/organizations/sports that you may have been involved in and see if they have scholarships! ex) 4-H, Baseball Alberta, Toastmasters, Culinary classes… just to name a few!
**expect to see a lot of duplication from search sites, but they may have a few different scholarships/awards/bursaries listed so check them out.