External Awards list
There are tons of awards, scholarships and bursaries out there just waiting for you! For more information about the awards listed below, click on the "plus" button to the right to access the drop down menu. Click on the "Apply Here" button to be redirected to the application form.
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Featured: DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities
Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and we are proud to be offering the “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities”. The annual scholarship winner will be awarded $1,000 towards their tuition to an accredited Canadian post-secondary institution. The scholarship will be awarded to a Canadian high school student with a documented disability who is pursuing post-secondary education in the field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian institution for the upcoming academic year 2019/2020.
Who Is Eligible to Apply?
- Applicant must be currently registered to a full-time program of study in the field of study in health care, criminal justice or community & social services at an accredited Canadian post-secondary college or university
- Applicant must be a Canadian citizens or permanent resident of Canada
- Applicant must have a documented disability
- Applicant must be under 20 years of age at time of application
Alberta Blue Cross awards: Entrance Scholarship for Indigenous Students
Alberta Blue Cross has established three awards for indigenous students who are completing their high school education and entering their first year of post-secondary study at an accredited institution. Alberta Blue Cross issues three awards each year. Awards range from $750 to $1,500.
The deadline is January 15
Alberta Blue Cross awards: Scholarship for Mature Indigenous Students
The Alberta Blue Cross Scholarship for Mature Indigenous Students is for individuals who have demonstrated community involvement, and achievement of personal goals ad who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is for students who are defined as “mature” by their post-secondary institution. Alberta Blue Cross issues three awards each year. Awards range from $750 to $1,500.
The deadline is January 15
ATCO Indigenous Awards Program
ATCO provides financial awards to Canadian First Nation, Inuit and Métis students who demonstrate leadership and commitment in their quest for higher education. ATCO is committed to supporting the development of Indigenous leaders in communities across Canada. There are three different awards available.
Branch #110 Slave Lake Legion Bursary
The Branch #110 Slave Lake Legion has instituted a bursary for students who are Veterans, children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of any veteran. The bursary is granted at the end of February and is paid from the Branch #110 Poppy fund. The student must be attending at least their second year of a program that covers two or more years towards a degree or diploma.
DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities
Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment and we are proud to be offering the “DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities.
DisabilityAwards.ca - is a portal to awards and scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canada's colleges and universities. You can register to search through their extensive database of scholarships, bursaries and grants you are specifically eligible for.
Fort Vermilion Agricultural Society (FVAS) Student Bursary
Opportunity to apply for $1,000 bursary to qualifying Fort Vermilion high school and Academic Upgrading students, and the possibility of matching NADC grant for $1000!
Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards. Indspire provides hundreds of scholarships and bursaries to thousands of students every year. For Post-Secondary Students, Post-Secondary: Skilled Trades and High School students.
Midwest Surveys Indigenous Education Bursary
This bursary supports Indigenous students who may not otherwise have the opportunity to pursue a post-secondary education in Geomatics and related disciplines. Two (2) bursaries shall be provided annually to students demonstrating financial need, involvement in and contribution to community as a whole and/or demonstrated academic merit and performance. We hope recipients find these bursaries to be beneficial in pursuit of their goals.
NADC - Bursary
The NADC Bursary is a return service bursary of $6,000 per year for a maximum of two years, and is offered to students in their final two years of post-secondary studies. It is meant to encourage students to train for jobs that are in demand in northern Alberta.
NADC - First Nation, Métis and Inuit Bursary
The First Nation, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) NADC Bursary is a return service bursary of varying amounts. Students in pre-apprenticeship training, or in a certificate or diploma studies can access up to $6,000 for their studies. Students in a Bachelor’s, Masters’ or PhD program can access $10,000 per year for any year of their studies.
NADC - Nurse Practitioner Bursary
The Nurse Practitioner Bursary is a return service bursary of $9,000 or $18,000 per year for up to 3 years. It is an incentive to encourage nurse practitioners to practice in northern Alberta upon graduation.
One AWWA Operator Scholarship
The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is funded through the support of AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Western Canada Section AWWA. AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Western Canada Section AWWA, will award the One AWWA Operator Scholarship in the amount of $500 for Water Operator training and education.
At ScholarshipsCanada.com you can create a profile that will match you with some (but not all) of the scholarships and bursaries available across Canada. The website lists all relevant scholarships and bursaries free of charge.
Serving Communities Internship Program
The Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP) is a unique opportunity that allows students to gain valuable work experience in the non-profit/volunteer sector and receive a $1,000 bursary upon completion.
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TC Energy Scholarship Program
Our scholarships are an easy way to get financial support for school. Now with more than 1,000 scholarships available across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, you could receive a scholarship valued at up to $10,000! Scholarship categories are Community Leaders, Indigenous Legacy and Trades.
TOLKO Indigenous Scholarships
Five $1,000 Scholarship Awards
Tolko Industries Slave Lake and High Prairie Woodlands Divisions are proud to offer five scholarships to recognize and support Indigenous high school graduates from the Lesser Slave Lake region who are pursuing post-secondary education and a career path in natural resource management and environmental stewardship.
Tolko is committed to youth and to supporting those interested in pursuing their education. Giving back to our families by supporting the next generation of employees is rewarding. We have provided many scholarships to students over the years, most of whom live in the communities we live and work in.
The selection committee is made up of Tolko’s Woodlands staff in both Slave Lake and High Prairie Divisions.
Scholarships are only available to Indigenous students (First Nations/Metis) from the Lesser Slave Lake region and apply to students pursuing any of the following post-secondary education areas of study or career paths:
• Indigenous Studies
• Environmental Chemistry
• Environmental Engineering
• Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
• Land Surveying
HOW TO APPLY
The applicant must provide the following:
• Proof of acceptance into a recognized post-secondary educational institution (technical college or university) confirming their chosen field or area of study.
Please contact your Principal, Guidance Councilor, or Education Director today to apply!
July 24, 2023, at 4pm MST
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Veterans Affairs Canada Education and Training Benefit
The Education and Training Benefit helps you achieve your education and career goals. You may be eligible to receive up to $80,000 in funding. Veterans will not be limited to formal post-secondary training. The benefit may also be used for career or personal development courses that give Veterans purpose and help them feel satisfied with their main post-military job or activity.