Most high schools and universities have scholarships and bursaries available for their students. Be sure to always find out from an Admissions Councillor or a school Advisor for a list of scholarships and bursaries available to you as a student of the institution

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship -

Alberta Student Aid


Up to $2,500 | High school Graduates

To recognize and reward academic achievement at the senior high school level and to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies.

Apply once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. 


The Award is available to all 14-24 year old youth and is the world’s leading youth achievement award. It equips young people for life regardless of their background, culture, physical ability, skills and interests. Doing the Award is a personal challenge and not a competition against others; it pushes young people to their personal limits and recognizes their achievements. 

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10-20 students to be awarded up to $2,000 each.

“enhance the quality of life for refugees and members of Emerging Communities living in greater Edmonton by supporting education that will increase their ability to: a) obtain employment in their chosen field, or b) pursue further educational opportunities at a post-secondary level.”


2-4 students up to $3,500 each

Awarded annually to a college graduate member of a minority group, with meaningful law library experience, who is entering or continuing in an MLIS program, with demonstrated evidence of financial need.  Preference given to applicants with previous experience or interest in law librarianship. 


$500 - $2,500

This permanent endowment fund will support continuous improvement in the public service by providing annual educational awards to staff.

The awards will assist staff to pursue post-secondary studies in areas that will promote public service excellence. Awards can be used to offset the cost of tuition, fees, books, learning tools or other materials

Employees who live in the Capital Region and work for the federal, provincial, regional and municipal governments will be eligible to apply.


The Charmaine Letourneau Scholarship is awarded each year to a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person who will attend an academic or training program at a qualified institution.

Priority is given to individuals who demonstrate involvement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing organizations, school or community leadership, commitment to and diligence in studies, and likelihood the program of study will lead to employment or further educational opportunities.