Archive for May, 2021

John M. Cuelenaere Public Library Scholarship: Grade 9 – 12

Monday, May 10th, 2021

This $250 scholarship will be awarded to a Grade 9-12 student who has been enrolled full-time in the academic year of 2020-2021 and has distinguished herself/himself by being an advocate for literacy in her/his school or the community and clearly demonstrates a love of reading. While high academics is not a requirement for applying, the student must have proof of a JMCPL card and plans for post-secondary education. Preference will also be given to former or current employees of John M. Cuelenaere Library, as well as a current Grade 12 student of École St Mary High School. The application deadline is Friday, May 21, 2021. To apply, please complete the form available at

Grade 12 Awards: École St Mary High School Graduation

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Information about Grade 12 Awards to be presented at the Graduation Exercises on June 23rd, as well as a link to an application form, is available in the River section of Edsby. The closing deadline for award applications is Tuesday, May 25th at 3:30 p.m. Nominations for Most Gentlemanly and Deportment are due by Friday, May 14th by sending a message to Mr. Dwayne Gareau. Voting will occur Monday, May 31st to Friday, June 4th.

Agriculture / Rural Community Award: 3 x $500

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The district 32 Agriculture, Development, and Diversification Board (ADD Board) is offering a total of three $500 awards to Grade 12 students graduating in 2021. To apply, students must be pursuing post-secondary agricultural training or other post-secondary education (university or technical) that will serve a rural agriculture-based community in 2021. As well, students must prepare a submission (250-500 words) that addresses the theme: “How will your post-secondary education make agriculture or your rural community a better place?” For additional information about the award and the application process, please visit The application deadline is June 15, 2021.

Nelson Education Scholarships: 2 x $10,000

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Nelson Education awarding the following two scholarships. Applicants may only apply for one scholarship opportunity. The application deadline is June 30th, 2021.

Civic Leadership Scholarship: $10,000

Nelson Education is awarding students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and determination in their commitment to civic engagement and leadership.

Indigenous Student Scholarship: $10,000

Nelson Education is awarding First Nation, Métis and Inuit student leaders who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, with the intent to pursue post-secondary studies in Education.

For additional information, and to apply for a scholarship, please visit

Scholarship Database: Scholar Tree

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

With the school year quickly coming to an end, has made a concerted effort to add as many scholarships as possible. Since the month of May is the end of peak scholarship season, there are a lot of awards with upcoming deadlines. Currently, there are currently 61 scholarships, with an application period ending in May, that offer 367 awards and a total of $960,500. To create a customized list of scholarships and a weekly email reminder of deadlines, students are encouraged to create a profile on ScholarTree.  Students can sort their scholarship list, by deadline, using the sort option at the top of the page (