Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship

February 9th, 2021

The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship will be awarded to a Saskatchewan student currently attending Grade 12 (or who graduated from a Saskatchewan high school in the past 24 months). Entries will be accepted from April 1 – April 30, 2021. To enter, and for additional information, please visit www.orourkepoetryscholarship.ca.

 

Stacey Levitt Memorial Award: $2,500

February 8th, 2021

STACEY LEVITT MEMORIAL AWARD: $2,500
The Stacey Levitt Memorial Award was created in memory and celebration of Stacey’s life by her family through Parachute. This award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals and Parachute’s overarching goals of a long life lived to the fullest, understanding the importance of risk management and injury prevention. The Levitt family awards each year’s selected recipient $2,500 to help them live their life to the fullest. The award could be put toward an educational endeavor, engagement in sports and investment in a travel experience. These pursuits would have resonated with Stacey, who loved school, sports and travel. The deadline to apply is February 27th, 2021. For additional information, visit the Stacey Levitt Memorial  Award website or contact Mrs. Rapin in Student Services.

 

My Money, My Future Challenge: $10,000; $5,000; $2,500

February 2nd, 2021
The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) is partnering with CIBC to give high school-aged youth (14-18) the opportunity to apply their creativity and skills to create new tools and resources to help other young Canadians improve their financial knowledge. The 1st place winner will receive $10,000 towards future education or training. The 2nd place winner will receive $5,000. The 3rd place winner will receive $2,500. Winning submissions will be showcased on a new website for use by teachers, parents, and youth. The last day to register is March 15th, 2021 and the deadline for project submissions is April 16th, 2021. For details about registering, please visit: mymoneymyfuturechallenge.ca
 

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

January 19th, 2021

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award ($28,000 dispersed over four years) is open to students of all abilities who are pursuing a degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox to improve human welfare, make a difference, and have a positive impact on community and others, their courage in overcoming obstacles (physical, financial, etc.), and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. The application deadline is February 1st, 2021. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca

 

Junior Citizen of the Year: Nominations

January 19th, 2021

The Junior Citizen of the Year award has honoured the youth of Saskatchewan for over 40 years. The program is sponsored by The Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association, in partnership with SaskPower, and the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan.  These prestigious awards are given to students who:

  • Have a positive lifestyle
  • Are dedicated to community and school
  • Have a strong sense of caring and responsibility
  • Have the ability to overcome life’s challenges
  • Inspire others
  • Are between ages 8 to 18

Four award recipients are chosen each year and receive a $3,000 bursary, provided by SaskPower, to be used for post-secondary education. For more information, please go to https://swna.com/junior-citizen-of-the-year/. The deadline for nominations is March 31st, 2021.

 

Prince Albert & District Community Scholarships

January 19th, 2021

Grade 12 students are encouraged to apply for the Tillie and Joe Kawula Scholarship and the Hershel Davidner Memorial Scholarship. The two $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded to students who value academics, community involvement, and volunteerism and are entering a recognized university or technical institute. One application will apply to both awards. These scholarships are open to Grade 12 graduates from Saskatchewan Rivers School Division, Prince Albert Catholic School Division and the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus Academic Grade 12 program.  An application form and additional information is available at http://bit.ly/AwardGrade12 on the school career website. The deadline to apply is May 15th. For additional information, please contact Pat Weir (306-961-2124 or pat@patweir.ca). 

 

Alex Prytula Award: $2,000

January 6th, 2021

During the Commencement Ceremony of Grad 2021, a male and a female student will be presented with the Alex Prytula Award which is valued at $2,000. The criteria for the award is as follows: outstanding contributions, financial need, and academics.  The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 16th. Please review the information posted in Edsby about how to apply for this award.

 

U of R Scholarships

December 16th, 2020

The main U of R campus scholarship portal will be open in mid-January. Workshops pertaining to U of R scholarships, the Student Awards Management System (SAMS), as well as Campion College Scholarships will be offered from mid-February to early March. Scholarship information, including the dates for the various Zoom workshops, is available at https://www.uregina.ca/safa/announcements-workshops.html. The deadline to apply for awards is March 15th, 2021.

 

York University Free Tuition Contest

December 7th, 2020

Students going into first year can enter for a chance to win free tuition for 1 year. York University offers leading programs, groundbreaking research projects, and endless career opportunities.  Students who are interested in participating in the tuition contest can enter by going to https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/right-the-future-year-of-free-tuition/NIr0gLEGza

 

Scholar Tree Scholarship Database

December 7th, 2020
The Holiday Break Scholarship List hotlink leads to scholarships that are currently available, as well as the scholarships that will be available over the holidays. 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 use the filter “Applications Open” only to see those scholarships currently accepting applications at the top left of their scholarship list.