SaskPolytech Admissions Info Session

November 26th, 2021

SaskPolytech will be hosting a Facebook LIVE Admissions Information Session on Wednesday, December 1st from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm. This 30-minute Facebook LIVE Admissions Information Session presented by Student Recruitment Officer, Cheryl Boyes, will provide information from selecting a program of interest to managing the application process and beyond. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions live in the chat! To participate, RSVP / Join at https://www.facebook.com/events/290052946379781  For additional information, please contact Recruitment Services at 1-866-467-4278.

 

Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship

November 22nd, 2021

For students passionate about telling the story of the agriculture industry, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are proudly offering the Agriculture Student Scholarship for the 12th consecutive year. Saskatchewan Grade 12 students and recent high school graduates (within the last two years) have the chance to win a grand-prize scholarship of $4,000 or one of three runner-up scholarships of $2,000 when they submit a three-minute video or 1,000-word essay on transparency. This year’s scholarship theme encourages youths to explore their idea of transparency in agriculture and how it affects public perception of the industry. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be planning to take an agriculture-related post-secondary education program beginning in the fall of 2022. This scholarship program has been designed to identify young people who are planning to pursue a career in the agriculture industry. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2022. For more information: visit saskatchewan.ca/ag-scholarship; or, contact agriculture.scholarship@gov.sk.ca

 

U of A Getaway

November 17th, 2021

U of A Getaway is a whirlwind weekend of exciting events from May 27 – May 29, 2022. Twenty Grade 11 students will be selected for this unique experience. Students will stay in residence, explore state-of-the-art facilities, learn about our 200+ programs, discover hidden gems on campus, and experience all the U of A has to offer! Students can learn more and apply at uab.ca/getaway. The application deadline is January 28, 2022.

 

U of R High School Accelerated Program

November 15th, 2021

The University of Regina’s High School Accelerated (HSXL) program allows grade 11 & 12 students to take U of R courses while still in high school. The U of R Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) is hosting an information night about HSXL on Wednesday, November 17th from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Benefits, deadlines, course offerings, requirements, dual credit, and more will be discussed. To register for the information night and to access more information, please go to https://www.uregina.ca/cce/flexible-learning/hsxl/index.html or contact CCE Student Services at 306-585-5807 or CCE.StudentServices@uregina.ca

 

Olds College

November 4th, 2021

Students who are interested in attending Olds College in Olds, Alberta are encouraged to visit oldscollege.ca/programs to learn more about programs in the following areas: Agriculture, Agriculture Technology, Animal Science, Business, Equine, Horticulture, Land & Environment, Tourism, Brew & Meat, Trades & Apprenticeships. As well, check out the website oldscollege.ca/visit for more details about personalized visits or events.

 

Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship ($1000)

October 26th, 2021

The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship was established in 2018 to recognize and encourage young Saskatchewan poets. It is named in honour of Patrick (Paddy) O’Rourke, a teacher, literary editor, mentor and prominent friend of Saskatoon’s and Saskatchewan’s arts community. The Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship will be awarded annually, at the discretion of the Scholarship judges and administrators. The amount awarded will be determined in part by donor support. The 2022 scholarship will be for $1,000 CDN. Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 30, 2022.  Applications must be submitted by mail or courier. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, and to submit an entry, please visit http://www.orourkepoetryscholarship.ca/

 

Lives That Make a Difference

October 26th, 2021

Students in Grade 5- Grade 12 may enter the contest by writing an essay (300 words or less) based on someone they think made the biggest impact (positive or negative) on Canadian society in 2021. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: Grade 5-8 and Grade 9-12. Two winners will be selected in each level: Grand Prize is $3,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. First Prize is $2,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. The deadline to enter is December 31st, 2021. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

 

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

October 25th, 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 December 1st, 2021. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca

 

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership: $70,000

October 25th, 2021

TD Scholarships are open to students across Canada who are in Grade 12 and have demonstrated outstanding community leadership. There are 20 scholarships valued at up to $70,000. You can apply at www.td.com/scholarship .The application deadline is November 15th, 2021.

 

Schulich Leader Scholarship

October 25th, 2021

The Schulich Leader Scholarship is a prestigious entrance scholarship awarded to a high school graduate enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) program at one of 20 partner universities. The nominated student can win one of 25 engineering scholarships at $100,000 or one of 25 science, technology, or math scholarships at $80,000. The criteria include academic excellence, leadership, and financial need. It is important to note that students who are planning for a career as a medical practitioner or researcher (doctor, dentist, nurse, psychologist, pharmacist, optometrist, etc.) are NOT eligible to apply.  This scholarship is for entrepreneurial-minded innovators outside of the medical community. École St. Mary High School can only nominate ONE candidate and nomination is competitive. If you are interested in being considered for nomination please email a list of school/community involvement, leadership activities, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin (meta.rapin@pacsd.ca) in Student Services by Wednesday, December 15, 2021 before 9:00 am to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit http://www.schulichleaders.com or info@uja.schulichleader.com