Archive for the ‘Scholarships’ Category

Schulich Leader Scholarship

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

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 partner universities. The nominated student has the opportunity to win a $100,000 or $80,000 scholarship. The criteria includes: academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.  École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community involvement, leadership activities, and a statement about financial need to Mrs.Rapin in Student Services by Monday, January 14, 2019 to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit http://www.schulichleaders.com  or  [email protected]

U of S Scholarships and Awards

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Students entering the U of S are eligible for numerous scholarships and awards. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if they have any questions. 

1)     Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships – Students will be considered for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship when they apply for admissions. These scholarships recognize academic achievements and are awarded based on the calculated admission average.

2)     Best and Brightest Entrance  Scholarships – (Apply for admissions by Dec 1 & Apply for awards by Dec 15 These include uSask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships require the submission of a separate awards application after students apply for admissions. 

3)     Competitive Entrance Awards – (Apply for admissions by Feb 15 & Apply for awards by March 1) These include numerous scholarships and bursaries that can be accessed by many students with diverse experiences. Applicants can be considered based on academic achievement, financial need and/or contributions to school and community life. All entering students are encouraged to apply. 

Paddy O’Rourke Poetry Scholarship ($1000)

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

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 2019 scholarship will be for $1,000 CDN. Applications will be accepted from April 1 to April 30, 2019.  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/

École St Mary High School Grad 2018 Awards Application

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Students who are interested in applying for awards that will be presented at Grad 2018 must submit a Grad 2018 Awards Application Checklist Cover Page and aGrad 2018 Awards Application. These forms, as well as forms for General Proficiency ApplicationRoyal Canadian Legion Verification, and The Sisters of Our Ladies of the Cross Scholarship Application are available at http://bit.ly/SMHSGradAwards An awards package containing the description of the awards is available at the main office. The checklist cover page, awards application, and other required documents, such as reference letters (not a relative, include contact information etc.), must be submitted to the main office no later than Friday, May 18th at 3:30 p.m.

Les and Irene Dube Service and Justice Scholarship

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

A student will be presented with a $2,000 scholarship at École St Mary Grad 2018. To apply for this scholarship, a student must be enrolling as a full-time student in an Arts and Science program at the University of Saskatchewan through St. Thomas More College for their first year of study. The student must also agree to participate fully in the Service and Justice program, administered by the Engaged Learning Coordinator, which requires two hours of community volunteer work per week, excluding holiday and exam periods. As well, the student must have a minimum 80% average based on the following classes: Christian Ethics 20 or 30, ELA A30 or B30, three 30 level electives (but not PAA30 or Phys. Ed. 30), have demonstrated outstanding leadership and Christian service during their high school years, and be recommended by a Christian Ethics teacher. An application form must be submitted to the main office by Wednesday, March 28th at 3:30 p.mThe application form is available online on the career website http://bit.ly/Grad2018Awards .

Access Credit Union Scholarships – Gr 11 & Gr 12

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Affinity Credit Union has two great scholarship opportunities for Grade 11 and Grade 12 students. To be eligible to apply, students must be a member of Affinity Credit Union or have a parent or guardian who is a member. More information regarding the two scholarship opportunities below, along with application forms, is available at www.affinitycu.ca or by calling 306-385-4420.

  • Elwood Harvey Co-operative Leadership Program – Grade 11 students

Each student receives a $2500 award upon completion of the leadership program. Twenty-six students are accepted into the program. This award is offered by our District Councils, who have been elected to represent their communities within the Credit Union. The program gives recipients the opportunity to participate in their local District Council meetings and a variety of other events during their grade 12 year! Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018.

  • Build a Better World Scholarship – Grade 12 students

This program is designed for students graduating in spring 2018 and enrolling in post-secondary education. We have 60 scholarships of $500 to award this year! Deadline to apply is May 1, 2018.

Access Communications Scholarships

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Access Communications will award up to 20 scholarships of $1,000 each to graduating students in Saskatchewan who are planning to attend post-secondary school at either a technical college or university. For eligibility, selection criteria, and application forms visit www.MyAccess.ca/InTheCommunity . The submission deadline is April 20, 2018.

Schulich Leader Scholarship Nominee

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

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 partner universities. The nominated student has the opportunity to win a $100,000 or $80,000 scholarship. The criteria includes: academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.  St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community involvement, leadership activities, and a statement about financial need toMrs.Rapin in Student Services by Monday, January 15, 2018 to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visithttp://www.schulichleaders.com or  [email protected]

U of S: Best & Brightest and Circle of Honour Awards

Monday, October 30th, 2017

High-achieving students are encouraged to apply for Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships, the highest-valued, renewable scholarships worth up to $40,000, which are awarded to recognize academic excellence and community engagement. Included in these awards are five that are specifically designated for Aboriginal students, known as the Circle of Honour Awards. To be considered, students must apply for admission by December 1, 2017 and submit their scholarship application through their PAWS account by December 15, 2017. Information about calculating an admission average, and required subjects by program are available on the U of S website.

Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program

Monday, September 25th, 2017

The Horatio Alger Association of Canada seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, and a desire to contribute to society. Deadline to apply is October 25, 2017. For eligibility criteria and application procedures visitwww.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarship