Archive for the ‘Scholarships’ Category

Schulich Leader Scholarship

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

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 include: academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.  St. Mary High School can only 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 Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit http://www.schulichleaders.com or  info@uja.schulichleader.com

Gail Hartsook Scholarships

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The Prince Albert & Area Community Foundation is offering two $1500 scholarships for students entering the Teacher Aide Program at SUNTEP and two $2000 scholarships for students entering the field of Social Work. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17th. Additional information and application forms are available at www.pafoundation.ca/scholarships.html or by contacting Marilyn Peterson by phone (306-764-9108) or email (pafoundation@sasktel.net).

Kawula and Davidner Memorial Scholarships

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Grade 12 students are encouraged to apply for the Tillie and Joe Kawula Scholarship and Hershel Davidner Memorial Scholarships. 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 Friday, May 17th.

John M. Cuelenaere Public Library Scholarship

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

This $250 scholarship will be awarded to a Grade 9-12 student who has been enrolled full-time in the academic year of 2018-2019 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 a JMCPL card (providing a photocopy with the application) 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. An application form is available at http://bit.ly/AwardGrade12 on the school’s career website and must be submitted to the LIBRARY by Thursday, May 23rd at 3:30 p.m. This award will be presented at the school celebration/awards assembly on Wednesday, June 5th.

Candace Bernier Memorial Scholarship

Monday, April 15th, 2019

This $500.00 scholarship is offered in the memory of Mrs. Candace Bernier, a long-time English Language Arts teacher at École St Mary High School and will be presented during the Grad 2019 program at the Art Hauser. Mrs. Bernier was passionate about teaching English. She recognised that attaining a high grade in an ELA class was noteworthy, but more importantly, to her, was using your English Language Arts skills in other areas of interest. Mock Trial, Model UN, Debate, Creative Writing, and Drama were some of the areas Mrs. Bernier deemed as challenges for strong language arts skills.

Applicant Criteria- Grade 12 graduates wishing to apply for the Candace Bernier Memorial Scholarship must possess the following attributes:

  • Respectable grade in ELA 30 – 80 percent average or better
  • Active in Mock Trial and/or Model UN, and/or Drama
  • Be considering a career in Education, Law, Politics, Writing, or Drama

The application deadline is Tuesday, May 14th at 3:30 p.m., as part of the Graduation Awards application package, and students are to add this award as 2.27 Candace Bernier Memorial Scholarship on the SMHS Grad 2019 Awards Application Cover Page and indicate with “X” that they are applying for it.

National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) Scholarships

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

This $1,500 scholarship is open to Grade 12 students who are planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution full-time in 2019 – 2020 and who are the children, grandchildren, or foster children of a NUPGE member. Go to https://nupge.ca/content/national-unions-scholarship-program-2019 for information and application forms. The deadline to apply is July 4th, 2019.

Affinity Credit Union: Elwood Harvey Co-operative Leadership (Gr 11)

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Grade 11 students who are a member of Affinity Credit Union or have a parent or guardian who is a member are eligible to apply for this scholarship. 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! The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. For additional information, as well as an application form, please go to www.affinitycu.ca

Affinity Credit Union: Build a Better World (Gr 12)

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Grade 12 students who are a member of Affinity Credit Union or have a parent or guardian who is a member are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students must be enrolling for post-secondary education. This year, 60 scholarships of $500 will be awarded. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. For additional information, as well as an application form, please go to www.affinitycu.ca

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarship

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Scholarship ($1000) is awarded to a Grade 12 student who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to be considered for nomination.

Princess of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Scholarships

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Scholarship ($500) is awarded to a Grade 11 student to assist in finishing their Grade 12 school year. Four student qualities will be considered: school and/or community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, financial support needed and academic performance. École St. Mary High School can nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community-based leadership, responsibilities outside of school, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 to be considered for nomination.