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Scholarships and Awards

 ​For the most recent information on scholarships and and bursaries, follow this link to our Scholarship Bookle​t.


Latest Update:

Great news for grade 12 students - The Grande Prairie Rotary Club is going ahead and will be offering five scholarships, each valued at $2000 to grade 12 students from our school who will be pursuing their post-secondary studies in September 2020.  The students must demonstrate values of the Rotary: Service, Fellowship, Diversity, Integrity and Leadership.  More specifically, students must provide service to their school and community, be a person of character, demonstrate leadership in different areas of their life and have good academic achievement.  Scholarship applications are available on our school website under “Scholarship and Bursaries”.  If you are interested in applying, you must submit the application form along with all supporting documents to Mrs. Landry via email (lisa.landry@gppsd.ab.ca) no later than Monday, May 4th at 8:30 am.


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Grande Prairie Regional College

 

The Grande Prairie Regional College provides programs, locally, for students choosing to pursue a number of post-secondary options (including university transfer of, up to two years, to other Alberta universities).

More information can be found on their website https://www.gprc.ab.ca/

 

GPRC Scholarships

 

GPRC scholarships and other financial assistance can be accessed here: https://www.gprc.ab.ca/services/financialaid/index.html#custom_tab_2

 

University of Alberta Entrance Awards

 

You are eligible for the following U of A Entrance Awards if you are entering U of A for the first time directly out of high school; entering after taking time off from high school; or, entering with less than 24 postsecondary transfer credits:

  • Academic Excellence – based on Grade 11 and 12 marks with a minimum average of 80%.
  • Scholastic Distinction – based on Grade 10, 11 and 12 marks with a minimum average of 95%.
  • Entrance Leadership – based on outstanding leadership and Grade 11 and 12 marks with a minimum average of 80%.
  • Eldon Foote Track and Field – based on excellence in track and field, Alberta residency, minimum average of 80% in Grade 12.
  • Universiade ’83 – based on excellence in athletics or fine arts, minimum average of 80% in Grade 12.
  • Faculty/Department Selected – variable

For application information and deadlines access Entrance Awards for students entering the University of Alberta for the first time.


“Making Career Connections”: Resources for Students

 

Whether you are looking for a Post-Secondary Institution or Scholarship Information, the answers to your questions are right at your fingertips at the following web sites:

 

The Alberta Learning Information Service provides numerous valuable career planning resources.

 

Whether you are looking for a Post-Secondary Institution or Scholarship Information, the answers to your questions are right at your fingertips at the following web sites:

 


 

Don’t Know Where to Go?

 

Find Universities and programs by accessing: Association of Canadian Universities and Colleges. This web site is available in both official languages. Click on your language or choice, click “Canadian Universities”, and click “search here” and click “Database Search”. This will lead you to a database of Canadian Universities and programs offered at each one.

 

Take a Free Career Quiz

 

If you still need more direction, access: www.schoolfinder.com. Here, you can take a free career quiz. It will return your highest ranking career choice based on your answers. From there, you are able to look at specific schools and corresponding scholarship information. This web site also has links to International Universities, University Colleges, and Career Colleges.

 

Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Scholarships

 

The following web site will give you information on scholarships for Apprentices and Occupational Trainees: www.tradesecrets.org.

 

U.S. Universities

 

For information on U.S. Universities try: www.universities.com