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“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.


 

Scholarships and Awards


Student Services is here to be of assistance in finding the right scholarship, award or bursary for you. Please see the GPCHS Scholarship Booklet to access a broad range of information below:

  • SHELL CANADA STEM SCHOLARSHIP 

    Almost everything we do, touch and know stems from science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM). STEM helps us understand the world.

    It gives us the tools we need to improve ourselves and the lives of others. By studying and working with STEM, it allows us to gain the knowledge we need to make these improvements.

    Shell couldn't do business without STEM workers. That's why we are proud to support the Shell Canada STEM Scholarships, awarding grants to students going into STEM related studies.

    What you need to know:

    Apply online and nominate a Grade 12 student or high school graduate who is enrolled in STEM related studies and:

    • Have demonstrated a strong attendance record
    • Have maintained a high grade point average and/or has overcome an exceptional circumstance
    • Show a need for financial assistance
    • GPCHS is eligible for up to three grants of $1000

      Applications will only be accepted online.  https://forms.benevity.org/b905f3c4-d9fa-4357-a5f8-60a7c2d41c4f

      Deadline to apply is June 30, 2022

  • Rotary Scholarship   The Rotary Club of Grande Prairie sponsors Scholarships Awards each year to encourage and reward academic excellence in all areas of study, and to provide financial assistance for students who demonstrate the Core Values of Rotary in action in our community.  Applications are due June 6, 2022. 

Scholarship Application Form.docx



2021-2022 GPCHS Scholarship Booklet.pdf.docx

  • Weyerhaeuser will be providing 2 $500.00 scholarships to be awarded to students graduating from the Grande Prairie Public School Division who are a child or grandchild of a Weyerhaeuser employee within Grande Prairie Lumber or Grande Prairie Timberlands. Applications are due June 18, 2022.  

Weyerhaeuser Local Scholarship Application.pdf


  • Friends of the Foundation Scholarship
The Grande Prairie Public School Division Education Foundation will award 2, $900.00 scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating student at Grande Prairie Composite High School and one graduating student at Charles Spencer High School.
While all students are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to students who are enrolled in Diploma, Degree, Trade, or University Transfer programs at Northwest Polytechnic in Grande Prairie, Alberta.
Please submit applications to edfoundation@gppsd.ab.ca
Applications Due Friday June 17th, 2022

Friends of the Foundation Scholarship Application.pdf


  • STORWELL https://www.storwell.com/bursary-application 
  • BURSARY APPLICATION FORM

    Eligibility:

    Applicant must have been a foster child with an official Canadian or American foster care program and agrees to having the above organization verify the same.

    Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized general/ vocational College or post-secondary institution in Canada or USA as of Sept.

    Canadian or American Citizen or Permanent Resident

    Applicant must be 24 years of age or less at the time of application

    Winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post secondary institution displayed on the Storwell website.

    Application Process:

    Simply fill out our application by September 1st to be considered

    This is an annual bursary, you may apply at any time your application will be put towards the next award

    All information submitted on this form is strictly confidential

  • Grande Prairie Firefighters Charitable Foundation Leadership Award

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Deadline to apply is May 30th. Application packageLeadership Award Application Package.docx





The 2021 Nelson Scholarship Program is now open!

Do you know a Grade 12 student excelling in the classroom and making a difference in their community? Encourage them to apply for one of our $10,000 scholarship opportunities. Recipients of the awards are young leaders of tomorrow, showcasing a commitment to community stewardship and academic achievement. 

This year, we are once again offering two incredible opportunities for students, our Civic Leadership Scholarship and our Indigenous Student Scholarship, in partnership with Indspire.

To learn more about our scholarship program and how to apply, click the link below and be sure to share with your students. 

Applications close June 30, 2021 so let them know to apply today. Click here to apply!


Don’t Know Where to Go?

 

Find Universities and programs by accessing: www.aucc.ca. 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