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Scholarships and Careers

“Making Career Connections”: Resources for Students

 

Grande Prairie Composite High School staff will be of assistance in finding the right scholarship, award or bursary for you. Please look at the following Comp Scholarships Handbook Scholarships 2018-2019 and/or you can access a broad range of information below.

 

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:

 

Scholarships and Awards

 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship is a scholarship created for graduating Alberta  students.  The link above includes information on how to apply, who is eligible, and the expected criteria that needs to be met.  Students evaluated on academic performance in grades 10-12.  The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship has a maximum value of $2500.00 and students need to register for it themselves online.  

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship Application  Our school code is: 1141.

John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation Scholarship Program 

Deadline for the application will be March 1st, 2019.  The Board of the Foundation offers one (1) round of scholarships each year in the Spring.

Attached are the Scholarship Application Form and the Program Guidelines.  Please note that there is a pdf fillable John Hasselfield Endowment Foundation Application for Funding form on our website, www.johnhasselfield.com

John Hasselfield Scholarship Application form

Re/Max of Western Canada Quest for Excellence

Re/Max of Western Canada Quest for Excellence has 16 - $1000.00 scholarships available to current grade 12's attending post secondary September 2019.  Visit remax.ca, click on About Remax and In the Community to apply.  Deadline is March 11th 2019.  Check the Scholarship bulletin board in the English hallway or see Mr. Foley in Student Services for more details.

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/files/forms_documents/Awards_Booklet.pdf

 

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.

 

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