Ecole McTavish is a grade 7-12 school that will develop well-rounded, socially conscious, 21st century learners, who are focused on their achievement and personal success.

Scholarship Info

Future Shop/Boys and Girls Club Scholarship (National)

Value: up to $4000

Requirements:

  • Be a member of the Boys and Girls Club for at least one year
  • Be under 24 years old

 

Loran Scholar

Requirements:

  • Be in a graduation year of uninterrupted, full-time studies in high school or CEGEP (exceptions may be considered)
  • Present a minimum cumulative average of 85%
  • Hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Scholarship is awarded based on strong academic standing, community service, leadership and/or extracurricular activity
  • Application process begins in September of graduating year

 

Loran Scholarship (Provincial/National)

Value: $2000-$3000

Requirements:

  • Students are required to have at least two reference letters
  • Students must have a counselor recommendation
  • The high school can sponsor 3 students - forms must be in to Mrs. MacEachen no later than October 15
  • For deadlines, see website

 

TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership

Value: up to $15,000

Requirements:

  • Be a Grade 12 student with outstanding leadership and a minimum average of 75% 
  • Awarded based on quality of references, strong leadership abilities and academic merit

 

RMWB Distinguished Youth Citizenship Award (Municipal)

Requirements:

  • Nominees must have resided in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo for at least one year, and must be under 18
  • Contact RMWB for more information

 

Earl and Countess of Wessex - World Championship Athletics Scholarship (Provincial)

Value: $3000

Requirements:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant, residing in Alberta
  • Plan on entering full-time post-secondary studies at the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, or University of Lethridge
  • Must join the university's Track & Field team within one year

 

Horatio Alger - Jim Pattison Alberta and British Columbia Scholarship Programs

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 students attending high school in Alberta or BC
  • Must intend on attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada
  • Must be experiencing critical financial need
  • Must have a minimum average of 65%
  • Must be involved in co-curricular or community activities
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen
  • For application deadlines, see website

 

Wendy's Classic Achiever Scholarship

Value: up to $5000

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 student who achieved at least a 70% academic average the previous year
  • Have participated in at least one extracurricular activity
  • Provide proof of community service and/or volunteerism

 

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship (Provinical/National)

Value: up to $5000

Requirements:

  • Students must be currently in their graduating year, or have graduated in the last two years from a Canadian high school or must be entering their first year of full-time studies at an accredited Canadian college or university
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident (landed immigrant) or have refugee status
  • Must have demonstrated outstanding environmental commitment, community service and leadership during the course of their studies
  • Must maintain a high level of academic achievement
  • Applicants must not be an employee or then immediate family member of an employee of Toyota Canada Inc. and its dealers, Toyota Canada Foundation or Earth Day Canada
  • Further requirements are listed in the application package

 

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award (National)

Value: up to $15,000

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 Canadian student applying to post-secondary studies, with a strong level of community service or humanitarian work
  • Awarded based on humanitarian or community service, academic standing, and financial need

 

RBC Royal Bank Scholarship

Value: up to $10,000

Requirements:

  • For graduating high school or CEGEP students and full-time university or college students
  • See website for additional details

 

RBC Royal Bank Scholarship for New Canadians

Value: $3500

Requirements:

  • For Graduating high school or CEGEP students who have immigrated to Canada
  • See website for additional details

 

Grant MacEwan United World College Scholarships

Value: $3500

Requirements:

  • For Alberta's best grade 11 students, with a chance to complete their high school at one of the twelve United World Colleges located throughout the world
  • Applicants must be Alberta residents and between 16 and 17 years of age

 

Lorraine & Doug Demers Scholarship

Value: $3000

Requirements:

  • This award is designed to encourage graduating students from Fort McMurray Public School District to further their post-secondary education
  • Students must be in financial need
  • Must be continuing their studies in an accredited Canadian program
  • If there is no applicant as per above, application will be open to any student attending a Canadian post-secondary program
  • Applications to be received in March to Westwood Student Services, and forwarded to District Office in April
  • See Mrs. MacEachen for more information

 

Masonic Higher Education Bursary (Provincial)

Value: up to $2000

Requirements: 

  • Applicant must be an Alberta student applying to post-secondary
  • Awarded based on financial need and scholastic achievement

 

Re/Max Quest for Excellence Bursary (Regional/Provincial)

Value: $500

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a grade 12 student applying to a post-secondary institution

 

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships (Provincial) 

Value: $1000

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be an Alberta resident who is registered as an Alberta apprentice in a trade, pursuing further training at a post-secondary institution
  • Awarded based on financial need, academic standing and quality of references

 

Garfield Weston Merit Scholarship for Colleges (Provincial/National)

Value: up to $8000

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 Canadian student who is enrolling in a Diploma program in post-secondary for at least 2 years, and has at least a 75% average
  • Awarded based on being passionate in the chosen field of study and wanting to contribute to the community

 

RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Value: up to $4000

Requirements:

  • For status and non-status First Nations, Inuit, or Metis persons pursuing post-secondary education

 

Canadian Association of Principals Student Leadership Award (National)

Value: $500

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 student who demonstrates strong leadership and is in the top 20% of his/her class academically
  • Awarded based on nominations, academic standing, and leadership skills

 

CHF University Entrance Scholarship (National)

Value: up to $3500

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 student enrolling in tourism, hotel, or hospitality fields at a post-secondary institution
  • Awarded based on work experience, academic record, and quality of references

 

CIBC Youthvision Scholarship Program (National)

Value: up to $4000

Requirements: 

  • Be a grade 12 student maintaining a 60% average and be part of a Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentorship program

 

Reginald K. Groome Memorial Scholarship (National)

Value: $1500

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 student and member of Boy Scouts Canada, applying to post-secondary

 

Indiginous Careers Award (Provincial)

Value: up to $10,000

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be First Nations, Inuit, or Metis, and have been living in Alberta for the last three years
  • Must be planning to enroll tull-time at a post-secondary school
  • Awarded based on financial need, academic standing, program of study, involvement in the aboriginal community, and experience in the health care field  

 

CA Maclean Journalism Bursary (Provincial)

Value: $2000

Requirements: 

  • Be a grade 12 student planning to study journalism at post-secondary

 

Library Association of Alberta Scholarship (Provincial)

Value: up to $1500

Requirements:

  • Student must be planning to study Library Studies at post-secondary and be a personal member of the Library Association of Alberta

 

Orville Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund (National)

Value: $3000

Requirements: 

  • Be a Canadian student pursuing a field related to wildlife conservation at the post-secondary level

 

RBC Royal Bank Financial Life Skills Scholarships

Value: $2000

Requirements:

  • Be a high school graduate and have a minimum grade average of 65%
  • Must be registered or accepted at a college or university in Canada

 

Kinsman/Kinette Club of Fort McMurray Scholarship

Value: $500

Requirements:

  • Be in grade 12 with an grade average of 60%
  • Attended school in Fort McMurray for at least 3 years
  • Are enrolled in a post-secondary program in Canada
  • Have volunteered in the community
  • See Mrs. MacEachen for additional details and to apply

 

Fort McMurray Real Estate Board Scholarship

Value: $2500

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a student of a Fort McMurray high school
  • Must demonstrate leadership and be involved in the community
  • Must have demonstrated academic improvement
  • See Mrs. MacEachen for additional details and to apply

 

AUCC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities (National)

Value: up to $5000

Requirements:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen who has been diagnosed with a permanent disability

 

Alberta Centennial Scholarships

Value: $2000

Requirements:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Must be entering any level of post-secondary at any university, college, technical institute or apprenticeship program in Canada

 

Premier's Citizenship Award

Value: $2000-$5000

Requirements:

  • Student must be a resident of Alberta in their graduating year
  • Recipients receive a plaque from the Premier

 

ATA Scholarship

Value: $1000

Requirements: 

  • Student must be a child of an ATA member
  • Must be a grade 12 student, showing proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution
  • Successful applicant combines academics, community involvement, leadership and citizenship
  • See Mrs. MacEachen for additional details and to apply

 

Anna and John Kolesar Memorial Scholarship (National)

Value: up to $1500

Requirements:

  • Be an Alberta resident completing grade 12, planning to enter the Faculty of Education.  
  • You must be from a family where neither parent attended post-secondary and earned a degree
  • This award is given during the second year of study
  • Awarded based on the academic average of English and two other subjects

 

APEGA University Entrance Scholarship (National)

Value: $3000

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 student applying to an engineering, geophysics, or geology department at a post-secondary institution in Alberta
  • Awarded based on grade 12 marks, extra curricular involvement and financial need

 

Bill Kehler Memorial Award (Provincial)

Value: up to $2500

Requirements:

  • Be a grade 12 student applying to post-secondary with interests in agriculture, broadcasting or rodeos

 

Children's Ability Fund Bursary (Provincial)

Value: up to $5000

Requirements:

  • Be a student with disability living in Northern Alberta, applying to post-secondary or be a person who has contributed to helping the community deal with disabilities, applying to post-secondary
  • Awarded based on grade 12 marks, then extracurricular involvement and financial need

 

Royal Canadian Legion Bursary (Provincial)

Value: up to $500

Requirements: 

  • Be a grade 12 student who is a relative of someone who is currently a firefighter, RCMP officer, or reserves soldier, or a relative of someone who was once a service personnel
  • Awarded based on grade 12 marks, then extracurricular involvement and financial need

 

CAGA Entrance Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen with an amputation and some degree of financial need
  • Or alternately an able bodied person who is pursuing the field of prosthetics and is enrolled in a registered program