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Don and Norine Lowry Awards for Women of Excellence
$5,000.00
Don Lowry was the president and CEO of EPCOR from January 1998 to his retirement on March 6th of 2013. In recognition of his service, EPCOR’s Board of Directors established a fund with the support of other community members. Don and Norine matched EPCOR’s contribution to the Don and Norine Lowry Awards Fund. The award is to honour Don and his achievements for the company and community. More importantly, it provides assistance to women of all ages in pursuit of their goals.Don and Norine Lowry Awards for Women of ExcellenceFor women of all ages pursuing studies in the fields of...
Deadline
May 31, 2024
Fraser W. Lockwood Memorial Scholarship
$2,500.00
Established to honour the memory of Fraser Lockwood, this scholarship recognizes the special ties he and his family developed with the Filipino community throughout his life.One award valued at $2,500 minimum applied directly to tuition. Renewable for three consecutive years of study as long as student maintains enrollment in a full-time course load (as defined by the institution).Applicant must:Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.Be entering first year of full-time undergraduate studies at a Canadian post-secondary institution, immediately following graduation from Grade 12 from either a Public (Calgary Board of Education) or Separate (Calgary Catholic School District) school in Calgary.Demonstrate...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Skipping Stone Foundation Trans Community Award
$2,500.00
The Skipping Stone Foundation supports and empowers trans and gender-diverse youth and their families by providing low-barrier access to social and community, mental health and medical services.Our name originates from the idea that positive actions have a profound and far-reaching impact like water ripples away from a skipping stone. In recognizing those acts, it is our hope that their example inspires those around them to do the same.”DonorSkipping Stone FoundationWhere TenableCalgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only)Field of StudyUnrestrictedCONFIDENTIALITY:All applications are kept 100% confidential and information will only be shared with external sources after...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Michael Gee Scholarship Fund Award
$2,400.00
In memory of Michael Gee, a 15-year-old U18 ‘A’ hockey player with NW Calgary Athletic Association. This award is based on hockey and academic performance and open to Calgary residents graduating Grade 12 playing hockey in the Calgary Minor Hockey Association – U18 Boys AA or AAA (major), U18 Girls AA or AAA.One award, valued at $2,400, applied directly to tuition.The recipient is eligible to claim the scholarship funds when entering post-secondary education.Applicant must:Be nominated by their coach as most deserving player on the team (only one nomination per coach).Be a Calgary resident playing hockey in the Calgary Minor Hockey...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Calgary Flames Foundation Community Involvement Scholarship
$2,000.00
This scholarship was established by the Calgary Flames Foundation to recognize well-rounded students who exemplify leadership and volunteerism in their community.DonorThe Calgary Flames Foundation on behalf of Jennifer and Steve Major (from proceeds of the Calgary Flames Ambassadors’ Charity Poker Tournament)Where TenableCalgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only)Field of StudyUnrestrictedEligibiltyOpen to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must exemplify leadership as demonstrated through volunteer activities within the school and/or community and have academic requirements sufficient for entrance into their chosen program of study.Applicants...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Eimer Scholarship Fund Award for Health Care
$2,000.00
This award was established to provide financial support to students entering their first year of a practical health care program at Bow Valley College, Mount Royal University, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) or the University of CalgaryDonorEimer Scholarship Fund at the Calgary FoundationWhere TenableCalgary Board of Education, Calgary Catholic School Division (City of Calgary Schools only)Field of StudyPractical health care programs related directly to patient care (Note: Degrees leading to a medical doctor designation are not applicable).EligibilityOpen to students registered in Grade 12 completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be entering...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Julia Turnbull Leadership Scholarship
$1,000.00
During her career in civil litigation and family law, long-time Calgarian Julia Turnbull has focused on finding, encouraging, and championing the qualities she believes will create a bright future for Canada. Established by Julia Turnbull to recognize future leaders, the Julia Turnbull Leadership Award supports graduating Grade 12 Calgary students who have an active and engaged interest in leadership.Learn more online about Julia Turnbull and the award.Six or more awards at $1,000 each, applied directly to tuition.Applicant must:Be entering their first year of full-time undergraduate studies directly from Grade 12 from a Calgary Board of Education, Calgary Catholic School District,...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Kinsmen Club of Calgary Scholarship
$1,000.00
Three or more awards available at approximately $1,000 each, applied directly to tuition.Applicant must:Demonstrate a commitment to community development and leadership.Contribute to the community by volunteering with a non-profit group or has held a position of responsibility with a community organization.Demonstrate financial need.Be currently attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada and be enrolling in their final year of any undergraduate degree or diploma program in the upcoming fall.Demonstrate satisfactory academic standing.Provide one reference letter.Be a resident of southern Alberta or has graduated from a southern Alberta high school (south of and including Red Deer).
Deadline
May 30, 2024
ARMTA Music Pedagogy Scholarship
$1,000.00
Music Pedagogy Scholarships from the ARMTA Recognition FundPurpose: The ARMTA Music Pedagogy Scholarships are offered to assist students, at an advanced level, who wish to further their musical studies through the pursuit of pedagogy. The basic requirements are:commitment to music study and teachingacademic meritDescription of the Pedagogy Scholarships:Two awards are available each June 30th in the amount of $1000 per recipient. One award must be given to the student of an ARMTA teacher. The other is open to any music student.Applications are reviewed and scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis. Application deadline is May 31st.Applicants enrolled in any music...
Deadline
May 31, 2024
Edith Berger Memorial Scholarship
$1,000.00
This scholarship was established in 2005 in tribute to Edith Berger’s deep love of education and teaching. Endowed by her brother, it is intended to provide graduating high school students the opportunity to pursue post-secondary education towards a teaching degree. Edith concluded her career in education as principal of Huntington Hills Elementary School and a plaque honoring her and the recipients hangs in the school.DonorEndowed by Rudy BergerWhere TenableCalgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only)Field of StudyEducation/TeachingEligibilityOpen to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Big Brothers Big Sisters Society of Calgary and Area Scholarship
$1,000.00
Originally established as a historical award by the “Aunts and Uncles at Large” and their donors, this scholarship recognizes graduating students who have been mentees of, or mentors for, the organization.DonorBig Brothers Big Sisters and various donorsWhere Tenable          Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only)Field of Study          UnrestrictedEligibility                  Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must have attained marks sufficient for entrance to a post-secondary area...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
Bradley Hillmo Anderson Memorial Award
$400.00
The Bradley Hillmo Anderson Memorial Award was established in 2001 in memory of Bradley Hillmo Anderson.Brad graduated from William Aberhart High School and was enthusiastic about his recent enrolment in Business at Mount Royal University (then Mount Royal College). He was a free spirit who pursued life with vigor, taking part in family events and participating in activities with his many friends. Resourceful and entrepreneurial, Brad’s creativity brought to life many business ideas, new opportunities, and exciting adventures. Brad was very much his own man who involved himself with social issues and enjoyed nothing more than engaging in serious discussions...
Deadline
May 30, 2024
How to Become an Accountant or Auditor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$59,430.00
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.2%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Producer or Director
EXPECTED WAGE:
$64,430.00
Directors and producers are responsible for ensuring a project stays on budget and on schedule. The majorities have a bachelor's degree and have finished numerous years of work experience in...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.2%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Actuary
EXPECTED WAGE:
$84,810.00
In order to become certified professionals, Actuaries require a bachelor's degree and have to pass numerous exams. Bachelor's degrees are typically taken in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or some form...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Advertising, Promotions, or Marketing Manager
EXPECTED WAGE:
$105,960.00
Typically, these managers bring previous work experience to the table including: sales, advertising, promotions or marketing. For most of these promotions, advertising and related marketed management positions, a bachelor's degree...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become and Aerospace Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$101,000.00
Aerospace engineers use the principles of calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced topics in mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work. Aerospace engineers must have a bachelor’s degree in...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.5%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Agricultural Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$76,000.00
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Airline or Commercial Pilot
EXPECTED WAGE:
$111,680.00
The majority of airline pilots start their career flying commercially. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Most pilots need a bachelor's degree. The FAA or Federal Aviation Administration...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Anthropologist or Archaeologist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$57,000.00
Commonly, archaeologists and anthropologists live in the community they are studying. A PhD or a master's degree is required in archaeology or anthropology; however, bachelor degree holders may obtain employment...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.7%
Education: Master's degree
How to Become an Architect
EXPECTED WAGE:
$70,320.00
Typically, there are 3 specific steps in order to become a licensed architect including: finishing a professional degree in architecture, working under a paid internship to gain relevant experience and...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.5%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Curator
EXPECTED WAGE:
$45,020.00
It is common for curators to specialize in one particular time period. The majority of curator, archivist or conservator positions require a minimum of a master's degree that is related...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3.2%
Education: Master's degree
How to Become an Art Director
EXPECTED WAGE:
$78,000.00
Numerous art directors initiate their career as photographers, graphic designers and fine artists. They may have previous work experience as editors or experience in design occupation prior to becoming art...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.1%
Education: Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
How to Become an Atmospheric Scientist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$81,290.00
Atmospheric scientists are responsible for issuing severe weather warnings. They typically have a bachelor's degree in meteorology or a similarly related field in earth sciences. Those interested in research positions...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become an Audiologist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$62,030.00
Audiologists work with patients on a regular basis to check their hearing and balance. They may continue with the current treatment plan or make appropriate changes. Audiologists require a doctoral...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 0.4%
Education: First professional degree
How to Become an Editor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$53,070.00
Typically, a college degree is required for a person to be an editor. A bachelor's degree in English, journalism or communications is common. An editor must additionally be computer literate.
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 4.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Biochemist or Biophysicist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$88,000.00
In order to work in development and research positions, biophysicists and biochemists are required to hold a Ph.D. The majority of Ph.D. holders initiate their careers in temporary postdoctoral research...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 3%
Education: Doctoral degree
How to Become a Biomedical Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$85,000.00
Biomedical engineers commonly work in quality assurance or in research and development modes. Typically, these engineers require a bachelor's degree from an accredited program in biomedical engineering in order to...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.8%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chemical Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$91,000.00
A bachelor's degree in chemical engineering is required for one to become a chemical engineer. Ideally, education is supplemented with practical experience. Numerous facilities offer cooperative engineering programs where students...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.8%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chemist
EXPECTED WAGE:
$80,230.00
The majority of materials scientists and chemists work in laboratory settings. These careers require a minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related subject. Those wishing to pursue...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 2.4%
Education: Bachelor's degree
How to Become a Chiropractor
EXPECTED WAGE:
$66,490.00
Those who wish to become a chiropractor need to earn their D.C. degree or Doctor of Chiropractic designation. Licensing needs to be obtained prior to working on people. Most chiropractors...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 0.3%
Education: First professional degree
How to Become a Civil Engineer
EXPECTED WAGE:
$79,000.00
In order to become a civil engineer, a bachelor's degree is required in civil engineering or one of its related specialties. For senior positions, a graduate degree and licensure is...
Exam Scores
Unemployment: 1%
Education: Bachelor's degree