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ManCap Foundation Education Grant
$5,000.00
The ManCap Foundation offers grants in the names of Alberta entrepreneurs to Alberta high school graduates entering the first year of studies at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution, in preparation for starting a business. The grants, valued at $5,000 each, are awarded to selected students on the basis of acceptance to one of those institutions, two letters of recommendation and answers to the questions in our application. Eligibility Criteria A) Be a high school graduate, AND B) Be entering first year of studies at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution, AND C) Demonstrate - through your answers to the questions in...
Deadline
Jul 31, 2022
AWSN Scholarship
$3,000.00
The 2022 application is open here now! You can apply through our online portal here. With the support of TC Energy, AWSN will offer up to ten $3000 scholarships. Background The AWSN Scholarship Program is part of larger equity efforts within the AWSN network. Through the guidance of a gender-based analysis plus (GBA+), the program uses an intersectional lens and is structured in a way that allows AWSN to distribute the awards in an equitable manner, limiting unconscious bias, stereotypes, and other barriers commonly faced by underrepresented groups. Eligibility Applicants must meet one of the following criteria: A) STEM students...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
$2,500.00
This scholarship was named in honour of Alexander Rutherford, who had the distinction of being Alberta's first Premier and Minister of Education. He was known for his strong support of public education, particularly the University of Alberta and his active involvement in community affairs. Purpose To recognize and reward academic achievement of senior high school students and encourage them to pursue post-secondary studies. Value Up to $2,500 Eligibility Apply once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Requirements for high school transcript marks will vary. To receive this scholarship, you...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
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). The applicant must: A) Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident entering first year of full-time undergraduate studies immediately following graduation from Grade 12 from either a Public (Calgary Board of Education) or Separate (Calgary Catholic School District) school in Calgary....
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
Optimist Club William J. Cummer Scholarship
$2,500.00
Established in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the Optimist Club of Calgary and long-standing member, William Cummer, for his service and contributions to the Club. One award at approximately $2,500, applied directly to tuition. Additional awards may be available. The applicant must be: A) A Canadian citizen or permanent resident and Alberta resident. B) Entering final year of study in first certificate, degree or diploma program. C) Able to demonstrate volunteerism, service to youth, and leadership. D) In need of financial support. E) In good academic standing. F) Preference will be given to students from the Calgary area.
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
Fogolar Furlan di Calgary Scholarship
$1,500.00
The Fogolâr Furlan di Calgary is one of sixteen similar associations in Canada whose founding members originate from the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in Italy. One of the mandates of our association is the preservation of our language and, as such, we are pleased to offer this scholarship to students of Italian in Canada. Our founding members emigrated from their homeland because they sought opportunity and advancement in a new country. They worked hard for the interests of their families and the pursuit of a post-secondary education was something sought for their children. Therefore, it is only fitting that we...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
RMA Scholarship Program
$1,000.00
In recognition of the importance of an educated population to the future well-being of rural communities, the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) established the RMA Scholarship Program in 1995. The RMA Scholarship Program is designed to encourage young rural Albertans to pursue further education, and thereby enhance the ability of these young people to make meaningful contributions to their communities in subsequent years. A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is presented to one successful applicant from each of the five districts. The 2022 application term will open May 2, 2022 and will close August 31, 2022. ELIGIBILITY An applicant...
Deadline
Aug 31, 2022
IODE CORONATION BURSARY
$1,000.00
Since 1920 Alberta chapters initiated many diverse and exciting projects. To commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Coronation Bursaries were established. These two bursaries of $1,000 each are given annually. Offered by the Provincial Chapter of Alberta, IODE on the basis of financial need rather than academic achievement. The mission of IODE, a Canadian women's charitable organization, is to improve the quality of life for children, youth and those in need, through educational, social service and citizenship programs. Eligibility: High school student entering any degree granting program in Alberta. The student must have resided in...
Deadline
Jul 15, 2022
The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award
$1,000.00
The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award was created to improve the role of leadership in business and specifically the advancement of women in leadership roles. Awarded to any individual, with preference given to female students currently in leadership roles, whose focus is to improve the business workplace for women. One award valued at a minimum of $1,000, applied directly to tuition. The applicant must: A) Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or on a Canadian student visa. B) Be studying at the Master's or PhD level. C) Preferably be studying in the areas of: organizational behaviour, business administration, business and...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
Kathleen and Russell Lane Canadian Art Award
$1,000.00
An award for Canadian students working in visual arts (Applied Arts, Drawing, Multimedia (excluding electronic), Photography, Painting, Print Making or Sculpture). One award at approximately $1,000, applied directly to tuition. The applicant must: A) Be a Canadian citizen. B) Be registered in full-time study at a post-secondary Institution in Alberta. C) Be entering their final year of studies in visual arts (excluding electronic media). D) Have good academic standing. The applicant must provide: A) An artist's statement and vision, including how this award will be helpful in the applicant's artistic/academic career. B) A maximum of eight electronic images of work...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
Phyllis Weston English Scholarship
$1,000.00
The Phyllis Weston Award was established in memory of Phyllis Weston who taught for 40 years in Calgary Public Schools. Her teaching had a lasting impact on many students. One award at approximately $1,000, applied directly to tuition. The applicant must: A) Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and an Alberta resident. B) Have attended their final year of high school in Calgary. C) Be a full-time student registered at the University of Alberta, University of Calgary or University of Lethbridge entering their final year of studies in an Education Degree Program with a specialization in English and planning...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
Bette Joan Rac Piano Scholarship
$1,000.00
The Bette Joan Rac Piano Scholarship, initiated by Alexander Archibold, celebrates the life and musical contributions of a long-time Piano teacher in Edmonton, Alberta who is remembered for her style, her sparkle, and her desire to share the joy of music. Description of Scholarship A) One award of $1,000 will be awarded annually* B) Scholarship will be awarded for the study of piano instruction C) Scholarship is administered by the Alberta Registered Music Teachers' Association (ARMTA) D) Funds are held by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Associations (CFMTA) Trust Eligibility requirements A) This scholarship is a "needs-based" scholarship when...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2022
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