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N.B. Coutts LOCAL 955 Scholarship
$5,000.00
Budd Coutts was nine years old when he operated a bulldozer on a highway job in Peace River country in Northern Alberta. Of course, his father was the superintendent on that job and Budd admits that maybe you could not call it “operating,” but, well, he handled the machine. “In fact,” Budd says, my father once let me operate a bulldozer and I drove it into a swamp!” For many years, Budd’s father was a construction worker and supervisor in the Peace River country.Later, the family moved to Edmonton, when his father went to work for a contractor in a...
Deadline
Aug 23, 2024
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.Academic excellence is NOT a prerequisite.Financial need IS a criteria.Eligibility CriteriaBe a high school graduate, ANDBe entering first year of studies at an accredited Alberta post-secondary institution, ANDDemonstrate — through your answers to the questions...
Deadline
Jul 31, 2024
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.PurposeTo recognize and reward academic achievement of senior high school students and encourage them to pursue post-secondary studies.ValueUp to $2,500EligibilityApply once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are currently enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Requirements for high school transcript marks will vary.To receive this scholarship, you must also meet all of these...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
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.Applicant must:Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and Alberta resident.Be entering final year of study in first certificate, degree or diploma program.Demonstrate volunteerism, service to youth, and leadership.Demonstrate financial need.Be in good academic standing.Provide one letter of reference.Preference will be given to students from the Calgary area.
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
Indigenous Student Scholarships
$1,500.00
Indigenous Education Partnership ProgramSince 1995, the program assists Indigenous students in achieving their post-secondary goals through financial support and mentorship. The program provides full-tuition up to five years for a degree program and three years for a diploma program. To be considered for the program, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:Have First Nation, Inuit or Métis Status.Reside within our Forest Management Agreement Area for at least one year prior to applying for the scholarship.Be accepted or returning to full-time studies at a credited post-secondary institution.Demonstrate a financial need, community involvement and a positive attitude.Value: The successful applicant will...
Deadline
Jun 24, 2024
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 would...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
AAAF Memorial Bursary
$1,000.00
The bursary is intended for Alberta students continuing their education at a College or University. Students must be enrolled in an agricultural or environmental science program.There is a $1000 bursary available in each calendar year for each of the 5 provincial regions of the Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen.The Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen, as an ongoing tribute to active or retired AAAF members who pass away, and in the spirit of continuing education valued by our Association, created the AAAF Memorial Bursary.The bursary is intended for students continuing their education at a College or University.Students must be enrolled in...
Deadline
Sep 01, 2024
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 2024 application term closes August 31, 2024.VALUEA scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is presented to one...
Deadline
Aug 31, 2024
IODE Coronation Bursary
$1,000.00
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.Value: $1,000.00 (At least two awards each year)Eligibility: High school student entering any degree granting program in Alberta. The student must have resided in Alberta for at least 3 years prior to the application. Application may be made from anywhere in Alberta.Tenable: At any degree-granting institution in Alberta.Payment: Payable only when the student is...
Deadline
Jul 15, 2024
The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award
$1,000.00
The Kathryn Huget Leadership Award was established in memory of Kathryn Huget to recognize her leadership in business. Kathryn was a long-time champion of the important role of women in the workplace. This award supports students who are working to improve the role of leadership in business and specifically the advancement of women in leadership roles.One award valued at a minimum of $1,000, applied directly to tuition.Applicant must:Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or on a Canadian student visa.Be studying at the Master’s or PhD level.Preferably be studying in the areas of: organizational behaviour, business administration, business and commerce,...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
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.Applicant must:Be a Canadian citizen.Be registered in full-time study at a post-secondary institution in Alberta.Be entering their final year of studies in visual arts (excluding electronic media).Have good academic standing.Provide an artist’s statement and vision, including how this award will be helpful in the applicant’s artistic/academic career.Provide a maximum of eight electronic images of work with an attachment that details title, year, medium and size of each work.Provide two letters of reference...
Deadline
Jun 30, 2024
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.Applicant must:Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and an Alberta resident.Have attended their final year of high school in Calgary.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 to become a high school English teacher.Have good academic standing.Provide...
Deadline
Jun 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