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Bill Gibson Bursary
$10,000.00
This bursary was established by the Canadian Progress Club Stampede City to honour the contributions of their longest serving member, Bill Gibson. The bursary is $10,000, applied directly to tuition and renewable for three (3) years of consecutive study as long as the student achieves good academic standing and maintains a full-time course load (as defined by the institution). The applicant must be: A) A Canadian citizen or permanent resident, residing in Calgary. B) A grade 12 student graduating from the Calgary Board of Education or Calgary Catholic School District. C) Accepted to an undergraduate degree program at a Calgary...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
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. Details: A) Awards generally range between $1,000-$5,000. B) For women of all ages pursuing studies in the fields...
Deadline
May 31, 2022
Dustin Peers Memorial Visual Arts Award
$4,200.00
This award was established in 2012 in memory of Dustin Peers by his family and friends. The purpose of the award is to assist Calgary students graduating from Central Memorial High School and other Calgary Board of Education (CBE) and the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) schools in pursuing studies in visual arts and arts-related careers. Donor Endowed by the family and friends of Dustin Peers Where Tenable Centre for Performing & Visual Arts at Central Memorial High School in the CBE and other CBE and CCSD high schools (City of Calgary schools only) Field of Study Visual Arts (the...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
Hec Gervais Academic and Curling Scholarship
$3,000.00
Founded 1999,The Hec Gervais Academic & Curling Scholarship fund was put in place to honour Hec Gervais, and his accomplishments in the sport of curling, his community, his country, and throughout the curling world. Hec believed in a strong education, competitiveness, and community leadership. This fund has been established to reflect these values. Why is there a Scholarship Foundation? The Foundation provides young curlers with the financial opportunity to further expand and refine their curling abilities and accomplishments. This fund is made possible through the cooperation of all the governing curling bodies in the Province of Alberta and friends of...
Deadline
May 31, 2022
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." Donor Skipping Stone Foundation Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only) Eligibility Open to Grade 12 students who are completing...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
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. Donor The Calgary Flames Foundation on behalf of Jennifer and Steve Major (from proceeds of the Calgary Flames Ambassadors' Charity Poker Tournament) Eligibility Open 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 are required to submit an original essay of approximately 500 words...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
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 Calgary Donor Eimer Scholarship Fund at the Calgary Foundation Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education, Calgary Catholic School Division (City of Calgary Schools only) Field of Study Practical health care programs related directly to patient care (Degrees leading to a doctoral program in medicine are not applicable). Eligibility Open to students registered in Grade 12 completing the requirements of a high school diploma....
Deadline
May 30, 2022
Julia Turnbull Leadership Scholarship
$1,000.00
Established by Julia Turnbull to recognize future leaders, especially those with an interest in volunteering internationally. Five (or more) awards at $1,000 each, applied directly to tuition. The applicants must be: A) Entering their first year of full-time undergraduate studies directly from Grade 12 from either a Public (Calgary Board of Education), Separate (Calgary Catholic School District) or Charter School in Calgary. B) Demonstrate school leadership (preferably through student politics), community leadership and initiative, and volunteerism (local and international).
Deadline
May 30, 2022
Kinsmen Club of Calgary Scholarship
$1,000.00
Three awards available at approximately $1,000 each, applied directly to tuition. The applicant must: A) Demonstrate a commitment to community development and leadership. B) Contribute to the community by volunteering with a non-profit group or has held a position of responsibility with a community organization. C) Be in need of financial support. D) 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. E) Demonstrate satisfactory academic standing. F) Be a resident of southern Alberta or has graduated from a southern Alberta high...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
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. Donor Endowed by Rudy Berger Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only) Eligibility Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
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. Donor Big Brothers Big Sisters and various donors Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only) Eligibility 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 of study. Applicants are required to submit an original essay, of approximately 500 words, describing...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
Bradley Hillmo Anderson Memorial Award
$400.00
Established to honour the memory of Bradley Hillmo Anderson. One award valued at approximately $400, applied directly to tuition. The applicant must be: A) A Canadian citizen or permanent resident. B) Registered in full-time study and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. C) Entering any year of study in their first degree or diploma program. D) Attending one of the following Calgary post-secondary institutions: Alberta University of the Arts, Bow Valley College, Mount Royal University, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, University of Calgary. E) Financial need may be considered. F) Preference given to applicants with sailing experience.
Deadline
May 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