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Big Brothers Big Sisters Society of Calgary and Area Scholarship

Scholarship Value $1,000

Number of Scholarships 1

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.


Big Brothers Big Sisters and various donors

Where Tenable          

Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only)

Field of Study          



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 their past or present involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters and how it has made an impact on their life. The essay should also include information about the applicant’s future plans and aspirations.

If applicable, applicants are encouraged to provide a statement outlining their need for financial assistance.

Selection will be based on the essay and, when provided, the financial assistance statement.


Online application available at Applicants should check with their Guidance office for more information and are encouraged to discuss their application with the Scholarship Coordinator at their high school.