Alberta Scholarship Programs
Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement
Sponsored by: Alberta Scholarship Programs.
Purpose: To recognize and reward academic achievement at the senior high school level and to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies.
Value: Up to $2,500
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and an Alberta resident; and plan to enroll or be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program or apprenticeship program.
Selection: A student must have a minimum combined average based on five designated courses in at least one grade: Grade 10, 11 or 12. The minimum average, value of the award, and courses that can be used depend on the year the student graduated.
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Application forms are also available from Alberta Scholarship Programs and at all Alberta High Schools.
Deadline: May 1 for September start date and December 1 for January start date.
Disbursement: The award is issued in November for students who applied by May 1 and in early April for students who applied by December 1.
Audience: Apprentices, High School Students