Career Guidance » Scholarships and Bursaries

Scholarships and Bursaries


Our Lady of the Prairies Scholarship

 

PURPOSE:   

Our Lady of the Prairies Foundation commissioned Living Sky School Division to establish a yearly scholarship for high schools within its boundaries for a graduating student going on to further post-secondary studies.

 

VALUE:        $1000.

 

Selection Committee:

The recipient of the scholarship will be determined first at a school level by a committee composed of a guidance counsellor, an administrator, and a teacher.  Only one student per school can be nominatedPrincipals should forward their winning student application form and portfolio to Living Sky School Division No. 202 by mid-May of each year.

 

 

CRITERIA:  

A grade 12 student who is working to his/her potential.  The student must submit a portfolio of artifacts that demonstrate good citizenship within their school and /or community.  This may include, but is not limited to volunteer activities, extra-curricular participation, proof of accomplishments.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student who does not usually receive public recognition.  The student must meet the academic requirements of the post-secondary program of their choice but need not be an honour roll student.  Financial need will also be considered.  Students must forward an application form and a portfolio to their respective principals by mid May.  Student portfolios will be returned once a final selection has been determined.

 

 

TENABILITY:

The scholarship is intended for first year students attending any recognized post-secondary learning institution.  Student must attend the post-secondary institution of their choice in the fall following graduation.

 

Claiming Procedure:

 

Scholarship will be made payable to the student when proof of second semester attendance is received by Living Sky School Division No. 202.

 

Presentation:                         

 

Where possible a member of the Board of Directors of the Our Lady of the Prairies Foundation shall present the scholarship each year.

 

NOTE: Students will be required to submit an e-portfolio this year along with their application and letters of reference to Mr. Mamer (greg.mamer@lskysd.ca) by May 22nd .  

Each year, the Saskatchewan School Boards Association awards two $2,500 scholarships to graduating Saskatchewan high school students going into post-secondary study:

 

Degree Program Scholarship: $2,500

Technical/Trade Program Scholarship: $2,500

 

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated good character, community leadership, financial need, and a 500-word essay. The application deadline is Aug. 31 each year. To access the application form and view the rubric that is being used to score the scholarships, visit:

 

http://saskschoolboards.ca/about-us/awards-and-scholarships/education-scholarships/

Please email all General Scholarship Applications to Mr. Mamer by June 1st. 
There are 45 scholarships that will have deadlines in May - so make sure to check out the website here: ScholarTree.ca
 
 

2020 Saskatchewan Scholarship

Gerry McCudden Memorial Scholarship Award 

Merit-based scholarship program designed for graduating grade twelve students 

 

Overview

 

The A4LE Saskatchewan Chapter Gerry McCudden Memorial Scholarship is a competitive, merit based scholarship program designed for graduating grade twelve students who desire financial support for their pursuit of post-secondary educational opportunities.

 

The Scholarship amount will be allocated on a yearly basis to a Saskatchewan School Division student which currently has a member in A4LE. The method for the selection of the School Division to receive the Scholarship shall be at the discretion of the Saskatchewan Chapter Board of Directors of A4LE.

 

Qualifications

  1. The candidate shall be a graduating grade twelve student.
  2. The candidate shall have an academic average of 80% or higher in their grade twelve year.
  3. The candidate shall have leadership potential as measured by leadership roles in school or community activities, or by creativity and vision demonstrated through participation in school or community activities.
  4. The candidate will submit a personal essay on the required Essay Subject: “There has been increasing evidence that the design and condition of an educational facility has a significant impact on the quality of education and a student’s ability to learn. In 500 words or less, please describe how your high school facility has contributed to the quality of your education. Also, please describe the changes to your high school facility that you would propose, which you feel once implemented, would improve the quality of education.
  5. The candidate must be accepted into a post secondary educational program following their grade twelve graduation, (i.e.: university, technical school, community college, etc.)
  6. Applicant must be from a Saskatchewan School Division which currently has a member in the Association.

 Website with more details

Submission Deadline: June 17, 2020

Application information for Innovations $1,000 scholarship program with your Grade 12 students, they can apply at: innovationcu.ca/AboutUs/Community/Scholarships/

 

The deadline to apply is May 31st, 2020.