Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

Terry Fox Humanitarian Awards are open to graduating secondary level students and those currently studying towards a first university degree or diploma in a Canadian post-secondary institution. For students in Quebec, you must be entering 2nd year cégep or university.

To be considered, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Involvement in voluntary humanitarian work.
  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
  • Undergraduates studying towards their first university degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution in Canada.
  • Maintain a satisfactory academic standing and continued involvement in voluntary humanitarian and community work.

Students are eligible to receive the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award until they have received their first university degree (for a maximum of four years), provided they have maintained a standard of humanitarian work and personal conduct which, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, justifies the award.

Directly taken from http://terryfoxawards.ca/applicant-information/

Value:  $28 000 over four years

Deadline:  February 1, 2015


Walmart Community Scholarships

Source:  http://www.walmartcanada.ca/pages/scholarship%20programs/190/193/193

Community Scholarships

The Walmart Canada Community Scholarship Program offers educational grants to graduating high school students who aspire to continue their education at the college or university level. A total of six awards will be given away, two per region: Eastern Canada (Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I., and Quebec), Ontario and Western Canada (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

The Walmart Canada Community Scholarship is an academic award. It applies to tuition and academic fees first and foremost. If these expenses are covered and funds remain from our scholarship, these funds can be applied to books and on-campus room and board. The intent of the Walmart Canada Community Scholarship Program is to pay expenses as designated and outlined by the college.

Associate Scholarships

The Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship Program offers educational grants in the form of scholarships to graduating high school students who work for Walmart or who are dependents of Walmart associates who aspire to continue their education at the college or university level.

The Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship is an academic award. It applies to tuition and academic fees first and foremost. If these expenses are covered and funds remain from our scholarship, these funds can be applied to books and on-campus room and board. The intent of the Walmart Canada Associate Scholarship Program is to pay expenses as designated and outlined by the college.

 Lou Puim Memorial Scholarship

In his 30-year career with Woolco and Walmart Canada, Lou Puim made his way from stock rooms, to sales floors, to merchandising, operations, and ultimately to the position of vice president of marketing. At each stage, he strived to learn more, to seek out new experiences and to create a career – even pursuing a university marketing degree shortly after joining the company straight out of high school.  Lou lead the Walmart marketing team from 1994-2006.

The Lou Puim Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 to assist students pursuing a post-secondary education in a marketing-related discipline and to extend Lou’s legacy in the industry.


RBC Royal Bank Scholarships

RBC Students Leading Change (great for high school students)
Deadline:  February 19, 2015

RBC Royal Bank Scholarship for Aboriginals
Deadline:  February 28,2015

Scholarship Program for the Children of RBC Employees

The RBC Capital Markets Scholarship for Women

Details about each scholarship can be access at the following site:
https://scholarships.rbc.com/Overview.aspx


Saskatchewan Hockey Association

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association shall award a minimum of eleven (11) $1,000.00 Hockey Education Assistance Grants each hockey season to a minimum of eleven (11) registered members (male or female) of the S.H.A. as follows:

  • 8 Regional (zone) members (player, coach or member of the referees division)
  • 1 Midget AAA registered player
  • 1 Female registered player
  • 1 Junior A, Junior B, Junior C or Senior registered player

Link:  Website, Application Information and Application Form

Deadline:  August 31 annually


The Rotary Club of Moose Jaw Scholarship

Rotary Clubs internationally believe in “Service Above Self;” and as such, The Rotary Club of Moose Jaw is offering Moose Jaw high school students an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to assist with post-secondary.

Details:

  • Maximum of three, $1000 scholarships
  • Application Form, Letters of Reference, 250 word essay, additional information section
  • Deadline: June 1, 2015

Consumer Jungle

Jungle Talk Article Writing Contest – Consumer Jungle

Deadline:  December 1, 2014

Consumer Jungle is going green and staying fit and we want to hear how young adults across the country are staying within their budget while staying healthy!

Grand Prize Winner will win a $100 Amazon gift card and be featured on Consumer Jungle!

Details:  500 word article (or less), submit to Consumer Jungle at www.consumerjungle.org be sure to integrate finance, a budget, and/or savings while going green & staying healthy!

Format:  Poem, Essay, or Short Story
Topics:  Living an active lifestyle, healthy eating, transportation and the environment


Skills Canada

Skills Canada – Saskatchewan
Date:  April 16-17 in Moose Jaw

Skills Canada – National 
Date:  May 27-30 in Saskatoon

Information:  Skills Canada is a great opportunity for students to demonstrate their skills and have fun.  Students can also learn about the skilled trades and technology careers through hands-on activities an demonstrations.

Events:  There are many events including Computer Animation, Autobody Repair, Carpentry, Cooking, Electrical Wiring, Job Skill Demonstration, Job Interview, Machining, Prepared Speech, Website Development, Welding, and Worksite Safety.  Schools are encouraged to bring students to this event to tour the competition site and to experience “Try a Trade”.  Interested students should contact Skills Canada the provincial office.


University of Regina Scholarships

University of Regina Scholarships
Award:  Various amounts
Deadline: Mid-March (typically March 15)
Types:


University of Saskatchewan – Competitive Entrance Awards

U of S Competitive Entrance Awards
Awards:  $500 – $24000
Deadline:  February 15, 2015 and March 1, 2015
Information:  Apply for admission by February 15, 2015, check your e-mail for your PAWS log-in and password.  Log in to PAWS to apply for Competitive Entrance Awards by March 1, 2015


RE/MAX of Western Canada

RE/MAX of Western Canada – Quest of Excellence Bursary Program
Award:  Offering 16, $1000 bursaries for a total of $16000 to Grade 12 students.
Deadline:  March 9, 2015 – only online entries will be accepted
Criteria and Requirements:  This program was established by RE/MAX to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives.