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Sandra Jeffrey Memorial Scholarship

By | March 8, 2024

For 34 years, Sandra taught elementary children at five Calgary Board of Education schools and was a Learning Leader at two of them. She loved teaching and cared deeply for her students. Sandra was particularly focused on teaching methods designed to strengthen her students’ reading ability. Sandra’s commitment to the education of students continued long  Continue Reading »

Brookes College Award

By | February 29, 2024

This award was established by Brookes College to encourage and support students in pursuing further education beyond high school.   DONOR: Brookes College WHERE TENABLE: Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only) FIELD OF STUDY: Unrestricted VALUE: Minimum $1,000 NUMBER: Up to four (4) ELIGIBILITY: Open to students  Continue Reading »

Bree Eriksen Memorial Dance Award

By | March 9, 2023

The Bree Eriksen Memorial Dance Award was created to honor the memory of Bree Eriksen who died tragically in 2001. Bree grew up dancing in Calgary and received numerous awards; she also attended the University of Calgary where she completed her Kinesiology degree. Bree’s passion was dance, and upon graduation she worked for Princess Cruise  Continue Reading »

Calgarians Improving Society Award

By | March 9, 2023

The Calgarians Improving Society Award was founded in 2021 by the Cooke Family to help exceptional, community-minded young people choosing to study in Calgary enter careers that will make a positive contribution to Canadian society. DONOR(S): The Cooke Family WHERE TENABLE: Calgary Board of Education FIELD OF STUDY: Unrestricted VALUE: At least $2,500 per year  Continue Reading »

Rudy Berger Memorial Scholarship

By | March 9, 2023

This scholarship was established in memory of Rudy Berger who was born in 1927 and lived a meaningful 96 years with a successful career in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. After graduating from Western Canada High School, Rudy’s entrepreneurial drive led him to construct his own hamburger booth and obtain a license for a midway  Continue Reading »

Investing in the Future Award

By | March 9, 2023

This student award was founded in 2022 by an incredibly generous anonymous donor with the desire to provide students in financial need with the opportunity to be fully supported on their postsecondary journey.  Investing in young people is a true investment into our future – this student award will remove financial barriers to success for  Continue Reading »

Tanner Montana Outstanding Human Kindness Award

By | February 16, 2022

This award was established in memory and in honour of Tanner Montana, a former student at Henry Wise Wood High School. This award is presented to a student who has shown their exemplary acts of kindness towards another student(s). Through their kindness, this student will have shown empathy and compassion in respect to their peers  Continue Reading »

Jason Fasano Spirit Award

By | February 16, 2022

The Jason Fasano Spirit Award honours how Jason lived his life each and every day. Jason graduated from Bowness High School (2007) and attended Western University, graduating with a Commerce degree. Jason was a proud member of the Bowness Trojans, playing both rugby and football and continued playing varsity football in university. Jason’s special gift  Continue Reading »

Nav Ghali Memorial Scholarship

By | February 24, 2020

The Nav Ghali Memorial Scholarship honours Nav, his innate ability to connect with everyone he came across, and his drive to better himself and the community around him. Nav was a son, father, husband and a well-rounded family man. He valued education and athletics, and his love for comedy was evident through his great sense  Continue Reading »

Tylena Readwin Memorial Award

By | February 12, 2019

Tylena Readwin was an art major at Bowness High School with infectious spirit and humour. She was an inspiring artist with compassion for all life (human, animal, and plant) wanting the world to be a more beautiful place for all to enjoy. This award was lovingly established in Tylena’s memory to support students who struggle  Continue Reading »