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Wayne Thomas Award

By | March 1, 2021

This award was established by Wayne Thomas to support William Aberhart High School students who have demonstrated outstanding school citizenship, displayed leadership in the extra-curricular athletics program and are pursuing post-secondary education. DONOR: Wayne Thomas WHERE TENABLE: William Aberhart High School FIELD OF STUDY: Unrestricted VALUE: $500 NUMBER: One ELIGIBILITY: Open to grade 12 students  Continue Reading »

Greta Marofke Kids Affected by Cancer Memorial Scholarship

By | February 28, 2020

This award was established to commemorate Greta Paige Marofke, daughter and granddaughter of two generations of William Aberhart alumni, who passed away in 2017 at the age of 3. The story of Greta’s two year struggle with a rare form of liver cancer brought together people from all over the world in a united effort  Continue Reading »

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Lawrence Parker Memorial Scholarship

By | March 20, 2019

This scholarship was established from proceeds raised from the celebration of William Aberhart High School’s 25th anniversary in 1984. Where Tenable William Aberhart High School Field of Study Unrestricted Value Min. $400 Number One Eligibility Open to students registered in grade 12 at William Aberhart High School who are completing the requirements of a high  Continue Reading »

M. Cecil Brownlee Bursary

By | February 27, 2018

In 1959, M. Cecil Brownlee established a trust fund for students of the Calgary Board of Education to encourage deserving students who might otherwise be discouraged by reason of financial need to pursue post-secondary education. Donor Endowed by the M. Cecil Brownlee Trust at the Calgary Foundation Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education Field of  Continue Reading »

William Aberhart Alumni Scholarship

By | February 27, 2018

In 2009, the William Aberhart High School 50th Anniversary Reunion Committee wanted to make a difference for future graduates from Aberhart, a school that fostered life-long friendships and learning for the committee members. They chose to establish an endowment fund to create a legacy for tomorrow’s graduates to further the students’ success through pursuit of post-secondary  Continue Reading »

Hugh Robertson Science Prize

By | February 23, 2018

Hugh Thomas Robertson was born on September 13, 1901, in Morrisburg, Ontario. In 1911 his family moved to Calgary. He graduated from Central Collegiate Institute in 1921 and after a year of Normal School, taught in a variety of rural locations in Alberta. He left teaching to pursue academics at the University of Saskatchewan, completing  Continue Reading »