In memory of Drs. Harry and Martha Cohen and in tribute to the students attending the school named in her honour, family and friends have established this prize to encourage students to excel in their studies and life.


Family and friends of Harry and Martha Cohen

Where Tenable

Dr. Martha Cohen School, Calgary Board of Education


Minimum award of $450


One award


Open to students enrolled in Dr. Martha Cohen School who demonstrate financial need and show promise in their academic studies and school/community involvement.

Selection will be based on the student’s financial need combined with the support information provided indicating the student’s potential for success in life and community.


Nominations for consideration will be submitted by school staff using the attached application.

Selection & Payment

Recipients are selected in May. Selection committee will consist of at least one Dr. Martha Cohen School staff member and a representative of EducationMatters. Payments are made to Dr. Martha Cohen School administration for distribution to the student.


April 15 to the Dr. Martha Cohen School main office.