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Rudy Berger Scholarship

By | February 16, 2022

This scholarship was established in honour of Rudy Berger who enjoyed a successful career in the tourism and hospitality industry all across Canada. After graduating from Western Canada High School, Rudy’s entrepreneurial drive led him to build his own hamburger stand at the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede. He then set up his business at exhibitions  Continue Reading »

Eimer Scholarship Fund Award for Health Care

By | May 1, 2020

This award was established to provide financial support to students entering their first year of a practical health care program at Bow Valley College, Mount Royal University, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) or the University of Calgary Donor Eimer Scholarship Fund at the Calgary Foundation Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education, Calgary Catholic School  Continue Reading »

Big Brothers Big Sisters Society Of Calgary And Area Scholarship

By | April 4, 2018

Originally established as a historical award by the “Aunts and Uncles at Large” and their donors, this scholarship recognizes graduating students who have been mentees of, or mentors for, the organization. Donor Big Brothers Big Sisters and various donors Where Tenable            Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District  Continue Reading »

Job’s Daughters International Scholarship

By | March 2, 2018

This award was established to encourage Grade 12 students from the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) or Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) to pursue post-secondary education.  Job’s Daughters International’s foundation is to teach life skills such as leadership, teamwork, community service, public speaking and self-confidence in a supportive environment, and to assist them in becoming  Continue Reading »

Mental Health Community Scholarship

By | March 1, 2018

We all have mental health, and mental illness affects each and every one of us in one way or another. Hanna Clark created this award in 2017 and with the support of family, friends, and the Calgary community, it has continued to grow. This scholarship fund was created to have positive effects on students’ lives  Continue Reading »

Skipping Stone Foundation Trans Community Award

By | February 27, 2018

“The Skipping Stone Foundation supports and empowers trans and gender diverse youth and their families by providing low-barrier access to social and community, mental health and medical services. Our name originates from the idea that positive actions have a profound and far reaching impact like water ripples away from a skipping stone. In recognizing those  Continue Reading »

Ivy & Len Freeston Award

By | February 26, 2018

This scholarship was established in 2006 in tribute to Len and Ivy Freeston’s deep love of the arts and each other. Endowed by their son and daughter-in-law, it is intended to provide a graduating high school student the opportunity to pursue post-secondary education for a career in the arts. By fostering future artists and those  Continue Reading »

Thorner/Johnston/DiMarzo Family New Immigrant Bursary

By | February 23, 2018

The Thorner/Johnston/DiMarzo Family New Immigrant Bursary, launched in 2017, recognizes the significant challenges faced by youth who are new to Canada as they adjust to a new country, community and school. Additionally, the Thorner/Johnston/DiMarzo Family Bursary recognizes the incredible potential of these youth – to realize their dreams, academic interests, and to contribute to their  Continue Reading »

William Keir Macgougan Memorial Bursary

By | February 23, 2018

Dr. and Mrs. MacGougan established the William Keir MacGougan Memorial Bursary in 1963 in memory of William Keir MacGougan. The purpose of the bursary is to provide an incentive to boys who might otherwise be discouraged by reason of financial need to pursue post-secondary education. Donor Dr. and Mrs. MacGougan Where Tenable Calgary Board of  Continue Reading »

Kermet Archibald & Jacoba Van den Brink Entrance Bursary

By | February 23, 2018

Honouring their mothers, Tony and Kay Van den Brink established this bursary in recognition of students who have qualifications to continue on to post-secondary but do not have the financial means. They wish the scholarship to follow the students to their choice of academic institution to cover the cost of tuition, books and other needs.  Continue Reading »