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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 »

Calgarians Improving Society Award

By | March 8, 2021

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 »

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 »

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Breakthrough Opportunity Bursary for New Immigrants

By | February 28, 2020

This award was established to encourage Calgary Board of Education refugee or immigrant students who have come to Canada within the last five years to continue their education to achieve success in their new lives and careers. Donor Anonymous Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education Field of Study Unrestricted Value $3,000 (with potential for one  Continue Reading »

Laurie Sommerville Scholarship Award

By | August 30, 2018

The Laurie Sommerville Scholarship was established to recognize students who have the potential to successfully complete post-secondary studies but may not otherwise be able to do so because of adverse life experiences and are in need of some financial support and encouragement. Donor Laurie Sommerville Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education Field of Study Unrestricted  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 »

International Science Olympiad Bursary

By | March 2, 2018

Donor Pay It Forward Fund Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education (CBE) high and junior high  schools where applicable Value $500 (($1,000 may be awarded in cases of financial need) Number Up to five annually Eligibility At the discretion of the CBE Science Specialist in consultation with the applicable school principal, up to five bursaries of  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 »

Aboriginal Students Award

By | March 2, 2018

This award was established to provide a financial award for studies in all academic areas of post-secondary education. The purpose of this award is to meet the increasing needs of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students for financial support in pursuing post-secondary education, and to assist them in the pursuit of excellence in every discipline.  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 »