EllisDon is offering this award to encourage youth to enter construction trades and apprenticeships


EllisDon Construction Services Inc.

Where Tenable

Calgary Board of Education (CBE)

Field of Study

Construction trades or apprenticeships


Up to $2,200 – value variable depending on the cost of the program




Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma and have taken/are taking pre-apprenticeships/employment or RAP courses towards entering a construction trade. Applicants must have marks sufficient for entrance into a construction trade or apprenticeship program.

Applicants are required to submit two letters of reference from any of the following people: Career & Technology teacher, summer mentorship leader, coach, community member, and/or employer. The letters will demonstrate the student’s skills, punctuality, reliability, and personal conduct. Volunteer and/or leadership activities are encouraged but not mandatory.


Online application available at www.educationmatters.ca. Applicants should check with their guidance office for more information and are encouraged to discuss their application with the Scholarship Coordinator at their high school.

Selection & Payment

Recipients will be notified by September. The EducationMatters Selection Committee may also include a representative from EllisDon. The awards must be claimed within two (2) years from the date of high school graduation. The award will be paid to the post-secondary institution upon confirmation of enrolment in a provincially recognized program of construction apprenticeship or trades in Canada.


May 30