Horatio Alger Association of Canada

 The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $1.2 million in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories.

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their terminal year of high school with financial need (family income under $55,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record.

Eligibility for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships and Entrepreneurial Scholarships:

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be graduating high school (or be in the final year of CEGEP) with plans to enter university in the fall of 2019
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($65,000 or less annual net income per family is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65
  • Attend high school (or CEGEP) and reside in Canada
  • Be Canadian citizens

Application Period:  August 1 – October 25

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SaskTel Scholarships

Every year, SaskTel awards 7 scholarships of $3,000 to students attending post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan who are studying in a field directly related to information and communications technology.


  • Be a Saskatchewan resident (defined by eligibility for Saskatchewan Health Services).
  • Be enrolled in full time studies in the fall of 2019 at a post-secondary educational institution in Saskatchewan.
  • Be enrolled in a degree, diploma, or certificate program directly related to telecommunications. Programs include, but are not limited to, the following: Computer Science, Engineering (i.e. electrical, electronic or telecommunications), Accounting and Business Administration.
  • Have achieved a minimum 75 per cent grade average in their most recent educational standing.

SaskTel specifically encourages Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women interested in non-traditional careers to apply.

Please note that scholarship applications are not retained past the award year.

The deadline for scholarship applications is March 31, 2019.


Sasktel Metis Scholarships

Every year, several scholarships are awarded to Saskatchewan students studying in a field directly related to information and communications technology.


Open to Entrance and Undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution pursuing a degree, diploma or certificate program directly related to information and communications technology.  Programs include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Engineering (electrical, electronic, telecommunications)
  • Business Administration/Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Other field of study related to SaskTel

Candidates must:

  • Self declare as Métis
  • Be a Saskatchewan resident
  • Demonstrate academic ability to be successful in course of study
  • Be enrolled or plan to enroll in full-time studies at a Post-Secondary institution in Saskatchewan
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Submit a statement of no more than one page attesting to leadership skills and Community involvement, which includes a 50-word biography

By submitting their application, candidates grant permission for the Gabriel Dumont Institute Scholarship Foundation to provide their name, photo, course of study and submitted statement for publication purposes, should they receive the award.

Deadline for scholarship applications is May 1 and October 1 of each year. Please note that Scholarship applications are not retained past the award year.

To apply, visit the Gabriel Dumont Institute website and submit an online application.


SADD Saskatchewan Scholarships

SADD Saskatchewan has a variety of scholarships and awards available to graduating students and to school programs.

  • Nicole Nakonechny Memorial Award
  • Sarah Dunleavy Memorial Scholarships (Deadline: September 26)
    •  Involvement with Student’s Against Drunk Driving (SADD)
    • Two letters from teachers
    • Enrollment into post-secondary for the first time in the fall 
  • Stan Dyck Memorial Award
  • Members Award
  • Builders Award

For more information and to apply online please go to http://www.saddsask.ca/awards.php.

4 – H Scholarships

The following scholarship opportunities are available to 4-H members pursuing a post-secondary education.

Applications for 4-H Canada scholarships in 2019 will open March 1, 2019.


  • 4-H First Generation Scholarships (still open till October 31, 2018)
  • 4-H Canada Leadership Excellence Award of Distinction
  • Canadian Co-operative Wood Growers 4-H Scholarships
  • John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarships
  • TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships
  • Weston Family 4-H Agricultural Scholarships


University of Western

University of Western 

Fall Preview Day – Sunday, November 18
March Break Open House – Saturday, March 9
Campus Tours – Monday to Friday

For more information contact: Lauren Castle (lcastle2@uwo.ca)

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Program

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Program – Saskatchewan – Canada
(online registration, $30 or 50, three levels, four areas in each level)
AMAZING OPPORTUNITY!  Talk to Ms. Lapointe for more information.

Information Session – Monday, September 24 at 12:25

FormSwift Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: December 15, 2018

Why a FormSwift Scholarship Program

We love to support and grow the nation’s burgeoning class of entrepreneurs. It’s why we developed and continue to maintain free documents for business use, and it’s the same reason why we have developed our Scholarship Program. Moreover, our Scholarship Program is for driven, up-and-coming, entrepreneurs who are ready to commit to building a better world through their business ideas.

Also, by creating a unique business plan infographic for their scholarship entries, young business dreamers can build upon and practice the skills that will be required of them at their jobs after college. In short, we envision our Scholarship Program as not only an award that will help students in the present, but a test that will help them hone in on their future career paths.


A) You must be a graduating senior in high school or enrolled in college. Community college, professional college, and graduate students are all eligible, in addition to undergraduates at four-year universities.

B) You may not be related to any of FormSwift’s staff or our extended family.

C) International students, including students from a college or graduating from a high school outside the United States, are also eligible to apply.

D) We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.



Excellence in Ag Scholarship

Consider the benefits of applying for the Excellence in Ag Program.


The scholarship has a value of up to $20,000, with up to $5,000 per year paid over a maximum of four years.


Paid summer internships will be available for up to three years at a retail co-operative in Manitoba, Saskatchewan or Alberta.


Upon successful completion of post-secondary education, students have the opportunity for full-time employment — including a signing bonus — at a retail co-operative.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must be entering or already enrolled in a diploma or degree program in agriculture or business at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed and signed application form
  • Resume
  • Proof of enrolment in a post-secondary institution or conditional letter of acceptance
  • Transcript of academic record
  • Two letters of reference from a teacher, principal, guidance counselor, supervisor or mentor (with at least one being from a work supervisor)
  • 500 word essay or video on one of the following options:
    • Co-operatives and their impact on local communities
    • The future of agriculture in Western Canada
    • The best coach or teacher you have had and what made them a great leader or mentor

Each application will be reviewed and vetted by a selection committee. Only finalists will be contacted for an interview. For detailed application information please reference the Excellence in Ag Program Brochure.

Application Form

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Re/Max Western Canada Quest for Excellence

RE/MAX 2019 Quest for Excellence®

The Quest for Excellence program is a bursary program for grade 12 students in Western Canada. It was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives.


What is Awarded?

RE/MAX of Western Canada will award 16 bursaries of $1,000 each to qualifying Grade 12 students.  In addition, each award includes a Certificate of Excellence signed by the Regional Executive Vice President of RE/MAX of Western Canada. Winners will be notified in April 2019.


Who Can Participate?

The Quest for Excellence is open to all Grade 12 students attending high school from September 2018 – June 2019. Grade 12 students may not have participated in graduation commencement ceremonies in the past. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following provinces/territories:

  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan
  • Manitoba
  • Yukon Territory


What is Required?

Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills.  Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.


To view our 2018 Quest for Excellence® winners, click here!

To view the winning essays, click here!


Deadline:  March 11, 2019