Bursary & Scholarship Information

Bursary Information

There are many locally available bursaries for FVSD graduates. Click the headings below to expand the article and find more information about each listed bursary. 

Value: $2,000

Bursaries Available: 15

DEADLINE: The deadline for receipt of applications is the first Friday in June each year

Fort Vermilion School Division (FVSD) together with the Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC) have 15 bursaries available to encourage local students who have graduated from FVSD schools to return to the region upon post-secondary graduation.

Students may receive a bursary each year to a maximum of four years but must apply each year. Below is a link to the complete guidelines and application form. 

Contact Darlene Bergen at 780-927-3766 or darleneb1@fvsd.ab.ca with any questions.

Download: Guidelines & Application Form

Submit applications to the following:

NADC Partnership Bursary
Fort Vermilion School Division
P.O. Bag 1, 5213 River Road
Fort Vermilion, AB
T0H 1N0

FAX: 780-927-4625

EMAIL: darleneb1@fvsd.ab.ca

As you know attracting and retaining the best physicians, nurses and medical staff to your hospital is key to an excellent healthcare future for you, your family, your neighbours and your colleagues.

This is why the Foundation works to partner with YOU to create bursary and scholarship opportunities that support both those who are following a new educational path and those continuing studies in healthcare.

DEADLINE: March 31

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Two scholarships are available to graduates of the Class of 2021.

Value: $500

DEADLINE: Extended to September 10, 2021

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Value:  Up to $1000 available each year

May be awarded as one $1000 bursary or two $500 bursaries. Recipients may also apply for a matching NADC Partnership Bursary.

DEADLINE:  August 31

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Value: The usual amount of the bursary is $1,000; however both the number and value of bursaries available each year may vary.

DEADLINE: April 29, 2022 at 4:30 pm

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This bursary is available to someone taking courses relating to library services. The usual amount of the bursary is $1,000; however both the number and value of bursaries available each year may vary.

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These bursaries are open to all students registered in the Fort Vermilion School Division continuing their education at an accredited tertiary intuition such as a university or college.

Preference will be given to the following:

  • Students who work for Tolko Industries Ltd. 
  • Children of employees who work for Tolko Industries Ltd.
  • Students pursuing education in forestry or related studies, trades or technical training, sciences, or business studies
  • Students with plans to return to the area on completion of their studies

Value: 2 bursaries of $1,000

DEADLINE: May 27, 2022

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Value: $2,000

Storwell is offering an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life.

The award is non-renewable, but candidates are welcome to apply for it once a year. The successful candidate is an active member of their community, has excellent grades and displays financial need.

Eligibility:

  1. Applicant must have been a foster child with either CCAS or CAS or similar official Canadian foster care program
    and agrees to having the above organization verify the same.
  2. Will be enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada as of Dec 2017.
  3. Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  4. Applicant must be 24 years of age or less at the time of application
  5. Winner agrees to having his/her name, photo and post secondary institution displayed on our website.

Application is available at https://www.storwell.com/bursary-application.

To be considered, simply fill out our application, email a copy of your most recent academic transcript as well as proof of citizenship to awards@storwell.com.

DEADLINE: September 1, 2022


Bursary Poster: 2022 Storwell Bursary for Foster Children

The NADC Bursary Program offers return service bursaries to students, it is meant to encourage students to train for jobs that are in demand in northern Alberta.

Click on the link below for more information and for the online application:
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NADC Bursary: Applications are due by April 30th for studies in the fall of the same calendar year.

First Nation, Metis and Inuit Bursary: Applications for a $6,000 or $10,000 bursary, depending on the type of program you are taking, are due June 1st and November 15th of the academic year it is awarded.

Medical and Dentistry Student Bursary: Applications for a $12,000 bursary are due by April 30th of each year. For information on the $24,000 option through a sponsor, please refer to the Bursary Partnership Program below.

Nurse Practitioner Bursary: Applications for a $9,000 bursary are due by April 30th of each year. For information on the $18,000 option through a sponsor, please refer to the Bursary Partnership Program below.

Pharmacy Student Bursary: Applications for a $6,000 bursary are due by April 30th of each year. For information on the $12,000 option through a sponsor, please refer to the Bursary Partnership Program below.

Veterinary Medicine - Large Animals: Applications for a $6,000 bursary are due by April 30th of each year. For information on the $12,000 option through a sponsor, please refer to the Bursary Partnership Program below.

Northern Student Teacher Bursary: Applications for a $16,000 bursary ($8,000 for each of your last two years) are due September 26, 2021.

Bursary Partnership Program: Businesses and organizations can submit forms according to individual sponsor deadline. The deadline is November 30 of each year unless arrangements are made in writing prior to this date. The application process runs from April 1 to November 30 of each year.

Search the Alberta Education Scholarship Programs site to see what Scholarships and Bursaries are out there!

Click here: http://www.alis.alberta.ca/et/fo/scholarships/info.html

Scholarship Information

In order to help our students explore all the opportunities available to them a list of sites regarding scholarships has been compiled below.

This list is by no means an authoritative source for available scholarships but it is a good starting point.

Source Description
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) This site has links to various Alberta scholarships with deadlines and application procedures
Alberta Student Aid Scholarships Search Alberta government scholarships and awards
Government of Canada Scholarships Undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships, awards and bursaries
Indigenous student supports Resources and supports for Indigenous students in Alberta’s adult learning system
Scholarships Canada.com An extensive database for finding scholarships, bursaries and grants
Student Awards.com Yet another online resource for finding scholarships, bursaries and grants
Universities Canada Links and information about scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary studies
University Study Links and information about scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary studies
Disability Awards.com A searchable website to help students with disabilities find available educational awards