High School students, especially those close to graduation, often find themselves asking "What will I do after high school?" Some may have a clear vision of what they want to pursue and others may need help answering that question. The resources on this page aim to help students with career planning. These resources can help those who have a clear idea of their plans as well as those who are seeking more guidance.
If you have questions and concerns you should contact the counsellor at your school for more information.
- Counseling Services
- Career Development Programs
- Work Experience
- Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)
- Green Certificate
- Internship Program
- Diploma Graduation Requirements
- Certificate of High School Achievement Graduation Requirements
Local Bursary Information
Bursaries Available: 15
Deadline: June 4, 2021
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.
Submit applications to the following:
NADC Partnership Bursary
Fort Vermilion School Division
P.O. Bag 1, 5213 River Road
Fort Vermilion, AB
Two scholarships are available to graduates of the Class of 2021.
Deadline: Extended to September 10, 2021
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, 2021
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 30, 2021 at 4:30 pm
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.
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 28, 2021
The NADC Bursary is a return service bursary of $6,000 per year for a maximum of two years and is offered to students in their final two years of post-secondary studies. 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.
Deadline: varies depending on the program
Search the Alberta Education Scholarship Programs site to see what Scholarships and Bursaries are out there!
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.
|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|