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SCHOLARSHIPS SCHOLARSHIPS GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES” GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES” Guidance & Counselling Guidance & Counselling @ LBHS @ LBHS

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SCHOLARSHIPS SCHOLARSHIPS ““GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES”GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES”

Guidance & Counselling Guidance & Counselling @ LBHS@ LBHS

SCHOLARSHIPS

FUNDING THAT IS AWARDED TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO BEST FULFILLS THE CRITERIA OF THE AWARD.

BURSARY CONSIDERS FINANCIAL NEED.

CRITERIA

• ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

• LEADERSHIP

• VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

• COMMUNITY ACTIVITY

• FINANCIAL NEED

Any Combination or ONE criteria

SOURCING SCHOLARSHIPSSOURCING SCHOLARSHIPS

• UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE AWARDS – ANY POST SECONDARY INSTITUTION

• MEMBERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS – PRIVATE, COMMUNITY,CULTURAL, RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS, TEAMS

• EDUCATIONMATTERS & CALGARY FOUNDATION

• CORPORATE SCHOLARSHIPS

• GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

• PERSONAL CREATIVITY

ALBERTA ALBERTA SCHOLARSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

PROGRAMSPROGRAMS

ALEXANDER RUTHERFORD ALEXANDER RUTHERFORD SCHOLARSHIPSCHOLARSHIP

Maximum $ 2500- 80%

$ 1500- 75%

Grade 12 - $1,300 or $ 700Grade 11 - $800 or $ 500Grade 10 - $400 or $300

ALEXANDER ALEXANDER RUTHERFORDRUTHERFORD SCHOLARSHIPSCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility:

Alberta Resident 80% or 75%Five Designated SubjectsNeed Social Insurance Number

COMMENTSCOMMENTS

Only marks earned before starting post-secondary studies can be used.

Averages are not rounded up for

scholarship purposes.

EducationMattersEducationMatters

• 37 System Wide awards in 2014

• Value $ 100 - $25,000

• Two due dates Beginning of May & June

• www.educationmatters.ca

LBHS SCHOLARSHIP INFOLBHS SCHOLARSHIP INFO

• UPDATES ARE PUBLISHED EVERY 2 MONTHS

( see sample)• POSTED ON THE SCHOLARSHIP BOARD• AVAILABLE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE• LBHS WEBSITE: www.LBHS.ca

• …OR FROM YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR

VALUABLE WEBSITESVALUABLE WEBSITES

• www.alis.gov.ab.ca

• www.educationmatters.ca

• www.cbe.ab.ca/b850

• www.studentawards.com

• www.tradesecrets.org

HINTS WHEN APPLYINGHINTS WHEN APPLYING• READ THE APPLICATION THOROUGHLY

• NOTE THE DEADLINE

• WHAT DO YOU NEED ?? – AN ESSAY, REFERENCE LETTERS, TRANSCRIPTS

• GET REFERENCES IN PLACE EARLY (TWO WEEKS)

• TRANSCRIPTS ARE AVAILABLE IN GUIDANCE

• ACTIVITIES/ACHIEVEMENTS

ACTIVITY PROFILEACTIVITY PROFILE

• SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

• COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

• VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

• LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

• AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

ACTIVITY TIME DURATION

TIPSTIPS

• MOST SCHOLARSHIPS ARE COMPETITIVE – CHOSE WISELY

• DO A GREAT JOB ON SOME SCHOLARSHIPS VS.

AN AVERAGE JOB ON ALL SCHOLARSHIPS

• YOUR APPLICATION IS YOUR FIRST COMMUNICATION ….SO SELL YOURSELF!

PLANNING FOR POST PLANNING FOR POST SECONDARYSECONDARY

FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION

ESTIMATED COSTSESTIMATED COSTSPER STUDENT PER STUDENT

• Sample: University 0f CALGARY

• Tuition $ 6,500.00• Student Fees $250.00• Housing Residence/Meals $ 7,500

Apartrment/Room $ 5,000 (shared)

• Books & Supplies $ 1,000-$2,000• Personal Expences $ 3,000• Travel ( Home/Each day) ?????

$22,000 ???

HOW TO PLAN FINANCIALLYHOW TO PLAN FINANCIALLY

PERSONAL FINANCINGPERSONAL FINANCING

• Save money

• Work/ Summer

• Trust Funds

• RESP

• Scholarships

• Student Loans- Government

Banks- Line of Credit

 Financial Assistance for Students  www.alis.gov.ab.ca

Alberta Scholarship and Bursaries ProgramsHere you will find information on Alberta scholarships and bursaries for post-secondary education. Get help finding and applying for a wide range of scholarships. Background criteria and application forms are also available.Site sponsor: ALIS / Alberta Advanced Education and Technology Alberta Students FinanceNeed financial assistance to attend school? Alberta residents who are planning to attend a designated post-secondary school may qualify for a student loan, grant or bursary. Site sponsor: ALIS / Alberta Advanced Education and Technology Canada Student Loans Program  Provides corporate information about the program, including program history, policies, statistics and related links.Site sponsor: Human Resources and Social Development Canada

CanLearn / National Student Loan Service Centre WWW.CANLEARN.CA

A resource to help you save, plan and pay for your post-secondary education. Site sponsor: Government of Canada and partners EDULINXA student loan service bureau in Canada.Site sponsor: EDULINX Canada Corporation

YOU CAN DO IT !!!!YOU CAN DO IT !!!!

QUESTIONS……and……...GOOD LUCK!!