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2019/2020 Semester 1 Schedule
Grade 12's! It's time to start preparing for life after high school. Here is a helpful checklist to help you through the year!
Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program
Deadline to Apply: October 25, 2019
160 $5,000 Scholarships Awarded
Funded through the generosity of the Members of the Canadian Association
The Canadian Scholarships are awarded to eligible students across all provinces and territories in Canada.
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 2020
- 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
Fall 2019 Open House Schedule
This list encompasses the main colleges and universities in Alberta. Please research your options for out of province and private post secondary institutions.
Many schools offer waived application fees, and sometimes even on-the-spot admissions at their open houses!
University of Calgary - Saturday, Oct.5, 2019 | 10am - 3pm (Calgary)
King's University - Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 | 10am - 2pm (Edmonton)
Olds College - Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 | 10am - 3pm (Olds)
SAIT - Friday, Oct. 18 & Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 | 9am - 3pm (Calgary)
NAIT - Friday, Oct. 18 & Satuday, Oct. 19, 2019 | 9am - 3pm (Edmonton)
University of Alberta - Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 | 9am - 3pm (Edmonton)
Out of Province University Fair - Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 | 6pm-8pm (BMO Centre Hall D, Calgary)
Lakeland College - Friday, Oct. 25 & Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 9am - 3pm (Vermillion & Lloydminster)
University of Lethbridge - Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 9am - 3pm (Lethbridge)
Mount Royal University - Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 9:30am - 3:30 pm (Calgary)
Red Deer College - Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 | 10am-1pm (Red Deer)
Grant MacEwan University - Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 | 9am-3pm (Edmonton)
Lethbridge College - Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 |10am - 2pm (Lethbridge) FIELD TRIP
Medicine Hat College - No Open House [Contact to Book Tour / Student of the Day] | (Medicine Hat)
Maclean's 2019 University Rankings
Some schools offer scholarships and/or other perks for applying early. Please see the attached document(s) for application deadlines at the main Alberta colleges and universities.
Most 2020/2021 applications open October 1, 2019. Some programs fill up quickly, so apply early!
Also note that some programs have specific deadlines different to the rest of the institution. Please research your desired program and do not hesitate to ask questions!
ApplyAlberta is an online application and transcript system that anyone can use to apply to undergraduate programs at one or more of Alberta's public post-secondary institutions.
The Alberta and Canada governments provide student loans and grants to help you reach your post-secondary educational goals.
When you apply as a full-time student, you are considered for both Alberta and Canada student loans and grants. Financial assistance is also available for students studying part-time.
Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
Purpose: To recognize and reward academic achievement at the senior high school level and to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies.
Value: Up to $2500
Eligibility: Apply once your final official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Anyone with averages of 75% or higher in any of Grade 10, 11 and 12 will recieve the scholarship. Make you sure you apply!