Scholarships: Where Do I Start?

We recommend that each grade 12 student schedule an appointment with his or her school counsellor for more detailed, tailored, and customized information regarding scholarships and eligibility for scholarships. What we have listed below is merely a place for all students to start.

Students from Chestermere High School might be eligible for the Rocky View Teachers' Scholarship or the Chestermere High School Scholarship, or the Jaydon Sommerfeld Bursary. Please see Ms. Allan or Ms. Guitard for more information and to pick up the application forms - usually April is when we receive the updated forms for these awards.

RVATA35 Scholarship for Rockyview Students

Chestermere High Scholarship Application form

Jaydon Sommerfeld Memorial Bursary Application Information

This is an easy scholarship to apply for and all students who are planning on going somewhere for Post-Secondary should apply. More information can be found here.

There are five pages linked from the ALIS website. Each of the links provides a list of scholarships that students might be eligible for. The ALIS website for scholarships can be found here.

This free, Canadian database of scholarships will attempt to filter scholarships for you so that only scholarships you are eligible for will show up. There are also wonderful web forums and articles to help you in your scholarship hunt. The website is here.

This is another free, Canadian database of scholarships, bursaries, grants, and contests. After creating a profile, the system will attempt to filter its database of more than 80,000 awards to ones that you are eligible for. The website is:

This is a new scholarship database that works to help people start scholarships and then connects students with those scholarships. It does not sell as much of your personal information as Yconic and ScholarshipsCanada do. Click here to check it out.

This is a page of scholarships more regionally focused for students living in and sometimes around Calgary. Click here for more information.

There are a number of scholarships available for Rocky View residents, particularly those who are focused on agruicultural pursuits. See here for more information.

Tradesecrets has a number of scholarships, grants, and bursaries for students in RAP, various CTS programs, etc. Click here for more information.

If you are First Nations, Metis, or Inuit, this website is a great help for finding scholarships, grants, and bursaries specific to you. Click here for information.

This is another resource for searching out scholarships available in association with Federal and Provincial governments. Click here for information.

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.