Saturday, June 17, 2017

Scholarships - Lloydminster Society of Petroleum Engineers

The Society of Petroleum Engineers – Lloydminster Section, are making the following awards available to students from a high school in Lloydminster and the surrounding areas. The Lloydminster Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers donates these awards to worthy candidates to recognize graduating high school students:
·         Personal development
·         Academic Achievement
·         Contribution to school and community
The scholarships are intended to financially assist students who will be continuing their education in a post-secondary institute and who are majoring in SCIENCE or ENGINEERING with relationship to the petroleum industry. The applicant must be in full time attendance and a member of the current year’s graduating class. At the time of awarding the scholarship the applicant must be enrolled full time in a post-secondary program of studies at a university, college or technical school. Two (2) High School Scholarships at $1000.00 each, will be offered. Please visit HERE for more information.

Association for Learning Environments Scholarships


2017 Saskatchewan Scholarship
Gerry McCudden Memorial Scholarship Award 
Merit-based scholarship program designed for graduating grade twelve students 
Deadline Extended: June 30, 2017

Overview
The Saskatchewan Chapter Gerry McCudden Memorial Scholarship is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program designed for graduating grade twelve students who desire financial support for their pursuit of post-secondary educational opportunities. The Scholarship amount will be allocated on a yearly basis to Saskatchewan School Division which currently has a member in the Association. The method for the selection of the School Division to receive the Scholarship shall be at the discretion of the Saskatchewan Chapter Board of Directors of the Association.
Deadline Extended: June 30, 2017 
Scholarship details
Scholarship application form


2017 Saskatchewan Scholarship 
for 
LearningSCAPES 2017- Atlanta, GA



2017 Scholarships to the International Conference

The A4LE Saskatchewan Chapter is interested in sponsoring a Saskatchewan member of A4LE in attending the A4LE international conference. This sponsorship opportunity is designed for members who have not had the opportunity to attend this conferences before and who desire financial support in their pursuit of the educational opportunities attending would provide. The sponsorship amount will be allocated on a yearly basis, being made available for Saskatchewan chapter A4LE members.
Sponsorship Value:

LearningScapes 2017 – Atlanta, GA October 25-30th, 2017. The amount of this sponsorship is the cost of registration, conference hotels (up to 5 nights); return flights, hotel transfers, and a meal allowance total value of up to $3500.
Applications are due June 30, 2017 


Provincial Masonic Bursaries

The Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan as well as many Lodges sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries. Information, including closing dates for applications, along with downloadable application forms are listed below. 

GRAND LODGE AWARDS - Closing date for applications is August 9, 2017

EDGAR ALEXANDER GARTON SCHOLARSHIPS - 2 x $1000 (  pdfApplication (75 KB) )
Offered annually to undergraduate students who have completed one or more years of University, Sask. Polytechnic, or other post-secondary education. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of a Master Mason in good standing, a resident of Saskatchewan and attending a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan. Selection will be based on academic achievements, sportsmanship and leadership.
Must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year as required by the institution chosen.
ROBINSON MEMORIAL BURSARY- 2 x $500 (  pdfApplication (80 KB) )
Offered annually for one undergraduate from the University of Saskatchewan and one undergraduate from the University of Regina pursuing a course leading to an honours degree or a Master’s degree in English. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and leadership.
GRAND LODGE OF SASK. A.F. & A.M. POST SECONDARY EDUCATION BURSARY 1 x $500 (  pdfApplication (75 KB) )
Offered annually to an undergraduate student at the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan who is a resident of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, sportsmanship and leadership.
MASONIC YOUTH TRUST AWARD 2 x $1,000 (  pdfApplication (75 KB) )
Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, community and school activities and special awards.
GILBERT AND GAY COOK MEMORIAL AWARD 1 x $1,000 (  pdfApplication (80 KB) )
Offered annually to Saskatchewan high school graduates with preference to graduates who currently are or were members of the International Order of Job’s Daughters or the Order of DeMolay and who will be entering the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and a range of non-academic activities.
MURRAY MONTAGUE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 1 x $1,000 (  pdfApplication (76 KB) )
Offered annually to a Saskatchewan High School graduate who proceeds to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, community and school activities and special awards.
NEW AWARD!
MASONIC YOUTH BURSARY 10 x $1,100 (  pdfApplication (194 KB) )
Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, financial need, community and school activities and special awards.

OTHER MASONIC AWARDS

ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR ROBERT MORRISON AWARD 2 x $1,000 (  pdfApplication (102 KB) )
Award #1 is offered annually to a Saskatchewan High School graduate entering their first year of postsecondary study. Award #2 is offered annually to a University or Technical School Undergraduate entering their 2nd or subsequent year of post-secondary study. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extra-curricular activities. Candidates may receive a Robert Morrison Award only once during their post-secondary career.
Candidates must be closely related to a current member of a Saskatchewan Eastern Star Chapter (dues paying or life). Valid relationships include spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew (all biological, adopted or step), or be a member themselves. Applicants must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year.
ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR EXCELSIOR CHAPTER NO. 21 AWARD 1 x $1,500 (  pdfApplication (94 KB) )
This award is offered annually to a Saskatchewan resident who is or will be attending a University or Technical Institute in Saskatchewan. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extra-curricular activities. Candidates must be closely related to a current member of a Saskatchewan Eastern Star Chapter (dues paying or life). Valid relationships include spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew (all biological, adopted or step), or be a member themselves. If there is no OES connection then a Masonic relationship is required. Preference will be given to graduates who are closely related to a current member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Applicants must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year.

MORE INFORMATION

Many Lodges sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries, for information and details on ALL awards offered by the Grand Lodge and constituent Lodges click below:
Please read and comply with all the requirements stated on the application forms.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Health Science Career Camp at U of Alberta

The University of Alberta is teaming up with Alberta Health Services, NAIT, and CAREERS: The Next Generation to offer a Health Sciences Career Camp from August 14-18, 2017.

The camp is open to students in grades 10 to 12 in the Edmonton Area. The aim of the program is to provide students an opportunity to explore different careers and education programs in the health sciences field.

Students can learn more and register for the camp online. The deadline to register is July 28, 2017.

U of Alberta Registration Workshops and Resources

First year course registration opened on April 3. There is one more online Reg 101 Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Students will have an opportunity to learn how to navigate the Bear Tracks system for the purpose of course registration, build a first-year schedule, and ask UAlberta advisors questions. Students must have accepted their admission offer in order to access course schedule information.

In addition to these workshops, there are have many online resources, including faculty tip sheets, helpful videos and FAQs, available to students. To access these, and to register for a session, visit uab.ca/reg101.

Saturday, June 03, 2017

MC College Scholarship

MC College is an accredited institution across Western Canada with 6 campuses in total offering Hairstyling and Esthetics programs.  The purpose of their scholarship is to encourage creative young individuals interested in pursuing a career in the Salon or Spa Industry.


Click here and you will find the guidelines and application process for students wishing to apply for the scholarship. This scholarship has a value of $1000 and may be applied to either our full time Hairstyling or full time Esthetics program at MC College.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Student Loans

Student loan applications will open on July 1. Students who are entering their first year of post-secondary and plan to apply should do so in July as it takes longer to process a first-time applicant.

For further information, click HERE.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

USTART Workshops

U-Start, designed to equip new students for life at uSask and help them make a successful transiton to university, will be taking place this year from April 29 to June 10. Click HERE for more information.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Lakeland College - Updates!

Agricultural Sciences:
§  A brand new Dairy barn is currently being built for our Animal Science Technology (Dairy) Students.
§  The current Sheep and Beef Centre will be turned into a 24/7 Vet clinic for our Animal Health Technology students.
Environmental Sciences:
§  New clubs, mentor, and leadership opportunities for our students on campus.
§  International field trips including Peru, Thailand and Sri-lanka.
Energy and Petroleum
§  NEW: Approved 2nd class daytime program beginning September 2017.
Health & Wellness
§  NEW: Full time hairstyling (1400 hours) program located on the Lloydminster Campus in newly constructed salon. Program will begin in September 2017 and will run until June 2018.
Business
§  NEW: Administrative Professional certificate program, full time 1 year certificate program offered on the Lloydminster campus starting September 2017.
University Transfer
§  U of A Medicine Fall 2019 degree required for admissions.
§  NEW: Routes for MacEwan University, Commerce- 1 year at Lakeland, and Social Work- 2 years at Lakeland.
Fire and Emergency
§  For the 12 week certificate admissions requirements have changed, must have airbrakes.
Human Services
§  NEW: Online students can complete a virtual practicum.
Interior Design
§  Students are required to complete a creative assignment prior to being accepted into the interior design program.
Trades and Technology
§  Class 1 or 3 (Alberta and Saskatchewan) driver training is back to Lakeland College, Lloydminster Campus.
§  CTS is continuing for Carpentry and Interior and Design.

§  Our Street Rod Technologies program prepares students for future study in Auto Body prepper, paint or repair.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Jack Moore Memorial Scholarship and Burgess Bursary

Saskatchewan Command is offering 10 scholarships and 10 bursaries of $500 each. To be eligible, you must be:
1. a Saskatchewan resident
2. a child, grandchild or great-grand child of a current or former-seving member of the Canadian Armed or Allied Forces or RCMP or
3 entering your first year of post-secondary (university, tech or trade, business college)
For more information, click HERE.