Rutherford Scholarship

Rutherford Scholarship Details

 

This scholarship was named in honour of Alexander Rutherford, who had the distinction of being Alberta’s first Premier and Minister of Education. He was known for his strong support of public education, particularly the University of Alberta and his active involvement in community affairs.

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 $2,500

Eligibility

Apply at https://studentaid.alberta.ca/once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. 

Disbursement

Once your enrollment or attendance has been confirmed by your post-secondary institution, Alberta Student Aid will mail a cheque to you within one month.

Course Requirements

Course requirements can be found here: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/alexander-rutherford-scholarship/course-requirements/