The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
Named in honour of Alexander Rutherford, Alberta’s fi rst Premier and Minister of Education, this scholarship recognizes and rewards exceptional academic achievement at the senior high school level and for students planning to pursue full-time post secondary studies.
Any student who is an Alberta resident with an average of 75% or higher in five designatd courses qualifi es for an award. The scholarship
has a maximum value of $2,500 and is based on scholastic achievement in Grades 10, 11 and 12. The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship can be applied to entrance at many post secondary institutions world-wide.
Apply by May 1st for post secondary studies starting in September. Apply by December 1st for post secondary studies staring in January.
75 - 79.9% IN FIVE SUBJECTS
- Grade 10 $300
- Grade 11 $500
- Grade 12 $700
TOTAL POSSIBLE $1,300
80% OR HIGHER IN FIVE SUBJECTS
- Grade 10 $400
- Grade 11 $800
- Grade 12 $1,300
TOTAL POSSIBLE $2,500
Please note that if a student has earned credit for a course based on retroactive credits the mark on the Alberta transcript will be noted as a "pass." The grade in which the pass grade is earned is no longer eligible for the Rutherford scholarship. For more information about the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship, visit alis.alberta.ca.