Alberta Scholarships

Scholarships, bursaries and awards in this online database are administered by Student Aid Alberta.
Notice: As of Dec. 1, 2015, Student Aid Alberta will no longer accept scholarship applications dropped off in person.

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Rutherford Scholars


To reward the top Alexander Rutherford Scholarship recipients.




The top ten students, as determined on the first writing of Diploma Examinations, are recognized as Rutherford Scholars.


Recipients are selected on the basis of results obtained on Diploma Examinations in one of: English 30-1, 30-2 or Français 30, 30-2, Social Studies 30 plus three other subjects. Averages normally are in the 96.0 to 98.8 per cent range. Only the first writing of the diploma exam will be considered.


Recipients are selected from applications for an Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. A separate application is not required.

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No application deadline


The award is disbursed once Student Aid Alberta confirms full-time enrollment in post-secondary studies.

Audience: High School Students