Alberta Scholarships

Scholarships and awards in this listing are offered by the Government of Alberta and administered by Alberta Student Aid.

Janet and Horace Allen Science Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the family of Janet and Horace Allen through the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund Endowment program. The scholarship recognizes the academic excellence of a student from Crowsnest Pass High School for their accomplishments in the sciences.


One award of $1,500

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:

• be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible),
• be an Alberta resident, and to be considered an Alberta resident one of the following conditions must apply:
- one parent must currently be residing in Alberta, or
- Alberta is the last place the student has lived for twelve (12) consecutive months before being a full-time student, or
- is married to an Alberta resident before the start of the qualifying year of study.
• be graduating from Crowsnest Pass High School in the current academic year,
• be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a post-secondary program.

Selection Process:

Recipient will be selected on the basis of academic excellence as calculated from the final standings received in two subjects as recorded on an Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement. The subjects include:

  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Physics 30
  • Science 30

In the event of a tie, the applicant with the highest average of Diploma Examination marks for the qualifying courses will be selected.

Application Process:

Students must submit completed application forms to Alberta Student Aid.

Students will be notified of the status of their application in September and the awards are issued in November after Alberta Student Aid confirms full-time enrolment of the successful candidates.

Many other scholarships and awards are offered by other organizations – and we encourage you to visit Alberta’s university and college websites to research the scholarships that they offer. For a listing of Alberta’s public post-secondary institutions, visit: