2022/2023 Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship


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Alexander Rutherford Scholarship became named after Alexander Rutherford, the person who had the difference of being Alberta’s first Premier and Minister of Education. The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship is given every year to assist college students who aren’t financially buoyant to sign up withinside the University.

We are thrilled to tell you that the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship 2022 consultation is now accepting new applications, fascinated college students who need to sign up for this scholarship need to kindly study thru the Application tips beneath and realize what steps to take to use for the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship 2022.

What is the purpose of the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship 2022

To recognize and reward the academic achievement of senior high school students and encourage them to pursue post-secondary studies.

How much is Alexander Rutherford Scholarship?

Students get up to $2,500 worth of scholarship funds to study.

Alexander Rutherford Scholarship 2022/2023 Eligibility

Apply once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Requirements for high school transcript marks will vary.
To receive this scholarship, you must also meet all of these eligibility criteria:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen, a Permanent Resident of Canada or a Protected Person under
    Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, (Visa students are not eligible);
  • Be an Alberta resident, and to be considered an Alberta resident the following conditions must apply:
    • one parent or legal guardian must have maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to the applicant commencing a program of study;
    • the applicant has maintained permanent residence in Alberta at least 12-months prior to commencing a program of study;
    • the applicant is not eligible to receive a scholarship with respect to any grade unless the applicant or the applicant’s parent(s)/legal guardian were a resident in Alberta throughout the whole of that grade.
  • Have completed high school on or after September 30, 1980.
  • Be enrolled in a full course load in a designated post-secondary or an apprenticeship program of at least one semester in length.

You may only be awarded the Alexander Rutherford scholarship once.


A student must have a minimum combined average based on five designated courses in at least one grade. Grade 10, 11, or 12 as calculated from:

  • Alberta Residents
    Courses/marks on an official Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement
  • Completed High School Outside Alberta
    Courses/marks that appear on an official high school transcript attained in another province


How to apply

  • Interested students should visit Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
  • Click on Create an “Account”
  • Carefully fill out the form and ensure you make use of a valid email address

Information you need to complete your application:

Personal Information

  • Social Insurance Number (SIN)
    Your SIN will be validated with the Government of Canada before your application is reviewed
  • Alberta Student Number (ASN)
    • Your ASN can be found on your Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement
    • If you do not have an ASN, you can request one:
      • Request/Lookup ASN

School Information

  • The post-secondary school you are going to attend
  • Start date
  • High School you attended


  • Your official high school transcripts are available.
  • You have completed any high school upgrading credit courses you are taking – because you can only apply once – and you will want to submit your highest marks.
    Note: Your high school upgrading credit courses must appear on an official Alberta High School Transcript of Achievement.
  • You are planning on attending full-time post-secondary studies between August 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022

Deadline for the scholarship

June 30th, 2022