Earning scholarship dollars begins in the Grade 10 year with the student becoming increasingly aware of available scholarships and their criteria. Students are encouraged to create and build scholarship portfolios throughout their high school years, in anticipation of the scholarship application process. Portfolios could/should include, but not be limited to: official marks, significant achievements, volunteer efforts and reference letters. For detailed information on the scholarship application process visit:

Applying for scholarships


Scholarship Sources

Salisbury Composite High School Awards Program

All Salisbury Composite High School students are eligible to participate in our school based awards program. With the support of community and corporate sponsorship, students can earn recognition for outstanding citizenship, volunteerism, athletic and academic achievements. Beginning in the spring of each year (March), students can complete the In-House Awards application process. 

In-House Awards 


Post-Secondary Institutions

Students are encouraged to check with the Student Awards/Financial Aid office of the Post-Secondary school of choice/interest.

Alberta Post Secondary Institutions Scholarships



The government of Alberta encourages and rewards the excellence of Alberta students through the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship program. Check out current information including deadlines and eligibility. 

Alexander Rutherford

The Alberta Scholarships listing contains scholarships and awards sponsored by the Government of Alberta and administered by Student Aid Alberta. This listing is hosted on the Student Aid Alberta website at.

Alberta Scholarships listing


Scholarship dollars are readily available to those students who become qualified, inform themselves and continue to be thorough in their scholarship application process. Additional scholarship opportunities can be found at the links below. 

External Awards

Scholarship Canada

Student Scholarships