The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

The Rutherford Scholarship awards senior high school students in Alberta who are pursuing post-secondary education. This scholarship award was named after Alexander Rutherford because he was known for heavily supporting public education. From grade 10-12 these are the requirements:

Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
  • Average of 75.0% to 79.9%
    in five courses – $300*
  • Average of 80% or higher
    in five courses – $400
  • Average of 75.0% to 79.9%
    in five courses – $500*
  • Average of 80% or higher
    in five courses – $800
  • Average of 75.0% to 79.9%
    in five courses – $700*
  • Average of 80% or higher
    in five courses – $1,300
One of:

  • English 10-1, 10-2
  • Français 10-1 or 10-2
One of:

  • English 20-1, 20-2
  • Français 20-1 or 20-2
One of:

  • English 30-1, 30-2
  • Français 30-1 or 30-2
At least two of:

  • Mathematics 10C
  • Science 10
  • Social Studies 10-1 or 10-2
  • A language other than the one used above at the Grade 10 level.
At least two of:

  • Mathematics 20-1, or 20-2
  • Chemistry 20
  • Physics 20
  • Science 20
  • Biology 20
  • Social Studies 20-1 or 20-2
  • A language other than one used above at the Grade 11 level.
At least two of:

  • Mathematics 30-1, 30-2 or 31
  • Science 30
  • Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Physics 30
  • A language other than one used above at the Grade 12 level
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