What is a “Rutherford”?

The Alberta scholarship’s purpose is to recognize and reward the academic achievement of senior high school students and encourage them to pursue post-secondary studies or education. The value can cost a lot of money when it comes to education which is up to $2,500, also when eligibility applies once your official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary education. There are some requirements that you must meet to be able to receive a scholarship and enrolled in a full course load in a designated post-secondary or an apprenticeship program of at least one semester.


When picking a selection a student must have the minimum average based on five designated courses in at least one grade with Alberta Residents and completed High School outside Alberta to attained in another province. Course requirements are needed for a scholarship and deadlines are apply online when your official high school is available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Disbursement is once your enrollment or attendance has been confirmed by your post-secondary institution, Alberta Student will mail a cheque within one month. 

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