Scholarships and Awards

Value: $500
Application Deadline: May 30, 2005

Description: Athabasca University has an international reputation for excellence and innovation in online and distance education. It is a publicly funded university located in the province of Alberta, and is a full member of the Association of Universities and Colleges Canada. To be eligible for the chance to win a $500 bursary from Athabasca University and Studentawards, students must be a member of and have registered for at least one online or distance education course at Athabasca University.

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Deadline: May 31, 2005

The Parkland Institute and Alberta Views magazine have launched their annual essay writing contest for 2005. The contest is open to students registered in any high school, undergrad, and graduate program within Alberta. The essay should be approximately 1000 words in length and written about the following topic:

“Now that the Provincial government has declared Alberta ‘debt free,’ and with windfall resource revenues making anything possible, what does the Alberta you want to live in look like?”

The student with the best essay in each of the three categories will win $500 and one of the winning essays will be published in the Alberta Views magazine.

Include your name, address, phone number, school, and category (high school, undergraduate, and graduate) on the first page of your essay.

Submit essays to:
Parkland Institute, 11045 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1
Phone: (780) 492-8558. Fax: (780) 492-8738

Value: $2,000
Number of Awards: 8
Application Deadline: June 1

Description: For Canadian students attending college or university in Canada. High school applicants must be in their graduating year. Applicants must demonstrate academic and social achievements. Must submit 500 word essay on: Why Go Green?

Instructions: Employment history, activity and leadership record, evaluation form, photograph, and transcripts are required. For more information, please visit the website posted below

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