In-House Awards & Scholarships
In House Awards
In-House Awards & Scholarships
All current Grade 12 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. Deadline is April 6th. These are awarded and presented at the fall awards night after graduation.
Please read the Awards Criteria to determine those awards you wish to be considered for. Then fill out the form below by clicking on the link.
If you are applying for any of the scholarships with their own application form, please fill out that form and the In-House Scholarship Application Form in Step 1 and submit to the appropriate assignment dropbox in the AJS Grad 2021 Brightspace course. Please read the application process and instructions for labeling the completed forms and supporting documents in the Brightspace Grad 2021 course content.
Chris Sorensen Art 30 Scholarship ($250): Awarded annually to a student who has completed Art 30, has participated in the school and county Art show and who has demonstrated a passion for the visual arts.
Chris Sorensen Career & Technology Scholarship ($250): Awarded annually to a senior high student enrolled in CTS Mechanics, Fabrication or Construction who plans on pursuing a career in a trade. The recipient of the award should demonstrate a high level of desire to learn the trade through classroom participation and good work ethic.
Dalin Torresen Leadership Scholarship ($250): Awarded to two (one male, one female) students who have shown excellent character and leadership in the school and community.
Elk Island ATA Local #28 Award ($500): Awarded to a grade 12 student who has demonstrated a high level of achievement in high school and has received conditional acceptance to post-secondary in the Faculty of Education.
French Language Scholarship ($250): Ardrossan Chapter of CPF (Canadian Parents for French) awards a Grade 12 student who has shown the most effort to improve her/his French language skills including use of the language in class, work ethic & class participation.
Kevin Gaetz Award ($ amount varies): Awarded to a graduating Grade 12 student who meets the entrance requirements for their choice of post-secondary studies, has a financial need that would restrict the student’s ability to pursue such post-secondary studies, and demonstrates perseverance and commitment to post-secondary education. Five awards given throughout EIPS.
Merit Contractors Association Award ($300): Awarded to a hardworking Grade 12 student enrolled in Career & Technology Studies, specifically Construction.
Premier's Citizenship Award: Students apply after being nominated by a Guidance Counsellor. Students must have displayed outstanding characteristics in citizenship, leadership, and community service, and/or engagement in volunteer work. (Student receives a certificate and a letter from the Premier).
RICOH Works Scholarship ($500): Awarded to a graduating Grade 12 student demonstrating Work Ethic, Optimism, Resilience, Knowledge and Success. Created for a student who has overcome some level of adversity to graduate from high school and continue their learning. Students who achieve their Alberta High School Diploma or Alberta High School Certificate of Achievement are considered. Five awards given throughout EIPS.
Rotary Club Vocational Award ($500): Awarded to a student who has demonstrated significant academic improvement during their high school career, and who has made contributions to their school and/or community consistent with the Rotary motto of "service before self." To receive their award, each student must provide an indication of conditional admission to a program of study offered by a recognized post-secondary institution. Five awards given throughout Sherwood Park. (Modifications in progress; criteria may change and $ amount)
Sherwood Park Elks Scholarship ($400): Awarded to an EIPS grad who has shown their commitment to volunteerism and involvement in school and community. Must have post-secondary conditional acceptance. Students with financial need will be given consideration.
Sr. High Leadership Award ($100): Awarded to a student who demonstrates leadership qualities both through voluntary & academic actions.