By | January 24, 2024
Top 10 Scholarship for Chad students to study in Canada

Rutherford scholarship was named in honour of Alexander Rutherford. For his care and active participation in public education and community affairs at the University of Alberta, he was choiceless of being Alberta’s first Premier and Minister of Education. 

Rutherford scholarship has the purpose of rewarding Canadian academically excellent students at the senior high school who are needy and needs supports to further their Post – secondary studies.

The Rutherford scholarship is funded by the Government of Alberta.

Before you proceed, the first thing to check is the eligibility status. The following are requirements

which will guide you see if you are eligible.

1.You must be  a Permanent Resident of Canada.

2.You must be be an Alberta resident and to be considered an Alberta resident the following conditions must be considered

  • one parent or legal guardian must have maintained permanent residence in Canada for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to the applicant commencing a program of study;
  • applicant has maintained permanent residence in Alberta at least 12-months prior to commencing a program of study;
  • applicant is not eligible to receive a scholarship with respect to any grade unless the applicant or the applicant’s parent(s)/legal guardian were a resident in Alberta throughout the whole of that grade. 

3.You must have completed high school on or after September 30, 1980.

4.You must be be enrolled in a full course load in a designated post-secondary or an apprenticeship program of at least one semester in length.

Rutherford scholarship is reward based on student had a minimum combined average on five designated courses in at least one grade. Grade 10, 11 or 12, Courses/marks on an official Alberta Transcript of High School Achievement

Completed High School Outside Alberta
Courses/marks that appear on an official high school transcript attained in another province

Students will automatically be considered for the following awards when they apply for the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship. There is no separate application required for these awards.

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