Awards & Scholarships


Visit the Alberta Government Education Funding site to learn about bursaries, scholarships, loans and grants available to help fund your post-secondary education goals.

Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship

Named in honour of Alexander Rutherford, Alberta’s first Premier and Minister of Education, the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship recognizes and rewards exceptional academic achievement at the senior high school level and encourages students to pursue postsecondary studies.

Graduation Awards

Students graduating in the current school year may be eligible for the following awards (award availability is subject to change).

Awards marked with * require that students complete and submit an application form. Application forms for the Class of 2022 must be submitted by June 8, 2022.

Award Application Forms

Award Name

Award Type

Recipient Prize

Academic Awards Academic Honours - Certificates
Art Award Fine Arts Gift
Border Paving Award * Academic, Engineering $1000
Branch 256 Stony Plain Royal Canadian Legion Bursary * Leadership $500
Career and Technology Studies Awards CTS Award $100
Choral Music 30 Fine Arts $500
Constituency of Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland Award for Leadership in Business Business,
Constituency of Spruce Grove-Stony Plain Award for Leadership in Social Action * Leadership Gift
Decker Award * Academic, Leadership $500
Drama 30 Award Fine Arts Gift
Dr. Dekterov Health Care Professionals Award * Health-Related 
Elizabeth Spychka Citizenship Scholarship * Citizenship $500
French 30 Award Second Languages Gift
German 30 Award Second Languages Gift
Governor General's Award Academic Medal
Green and Gold Athletic Scholarships Athletics $1000 each 
(awarded to one male and one female)
Hawkings Tinney LLP Commerce Award * Commerce 
Instrumental Music 30 Fine Arts $500
Japanese 30 Award Second Languages Gift
Laverne & Jack Lewis Award * Agricultural 
LW Kruger Award Athletic Gift
MCHS Academic Support Program Achievement Award Academic & Personal Growth $100
Meridian Masonic Lodge Bursary * Leadership, Citizenship $1000
Merit Contractor Construction Award CTS Award $300
Parker Tobin Memorial Award * Academic, Sportsmanship $500
Parkland FSL Award French $100
Parkland School Division Citizenship Scholarships Citizenship $500 each (10 awards)
Premier's Citizenship Award Citizenship Plaque
Ron Steele Rotary Award * Leadership $500
Rotary of Parkland After Dark Scholarship Leadership $1300
Schulich Leader Nominee Academic,
Shiloh Chiropractic Clinic Sports Medicine Award * Sports Medicine $500
Stony Plain Lions Award for Improvement * Personal Growth $500
Tirecraft Mechanics Award CTS Award $300
Town of Shikaoi Award Second Languages
Town of Stony Plain Mayor & Council Award Academic $500
Torch Scholastic Achievement Award Academic Certificate

Awards Ceremonies

Details about upcoming awards ceremonies will be posted here when available.

For more information contact:

Student Services
Memorial Composite High School 
Phone:  780-963-2255 ext. 1094


Your Grade Coordinator (see Staff Directory for contact info)