Applying for Awards

Select from the following categories to view your award and scholarship opportunities:

Entrance Awards & Scholarships

Current & Continuing Post-Secondary Student Awards & Scholarships

Apprenticeship Awards & Scholarships

Pre-Employment Awards & Scholarships

The School of Continuing Education Awards & Scholarships

Small Business Awards

Summer Camp Awards

In addition to these awards, you may also be interested in seeking award and scholarship options outside of Red Deer College.  View our list of external scholarship websites to maximize your scholarship potential. 

For a complete list of all RDC awards and scholarships, click here.  Please note that this list does not include application instructions.  Information on how to apply for awards is available below.

 

Entrance Awards & Scholarships

$1,000 Red Deer College Building On Excellence Academic Award FALL 2017  

We are no longer accepting transcripts for this award.  As of October 1st, 2017 we will begin accepting applications for the Building on Excellence Academic Award for students entering RDC in the Fall of 2018.

Red Deer College's Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application

The deadline to apply has passed.  Award winners will be notified throughout the summer months.  Be sure to keep your contact information (email, phone, mailing address) up to date with RDC to ensure you do not miss out on any scholarship notifications!

 

Current & Continuing Post-Secondary Student Awards & Scholarships

Red Deer College's Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application

The deadline to apply has passed.  Award winners will be notified throughout the summer months.  Be sure to keep your contact information (email, phone, mailing address) up to date with RDC to ensure you do not miss out on any scholarship notifications!

 

Apprenticeship Awards & Scholarships

Red Deer College's Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application

The Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application is open!  By completing this application, you are applying for all RDC apprenticeship awards except for those requiring a safety assessment.  In order to be considered for all RDC apprenticeship awards, be sure to complete both the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application and one safety assessment (accessed via Blackboard). 

Deadline to apply:  May 31st, 2017

External Scholarship & Award Opportunities

Click here for external (non-RDC) scholarship and award opportunities for apprentices.

 

Pre-Employment Awards & Scholarships

There are no current RDC scholarship opportunities for Pre-Employment students.  Stay tuned!

 

The School of Continuing Education Awards & Scholarships

There are no current RDC scholarship opportunities for Continuing Education students.  Stay tuned!

 

Small Business Awards

Red Deer Bottling Small Business Award

This self-nominating award, valued at $5,000, is open to small businesses in Central Alberta with 25 employees or less to use towards credit or non-credit courses offered through the Donald School of Business, the School of Continuing Education, or apprenticeship training at RDC.  To apply, please print and complete the application and submit it to the Student Funding & Awards Office in person, fax, or email.  

Deadline to apply:  September 15th, 2017

 

Summer Camp Awards

Attending a Red Deer College Summer Camp this summer?  Awards are available!  Complete the application and submit it to the Student Funding & Awards Office along with a letter of reference from a teacher, coach, or instructor. 

Deadline to apply:  April 30th, 2017

 

External Awards & Scholarships

To maximize your scholarship potential, browse the following list of external award and scholarship websites and our external scholarship bulletin board in the Forum.  Criteria and deadlines will vary - so be sure to check year round!  As these awards are not administered by Red Deer College, it is your responsibility to monitor deadlines and application requirements.  Should an application require documentation from the college, contact the Student Funding & Awards Office for assistance.  Sometimes searching for scholarships is like hunting for hidden treasure - it takes time but the reward is worth it.  Have fun and good luck!

Click here for some helpful hints regarding how to complete scholarship applications.

 

Student Funding & Awards Office
Room 1102 | RDC
Box 5005 - 100 College Blvd, Red Deer, AB  T4N 5H5
t: 403.342.3254 | f: 403.342.3262 | e: financialaid [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca

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