Entrance Awards & Scholarships

Am I an Entrance Student?

You are considered an entrance student if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are entering the first year of a program at RDC
  • You are a current student who is changing programs and will be considered a first year student in your new program


$1,000 Red Deer College Building On Excellence Academic Award FALL 2018

Who said there’s no such thing as free money? If you are currently a high school student planning to attend RDC next fall, with an average of 85% or better in five 5-credit grade 11 or grade 12 subjects, you could get one of forty $1,000 awards towards your tuition.  It’s easy to apply!  

  • Submit a transcript or Detailed Academic Report to the Student Funding & Awards Office in person, fax, email, or regular mail.
  • Be sure to provide an up-to-date email address with the above as award recipients will be contacted via email.

This scholarship is awarded to the first 40 eligible students who apply beginning October 1, 2017 - so apply early! 


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 entrance awards, excluding the Building on Excellence Award (above). 

Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2018



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