RDC's Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application

Red Deer College's Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application opens annually on December 1. By completing this application, you are applying for all Red Deer College awards and scholarships with the exception of those requiring a special application. Scholarship applications requiring special forms are available at the Student Funding & Awards Office (Room 1102).  

How to complete the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application

Entrance Students
Current & Continuing Students
Apprenticeship Students

 

Entrance Students

Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2018

Determine which path to follow in order to access the application:

Path A:  For students who have clear or conditional admission to RDC for Fall 2018.

  1. Log in to your Loop account using the RDC username and password provided to you in your acceptance letter.  If you hace troubles logging in, contact the IT Service Desk via phone (403-342-3580), email (servicedesk [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca), or in person (room 814).
  2. Once logged in, select "Online Services" at the top of the page.
  3. The Main Menu page will open.  Choose "Student Services".
  4. From the Student page, select "Applications".
  5. On the Select an Application Type page, choose option 5 from the drop down menu, then press "Continue".
  6. On the next page, select "Awards" from the drop down menu, then "Fill Out Application".  You will now be in the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application.  You will see six icons indicating the different sections of the application.  For each section, select the icon and answer the questions that apply to you.  The questions with a red star must be answered. 
  7. You can leave your application and complete it at a later time by selecting "Finish Later".  To return to your application, follow steps 1-5 above.  This will take you to the Application Menu.  Select "Awards" to access your application - DO NOT select "New".
  8. Once you have completed all sections, you must select the "Application is Complete" button to submit your application.  After clicking this button you will see a confirmation page.  Once you are brought to this page, rest assured that your application has been successfully submitted.  You will not be able to change your application once it has been submitted.  Only one application will be accepted per student.  

Path B:  For students who have not yet applied to RDC, who have not yet received clear or conditional admission, or whose acceptance is pending until admission requirements are completed. 

  1. Create a user account to enter the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application.
  2. On the Select an Application Type page, choose option 5 from the drop down menu, then press "Continue".
  3. On the next page, select "Awards" from the drop down menu, then "Fill Out Application".  You will now be in the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application.  You will see six icons indicating the different sections of the application.  For each section, select the icon and answer the questions that apply to you.  The questions with a red star must be answered. 
  4. You can leave your awards application and complete it at a later time by selecting "Finish Later".  Click here to return to your application and log in using the same username and password you had created to access the application.  You will now be on the Select an Application Type page.  Choose option 5 from the drop down menu.  This will take you to the Application Menu.  Select "Awards" to access your application - DO NOT select "New".  If you previously created a user account and have forgotten your login or PIN, please contact financialaid [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca.
  5. Once you have completed all sections, you must select the "Application is Complete" button to submit your application.  After clicking this button you will see a confirmation page.  Once you are brought to this page, rest assured that your application has been successfully submitted.  You will not be able to change your application once it has been submitted.  Only one application will be accepted per student.  

You are not required to submit transcripts or Detailed Academic Reports unless you answer "Yes" to either of the following:

  • Did you complete high school outside of Alberta?
  • Did you complete high school level upgrading courses at a post-secondary institution other than RDC?

If you answer yes to either of the above questions, please submit an unofficial transcript or Detailed Academic Report to the Student Funding & Awards Office by March 31, 2018.  These records would be in addition to any that have been submitted to the RDC Admissions Office.  Please note that your transcript must include your first term grade 12 marks. 

 

Current & Continuing Students

Deadline to apply:  March 31, 2018

  1. Log in to your Loop account using the RDC username and password.  If you have troubles logging in, contact the IT Service Desk via phone (403-342-3580), email (servicedesk [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca), or in person (room 814).
  2. Once logged in, select "Online Services" at the top of the page.
  3. The Main Menu page will open.  Choose "Student Services".
  4. From the Student page, select "Applications".
  5. On the Select an Application Type page, choose option 5 from the drop down menu, then press "Continue".
  6. On the next page, select "Awards" from the drop down menu, then "Fill Out Application".  You will now be in the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application.  You will see six icons indicating the different sections of the application.  For each section, select the icon and answer the questions that apply to you.  The questions with a red star must be answered. 
  7. You can leave your awards application and complete it at a later time by selecting "Finish Later".  To return to your application, follow steps 1-5 above.  This will take you to the Application Menu.  Select "Awards" to access your application - DO NOT select "New". 
  8. Once you have completed all sections, you must select the "Application is Complete" button to submit your application.  After clicking this button you will see a confirmation page.  Once you are brought to this page, rest assured that your application has been successfully submitted.  You will not be able to change your application once it has been submitted.  Only one application will be accepted per student.  

You are not required to submit transcripts unless you are in one of the following Collaborative programs at RDC:

  • University of Alberta - Bachelor of Education
  • University of Calgary - Bachelor of Arts

If you are in either of these Collaborative programs, you will need to drop off a statement of grades including both your Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 marks.  These grades need to be submitted to the Student Funding & Awards Office by April 30, 2018.  Should you anticipate your grades not being accessible by this deadline, you must contact the Student Funding & Awards Office prior to April 30 to discuss a late submission.

 

Apprenticeship Students

Deadline to apply:  May 31, 2018

  1. Log in to your Loop account using the RDC username and password.  If you have troubles logging in, contact the IT Service Desk via phone (403-342-3580), email (servicedesk [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca), or in person (room 814).
  2. Once logged in, select "Online Services" at the top of the page.
  3. The Main Menu page will open.  Choose "Student Services".
  4. From the Student page, select "Applications".
  5. On the Select an Application Type page, choose option 5 from the drop down menu, then press "Continue".
  6. On the next page, select "Awards" from the drop down menu, then "Fill Out Application".  You will now be in the Annual Online Awards & Scholarships Application.  You will see six icons indicating the different sections of the application.  For each section, select the icon and answer the questions that apply to you.  The questions with a red star must be answered. 
  7. You can leave your application and complete it at a later time by selecting "Finish Later".  To return to your application, follow steps 1-5 above.  This will take you to the Application Menu.  Select "Awards" to access your application - DO NOT select "New".
  8. Once you have completed all sections, you must select the "Application is Complete" button to submit your application.  After clicking this button you will see a confirmation page.  Once you are brought to this page, rest assured that your application has been successfully submitted.  You will not be able to change your application once it has been submitted.  Only one application will be accepted per student.  
  9. Apprentices who plan on returning to RDC to complete their subsequent level of training must register for their next period of study by December 31, 2018 in order to be eligible for continuing apprenticeship scholarships. 

In order to be considered for Safety Scholarships, you must complete TWO of the Safety Assessments on Blackboard. 

  1. Log in to your Loop account.
  2. Once logged in, select the Blackboard icon at the top of the page.
  3. Under My Courses, select "Safety Assessment for Trades Scholarship".
  4. Choose from the 4 modules:  Hazard Assessment, Noise & Hearing Protection, Workplace Inspection, or Incident Investigation.
  5. Once you enter a subject area, you will see a table of contents including a number of titles.  Feel free to access the external links for practice tests and safety information.  Once you are ready to complete the assessment, select the one with the test icon () and click "Begin" to start.  You must receive a grade of 80% or higher in order to be considered for awards requiring a safety assessment.  If more than two assessments are completed, the highest grades will be used.

Apprenticeship students are not required to submit transcripts.

 

 

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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