Career Centre

CAREER SERVICES

Our Career Counsellor is Samuel Ojo. Sam is here to guide students in determining their  career goals and how best to reach those goals by using a wide range of methods. He will be of assistance in providing current career resources like post-secondary information, scholarships, awards or bursaries. To contact Sam, please visit the career office or email samuel.ojo@lethsd.ab.ca

At the Career office, you can:

• Discuss career interest, apply and contact post secondary institutions
• Identify print/online resources for career and educational research
• Apply for scholarship and loan funding
• Prepare resumes, cover letters and develop job search skills
• Learn about off campus work experience for high school credit
• Get information about career events in the community like World of Choices etc.

RESOURCES

Alberta Post-secondary institutions : A list of designated universities and colleges in Alberta

Alberta Apprenticeship trades : This website provides information on Alberta designated trades and occupation as well as high school apprenticeship scholarships and federal grants

Alberta Student Exchange Programs : Applications are accepted the first week of November every school year. Great opportunity for Grade 10 and 11 students to learn other cultures and language as well as building international network

Alberta Student Aid : Use this web page to apply for loans and grants

ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) : A great Alberta site full of career assessments and profiles to help you learn more about future opportunities!

Canadian scholarships : This website features a variety of scholarships and awards and different requirements

Encounters with Canada : A great opportunity to be with Canadian youth for one week in Ottawa. Program costs including return airfare range from $575.00 -$750.00 depending on available subsidies

United World Colleges : This is a fabulous opportunity to continue your secondary education internationally for one year!

U.S. Universities : A list of all US universities in the US and applicable scholarships

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS


Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship is a scholarship created for graduating Alberta students. The link below includes information on how to apply, who is eligible, and all the pre-requisites. Students are evaluated on academic performance in grades 10-12. The Alexander Rutherford Scholarship has a maximum value of $2500.00To apply, please visit Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Re/Max of Western Canada Quest for Excellence

Re/Max of Western Canada Quest for Excellence has 16 - $1000.00 scholarships available to help graduating students attending high school from September 2019 - June 2020. Deadline is March 11th 2019. To apply, please visit Remax 2020 Bursary

University of Alberta Entrance Awards

These awards are for high school students entering University of Alberta with fewer than 12 credits of university course work taken during high school or following time taken off between high school and university, provided that no post-secondary credit was received during that time. Some of this awards are admission based while others are application based. For application information and deadlines, please visit University of Alberta Entrance Awards

For a list of other Canadian scholarships, please check ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP