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Marguerite Patricia P. Bannister Memorial Degree Awards


Scholarship Value: $16,000
Awards Available: 7
Award Deadline: May 1, 2022

The Calgary Foundation has a long history of community involvement and supporting education in Calgary. These student awards were established in 2010 in memory of Marguerite Patricia P. Bannister. The awards are intended to support a child in a single parent family pursing post-secondary education at the University of Calgary.

Donor

Marguerite Patricia P. Bannister Scholarship Fund at The Calgary Foundation

Where Tenable

Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District (City of Calgary schools only)

Eligibility

Open to students registered in grade 12 that are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must have demonstrated academic progress in grade 12 and marks sufficient for entrance to the University of Calgary.

Applicants are required to submit proof of financial need and preference will be given to a child in a single parent family.

Applicants are required to submit two letters of reference. Letters may be provided from a school official, employer, or a community leader representing a community- based organization. Volunteer and/or leadership activities are encouraged but not mandatory.

International fee-paying students are not eligible to apply for this award.

Selection & Payment

The selection committee will consist of representatives from both EducationMatters and Calgary Foundation.

The recipient must be registered in an eligible 4-year program of study leading to a degree at University of Calgary.

The award must be claimed within fifteen (15) months from the date of high school graduation. In order to receive funding, award holders must maintain an overall 3.0 GPA on a full-time course load for each renewable year. An Official Transcript must accompany future year Payment Activation forms, which must be received no later than three (3) months after the beginning of the semester.


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Marguerite Patricia P. Bannister Memorial Degree Awards
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,085
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$1,000 Ultra Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ultra Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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