Fort McMurray

There are many scholarships for Fort McMurray students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Fort McMurray, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Fort McMurray students in the following categories:

Fort McMurray High School Scholarships
Fort McMurray College Scholarships
Fort McMurray University Scholarships


Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2023
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual global competition for students to inspire creative thinking about science. Students ages 13 to 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos (2:00 minutes in length maximum) that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on...

BBPA National Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 03, 2023
For the past 38 years, the Black Business and Professional Association has been advancing Black business communities, youths and professionals, to create equity and opportunity for all, so no one gets left behind. Through various programs, the BBPA continues to fulfill that promise.One of such programs, the BBPA National Scholarship Program (NSP) was established in 1986 and is dedicated to...

Golf Canada Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Golf Canada Foundation encourages the athletic and academic careers of promising Canadian golfers and students of the industry by offering financial assistance through scholarships and awards.The Golf Canada Foundation scholarship program is funded through generous donations from corporations, golf clubs, associations and individual friends of golf. Golf Canada, the Canadian Seniors’ Golf Association and the Scholarships and Grants Selection Committee...

The applicant must be a full time Canadian student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the field of Geomatics with a hydrographic and/or a marine cartographic component, or enrolled in an International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographers and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) recognized Category A or B program.The bursary will be available to college and undergraduate students in...

OYF Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program is proud to introduce the OYF Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded annually to two individuals pursuing post secondary education in agriculture. This scholarship is possible through the foresight of alumnus Martin Streef (Ontario 1996). Martin's dedication to agriculture and the OYF program will help future generations pursue their passion for agriculture.Award:Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded...

Scouts Canada Scholarship Program

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
The Scouts Canada Scholarship Program provides financial support to members of Scouts Canada entering or continuing in full-time studies at Canadian universities or colleges.All recipients are motivated youth whom, with the help of their Scouting experiences, have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and a desire to create a better world. As they progress through life, these skills will be carried with...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Father Patrick Mercredi Community School
Fort McMurray Composite High School
Second Chance Alternative School
Westwood Community High School

Fort McMurray is a community within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta, which is considered amongst the biggest municipalities within North America. Fort McMurray remains a designation used by Canada Post for mail delivery within this area. Fort McMurray is a multicultural community, and it draws people from all walks of life. Most of the migrants in the city are Albertans, followed by 17 percent of people for Labrador and Newfoundland province.

The Cree peoples were the first known settlers of Fort McMurray. The Cree were the most dominant First Nations people within the area and it was believed that they usually used the oil sands so as to waterproof their canoes. The first European explorer of the area was Peter Pond, who came to the region to look for fur. The explorer, Alexander MacKenzie made the first recorded description of the oil sands during the year 1790, and by that time, the explorers and Crees were already happening between them. The community has played a key part in the history of the petroleum business in Canada, since oil exploration has been existing in the region for as early as the 20th Century.

Fort McMurray Tourism provides several oil sands tour packages from May to September each and every year. During summertime, Fort McMurray city offers wilderness adventure packages, kayaking, and canoeing, whilst during winter, visitors can select from taking a snowmobile tour or watch the breathtaking northern lights, go fishing and lodging in lodges. Vista Ridge All Seasons Park offers beginners to a top-notch fully accredited school, intermediate level runs, and a quad chairlift. Thrill-seekers and snowboarders will even enjoy a downhill playground with half-pipe boxes within the park.

Other than oil, Fort McMurray City also relies on natural gas and oil pipelines, tourism and also forestry. The two largest oil sand mining businesses within Fort McMurray are Syncrude and Suncor Energy. Several businesses, include forest protection services, drilling rig services, refineries and sawmills are considered economic players within Fort McMurray city.

Fort McMurray Airport manages the air transportation of the city. Amongst its major airlines consist of: Northwestern Air, WestJet, Integra Air, McMurray Aviation, Air Mikisew, Air Canada Jazz, and Air Canada. Their scheduled flights are mainly to St. John's Toronto, Saskatoon, Lethbridge, Peace River, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Smith, Calgary and Edmonton. Public transit is managed by Fort McMurray Transit, which operates in the community, and Greyhound Canada and Red Arrow operate scheduled bus services to Edmonton and other communities along Highway 63. Rail services are maintained by the Canadian National Railway, that operates between Edmonton and Fort McMurray.