Nancy Fairley Scholarship

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What are the eligibility requirements?

In order to meet the criteria for an award, nominees must:

  • Be completing their final year of a full International Baccalaureate program at an Edmonton Public or Edmonton Catholic School.
  • Have achieved a high academic standing overall, particularly in IB English 30.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities through contributions to school and/or community.
  • Be pursuing their studies at a qualified university or college in Alberta; priority will be given to those planning to attend a qualified university in Alberta.

Financial need may also be considered.

What is the nomination process:

Students must be nominated by their IB English 30 teacher. Teachers may nominate multiple students. With the completed nomination form, nominators must provide:

  • A letter from the nominator describing how this student above all others best meets the criteria of the Nancy Fairley Scholarships.
  • A personal letter from the student outlining how they meet the criteria of the Nancy Fairley Scholarships and describing how a scholarship would make a difference to the student’s pursuit of post-secondary education.

Nominees will be advised of the status of their application by email in July of each year. Edmonton Community Foundation will notify accepting post-secondary institutions of any Nancy Fairley Scholarship recipients once all award conditions have been fulfilled. Awards will be forwarded directly to recipients’ accepting post-secondary institution in the fall to offset tuition fees.

The application deadline is May 31st

Applications must be received through the online application system by the deadline.
If you have any questions please e-mail: [email protected]