High School

Scholarships and Awards

Bethlehem High School

Walter Podiluk Memorial Scholarship

 

9

 $300

1 recipient

 

 

The family of the late Walter Podiluk established a scholarship in his name to be awarded to a graduating student from the high school Ukrainian Bilingual Program in Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools. The recipient is a student graduating from the high school Ukrainian Bilingual Program and planning to enroll at the University of Saskatchewan, Sheptytsky Institute. Where there is no candidate who meets the above criteria, consideration will be given to a recipient graduating from the high school Ukrainian Bilingual Program and planning to enroll at the University of Saskatchewan, St. Thomas More College. The award is designed to be given to a student that has attained the requirements for the post-secondary program of their choice. The successful candidate must provide proof of acceptance to the University of Saskatchewan. If no candidate from the high school Ukrainian Bilingual Program is eligible for this award, students completing Ukrainian 30 at any of the Saskatoon Catholic high schools and planning to enroll in Sheptytsky Institute or St. Thomas More College at the University of Saskatchewan, and who meet the criteria will be considered for the award.

The scholarship may be held over for one year if the recipient chooses to delay entry into post-secondary education. The Executive Administrator of the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation must receive such notification in a letter.

 

Bishop James Mahoney High School

Community Of Saints Award

 

9

 $500

1 recipient

 

 

The Hastings Family commissioned the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Inc. to establish this award to recognize a Grade 12 student from Bishop James Mahoney High School. The student must have exemplified a spirit of acceptance, assistance, consideration and comradeship towards fellow students and especially students with special needs.

The recipient will be determined by a committee composed of the Scholarship Committee Chair, Learning Assistance/Special Needs Team, and an Administrator.

Bishop James Mahoney High School

Guy Giroux Memorial Scholarship

 

9

 $100-$400

4 recipients

 

 

Guy Giroux was a teacher with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools from 1973 to 2001. In particular, Guy’s last 16 years were at Bishop James Mahoney High School. His passion for teaching influenced staff and students alike. These annual awards are $100 each for Grades 9, 10 and 11 students (respectively and held in trust until their graduating year) and $400 for a Grade 12 student. Recipients are students who have taken the personal initiative to significantly improve as a student throughout the year or high school career at BJM. Improvement must be in evidence in attendance, attitude, work habits, grades, and facing personal challenges.

 

Bishop James Mahoney High School

SRK Consulting Scholarship

 

9

 $500

1 recipient

 

 

SRK Consulting has established a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating student from Bishop James Mahoney High School who has excelled in the Math and Science disciplines, while maintaining participation in at least one intercollegiate sport in his or her grade twelve year. The successful candidate must provide proof of acceptance to a University or Technical Institute.

Bishop Murray High School

Richard Smith Award

 

9

 $50

1 recipient

 

 

Intended for a Grade 11 student who contributes in a positive manner to the school; shows general leadership and accepting of all, always smiling, kind-hearted, comforting, and respectful to others.

Bishop Murray High School

Bishop Murray High School Spirit Award

 

9

 $25

1 recipient

 

 

The Bishop Murray High School Spirit Award was established by Darlene Demeria in memory of her son Jeremy Demeria who was a student at Bishop Murray High School. This award is given annually to a student who best exhibits perseverance in all areas of life and is an “out of the box” thinker and dreamer.

E. D. Feehan High School

Alumni Scholarship

 

9

 $1000

1 recipient

 

 

  1. Attendance at E.D. Feehan for entire grade 12 year.
  2. Must be entering first year of post-secondary studies (e.g.U of S or Sask Polytechnic) in Saskatchewan.
  3. Academic average which meets entrance requirements for chosen post-secondary institution.
  4. Demonstrates good character and Christian values. Is a positive influence on those around him/her.
  5. Financial need will be considered.

To apply:

Submit brief statement describing career goals and planned program for post-secondary studies.

Submit a copy of acceptance letter into your program of choice

Submit a personal profile that summarizes most significant high school experiences (a reflection of events and activities rather than a listing)

 

Tenability:

Scholarship may be held over for one year only upon notice to the Foundation Executive Administrator.

 

E. D. Feehan High School

E. D. Feehan Grads of 96

E. D. Feehan Grads of 99

 

9

$200

1 each recipient

 

 

These respective After Grad Committees wanting to leave E. D. Feehan students with a long term gift have each commissioned the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Inc. to establish a yearly scholarship to a graduating student who exemplifies the following:

  1. Has worked at his/her potential
  2. Possesses and exhibits the qualities of a good school citizen and has not received recognition at school

3. Not on the Honor Roll but has attained the entrance requirements for the post-secondary education of their choice

Holy Cross High School

Holy Cross Parent Council Art Award

 

9

$200

1 recipient

 

 

The recipient is a student graduating from Holy Cross High school who has demonstrated talent and dedication in the field of arts and been involved in extra-curricular activities. The recipient must be planning to pursue studies in art-related fields. The candidate must be willing to part with one piece of art work which will be retained in the permanent collection at Holy Cross High School. Applications for this award need to be received by the award deadline and submit a portfolio and profile.

The award is intended for a first year full time student attending a recognized post-secondary learning institution

Holy Cross High School

Brett Boechler Memorial Scholarship

 

9

$1000

1 recipient

 

 

This scholarship was established as a suitable remembrance of Brett Boechler and is supported by family and friends, for a graduating student pursuing post-secondary studies.

The Student must:

  1. Be graduating from Holy Cross High School and must have been in attendance at Holy Cross High School for the entire Grade 12 year
  2. Possess and exhibit qualities of a good school citizen, is compassionate, demonstrates inclusivity, enthusiasm, and respect towards all
  3. Is well-rounded with demonstrated involvement/leadership in the school’s extra-curricular program. Candidate has been involved in a wide array of social and athletic activities
  4. Have an academic average which meets the entrance requirements for the post- secondary program chosen

Holy Cross High School

Friends and Family of Eric Ndayishimiye Memorial Bursary

 

9

$2000

Divided  equally between two students.

 

 

Canadian newcomers and refugee students face unique challenges. It is for this reason that friends from the Holy Cross family and the community wished to establish a bursary to assist up to two students who could use the financial help and who plan to continue their studies after high school.

 The bursary of $2000 is to be divided equally between two students.

 The students receiving this bursary will be chosen by the scholarship committee at Holy Cross High School, which will include the principal and EAL teachers. Classroom teachers can give names of students OR students can apply directly.

 1. The students receiving the award should be:
• students of Holy Cross High School for their entire Grade 12 year and should be graduating the year the award is presented,

• Canadian Permanent Residents or refugee claimants

• individuals who have shown motivation

• individuals who are going on to study or train at a post secondary institution

• individuals who are in need of financial assistance to pursue their studies.

 2. The students must have received some EAL (English as an Additional Language) support in their time at Holy Cross.

 3. Preference will be given to refugee students.

 The bursary is for first year full-time or part-time students attending a recognized post-secondary learning institution. The bursary can be held by the Foundation for up to 2 years before being claimed. Exceptions can be made to this timeline based on the Holy Cross Scholarship Committee’s recommendation.

Holy Cross High School

Chris Roy Memorial Scholarship

 

9

$2000

1 recipient

 

 

Chris, who was a 2002 graduate of Holy Cross High School, met an untimely accidental death in November 2005. At the time, Chris was pursuing post-secondary education. The Chris Roy Memorial Scholarship was established by Robert and Louise Roy in memory of their son, and by Rob and Jen Roy in memory of their brother. Wanting a suitable remembrance of Chris, his family commissioned the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Inc. to establish an annual scholarship for a Holy Cross High School graduating student pursuing post-secondary studies of their choice. This annual award is offered by the Roy family together with donations from family and friends. By recognizing a Holy Cross High School student who reflects Chris’ qualities, this scholarship will allow the memory of Chris to continue on: his kindness and generosity, his spontaneity and vibrancy, his enthusiasm and zest for life, someone who made our world a brighter and better place.

Holy Cross High School

Zachary Semenoff Music Scholarship

 

9

$1000

1 or 2 recipients

 

 

Zachary Semenoff was a student at Holy Cross High School. Although Zach was a good student, involved in many activities, both in an out of school, music was his passion; a constant source of fulfillment, and entertainment. No matter his challenges, Zach always turned to music to bring him solace and comfort. Zach was a gifted musician. He played a number of instruments in the band, studied classical cello privately, and explored many genres of music through a variety of media. It was his dream to continue his pursuit of music after high school.

Student(s) selection will be based on:

  1. Music must be a significant aspect of this person’s life- music feeds their soul and is a part of who they have become.
  2. This person must have overcome or is working toward overcoming a challenge in their life
  3. Although music is significant, this person must also be a kind, well-rounded individual with varied interests
  4. This person has achieved an academic average that meets the entrance requirements for the post-secondary institution of their choice

The recipient must provide proof of attendance/acceptance into a post-secondary program within two years of graduation.

Holy Cross High School

Donald Zuck Family Award

 

9

$1000

1 recipient

 

 

A charitable donation by Donald & Elma Zuck, and any future donations by members of the Zuck family or relatives thereof, funds this annual award. The recipient is a graduate of Holy Cross High School Saskatoon preparing to pursue studies for the Catholic priesthood or Religious Life or there being no suitable candidates for the aforementioned then a graduate of Holy Cross High School commencing a degree with a major in music. Selection of the recipient will be based on:

  1. Attendance for the entire Grade 12 year at Holy Cross High School
  2. Grade 12 academic average of 75% or better
  3. Extensive involvement in Christian Ethics projects during Grade 12 if pursuing Priesthood/Religious Life and similar involvement in Grade 12 music program if pursuing a degree in music
  4. Copy of a letter to the Bishop of the Diocese of Saskatoon or the Saskatoon Eparchy indicating intent to commence studies leading to Priesthood/Religious Life
  5. Demonstrated financial need
  6. Complete an application form

Oskayak High School

Judge Richard J. Kucey Memorial Scholarship

 

9

$300

1 recipient

 

 

Richard J. Kucey was a prominent Saskatoon citizen.

In recognition of Judge Kucey, colleagues and friends established this scholarship for a student from Oskayak High School . The recipient of this award is a graduate who meets the requirements for and is pursuing post-secondary studies.

There being no such candidate meeting the above criteria consideration will be given to a Grade 12 graduate who is not pursuing post-secondary education.

The individual would have demonstrated qualities of leadership and/or cultural/academic excellence while at Oskayak High School . The award may also recognize development and achievement in overcoming personal or societal barriers and challenges.

St. Joseph High School

Chaplaincy Award

 

9

$500

1 recipient

 

 

Fr. Ed Kline CSB was the Chaplain at St. Joseph High School from 1996 to 2001. Wanting to recognize a St. Joseph High School student who reflected the goals of chaplaincy, namely, to nurture Christian leadership and services, Fr. Kline established this award to be presented yearly and is funded by the Cathedral of the Holy Family CWL.

St. Joseph High School

Guardian Legacy Scholarship

 

9

$250

2 recipients

 

 

The 2005 St. Joseph After Grad Committee, wanting to leave St. Joseph High School students with a long term gift, commissioned the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Inc. to establish yearly scholarships of $250.00 each to five graduating students (number may vary year to year) entering programs of their choice that will contribute to their professional and /or personal growth.

The selection criteria are:

  1. Students have worked to their potential and have achieved personal growth
  2. Students possess and exhibit the qualities of a good school citizen and not necessarily receive public notice in school
  3. Students are not on the honor roll but plan to move onto professional and/or personal growth programs.
  4. Financial need may be considered

Recipients will be determined by a committee composed of a school counselor, one administrator, and Grade 12 TGG (Teacher Guardian Groups) teachers.

St. Joseph High School

Lynn Quinn Scholarship

 

9

$700

1 recipient

 

 

Lynn Quinn (nee Fortosky) was a teacher with Saskatoon Catholic Schools from 1991 to 2000. The Quinn Family commissioned the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Inc. to establish a yearly scholarship in Lynn’s memory. The recipient of this $700 award:

  1. Must have been in attendance at St. Joseph High School for the entire Grade 12 year
  2. Must have an academic average that meets the requirements for post-secondary education
  3. Must have been involved in high school and/or community sports
  4. Must have been involved in high school and/or community fine arts programs
  5. Must have demonstrated leadership ability in curricular or extracurricular programs