Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School offers need-based and merit-based assistance in order to make an STS education as accessible as possible to as many families as possible. Through the generosity of our donors, STS was able to award $360,124 in scholarships and bursaries to Middle and Senior School students for 2016-2017.

To begin the application for financial assistance, please visit: To learn more about our different types of assistance, please read below. 

Merit-based Scholarships
Merit scholarships are awarded to students who, along with criteria specific to each scholarship, are demonstrating the potential to achieve excellence in scholarship, leadership and character. We currently offer the following merit scholarships: 

STS Scholars
Students applying to STS are eligible to apply to become an STS Scholar. These merit-based scholarships are awarded to students committed to excellence in scholarship, leadership and character. To learn more, please visit:

Forever Woods Scholarship
The Forever Woods Endowment Fund supports scholarships for students entering Grade 10 at STS in the form of the Forever Woods Scholarship. Both students new to STS and continuing their education at STS are eligible to apply. For more information, please visit:

Need-based Bursaries
Need-based bursaries are offered to families who demonstrate a gap between their available income and the expected cost of a STS education. Qualification is determined by the Financial Assistance Committee in conjunction with a recommendation from Apple Financial Services. Families apply for assistance through Apple Financial’s Financial Assistance for Canadian Students (FACS) application found on their website ( Apple Financial in turn makes a recommendation for bursary directly to STS. The Financial Assistance Committee reviews each application and awards assistance in accordance with School policy.

If unsure about your family’s potential to qualify for bursary, please complete the FACS so that we can begin the conversation.

Financial documentation is held in the strictest of confidence.

For more information on the various bursary funds and STS awards, please visit:

Please feel free to contact the Enrollment Office (403-938-8326 or at any time with questions or if you would like additional information. 

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