Frequently Asked Questions

This page contains many of the common questions that we've received about the program. 

Please click on the headers to reveal the associated forms.

I don't see an online application on the front page

If the online application did not load for you, please download a .pdf copy of the application and email, mail, or drop it off at the CRH main office.

How can I submit my application?

Submit your report cards/transcripts for the 2016-2017 academic year and this application form using the mediums below. Scans of report cards and transcripts will be accepted, however original transcripts may be required for certification purposes prior to the disbursement of awards.

How many courses do I need to submit grades for?

We are following the requirements for the Alexander Rutherford scholarships from the Government of Alberta, so we need grades from 5 courses submitted.

What grades do I need?

The average grade you've achieved across the 5 courses you submit needs to be 75% or greater.

Which courses can I submit as part of my average?

Here are the qualifying courses for the Alexander Rutherford scholarships. If a course you would like to submit is not included in this list, please submit a grade in the fill in courses at the bottom of the application and it will be reviewed by our panel for consideration.

rutherford criteria

What if my English, French, Math, Science, or Social Studies course isn't listed?

Please use the extra course fields at the bottom of the application to write in the names and grades of your courses. These will be reviewed by our panel for consideration.

What are the submission deadlines?

Submissions will be accepted until July 31st.

What if I do not have my final grades by July 31st?

We understand that students may not receive their grades from provincial exams in time for submission. Please submit the report card with your grades from before your provincial exams.

What recognition will students receive?

Students will receive a certificate of recognition as well as a pin commemorating their participation and an invitation to the awards ceremony.

How can I receive the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship?

The Alexander Rutherford High School Achievement Scholarship is issued by the Government of Alberta to students entering an accredited post-secondary institute. Students that wish to apply for the scholarship can visit the Alberta Student Aid website. Please Note: CRH is not involved in the selection or awarding process for the Alexander Rutherford scholarship.

What if I don't meet the grading criteria?

For the first year of the program we are only focusing on academic achievement. As the program expands we plan to add additional categories to recognize other achievements.

Who can I contact if I have any questions about the program?

Please sent an email to with any questions that you might have. We will do our best to respond within 2 business days

This program sounds amazing. Are you accepting sponsorships/prize donations?

Absolutely! Please sent an email to with how you'd like to help recognize our students.

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