News Types: Student Opportunities

UNBC Info. Session For Alberta Students December 8

November 24th, 2021

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is hosting an information session via Zoom for Alberta students on Wednesday, December 8 at 5pm MST. An opportunity for students and parents to learn about their program options, admission requirements and student life at UNBC. To register, or for more information, go to the UNBC website!

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RE/MAX Quest for Excellence 2022 Bursary Program

September 7th, 2021

Attention grade 12 students! Are you interested in winning one of 16 $1,000 bursaries? How about the chance to ride in a hot air balloon? If your answer is yes to either of these two questions, you will DEFINITELY want to apply for the 2022 RE/MAX Quest for Excellence Bursary Program! The contest opens Monday, […]

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Be A Hero—Become a Stem Cell Donor

May 20th, 2021

There are many ways you could save a life. One way you can surely do so is to sign up to become a stem cell donor. As you are reading this article, there are some 18,000 people around the world waiting for stem cells from a matching donor, including 800 Canadians. These include six-year-old Ottawa […]

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Summer Internships with CAREERS: The Next Generation

May 13th, 2021

What are your summer plans? Have you thought about a paid internship in a skilled trade? CAREERS: The Next Generation is currently seeking applications from high school students interested in trades careers for its 2021 summer internships. CAREERS: The Next Generation works in partnership with schools and employers across Alberta to find students paid internships […]

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Minister’s Youth Council Applications Now Open

February 21st, 2021

The Alberta government is once again seeking applications from junior and senior high school students for the Education Minister’s Youth Council, from now until Wednesday, March 24. Every year Alberta Education selects roughly 40 junior and senior high students between the ages of 14 and 19 from across Alberta to provide input on provincial. This […]

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Become a STEM Ambassador

February 8th, 2021

With this week (February 11) marking the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we at Vista Virtual School are, as always, committed to doing our part to reduce gender disparities in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields and open doors to exciting academic and career paths in these areas wherever […]

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Sign Up for WISEST Summer Research Program 2021

January 29th, 2021

Registration opens Monday, February 1 for the 2021 WISEST (Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, and Technology) Summer Research Program (SRP), which runs from July 5 to August 13, 2021. Now in its 30th year, the SRP is an opportunity for female and non-binary students finishing grade 11 to gain hands-on research experience in the science, […]

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Schulich Leader Scholarship Nominations Open

December 11th, 2020

Looking for something to keep you busy over the Christmas holidays? How about getting ready to apply for one of Canada’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships ahead of the January 27 deadline? The Schulich Leader Scholarships are open to one graduating high school student per school who plans to enrol in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, […]

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Last Chance to Apply for ShadOnline 2021

December 4th, 2020

The application period for ShadOnline 2021 closes on Monday, December 7. That means you have the weekend to get your application in for this nationwide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education and entrepreneurship program for students in grade 10 and 11, from July 5 to 30, 2021. Founded in 1981, Shad is a […]

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Learn About Career Opportunities with CAREERS: The Next Generation

November 17th, 2020

Vista Virtual School is hosting two virtual presentations by CAREERS: The Next Generation on opportunities for students to earn income and credits while exploring exciting career paths in skilled trades and other professions. This online career seminar will be held on Monday, November 23 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and again on Thursday, November 26 […]

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