Bursaries & Scholarships
Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 Applicants
Albert College is a member of the Financial Aid for Canadian Students (FACS) program. Families with children enrolling into Junior Kindergarten through to Grade 12 are welcome to apply for financial aid in the form of a bursary. Bursaries are awarded by the school after parents complete a confidential application through Apple Financial Services. Albert College then receives an analysis of the applicant’s financial ability to contribute towards educational expenses.
The Apple Service Financial recommendation is reviewed by the Albert College Financial Aid Committee. Bursaries carry no obligation of repayment and will be renewable provided the student remains in good standing. However, families must reapply annually to demonstrate ongoing need. Bursaries are funded by donations from alumni, individuals, foundations and the school’s Endowment Fund. These funds ensure Albert College is accessible for more mission-appropriate students, regardless of their families’ financial situation.
How to apply for a bursary:
Families must complete the online Parents' Financial Statement (PFS), which is available at Apple Financial Services. Completed forms, including a non-refundable application fee of $120 are submitted online to Apple Financial Services for analysis to determine need prior to consideration by the Albert College Financial Aid Committee. Renewal applications for students currently receiving financial aid must be completed annually and submitted to Apple Financial Services for review by January 15 each year. Applications for new families enrolling after this date will be accepted and considered.
Financial Aid Committee Decisions:
The PFS and the FACS Needs Analysis are reviewed by the Albert College Financial Aid Committee. The school’s financial aid budget does not meet the needs of all applicants. The Financial Aid Committee distributes awards as broadly as possible to students in need. The school holds this information in strictest confidence and families are asked to do the same with all awards. Notice of assistance is made as soon as possible after January 15 annually. Please note that families are considered for aid only if the previous school year fees have been paid in full.
Grade 7 to 12 Applicants
Each year several Albert College scholarships are available to students entering Grades 7 through 12, including current Grade 6 students entering our Middle School. They are awarded on the basis of merit and achievement as established by Albert College or the donor who established the specific Scholarship Fund.
Scholarships are renewable each year, provided the student remains in good academic standing, participates in school life and meets all other requirements of the school. The scholarship application deadline for prospective students is January 15 annually. Subsequent applications will be considered on an individual basis and announced accordingly. Scholarship recipients are also eligible for bursary assistance if the amount of the scholarship is insufficient to enable them to attend the school.
How to apply for a scholarship:
In addition to completing the requirements of the Albert College Application process and submitting the application fee, prospective students must submit an Albert College Scholarship Form.
Financial Aid Committee Decisions:
The Scholarship applications are reviewed by the Albert College Financial Aid Committee. The school’s financial aid budget does not meet the needs of all the applicants. The Financial Aid Committee utilizes a rubric that includes Albert’s 5 ‘A’s (Academics, Arts, Athletics, Active Citizenship and Adventure) to determine award recipients. Scholarships are distributed as broadly as possible to the most deserving students. The school holds this information in strictest confidence and families are asked to do the same with all awards. Notice of assistance is made as soon as possible after January 15 annually. Families are considered for aid only if the previous school year fees have been paid in full.
Frederick Sydney Smith ’31 Scholarship
Bermudian students who have shown outstanding academic and all-round achievement are eligible for the Frederick Sydney Smith '31 Scholarships which are awarded annually. These scholarships range from $5,000 - $30,000.
Scholarship applications must be received by the Scholarship Committee by the end of February for the following school year.
Meta Moon Briegel Music Scholarship
This scholarship was created for students in Grades 9 to 12 interested in attending Albert College who demonstrate the ability to excel in instrumental music. Please Note: a video or personal audition is required.
The Albert College Alumni Association established the Alumni Scholarship Fund in 2004 through generous contributions from alumni. The purpose is to provide scholarship(s) to a Senior School student(s) who best meets the following description:
The Alumni Scholarships will be given to a relative of an alumni. If there is no qualified application there will be no scholarship awarded in that year.
It will be awarded to Senior School student(s) in Grade 9 through 12. Financial need will be taken into consideration by the selection committee when the amount awarded exceeds 15% of the boarding student fees. Applicants should have demonstrated achievement in Academics, Arts, Athletics, Active Citizenship and Adventure.
The scholarship will be renewable contingent upon satisfactory academic progress demonstrated by a 70% average on the March report card and a final June report average of 65% or greater. In addition the candidate must demonstrate contribution to life at Albert College which will be assessed using the scholarship rubric of 5 'A’s excluding Adventure. The recipient must achieve a minimum score of 45 out of 80.
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