Scholarships and Awards
Each year current and former St. Albert Raiders participants are fortunate to have access to multiple post-secondary scholarships and awards. The following table provides players with a summary of the opportunities available to players.
2023 Scholarships and Awards
Alberta Elite Hockey League (AEHL)
Established in 2006, the Alberta Elite Hockey League (AEHL) Scholarship Program provides players of good character, hockey ability, and academic standing, with financial assistance to further their education at a recognized post-secondary institution of their choice. Open to eligible U18 AAA players, the scholarship program has awarded over $500,000 to over 300 athletes.
Open to eligible U18 AAA players, the scholarship program has awarded over $500,000 to over 300 athletes. Online applications are accepted annually beginning in March.
BREAKAWAY - St. Albert Raiders
The BREAKAWAY Scholarship is administered by the St. Albert Raiders Committee and is funded by the 2024 John Reid Memorial Tournament.
The successful applicant of this scholarship is able to demonstrate a strong sense of personal awareness and dedication to stewardship on and off the ice. This scholarship is designed to support players who are committed to achieving their academic goals and who are willing to put in the effort required for success.
Scholarships awarded annually to one male and one female player in the Raiders program.
The application deadline is April 15th.
John Reid Memorial Tournament Society Scholarship
This scholarship is administered by the John Reid Tournament Society; tournament organizers from 2004-2022.
The John Reid Memorial Society Scholarship was initially started in 2004-05 by a group of parents from the U15AAA (formerly known at the Bantam AAA) Sabres team. Most of these families knew the Reid family and wanted to do something that would create a Legacy for John Reid and help athletes in the St. Albert Community.
Do you Qualify for the John Reid Memorial Society $2,500 Hockey Scholarship?
- Canadian citizen
- Alberta citizen
- Played U15AAA (formerly known as Bantam AAA) Hockey for St. Albert after the 2004-05 Season
- Played Hockey in St. Albert for a minimum of 3 years
- Good academic performance in Grade 12 (upgrading not eligible)
- Leadership qualities
- Community involvement
This year we are pleased to announce that the John Reid Memorial Society Scholarship will be $2,500.
The deadline to apply is February 28.
Alberta Female Hockey League (AFHL)
The Alberta Female Hockey League presents scholarships annually, to the student athletes who best exemplify the values of the AFHL; academics, athletics, and personal growth. These $1500 scholarships, will be awarded to four people annually; two players, a coach and an official.
The application deadline is April 1.
Humboldt Remembrance Awards
The families of Logan Hunter, Jaxon Joseph, Conner Lukan & Stephan Wack, in coordination with the St. Albert Community Foundation, have established four scholarships for students in high school program at Paul Kane High School, Bellerose High School or St. Albert High School.
These awards are for students who participate in hockey, maintain an academic standing of 70% - 80% and demonstrate leadership qualities.
Logan Hunter Youth Leadership Award - Gr. 12
Jaxon Joseph “For the Love of the Game” Award - Gr. 12
Conner Lukan “Tighten Your Skates” Award - Gr.12
Stephen Wack “Confidence to Follow Your Heart” Award - Gr.10, 11, or 12
To apply for this scholarship/award consult your high school counselor.
U18 Esso Cup Legacy Female Scholarship
This scholarship is administered by the Raiders Hockey Club Society (AAA and AA hockey operations committee, 2005-2022).
Esso Cup Legacy Female U18 Scholarship.
All U18 female players are eligible to apply for this scholarship, however, all applicants:
Must be a resident of St. Albert or reside within the SAMHA boundaries
Should have played in the system for at least 2 years.
Should be in last year of U18 eligibility.
Must have demonstrated satisfactory attitude and effort in high school subjects.
Overall ability in hockey, specifically in respect to sportsmanship, team play, attitude and dedication to the game.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN March 31.