Student Awards

Awards Overview

In addition to Scholarships, which are only available to graduating students, there are two other types of awards that students may apply for.  The two are Talent Development ,and Educational Travel.  You do NOT have to be graduating to apply for these two types of awards.

A. Talent development

This award is for students that would like help with a talent such as music, public speaking, dramatic arts, fine arts, athletics, languages, or sciences. This award is designed to help you improve your talent through an approved educational opportunity. It is designed to help you cover some of the cost of the activity, but not the associated travel expense.

Examples

These are a few examples of activities that might qualify you for an award.

  – a dance workshop, a drama workshop, a painting class, a photography class
  – animation drawing, chess instruction, digital art workshop, tennis instruction, golf, or canoeing instruction.

Deadline for Applications

Applications for awards in this category must be received by the Association at least 4 weeks prior to the date of the activity for which funding assistance is being requested.

 

B. Educational travel

Awards in this category shall be made to a student who wishes to take part in an organized school or community-based travel event that is being made primarily for educational purposes. It is designed to help pay for entrance fees, meals, accommodation, public transit, or cover fees.

Examples

These are some examples of educational travel expenses that might qualify:
– entrance fees to museums, art galleries or historic sites,
– travel to a provincial or national tournament such as bridge, math, or chess competition,
– service club events, such as Rotary international,
– international travel as part of a school group,
– travel as a selected member of national sports team

Deadline for Applications

 Application for awards in this category must be received by the Association at least 4 weeks prior to the date of the educational travel event for which funding assistance is being requested.

 

Evaluation of applications

All award decisions will be made by the Alumni Educational Opportunities committee, however final approval rests with the Board

Awards application form HERE