Posted on Sunday, October 4, 2020 by Admin C.L.
BURGER KING℠ McLamore Foundation, which was established in October 2005, is the charitable arm of the BURGER KING® system and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
The Foundation, together with Burger King Corporation employees, franchisees, suppliers and guests, has been able to make a positive impact in the communities in which we work and live. Today the Foundation administers the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program and the BK℠ Family Fund.
The BURGER KING℠ Scholars program assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. To date, the program has awarded more than $44 million in scholarships to more than 39,000 students. Last year alone, $4 million in scholarships were awarded to nearly 3,700 deserving students.
Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education were the values that defined BURGER KING® brand co-founder James W. McLamore. It was those values that helped realize a dream and it is those same values that are the core of the BURGER KING℠ McLamore Foundation, which will continue to build on his legacy and his commitment to education.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
- Burger King General Track – any grade 12 student living in US, Canada or Puerto Rico, enrolling into school next year, 70% average or higher
- Burger King Employee Based Track – must be employee or a child of an employee
CRITERIA and SELECTION PROCESS:
The Quest for Excellence program is a bursary program for grade 12 students in Western Canada. It was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regard to leadership and community contribution initiatives.
What is Awarded?
RE/MAX of Western Canada will award 16 bursaries of $1,000 each to qualifying Grade 12 students. In addition, each award includes a Certificate of Excellence signed by the Regional Executive Vice President of RE/MAX of Western Canada. Winners will be notified in April 2021.
Who Can Participate?
The Quest for Excellence is open to all Grade 12 students attending high school from September 2020 – June 2021. Grade 12 students may not have participated in graduation commencement ceremonies in the past. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following provinces/territories.
- British Columbia
- Yukon Territory
- Northwest Territory
What is Required?
Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words.
Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills.
Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.
- If you’ve led a group of volunteers, raised funds for a worthwhile cause, helped special needs children of cared for seniors, we would like to hear form you!
Website and Application Link: https://blog.remax.ca/quest-for-excellence/
Past Winning Essays
Deadline: March 15, 2021
Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 by Admin C.L.
|Career Safety Education is the first program of its kind in North America. It provides universal access to completely FREE safety training for all youth in Saskatchewan. By working together with generous partners, we are able to deliver the training to any youth between 14 and 21 years of age.
The goal of Career Safety Education is to increase the knowledge of safety in Saskatchewan youth through education. Following the completion of Career Safety Education, students will apply their knowledge to prevent injuries at work or at home.
|The online components are specifically designed by industry safety experts to address the most common injuries to new workers in their respective fields. The online components can be complimented with practical on-site training if community sponsorship is available.
To complete Career Safety Education, four safety courses must be completed.
|The 4 compulsory courses are:
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015) – Youth Specific Online
- Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course
- Mental Health Wellness Training
- And, depending on your career interest, you choose one of the following industry orientations:
- Agriculture: OATS (Online Agriculture Training System)
- Heavy Construction: RSTS (Roadbuilders Safety Training System Online)
- Construction and Trades: SCOT (Safety Construction Orientation Training)
- Healthcare: WAVE (Workplace Assessment and Violence Education)
More online courses will be added to the list as they become available.
Ready to get started? Click the button above you identify with below.
Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020 by Admin C.L.
What is it?
The TD Scholarship for Community Leadership awards students up to $70,000 for college or university (up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7,500 a year for living expenses) for 4 years. It’s open to students across Canada who:
- Have demonstrated community leadership
- Are in final year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec)
- Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% in their most recently completed school year
That’s me! I want to apply!
If this is something you’re excited about, then you should look out for applications starting in September. But here is the general process:
1. Write a 600-word essay (three copies) describing your community leadership experience.
- Why you got involved
- How your involvement shows initiative and innovation
- The ways your efforts have strengthened others
- How long you have been involved
- What you think the long-term impact will be
- How your community has affected you
2. Tell us about the other great things you’re doing. Include a brief description of the range of your other community activities with:
- A letter of recommendation from your school
- Two letters of support from community groups
- Your academic transcript
3. If you’re really trying to impress, you also have the option of including:
- A 250-word essay (three copies) describing your family and personal life, for example your family’s employment or economic situation
- A 250-word essay about your life experiences if you have taken a year or more away from high school or CEGEP
Posted on Sunday, September 13, 2020 by Admin C.L.
Scholarship Information Booklet – General information, links, terminology, etc.
Vanier Scholarship Tracker Tool – excel spreadsheet
Character … Service … Leadership
Grade 12 students who are planning on entering university in 2020 can now apply for the Loran Award at the link below.
- Please note that our application deadline is October 15, 2020 (YOU MUST SEE MS. LAPOINTE AND HAVE EVERYTHING COMPLETED BUT NOT SUBMITTED BY OCTOBER 1 FOR VCI SPONSOR SPOTS) for all sponsored applications.
- For all direct pool applicant the deadline is October 22, 2020.
- Not all universities are connected to this scholarship.
For more information on criteria, FAQ, information on partnering schools and how to apply please go to: http://www.loranscholar.ca/becoming-a-scholar/
Sample Application Form 2020 – you must apply online
Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by Admin C.L.
The Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan, as well as many Lodges, sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries. Information, including closing dates for applications, along with downloadable application forms are listed below.
Please note that there are Entrance Scholarships/Bursaries and Post-Secondary Scholarships/Bursaries available. Some scholarships/bursaries require a personal connection to Freemasonry or to the Eastern Star. Many scholarships/bursaries are open to Saskatchewan students without a Masonic connection.
You are encouraged to apply for all scholarships/bursaries for which you are qualified. If you apply for more than one scholarship/bursary you are not required to send additional copies of the same required documents. You will not be considered for any scholarship/bursary for which you have not completed the required application form.
GRAND LODGE AWARDS – Closing date for applications is August 11, 2020
EDGAR ALEXANDER GARTON SCHOLARSHIPS – 3 x $1,500 (Application)
Offered annually to undergraduate students who have completed one or more years of University, Sask. Polytechnic, or other post-secondary education. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of a Master Mason in good standing, a resident of Saskatchewan and attending a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan. Selection will be based on academic achievements, sportsmanship and leadership. Must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year as required by the institution chosen.
ROBINSON MEMORIAL BURSARY– 2 x $500 (Application)
Offered annually for one undergraduate from the University of Saskatchewan and one undergraduate from the University of Regina pursuing a course leading to an honours degree or a Master’s degree in English. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and leadership.
GRAND LODGE OF SASK. A.F. & A.M. POST SECONDARY EDUCATION BURSARY 2 x $500 (Application)
Offered annually to an undergraduate student at the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan who is a resident of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, sportsmanship and leadership.
MASONIC YOUTH TRUST AWARD 6 x $1,500 (Application)
Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, community and school activities and special awards.
GILBERT AND GAY COOK MEMORIAL AWARD 1 x $1,000 (Application)
Offered annually to Saskatchewan high school graduates with preference to graduates who currently are or were members of the International Order of Job’s Daughters or the Order of DeMolay and who will be entering the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan. Selection will be based upon academic achievement and a range of non-academic activities.
MASONIC YOUTH BURSARY 10 x $1,200 (Application)
Offered annually to Saskatchewan High School graduates who proceed to an institution of higher learning (Technical, Vocational or University) anywhere in Canada. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership skills, financial need, community and school activities and special awards.
OTHER MASONIC AWARDS
ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR EXCELSIOR CHAPTER NO. 21 AWARD 1 x $1,500 (Application)
This award is offered annually to a Saskatchewan resident who is or will be attending a University or Technical Institute in Saskatchewan. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extra-curricular activities. Candidates must be closely related to a current member of a Saskatchewan Eastern Star Chapter (dues paying or life). Valid relationships include spouse, child, grandchild, sibling, niece or nephew (all biological, adopted or step), or be a member themselves. If there is no OES connection then a Masonic relationship is required. Preference will be given to graduates who are closely related to a current member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Applicants must be registered for a full academic load for a full academic year.
Many Lodges sponsor a number of awards, scholarships, and bursaries, for information and details on ALL awards offered by the Grand Lodge and constituent Lodges click below:
2020 Application Booklet
Please read and comply with all the requirements stated on the application forms.
You may apply for a scholarship, a bursary, or both.
To be eligible, you must be:
- A resident of SK;
- A child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a current or former-serving member of the Canadian Armed or Allied Forces or RCMP; and
- Entering your first year of post-secondary education at a:
- ]technical or trade school (minimum two-year course); or
- business college (a complete business course).
Scholarships and bursaries are awarded based on Grade 12 academic performance using the Transcript of Secondary Level Achievement (Gr. 12 departmental marks). In addition, bursaries are awarded based on financial needs.
Deadline: August 24, 2020
Provincial Royal Canadian Legion Scholarship FORMS – CLICK HERE
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 by Admin C.L.
2019 – 2020
Two scholarships worth $1000 each
- Academic standing (top 10% of class)
- Volunteer work in school and community
- Work Experience
- Complete the application form below. Read the instructions! Pay attention to details. If you need more space, type in a document and attach to the application form, stating see attached documents in sections that you typed in a word processor.
- 500 word essay
- Two References
- Proof of acceptance to post-secondary
- Deadline: June 30
- (note: scholarships may be deferred for a year if the student is a year long Rotary Exchange student or is deferring post-secondary attendance to work due to financial need.)
Posted on Monday, May 4, 2020 by Admin C.L.
About The Scholarship
Are you stuck right now, but have a plan for how to achieve your dreams?
The RBC Future Launch Scholarship will be awarded to those who show a clear vision for their future.
- For Canadian youth between 15-29 years old
- Enrolled part time in school or not in school at all
- A Canadian Citizen or Permanent resident
- Grades and transcripts are not required
- 450 scholarships available throughout 2020
- Not working at RBC or a dependent of someone working at RBC
The $1,500 scholarship can be used for many different things, including:
- Short-term courses
- Necessary equipment or books
And much more!