Women in Technology: Ages 12-15

May 18th, 2022

Females aged 12 – 15 who are interested in trades and technology are encouraged to register for a week-long day camp where they will build and assemble a variety of projects, explore careers in trades and technology, and connect with women in those careers. The camp also highlights the importance of course choices, such as science, math and industrial arts at the high-school level. The camp is available as follows: Prince Albert July 11 – 15, Saskatoon July 4 – 8 and Regina July 11 – 15. Space is limited so register early. For more information, visit https://saskpolytech.ca/programs-and-courses/part-time-studies/course/girls-exploring-trades-techn/CEXP-1601/

 

PA & District Community Scholarships: 2 x $1000

May 10th, 2022

Grade 12 students are encouraged to apply for the Tillie and Joe Kawula Scholarship and the Hershel Davidner Memorial Scholarship. The two $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded to students who value academics, community involvement, and volunteerism and are entering a recognized university or technical institute. One application will apply to both awards. These scholarships are open to Grade 12 graduates from Saskatchewan Rivers School Division, Prince Albert Catholic School Division, École Valois and the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus Academic Grade 12 program.  An application form and additional information is available at http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/school/awards/grade-12/. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 16th, 2022. For additional information, please contact Pat Weir (306-961-2124 or pat@patweir.ca).

 

Agriculture/Rural Community Award

May 6th, 2022

The District 32 Agriculture, Development and Diversification Board (ADD Board) is offering a $1,000 award to a Grade 12 student graduating in 2022. Students must be pursuing post-secondary education (university or technical) that will serve a rural agricultural community. Applicants must reside within one of the Rural Municipalities (RM’s) that are members of the ADD Board. This includes farm/acreage/town/cities within the RM of Prince Albert, RM of Buckland, RM of Garden River, RM of Paddockwood, RM of Duck Lake, RM of Kinistino, RM of Birch Hills, RM of St. Louis and RM of Invergordon. Students are asked to prepare a submission that addresses the following theme: “How will your post-secondary education make agriculture or your rural community a better place?” Submissions should be a minimum of 300 words and maximum of 500 words with a cover letter including:

  • Applicant’s name, address, phone number, email
  • High school – name, location
  • RM, town, village, or city of residence (as outlined above)
  • Post-secondary information – name of institution and program of study

The selection process may include a phone interview. The award will be paid when enrollment has been confirmed. For further information, contact the ADD Board at (306) 960-5299. The cover letter and submission is to be emailed to barry.swanson@sasktel.net The application deadline is Wednesday, June 15, 2022.

 

SIA Scholarships: 6 x $1000

May 6th, 2022

The Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists (SIA) offers six $1,000 scholarships for Grade 12 high school students entering a post-secondary program related to agrology.

  • Eligibility
    • Presently a Grade 12 high school student, graduating in June 2022.
    • Have plans to enroll as a first-year full-time student in the fall of 2022 in an agrology related post-secondary program that meets the eligibility requirements to apply for registration with the SIA after graduation.
    • Must not be an immediate family member of a current SIA Provincial Councillor or Branch Executive member.
 

SUTIL Grade 11 Virtual Fair

May 6th, 2022

Saskatchewan Universities and Technical Institute Liaison (SUTIL) will once again be hosting a Grade 11 Virtual Fair on Friday, May 13, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The fair will be hosted virtually through the sutil.ca platform. Students will have access to short presentations, which will be scheduled throughout the entire day in a rotation of concurrent sessions. Students can visit the sutil.ca website and click on the banner titled “Grade 11 Virtual Career Fair. This will connect them to a Google Doc that lists each presenter and the time they are presenting. When they click on their institution of choice from the list, they will then immediately join that institution’s virtual booth. Please feel free to complete this optional registration form found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVcvBkeVGOT0TDvz_4MufHeiUD1LxesuwBUVfmBP9-se6X3Q/viewform

 

IBAS Young Community Leader Bursary: $7000

May 6th, 2022

The 2022 Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan (IBAS) Young Community Leader Bursary — presented in partnership with Red River Mutual — recognizes one graduating Saskatchewan high school student who exemplifies outstanding dedication to making their community a better place. This year, in celebration of IBAS’s 70th anniversary, the successful applicant will receive a one-time cash award in the amount of $7,000, to be announced no later than Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Regarding Eligibility & Selection Criteria, the recipient of the Young Community Leader Bursary will:

  • Be a Grade 12 student in Saskatchewan, graduating between May 1, 2022, and July 31, 2022, with an intent to pursue some form of recognized post-secondary education within the next two years (apprenticeship or trades program, college, university, etc.)
  • Demonstrate an exceptional commitment to their community through volunteerism and leadership of civic, school-based, and/or extra-curricular activities.
  • Be a role model for their peers and the next generation of young leaders
  • Demonstrate academic achievement with a minimum cumulative Grade 11 average of 80%.

To submit your name for consideration, you must complete a short online application form, which requires 250 – 750 words explaining how you have made a meaningful difference in your community, and how that involvement has helped shape your life and future ambitions. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. sharp on Friday, June 3, 2022. For further information visit https://www.ibas.ca/bursary.html

 

Gibson Livestock Scholarship Fund: $1500

May 6th, 2022

Gibson Livestock is proud to present the Gibson Livestock Scholarship fund for 2022! Applicants must be passionate about agriculture and entering or currently pursuing an agricultural related program full-time at a Canadian college, university, or apprenticeship (trade) institution. Gibson Livestock will award a scholarship of $1500 to the winning applicant(s) that can demonstrate their passion and potential through a 300–500-word essay describing themselves, their current involvement in Canadian agriculture, community, and extracurricular activities, what has inspired them to pursue a career field in agriculture and future goals for themselves in the Canadian Ag sector. Applicants must also provide – Two references – A reference letter – Transcripts (high school or post-secondary) *Awardees must present a university/college acceptance letter or letter of current enrolment before receiving the funds but may apply before they are accepted at such institution. The deadline to apply is May 15th, 2022. Applications can be sent to cassie@titanlivestock.com

 

Bourse Canadian Parents for French: PA Chapter

April 25th, 2022

Une bourse de 300 $ est offerte à un ou une élève finissant de 2022. Cette bourse est pour aider les élèves qui veulent continuer leur apprentissage du français. Pour savoir comment postuler, communiquez avec M. Joncas. La date limite pour postuler est le 25 mai 2022.

 

Rotary Club Youth Leadership Training

April 13th, 2022

Youth Leadership is a primary focus of Rotary International. The Rotary Club of Prince Albert is offering sponsorship of two Leadership training opportunities, this spring and summer, for high school students in Prince Albert and area, based on teacher recommendations and student interviews. Students who are interested in being recommended for these leadership training opportunities are to contact Mr. Joncas in Rm 246. A preview of the events, with a link to the District Rotary Website for more detailed information, is available at https://rotary5550.org/50018/Page/ShowSitePage?ClassCode=SitePage&Slug=ryla

 

PAATA: Victor Thunderchild Memorial Scholarship ($500)

March 31st, 2022

The Victor Thunderchild Memorial Scholarship was designed to acknowledge the significant contributions Mr. Thunderchild made in our community and honor that spirit in others. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1st 2022. Information about criteria and submission requirements is available at http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/