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Local Scholarships and Awards

GSSD Scholarship and Bursary Information

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Short List of Local Scholarships

1.The Yorkton Exhibition Scholarship - $1,000
This scholarship is offered to a student pursuing post-secondary education in an area related to Agriculture.  Community involvement is considered, and students must apply for this scholarship.

2.The Marca College Scholarships for Excellence in High School Cosmetology - $1,000. These scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence in the cosmetology area, and are to be applied to tuition at Marca College in Saskatoon

3.Good Spirit Teachers Association - $750
This scholarship is awarded to a Grade XII student who is planning post-secondary studies leading to appropriate qualifications in the teaching profession.

4.The Yorkton & District Band Boosters Music Education Awards - $500
These awards are offered to students pursuing careers in music education. 

5.The Yorkton Curling Club Scholarship – (amount and number may vary)
This scholarship is awarded to an active junior member of the Yorkton Curling Club who is continuing with post-secondary training.  Preference will be given to a student entering Agricultural studies.  Students must apply for this scholarship.

6.The Parkland Mall Merchants Association Scholarship - $500
This scholarship was created for students from Manitoba and Saskatchewan who are furthering their education in business.  Students must apply for this scholarship.

7.The Gary Voinorosky Memorial Scholarship - $500
This scholarship is given to a deserving student who has had extensive involvement in minor sports and who follows the philosophy of Mr. Voinorosky “Whatever You Do—Do Well.”  Students must apply for this scholarship.

8.The Cornerstone Credit Union Ltd. Scholarship - $500
This scholarship goes to a graduating student who plans to further his/her education in the field of business.

9.The Sask. Registered Psychiatric Nurses Assoc. (Yorkton Branch) Scholarship - $500
This scholarship is given to a student who is going into Psychiatric Nursing or a Registered Nursing program.

10.The General Alexander Ross Branch No. 77 Bursaries – (amount and number may vary)
These are presented to Grade XII students who are children or grandchildren of a veteran and who plan to continue their education.

11.The Yorkton Cooperative Association Jake Berg Memorial Scholarship - $300
The Jake Berg Memorial Scholarship valued at $300 is offered annually by the Yorkton Co-op and is open to Grade XII students from Yorkton Regional High School, Sacred Heart High School, Esterhazy High School and Kamsack Comprehensive Institute.  The student must meet the entrance qualifications of a post-secondary institute and the family must have a membership in the Yorkton Co-op.  Students must apply for the scholarship and the recipient is selected by a committee of the Co-op’s Board of Directors.

12.The Alex Denesyk Memorial Scholarship - $300
This scholarship is available to a student who has attended the Theodore School for at least three years, who presently resides in the Theodore district, and who plans on attending a recognized post-secondary institution to study agriculture.  Students must apply for this scholarship.. 

13.Doreen Berrns Memorial Scholarship - $250
This scholarship is presented to a Grade XII student from the Springside District.  The recipient must be planning to enroll in some academic, vocational or technical program which is not offered at the High School level.

14.The Willowbrook and District Lions Club Scholarship - $250
This scholarship is awarded to a student from Willowbrook and district and/or the son or daughter of a Willowbrook and District Lions Club member.  The student must have a good academic record and must be planning further education at a post-secondary level.

15.The Bredenbury Lions Club Scholarship - $250
This scholarship is availiable to a student who attended Saltcoats School to complete grade eight. The student must be attending full time at Y.R.H.S. and must be continuing with post-secondary education. Leadership and volunteerism is are important criteria and students must apply for this scholarship.

16.J. Elton Davidge Scholarship - $150 (offered in 2009)
This scholarship goes to a Grade XII student from the City of Yorkton, who plans to pursue post high education.  Academic standing will be a consideration, however, the student’s community participation will be a main focus.

 

SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE

Important: Dates subject to change, so check the scholarship early to ensure you don’t miss the deadline.

Saskatchewan Government General Employees’ Union

Varies

Saskatchewan Health Bursaries

Varies – Early May

OCTOBER - DECEMBER:                                                                     DEADLINE DATE:

Loran Awards – Canadian Morehead-Cain Awards

October 27

TD Canada Trust Scholarship for Outstanding Community Leadership

October 30

Wendy’s Classic Achiever Scholarship

November 2

JANUARY - FEBRUARY:

Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities

January 1

Future Aces Foundation Scholarship

January 31

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program

January 31

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

February 1

Burger King Scholars Program

February 1

MARCH - APRIL:                                                   


Re/Max Quest for Excellence

March 5

The Colonel Douglas H. Gunter Award

March 15

SaskPower Scholarship Program

March 15

Canadian Merit Scholarship – Garfield Weston Scholarship

March 27

Canadian Retail Institute

March 28

Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation

March 28

Yorkton Curling Club Scholarship

March 28

Curl Saskatoon Brier 2000 Legacy Bursaries

March 31

Saskatchewan Golf Association

April 1

Yorkton Co-Operative Association – Jake Berg Memorial

April 12

Cornerstone Credit Union

April 18

Parkland Mall Merchants Association

April 25

Canadian Council for Exceptional Children

April 30

Canadian Hospitality Foundation

April 30

J. Elton Davidge Scholarship -  2011 to Yorkton Regional High School

n/a this year

Royal Canadian Legion - General Alexander Ross

April 30

Saskatchewan Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association Bursary

April 30

Yorkton & District Band Boosters

April 30

MAY:

Parkland Dance Festival

May 1

SaskTel Metis Scholarship

May 1

Willowbrook & District Lions Club Scholarship

May 1

Yorkton Exhibition Association & Yorkton & District Swine Breeders

May 1

RBC Royal Bank Financial Lifeskills Scholarship

May 8

Good Spirit Teachers Association

May 15

Bredenbury Lions Club

May 15

Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada

May 15

Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Scholarship

May 15

Premier’s Centennial Arts Scholarship

May 15

Springside Lions Club - Doreen Berrns Memorial Scholarship

May 15

Garry Voinorsky Memorial Scholarship

May 15

Monsanto Canada Inc. Opportunity Scholarship

May 15

Alex Denesyk Memorial Scholarship

May 20

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers

May 31

Les Donnelly Occupational Safety Scholarship

May 31

Pat Fletcher Golf Foundation

May 31

Sask. Jr. Hockey League – Hockey Education Assistance

May 31

JUNE:

Canadian Charolais Assocaition

June1

Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Education Foundation

June1

AUCC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

June 15

Mattinson Endowment Fund Scholarship For Disabled Students

June 15

Lindsay Boyes Memorial Scholarship

June 30

Navy League & Royal Canadian Benevolent Fund

June 30

Saskatchewan PE Association

June 30

Saskatchewan Trucking Association Scholarship

June 30

Sylvia Higgins Memorial Fund

June 30

JULY - SEPTEMBER:

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers

July 31

Masonic Youth Trust Award

August 7

Royal Canadian Legion – Jack Moore Memorial Scholarship

                                          - Burgess Bursaries       

August 28

Bill Kehler Memorial Award

August 29

SaskTel Pioneers

August 31

Saskatchewan School Boards Association

August 31

Saskatchewan Hockey Association

August 31

Bun Allin Memorial Scholarship

September 1

Sask. Knights of Columbus Scholarship

September 1

SaskTel Scholarships

September 15

SGI Corporate Scholarship Program

September 30

OCTOBER:

Sask. Jr. Hockey League – Hockey Education Assistance

October 31

SaskPower Diversity Awards

October 31