Application for Agricultural Scholarship 2019

Rotary EX Agricultural ScholarshipThis $10,000 scholarship is supported by the Rotary Club of Lethbridge East and Lethbridge Exhibition Park will be presented to a student from southern Alberta to pursue further studies in an agriculture related domain.

Applicants must be a legal resident of the Counties of Lethbridge, Taber, Warner, Forty Mile, Cardston, Pincher Creek, Ranchlands, Willow Creek, Vulcan, Blood (Kanai) First Nations, Piikani First Nation, Muncipality of Crowsnest Pass or the City of Lethbridge.

Criteria

Applicants must have completed at least 3 years of College and/or University at a recognized institution. Applicants must have demonstrated high academic achievement and leadership qualities in an agriculture related field.

Applicants must apply before January 15th, 2019. Their application must include a covering letter that briefly describes their academic achievements, community contributions, leadership abilities and their aspirations in an agriculture related field. Applicants should arrange to obtain three (3) confidential letters of reference from their education institution and/or community leaders confirming their volunteer leadership qualities and a brief overview of their field of study to be supported by the scholarship (see below).

Final selection will be based on a formal, in-person or video conference interview with the Rotary Scholarship Committee. The Scholarship Committee will consist of four (4) members from the Rotary Club of Lethbridge East and one Rotary District 5360 representative.

Successful candidates should also be familiar with the goals and principles of Rotary International and able to explain how their professional goals align with Rotary’s commitment to community service and international priorities such as water and sanitation, economic and community development, basic education and literacy. You can get more information on Rotary at www.rotary.org.

In keeping with the long standing principles and rules of the Rotary Foundation, Rotarians or family members of Rotarians are not eligible for this scholarship.

Submit this completed scholarship application form, along with copies of your college or university transcripts and your CV to Dr. Wayne Lindwall, Scholarship Application Chair, wlindwall49@gmail.com by January 15th, 2019. Please also arrange to have three (3) confidential letters of reference (from community leaders and/or your college or university) sent to Wayne Lindwall at wlindwall49@gmail.com, or Rotary Club of Lethbridge East, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 22002 Henderson Lake RPO, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 6X5.


 

If you are successful in being awarded this $10,000 Scholarship would you consider attending another academic institution to complete or continue your studies? (Yes or No)

If so, which institution(s) would you consider?

IMPORTANT: The Scholarship Committee will screen all applicants soon after the January 15th 2019 deadline. Shortlisted candidates may expect to be contacted before February 1, 2019. There will be some additional paperwork to complete by the successful candidate with respect to eligible expenses and associated documentation.

With this document, I am providing electronic copies of my (check all that apply):

 University Transcripts CV Proof of admission to a University of College Program Proof of admission to a University or College Program I have applied to the above mentioned program and expect to be notified

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