Scholarships

Scholarships were established by Rocky REA to recognize the academic accomplishments of children of Rocky REA members and to assist and encourage further education. Two scholarships of $1,000 each are granted each year to the top applicants.

Scholarship Application Guidelines

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must:

  • be a Canadian citizen (or permanent resident) and a resident of Alberta
  • have at least one parent, or their legal guardian, be a member in good standing of Rocky REA at the time of application
  • be planning to enroll in the first year of a post-secondary program of at least two years in length

In addition, applicants must include:

  • an essay describing their study plans and future career goals. The essay should be typed, double-spaced and no longer than 1,000 words
  • a copy of their post-secondary institution acceptance letter
  • official Government of Alberta transcripts (once available)
  • two letters of reference either from teachers, employers, coaches, or religious representatives. The letter should describe the qualities the applicant displays which make them an appropriate candidate for this award. For example the letter may include information regarding the applicant’s academic standing, achievement in extracurricular activities, and/or community involvement.

Selection Procedure

Recipients will be chosen by a selection committee. Applicants will be judged on their academic success based on the average of their five highest Grade 12 courses with a minimum three credit value, their essay, and letters of reference.

Application Procedure

Deadline: August 1 annually

Applications must be mailed to:

Rocky REA
Box 1538
4920 – 43rd Street
Rocky Mountain House, AB
T4T 1B2

Submissions must be postmarked no later than August 1 of the submission year. For more information, please call (403) 845-4600.

All applicants will be notified of the results of their application by September 15 annually. Rocky REA will arrange to present the awards to the two recipients.

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Application Form

2017 Winners

Taylor Lund, graduate of West Central High School will be attending the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Engineering.
Taylor has received numerous academic awards, consistently achieving among the top grades throughout her school career. Taylor equally excels in sport with a passion for athletics. Taylor demonstrates integrity, determination, a high work ethic and strong leadership skills. She is also invested in supporting youth within the community.

Taylor Lund

Taylor Lund

Kyle Valstar, graduate of Rimbey High School, will be attending Olds College. He has enrolled in an Agriculture Management Program with a Major in Marketing. Kyle has assumed many leadership roles on the sports field as well as in his volunteer work with the 4H Club. Kyle is selfless, ambitious, hard-working and demonstrates integrity in all that he does.

Kyle Valstar

Kyle Valstar