ALBERTA BARREL RACING ASSOCIATION

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c/o Jody Brisebois Box 113 Peers AB T0E 1W0

2013 SCHOLARSHIP Winners

ALBERTA BARREL RACING ASSOCIATION

www.albertabarrelracing.com

 

The Scholarship Committee would like to announce our recipients for this year.

Our 2013 recipients will each receive a $750 scholarship. They are:

 

Tulsa Johnson:      University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus

                                 Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Julie Primrose:     Red Deer College

        Practical Nursing Diploma

                               

ABRA would like to encourage all members who will be applying for colleges and universities for the 2014 year to send in their applications for our scholarships. The cost of a post-secondary education is growing each year and we at ABRA would like to assist our members in following their career dreams.

 

In closing, please remember to consider ABRA when applying for scholarships. The process is painless and could garner you some extra money for school!

 

2013 Scholarship Application form.

  

ALBERTA BARREL RACING ASSOCIATION

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION

The ABRA was established in 1996 to promote the sport of barrel racing by providing competitions in which each horse and rider has an equal opportunity to be competitive at her/his own level.  Any current member in good standing may apply for a scholarship. The scholarships are to be applied towards expenses incurred while attending a college, university, trade school, or any post secondary educational institution.

To Accompany This Application Form:

1)      Two (2) Sealed Letters of Personal Reference:  Indicating the length of time the writer has known the applicant and specifics concerning the applicant’s work habits, personality, goals/ambitions, contributions to society, etc. Family members may not be used.

2)      Two (2) Sealed Letters of Reference from Volunteer Organizations (Eg. 4H, ABRA, Church, and School):   Indicating the length of time the applicant has volunteered and in what capacity.

3)      Copy of Grade 12 transcript

4)      Letter of Intent by Applicant:    Revealing the applicant’s intentions and ambitions in pursuing a post secondary education. Please indicate what drew you to this avenue of study, how you plan to achieve your goal, and how you plan to use your education in the future. (Minimum 250 – 500 words - typed).

 

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS AUGUST 1, 2014

 

Ø  Applicants will be notified by August 20, 2015 of their status.      

Ø  Scholarship presentations will be made at the annual ABRA finals.

Ø  Scholarships are limited to one per member but if not selected they may apply a second time.

Ø  All scholarships carry a one year expiry date. If the scholarship is not used by that date, the money will be reintroduced into the scholarship fund.

Ø  Recipients must provide a confirmation of enrolment from their institution in order to receive their funds. Cheques will be made payable jointly to the institution AND recipient and will be released upon confirmation.

Ø  Minimum one (1) $1,000.00 scholarship per year will be awarded.

 

Please mail scholarship applications to:

ABRA Scholarship Committee

C/O April Tunke

PO Box 356

Seven Persons, AB   T0K 1Z0

 

               

 

ABRA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

 

Name:  ______________________________    Phone:_________________________

Address:________________________________________________________

City:_________________________________    Postal Code:_________________

Email:___________________________________

 

Date of Birth:________________

Years with ABRA:________

Other Associations and Activities:______________________________________________________

 

Last High School Attended:_________________________________________________

Name and Address of Post Secondary Institution you plan to attend:_________________________________________________________________

Semester Start Date:______________________________________________________

Program Type (certificate, diploma or degree):_________________________________

Name of Certificate, Diploma or Degree Program (no abbreviations)

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Signature                                                                                             Date

 

 

OFFICE USE ONLY

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Date Received                                                                                   Reference Number