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!
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
ABRA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
Name: ______________________________ Phone:_________________________
City:_________________________________ Postal Code:_________________
Date of Birth:________________
Years with ABRA:________
Other Associations and Activities:______________________________________________________
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)
OFFICE USE ONLY
Date Received Reference Number