Applications for the Women of Inspiration Education Awards presented by Syncrude are now open!
There are three $3,000 awards to be presented to female students within the RMWB pursuing post-secondary education.
The Barb Jewers Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an applicant who demonstrates a sincere commitment to volunteerism and community activism.
The Elsie Yanik Memorial Scholarship is awarded for demonstrated Indigenous identity, advocacy and community involvement.
To honour the legacy of Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s founder Ann Dort-MacLean, the Ann Dort-MacLean Scholarship is awarded to an applicant who demonstrates a passion for youth empowerment and gender equality.
Since 2013 Girls Inc. and Syncrude have proudly assisted 27 women as they pursue their post-secondary education goals.
In 2021 Laurell Pallot was awarded the Ann Dort-MacLean award, Denna Flett was awarded the Elsie Yanik Memorial Scholarship and Areebah Monsoor was awarded the Barb Jewers Memorial Scholarship.
You can read more about our past Women of Inspiration Education Award recipients here.
The deadline to apply is 4PM on Friday, August 26. Apply here.