Applications open May 1.
Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta – in partnership with Syncrude Canada Ltd. – will provide three $3,000 Education Awards to female students within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo pursuing post-secondary education at a recognized post-secondary institution.
The award will be given based on financial need, academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement.
Since 2013 Girls Inc. and Syncrude have proudly assisted 27 women to pursue their goals with our scholarships.
The award is given based on financial need, academic achievement, and extracurricular and community involvement.
It will be provided to a female student pursuing studies in, but not limited to, college or university. Technical or Trade studies are also eligible.
Two of the scholarships have been named after our former Women of Inspiration:
The Barb Jewers Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who demonstrates a sincere commitment to volunteerism and community activism.
The Elsie Yanik Memorial Scholarship will be 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 will be awarded to an applicant with a demonstrated passion for youth empowerment and gender equality.