Apply for a $500 Scholarship
The Last Mountain Valley Business Association (LMVBA) offers two $500 scholarships each year to students graduating from William Derby School.
How to Apply
1. Write a brief letter to the LMVBA addressing the points listed below. Applicants must be, or plan to be, enrolled in technical school or university within 18 months of the date they graduate from high school. The scholarship is paid directly to the student upon submission of proof of enrolment in the post-secondary institution of their choice.
Include the following points in your letter:
• Leadership – describe employment, volunteer work or involvement in extracurricular activities since grade 10 and how these activities contributed to your education.
• Career Aspirations – describe your career choice and why you selected it.
• Budget Plan – provide a brief outline of the financial requirements and funding sources you plan on utilizing.
• Scholastic Standing* – attach a photocopy of your most recent transcript.
2. Attend a scheduled interview with representative members of the LMVBA.
*Note that although scholastic standing is important, it is weighted equally with several other criteria. If your standing is sufficient to be accepted into a post- secondary institution, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship.
c/o Strasbourg Decorating
Box 430 Strasbourg, SK
LMVBA Scholarship Recipients
|2012 – LMVBA congratulates Jordana Gorrill, recipient of one of the $500. LMVBA scholarships. Jordana will be studying to obtain a degree in physiotherapy.|
|2012 – LMVBA congratulates Mackenzie Kelln, recipient of one of the $500. LMVBA scholarships. Mackenzie will be studying to obtain a degree in Speech Pathology.|
|2011 – LMVBA congratulates Matthew Ritter, the 2011 recipient of the $500. LMVBA scholarship. Matthew is studying to become a journeyman electrician.|
2010 recipient Dillon Kelln is in his second year of study (2011) at the University of Saskatchewan in the Kinesiology. Dillon is going to major in Kinesiology then apply to prosthetics and orthotics in Vancouver at British Columbia Institute of Technology. Dillon hopes to one day open his own clinic in Saskatchewan.
2009 recipient Joel Gritzfeld is attending the University of Regina working towards a Bachelors Degree in Geography.
2008 recipient Jody Sorensen studied at the Western College of Remedial Massage Therapy. Jody is now a licensed massage therapist practicing in Strasbourg, SK.