Whitecourt Fish and Game Association Scholarship

The Whitecourt Fish and Game Association are a group of individuals interested in the welfare and conservation of wildlife habitat. The WFGA gives out two scholarships once a year valued at $1000 each to two individuals entering into a postsecondary program of their choice and supports the endeavors of the association.

Who is eligible?

Any student who is graduating from high school, an adult upgrading program, students registered in a postsecondary institution, or an accredited correspondence institution. Students residing within the Whitecourt, Peers, Blue Ridge and Mayerthorpe areas are eligible. Preference will be given to students who are entering a resource field. Membership of a fish and game association is not a requirement to apply, nor does membership preclude applying.

How to apply?

Download application form and fill out, return with one letter of reference from a non-related person, and include a letter stating your goals, interests, and motivation. Deadline postmarked June 15th. Send to:

Whitecourt Fish and Game Association, P.O. Box 3, Whitecourt, AB, T7S 1N3.

The scholarship committee will review letters and applications for financial need, participation in community activities, responsibility, and motivation. The scholarship will be paid in a check of $1000 each to the successful applicants upon proof of registration (letter from registrar) in the program of their choice.

Please contact Gerald Schutte with any further inquiries at 780-778-4096. Only successful candidates will be contacted.