When LeRoy Warden was asked what motivated him to establish the scholarship, he replied: I simply want to help because it resonates with my soul, and lending a helping hand may make the world of difference for one person.
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a student registered at Edmonton Public Schools who is completing high school in the current year, with clear career plans and financial need to realize the possibility of attending one of the following post-secondary institutions in Edmonton: University of Alberta, MacEwan University, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology or University of Alberta Campus Saint-Jean.
SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: A cheque, not to exceed $10,000, in the amount of fall and winter tuition, program and mandatory school fees will be forwarded directly to the post-secondary institution on behalf of the recipient.
This scholarship does not include application fees, tuition deposits or books. The recipient shall submit a statement of account with a balance due no later than two weeks before the official payment due date of the post-secondary institution.
An applicant must:
The school principal will be asked to:
Before completing the application form, the applicant must:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The application form is now closed.
The selection team will rank each submission on the applicant's strengths, education and career plans, evidence of career exploration and financial need. A short-list of applicants will be contacted in May to participate in an oral interview with the selection team. The recipient will be contacted in June.