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  • A.L. FORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    This annual scholarship was established in 1995 by Isabel Ford as a memorial for her late husband. A.L.

    Ford. A.L. Ford was a communications pioneer in Prince George, serving 48 years with CN Telegraph. From the

    arrival of telegraph services to Prince George to the evolving telecommunications services of the 1970's, A.L.

    Ford worked in areas that we now call "information technology".

    Number of Awards: I

    Amount of Each Award: Variable

    Eligibility: Open to students who intend to pursue a career in information technology.

    Criteria: Demonstrate a high level of academic achievement over the last two years and have demonstrated good

    citizenship. Must plan to enroll in post secondary studies leading to a career in telecommunications or other areas

    covered under the broad umbrella of information technology. Must plan to pursue their education in a full time

    program of two or more academic years in any one of the following:

    a) technical training

    b) university studies

    c) college studies

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee.

    Special Condition: A letter of reference outlining good citizenship must accompany application.

    BEAVERLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

    Number of Awards: 1

    Amount of Each Award: 5550.00

    Eligibility: Open to students who attended Beaverly Elementary School for a minimum of two years.

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement. Demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular

    activities.

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee.

    Special Conditions: A letter of reference outlining extra-curricular activities must accompany application.

    BET SIDDALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    This scholarship has been established to honour the memory of Bet Siddall, who worked in School District No. 57

    from 1966 to 1988. This award honours Mrs. Siddall for her outstanding contribution to education as teacher and

    principal; it recognizes her belief in the importance of education as the means by which each individual might

    strive to realize his or her potential.

    Number of Awards: 1

    Amount of Each Award: Variable

    Eligibility: Open to students who have attended Hart Highlands, Peden Hill or Harwin Elementary Schools for a

    minimum of 2 years.

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement.

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee

    BEV HOSKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    This awards was established by family and friends of Bev Hosker. Born in Fort St. John. Bev was a member of the first ever

    female RCMP troop. She went on to serve 24 years with the RCMP throughout British Columbia. Bev was in

    integral member of the District Parent Advisory Councils in both Quesnel and Prince George, and a tireless advocate for the

    rights of students and parents. She was a particularly strong believer in the need to increase the numbers of

    young women pursuing studies in math and science. This award will go to someone who embodies Bev's commitment to

    community and school and plans to pursue further studies in a mathematics related field.

    Number of Awards: I

    Amount of Each Award: Variable

    Eligibility: Open to a female student who shows an aptitude for mathematics. Applicants must intend to

    pursue a career in a mathematics related field (mathematics, finance, science).

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement. Demonstrated leadership and involvement in

    school and community activities. Demonstrated strong aptitude in mathematics

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee

    Special Conditions: A letter of reference outlining leadership and involvement in school and community

    activities must accompany application.

  • BLACKBURN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

    This scholarship has been established in 1994 by the Blackburn family who arrived in the Pineview area in

    the 1920's. The Blackburns have always taken an active role in the community where the first log school was built

    on their farm land. The award is intended to recognize and provide financial support to a student who attended

    Blackburn Junior Secondary School.

    Number of Awards: I

    Amount of Each Award: Variable

    Eligibility: Open to students who attended one of these schools for 2 or more years: Blackburn, Giscome,

    Pineview, Buckhorn, or Hixon Elementary.

    Criteria: Demonstrated academic excellence and a strong involvement in their school and/or community.

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee

    Special Condition: A letter of reference outlining school/community involvement must accompany

    application.

    BRIJ M. MADHOK, PRINCE GEORGE REGIONAL CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

    CRIMINOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP

    This award was established in 1988 by the Hutda Lake Camp to provide financial assistance to a graduating

    student who plan to pursue post-secondary education in the field of criminology.

    Number of Awards: 1

    Amount of Each Award: Variable

    Eligibility: Open to students who plan to enroll in a post-secondary educational institution in the field of criminology.

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement. Demonstrated good character as evidenced by

    letters of reference.

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee.

    Special Condition: Dependents of Corrections staff are not disqualified. Letters of reference outlining

    character must accompany application.

    BRYAN JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Bryan Johnson, a Prince George businessman. He

    was a very warm, friendly person with a tremendous zest for life. The purpose of this scholarship is to

    acknowledge students who are self-motivated and who pursue excellence in their endeavours. Bryan's

    untimely death occurred in an avalanche while skiing on Mount Rider, February 4, 1995. He is sadly missed by his

    wife, family and friends.

    Number of Awards: 1

    Amount of Each Award: $300.00

    Eligibility: Open to all students.

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement. Demonstrated leadership or involvement in

    extracurricular and/or community activities.

    Selection Process: Selected by District Awards Committee

    Special Condition: A letter of reference outlining leadership and community involvement must accompany

    application.

    BUCKHORN COMMUNITY RECREATION COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIP (DS)

    Number of Awards: I

    Amount of Each Award: $200.00

    Eligibility: Open to students who have attended Buckhorn Elementary School for a minimum of two years and have shown an interest in promoting community programs.

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement. Demonstrated community service. Selection Process: Selected by donor

    Special Condition: A letter of reference outlining community service must accompany application.

  • CALEDONIA NORDIC SKI CLUB SCHOLARSHIP (DS)

    Sponsored by Nordics Forest Company which manages the ski club's woodlot.

    Number of Awards: I

    Amount of Each Award: $500.00

    Eligibility: Open to students currently enrolled in any secondary school participating in the District Awards

    Program who is a current member in good standing of the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club and:

    a) has been an active member of a Caledonia Nordic Ski Challenge Group for at least their senior years.

    or

    b) has been an active coach or instructor with the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club for at least their senior years.

    or

    c) has been an active volunteer with the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club for at least their senior years.

    Criteria: Demonstrated high level of academic achievement. Has been an active member of the Caledonia

    Nordic Ski Club, as an athlete, coach/instructor, and/or volunteer for at least their senior years.

    Selection Process: Selected by Donor

    Special Conditions: Should there be no successful candidate, two scholarships may be offered in the

    following year.

    Candidate should describe in writing their involvement with the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club.

    CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LOCAL 1048 CLOSED SCHOLARSHIP (DS)

    Members of C.U.P.E. Local 1048 work for the City of Prince George.

    Number of Awards: 1

    Amount of Each Award: $500.00

    Eligibility: Open to students who attend schools in the City of Prince George. and who are members or sons

    & daughters of C.U.P.E. Local 1048 members.

    Criteria: Demonstrated academic excellence. Demonstrated community involvement.

    Selection Process: Selected by Donor

    Special Condition: A letter of reference outlining community service must accompany application.

    CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LOCAL 3742 MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT CLOSED

    SCHOLARSHIP

    Members of C.U.P.E, 3742 are support workers for School District No. 57.

    Number of Awards: 2

    Amount of Each Award: $1000.00

    Eligibility: Open to students who are the son, daughter or dependent of an CUPE Local 3742 member in good

    stand