$1,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
209
Days
September 30 2021
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Bill Mason Scholarship Fund

Description

The Bill Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund is a tribute to the late Bill Mason, a Canadian recognized both nationally and internationally as an avid canoeist, environmentalist, filmmaker, photographer, artist and public speaker. Applicants must be a Canadian Citizen, enrolled full-time at a Canadian University or College. Do not staple your application. Applications need to be scanned to selection committee. Do not fold your application. Applications need to be scanned to selection committee. Make certain your application is received on time. Deadline for applications is midnight of September 30 of the current academic year. Incomplete or late packets will be rejected unless Paddle Canada is given prior notification. Therefore, we recommend that you: Send your application by Expedited Post or Express Post or Priority Courier to ensure that your application can be tracked. Email us at info@paddlecanada.com with the date and tracking number of your package as proof you have met the application deadline (in the event the package is lost and/or does not get delivered on time). Applicants must be: Enrolled in an Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation, or Environmental Education Studies or another related program, have an academic standing of B+ (75%) or higher. Application requirements include cover letter with a title, "Bill Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund Application", indicating both your residential and permanent home mailing addresses, email address and telephone numbers. Provide a copy of your birth certificate, Canadian passport or other equivalent document, provide the full name and address of the college or university in which you are enrolled. Include a confirmation of enrolment letter or related document. Provide the name of your program or discipline of study. Provide your current academic year standing. Include the name, address and telephone number of your department head. Provide an official, unopened, copy of your most recent transcript. Provide a list and brief description of courses that emphasize environmental awareness and/or outdoor education. Do not send program of study brochures; report only on those courses in which you are enrolled for the current academic year. Within 500 words (2 pgs) please provide a statement of your philosophy regarding your beliefs with reference to the environment, to outdoor education, or outdoor recreation and to how your philosophy pertains to the ethics of land and water AND, how your philosophy reflects the life and work of Bill Mason. Provide a budget, outlining both expenses, anticipated revenues and financial shortcoming for the current academic year. Provide a r?®sum?® of your paddling experience, involvement in organized paddling and paddling instruction, if any.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$1,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: Canada
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Environmental Health, Environmental Science
  • CheckmarkRestricted to: Canadian

How to Apply

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Contact
Bill Mason Memorial Scholarship Fund
info@paddlecanada.com
Tel: 888-252-6292 Address PO Box 126
Station Main
Kingston, ON K7L 4V6