Ladies’ Auxiliary of Royal Canadian Legion offering bursaries

The Ladies’ Auxiliary, Alberta-NWT Command of the Royal Canadian Legion is offering a number of bursary awards in the amount of $500 each to students in Grade 12 in either 2007 or 2008.

The Ladies’ Auxiliary, Alberta-NWT Command of the Royal Canadian Legion is offering a number of bursary awards in the amount of $500 each to students in Grade 12 in either 2007 or 2008.

These awards are for Alberta and Northwest Territories students entering their first year of a certificate or diploma program in a university, school of technology and art, nursing program or any recognized college in either geographical area.

The awards are intended to assist children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews of ex-service personnel, as well as children and grandchildren of current serving personnel, RCMP members, Reserve personnel and paid or volunteer firefighters who have served a minimum of one year, in advancing their education.

The awards are not intended for mature students ie: those over 20 years of age.

Students applying for the bursary may apply in the year they graduate or they may wait for one year if they so wish, before furthering their education.

Students are requested to write to the: Ladies’ Auxiliary Bursary Chairman, 2020-15th Street NW, Calgary, Alta., T2M-3N8, or fax to 403-289-0611 for application forms. They can also contact Christine Hedges at 843-2031 or their nearest Auxiliary or Legion Branch.