Congratulations to the 2018 Municipal Hail Insurance $1000 Scholarship Recipients
Daphnee Ferland,University of Saskatchewan
Deoni Luttig,University of Saskatchewan
Heather Kearnan,Saskatchewan Polytechnic...
Henri Kohler, Parkland College Yorkton
Shanese Martin, University of Saskatchewan
SARM Rural Municipal Administration Scholarship Program
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities(SARM) recognizes the vital role administrators play in all facets of municipal governance in rural Saskatchewan and is committed to developing and promoting the profession. As part of this effort, SARM has developed the SARM Rural Municipal Administration Scholarship Program.
The SARM Rural Municipal Administration Scholarship Program is for students enrolled in the Local Government Authority (LGA) Certificate Program at the University of Regina. Three Scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded annually, paid at the end of the completed semester. Applications must be received by SARM no later than October 15 each year and must be supported by confirmation of enrollment during the current year.
Selection is based on academic achievement, demonstrated interest in administration as a career in rural Saskatchewan, contributions to and knowledge of rural Saskatchewan, and the following criteria.
SARM Rural Municipal Administration Scholarship Criteria
Deadline: October 15
Number of scholarships: 3
Field of Study: Local Government Authority(LGA) Certificate Program, University of Regina
Minimum Credit Hours: 3-6 in LGA
Selection Based on these Criteria:
Evidence that the student is registered and remains registered in and/or completed at least 3 credit hours in LGA through the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
Not be participating in a tuition reimbursement program
High School and /or Post-Secondary Transcripts
Letter of Reference form a teach, employer, or community leader.
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Download the Application Form, complete and return to the SARM office before October 15.
More info and application
Saskatchewan’s agriculture and agri-food industry is full of career opportunities - from production, research, and processing to manufacturing, finance and more. The agriculture industry accounts for over 50,000 jobs across the province, with this number continuing to grow.
The Agriculture Student Scholarship offers a grand prize of a $4,000 scholarship and three runner-up scholarships of $2,000 each to go towards agriculture-related post-secondary studies.Eligibility
Eligible applicants must be:
- A Saskatchewan resident in Grade 12 or recent high school graduate (within the past two years); and
- Planning to take agriculture-related post-secondary education beginning in the fall of 2019.
Note: Ministry of Agriculture and Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation employees and their immediate family members are not eligible.Application Criteria
October is Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan, a time to celebrate agriculture and share our stories about food and farming. The theme for Agriculture Month is Our Food Has a Story. This theme presents an opportunity for everyone to tell stories of how food produced on the farm gets to the table, and to recognize the dedicated people it takes along the way to deliver healthy, affordable and safe products, sustainably.
Applications to the 2019 Agriculture Student Scholarship should be based on the same theme, Our Food Has a Story, while also addressing one or all of the Agriculture Month key messages of affordability, food safety, health and nutrition and sustainability.
Applicants must complete the application form and:
- Produce a creative three-minute video or 1,000-word essay sharing their food story (criteria below).
- Provide a letter of conditional acceptance to a post-secondary institution; and,
- Provide a letter of recommendation from either a teacher/professor, agriculture industry leader or community leader.
Videos and written submissions will be judged by a review committee based on: alignment with the themes provided, development of ideas, structure and clarity, creativity and quality, and professionalism. Leadership qualities and school/community involvement in your letters of recommendation will also be taken into consideration.
The Ministry of Agriculture reserves the right to publish or promote all submissions as deemed appropriate. All personal information collected will not be used for any other purposes and will remain confidential.Deadlines
The application deadline is March 1, 2019. Applicants have until April 1, 2019, to submit a copy of their letter of conditional acceptance into their specified college/program.
Scholarship recipients will be notified in May 2019. Recipients will need to submit their Official Confirmation of Enrollment, as issued by their post-secondary institution, prior to receiving the scholarship funds.Apply
Applications should be submitted electronically to [email protected] Videos can be submitted by including a YouTube link on the application form or by attaching a copy of the digital file.