Awards / Scholarships

2018 Sponsorship to Regional or International Conference

The Saskatchewan Chapter is interested in sponsoring a Saskatchewan member of the Association for Learning Environments in attending either a regional conference or an international conference. This sponsorship opportunity is designed for members who have not had the opportunity to attend either of these conferences before and who desire financial support in their pursuit of the educational opportunities attending these conferences would provide. The sponsorship amount will be allocated on a yearly basis, being made available for Saskatchewan chapter members.

Sponsorship Value:
Pacific Northwest Regional Conference – Seattle, WA, May 2-4, 2018. The amount of this sponsorship is the cost of registration, conference hotels (up to 5 nights); return flights, hotel transfers, and a meal allowance total value of up to $2500.

LearningSCAPES 2018 – Chicago, IL, November 1-4, 2018. The amount of this sponsorship is the cost of registration, conference hotels (up to 5 nights); return flights, hotel transfers, and a meal allowance total value of up to $3500.

Applications are due March 9, 2018 (Reg. Conf. Seattle) and June 29, 2018 (Intl. Conf. Chicago)

Click here for the application and details.

Gerry McCudden Memorial Scholarship Award

The Saskatchewan Chapter Gerry McCudden Scholarship is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program designed for graduating grade twelve students who desire financial support for their pursuit of post-secondary educational opportunities. The amount of this Scholarship will be $2,000, provided for the first year of post-secondary education.

Deadline: June 30, 2018

Qualifications

  1. The candidate shall be a graduating grade twelve student.
  2. The candidate shall have an academic average of 80% or higher in their grade twelve year.
  3. The candidate shall have leadership potential as measured by leadership roles in school or community activities, or by creativity and vision demonstrated through participation in school or community activities.
  4. The candidate will submit a personal essay on the required Essay Subject: “There has been increasing evidence that the design and condition of an educational facility has a significant impact on the quality of education and a student’s ability to learn. In 500 words or less, please describe how your high school facility has contributed to the quality of your education. Also, please describe the changes to your high school facility that you would propose, which you feel once implemented, would improve the quality of education.”
  5. The candidate must be accepted into a post secondary educational program following their grade twelve graduation, (i.e.: university, technical school, community college, etc.)
  6. Applicant must be from a Saskatchewan School Division which currently has a member in the Association.

Selection of Candidate

Qualified students can apply directly to the Saskatchewan Executive, who will receive and review the applications and make a determination of the student to receive the scholarship award. Applications are to be mailed or emailed to the address listed below:

Association for Learning Environments Gerry McCudden Memorial Scholarship
Attention: Jeff Howlett
75-24th Street E, Ste 100, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K3
Email: jeff.howlett@stantec.com

The student along with their School Division shall be notified by the Saskatchewan Executive as to their selection for the scholarship award.

Scholarship Award Process

  1. The School Division shall distribute information on the scholarship to eligible students.
  2. Saskatchewan Executive will receive the applications and make a recommendation on the award of the scholarship to the Association, prior to the end of June.
  3. The successful candidate shall provide confirmation of enrollment at a post-secondary educational institution in the fall term for the first and second year of education, to the Saskatchewan Executive.
  4. The Saskatchewan Chapter shall forward the scholarship amount to the successful candidate prior to the end of December for the first and second year of education.

Award Value

The amount of this Scholarship will be $2,000, provided for the first year of post-secondary education.

Saskatchewan School Division which currently has a member in the Association.

School Division Name School Division Number Association Member
Chinook 211 No
Christ the Teacher RCSSD 212 No
Creighton 111 No
Englefeld PSSD 132 No
Frontier School Division Yes
Good Spirit 204 No
Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Yes
Holy Family RCSSD 140 No
Holy Trinity RCSSD 22 No
Horizon 205 Yes
Ile-a-la-Crosse 112 No
Light of Christ RCSSD 16 Yes
Living Sky 202 Yes
Lloydminster RCSSD 89 No
Lloydminster 99 No
North East 200 Yes
Northern Lights 113 Yes
Northwest 203 Yes
Pembina Trails School Division No
Prairie South 210 Yes
Prairie Spirit 206 Yes
Prairie Valley 208 Yes
Prince Albert RCSSD 6 No
Regina Public Schools 4 Yes
Regina RCSSD 81 Yes
Saskatchewan Rivers 119 Yes
Saskatoon Public Schools 13 Yes
South East Cornerstone 209 Yes
St. Augustine RCSSD 220 No
St. Paul's RCSSD 20 No
Sun West 207 No
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