Scholarships and Awards


Value: $500 in each category
Number: Three
Deadline: May 31, 2004

Notes: Students registered in any high school, under graduate or graduate program within Alberta are invited to write an essay of approximately 1000 words on the following topic:

Topic: “How are trends like larger class sizes, higher tuition, less school funding and other government decisions affecting your education?”

The student with the best essay in each of the three categories will receive $500, and one of the three winning essays will be published in Alberta Views Magazine.

Please include your name, address, phone #, school and level (high school, undergrad, and graduate) on the first page of your essay. This information, except for level, will not be passed on to the judges.

Please send your essay to:

Parkland Institute
11045 Saskatchewan Drive,
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1
Phone: (780) 492-8558.
Fax: (780) 492-8738

The Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership

Value: $500
Number: One
Deadline: March 1

Conditions: Nominees for the Laurence Decor Award for Student Leadership must be an Alberta resident currently enrolled in a minimum of 18 credits, a full-time student, for this academic year. Selection is based on the student’s involvement in student government, student societies, clubs, or organizations. In addition, candidates may be involved in community, provincial, or national organizations. Members of the University community nominate candidates. The nomination deadline is March 1.

Funding source: Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund in honour of Laurence Decore, former Edmonton mayor and provincial political leader.

Announcement date: June