For Students Pursuing Studies in Forestry, Forest Products Manufacturing, Natural Resources or Environmental Sciences
If you are pursuing studies in Forestry, Forest Products Manufacturing, Natural Resources or Environmental Sciences – you may be eligible for a scholarship from the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society. Residents of Slave Lake, High Prairie, Wabasca and surrounding community are encouraged to apply.
Two scholarships of $500 each are available for the 2015-2016 academic year. The fields of study that will receive priority under the program are:
• Certificate, Diploma, or Degree Programs in Forestry or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Sciences
• Certificate or Degree programs in Wood Products Manufacturing
• Certificate, Diploma, or Degree Programs in Technical Fields leading to a career in the forest products industry.
The Lesser Slave Lake Forest Education Society is dedicated to building on past successes in the promotion of forestry related education and public awareness, especially the activities that have resulted in benefits for the Slave Lake Area.
Opportunity for Additional Student Funding
The Lesser Slave Forest Education Society is also a partner with the Bursary Partnership fund of the Northern Alberta Development Council. As such, students may be eligible to receive matching funds under the NADC Bursary Partnership Program. This would double the award to $1,000. More information on this opportunity can be obtained by visiting www.benorth.ca.
The Lesser Slave Forest Education Society is dedicated to forest education and public awareness in the Lesser Slave Lake area and throughout Alberta. Over the years, the Society has facilitated classroom visits, fieldtrips, teacher workshops, hands-on exhibits as well as providing resources and special guest speakers from the forest industry. The Society is also involved in special event programming including: summer camps for youth, online webinars, poster contests, career fairs, and fundraising banquets.
How to apply
To apply for the scholarship, click on the file to download and print the application form (pdf document). Complete, sign, and mail the application to the Boreal Forest Research Centre. Faxed applications are not acceptable. An original signature must be on file.
Application forms can be downloaded clicking here .
Completed application forms should be sent to:Lesser Slave Forest Education Society ATTN: MJ Munn-Kristoff 1201 Main Street SE Slave Lake, AB ToG 2A3