If you are pursuing studies in Forestry, Forest Products Manufacturing, Natural Resources, or Environmental Sciences – you may be eligible for the MJ Munn-Kristoff Forest Resources Scholarship. Residents of Slave Lake, High Prairie, Wabasca, and surrounding communities are encouraged to apply.

Two scholarships of $500 each are available each academic year. The fields of study that will receive priority under the program are:

  • Certificate, Diploma, or Degree Programs in Forestry, 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.

Opportunity for Additional Student Funding:

The Lesser Slave Forest Education Society is a partner with the Bursary Partnerships Programs of the Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC). As such, students may be eligible to receive a matching $500 from the NADC. This would double the award to $1,000! More information on this opportunity can be obtained in the attached application form or by visiting www.nadc.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 delivered classroom presentations, field trips, teacher workshops, career fairs, and hands-on exhibits for K-12 students. The Society also provides summer camps for youth, online webinars, and other special events in the community.

The application deadline is June 1st. If applying for NADC funding, complete both application forms and mail to:

Lesser Slave Forest Education Society

ATTN: Cori Klassen

1201 Main Street SE

Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3

All other applications can be emailed with the most recent transcripts to cori@lsfes.org. Email, visit our website www.lsfes.org or call (780) 849-8627 for more information.