High School Scholarships
Innovation Credit Union has a strong commitment to our youth and we believe that if they pursue a higher education it will create a world of opportunities for them.
13 - $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating Grade 12 students enrolling in a full-time, post-secondary educational program within a year. These scholarships are open to students that are members of Innovation Credit Union (or their parents/guardians are members). Your membership must be in good standing and you must be a member for at least one year. You must be attending a post-secondary school other than North West College or Great Plains College. The selection is based on academic performance using your Grade 10, 11, and 1st semester of Grade 12 marks. Proof of enrollment is needed to receive the scholarship funds.
The 2013 application deadline was May 1, 2013.
Community involvement and spirit help make Saskatchewan the best province in Canada to live. To reward those students who display outstanding
spirit through school and community involvement, Innovation Credit Union
proudly awards $300 Spirit
the 27 high schools in our regional communities.
The awards are not based solely on academic performance, but also on
attitude and involvement. Winners are not required to attend a post-secondary
in order to receive
award. Administration at each school makes selections for these awards on our behalf.
Innovation Credit Union awards yearly college scholarships at
both the Great Plains Regional College and North West Regional College totaling $7,000.
They are awarded to members of Innovation Credit Union and are
on students' academic performance.
If you have any inquiries about our
college scholarships, please contact your nearest Regional College.
Since they administer the scholarships, you must
a separate application
the College in order to apply.
Sid Bildfell Bursary
The Sid Bildfell Business Education Bursary provides $5,000 to a business student studying administration, commerce or finance in the province of Saskatchewan.
Sid Bildfell was the CEO at SaskCentral. He was a strong leader and believed in the importance of education and lifelong learning. This bursary was established to recognize Sid's 41 years of contribution, leadership and vision to SaskCentral, Saskatchewan credit unions and the co-operative system.
To apply for this bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Resident of Saskatchewan.
- Business student studying administration, commerce or finance at a post secondary institution in Saskatchewan.
- Involvement in a co-operative organization.
- Demonstrate a financial need.
Applicants must submit the following documentation by May 31, 2013:
- Completed application form.
- Confirmation of full-time enrollment at a university, community college or SIAST. A letter or email indicating you are enrolled in classes for September of the current year is recommended.
- Confirmation of involvement in a co-operative organization. A letter or email from the co-operative is recommended. Please do not send a photocopy of your credit union Member Card.
- Letter of reference. To enhance your success, ensure that the letter is current and is from an employer, educator or professional.
- 500 word essay OR a 2 minute video (.wmv, .mov or.avi format) that answers the following question: What does it mean to you to be a member of a co-operative?
Applications and supporting documentation can be submitted by email to SaskCentral Marketing and Communications or by mail to:
Marketing and Communications
2055 Albert Street
Regina SK S4P 3G8
Questions about the bursary or application form can be directed to SaskCentral Marketing and Communications or 306.566.1480.
The application deadline is May 31, 2013.
2013 CRI Canada Learning Grant
On behalf of Saskatchewan credit unions, CRI Canada was pleased to introduce the 2013 Learning Grant Program which will award Learning Grants to eligible students for full-time study at a qualifying Canadian college or university in 2013.
Any student who is a member of a Saskatchewan credit union was eligible to apply for a Learning Grant provided they had received a valid high school diploma or will be eligible to receive a diploma during the year of application. Learning Grants were also open to first year post secondary students.
The application deadline was March 31, 2013. Candidates may be asked to supply information on their ability to finance their education.
All Learning Grant applications must be accompanied by:
- An official transcript of final results of all high school credit courses to date (and post secondary results if applicable)
- One letter of reference from school principal, teacher, or professor/instructor
- Put your thoughts to paper: An essay of 500 words or less OR put your thoughts to video: Send us a three to five minute video. Be sure to describe your achievements including academic, artistic and athletic; community involvement, leadership, and education goals.
The Learning Grants will be awarded on the basis of a number of factors that include academic achievement, artistic/athletic achievements, community involvement, and leadership displayed. A selection committee comprised of senior-level credit union employees will determine successful candidates. Application materials will not be returned to the applicants. Recipients of the awards must agree to have their name and photograph published.
Innovation Scholarship Winners