Scholarships

Bow Valley Credit Union is invested in the education and professional success of its members. The BVCU Scholarship Program is designed to financially assist qualified applicants in enrollment of post-secondary programs.

Applications will be received between August 15th and November 30th, 2017. A selection committee will review and vote on each submission. Recipients will be awarded at Annual General Meeting of the members in February 2018.

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Scholarship Program

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Education

Please enter final grade in each core class:

*Students are still required to send in official transcripts to: sscott@bowvalleycu.com

* At least one science option must be filled in.

Written Statements: (500 words maximum each)

* for Jack Paterson Memorial Scholarship and General Community and Leadership Awards only.

Required documentation included or submitted:

Please attach additional documents below. Documents may include written statements in Microsoft Word, scanned copy of high school transcripts, copy of post-secondary registration and enrolment in specific program. Documents may also be emailed to sscott@bowvalleycu.com.

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2017 Bow Valley Credit Union Scholarship Recipients

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In October 2016, Bow Valley Credit Union launched its first Scholarship program dedicated to our members to help them achieve their career goals.

At our AGM held on February 15, 2017 CEO Larry Bohn presented two scholarships to well-deserving students:

  • Community & Leadership Award: $500 Zoe Lawless
  • Jack Paterson Memorial Award for Academic Achievement and Citizenship: $1,000 River Hutchison-Brewster

Congratulations to Zoe and River!

2016 Learning Grant Winner!

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zoe-lawlessCongratulations to Zoe Lawless, a long time member of Bow Valley Credit Union on being selected as a 2016 winner of CRI Canada’s Learning Grant Program!  Best of luck with your studies Zoe!

Bow Valley College 2016

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We are pleased to help make a difference in the lives of Bow Valley College learners by offering scholarships to 4 individuals: Samanta Reno, Dennis Bijvank, Graham Larkin and Nadeem Jiwa.

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The award winners are in the photo accompanied by Scott Grattidge, Bow Valley Credit Union Manager of Retail Operations.

2016 Learning Grant

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CRI_PiggyOn behalf of Alberta Credit Unions, CRI Canada is pleased to introduce the Learning Grant Program which will award 4 Learning Grants in the amount of $750 to eligible students for full-time study at a qualifying Canadian college or university in 2016.

Any student who is a member of an Alberta Credit Union is eligible to apply for a Learning Grant provided they have received a valid high school diploma or will be eligible to receive a diploma during the year of application. Learning Grants are also open to first year post secondary students!

In order to be considered for a Learning Grant, applications must be received by May 2, 2016. Candidates may be asked to supply information on their ability to finance their education.

All Learning Grant applications must be accompanied by:

1.An official transcript of final results of all high school credit courses to date (and post secondary results if applicable).

2.One letter of reference from school principal, teacher, or professor/instructor.

3.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 Selection Process:

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.

Visit: http://www.cricanada.net/learninggrant to obtain a copy of the application form and to submit required accompaniments electronically.

CRI Learning Grant 2015

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On behalf of Alberta Credit Unions, CRI Canada is once again sponsoring  the Learning Grant Program which will award 4 Learning Grants in the amounts of $750 to eligible students for full-time study at a qualifying Canadian college or university in 2015.  Any student who is a member of an Alberta Credit Union is eligible to apply for a Learning Grant provided they have received a valid high school diploma or will be eligible to receive a diploma during the year of application. Learning Grants are also open to first year post secondary students!

The application deadline is March 31, 2015.  To learn about the application and selection process, please click here!

Bow Valley High School Award Winners 2014

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Bow Valley Credit Union is proud to have sponsored awards for seven 30-level (grade 12) courses in 2014!  The recipients of these awards are:

Photography 30: Hayley Ryan
Math 30-1: Jesse Chong
Math 30-2: Taylor Eyma
Math 31: Quinton Peers
Outdoor Leadership 30: Derek Wieliczko
Chemistry 30:  Scott Goerzen and Michael White
Physics 30: Quinton Peers

Congratulations!

Bow Valley College 2014

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2014 Bow Valley College Scholarship Winners We are pleased to help make a difference in the lives of Bow Valley College learners by offering scholarships to 4 individuals :

Elizabeth Howell
Stephanie Malthouse
Karli Nyhus
Jayanti Basnet


Three of the award winners are in the photo accompanied by Larry Bohn, President & CEO of Bow Valley Credit Union.