Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Association (RCACA)

Student Bursary Program



Introduction


This scholarship offers annual subsidies toward costs incurred through enrollment in bona-fide educational programs at the post-secondary level. Recognized programs include those offered by a university, community college or technical school in Canada but do not include the curricula offered by commercial institutions.


Eligibility


Applicants must occupy an Armour MOSID.Officer applicants must be held on the active strength of a Regiment of the Corps or the Armour School, or be a life member of the RCAC Association.All Other Ranks are eligible, regardless of their place of employment. Evidence of enrollment in a qualified post-secondary educational institution must be provided.

Individuals who have received a bursary are eligible to re-apply in subsequent years, provided they have achieved a passing grade in the program for which the award was previously given.


Criteria

Service to the Corps and/or the Association (20 %)

  • Years and type of service and major accomplishments


Academic Standing (15 %)

  • Submit most recent transcripts and major academic accomplishments


Academic and Career Goals (30%)

  • Usefulness of the current program in achieving long-term career goals


Community Service (15 %)

  • Community service outside the military environment


Financial Need (20 %)

  • Sources of other income and program costs.


Application


An application form is to be completed and forwarded by ordinary mail to the following address with necessary enclosures so as to reach the Association not later than 15 July 2017:


Secretary
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Association
170 Paddy's Lane RR#1
Westport, ON K0G 1X0


Download: Student Bursary Program

Download: Life Membership Application



Selection Panel

Applications will be considered at a meeting held in conjunction with the Association’s annual general meeting. Individual bursaries will range from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $2500.





Tangible benefits