The Edmonton Latvian Society IMANTA is pleased to announce our self-administered scholarship program for 2012/2013, funded by our ongoing casino program and governed by the regulations of the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.
Available Funding to December 2013: $25,000

DOWNLOAD the Scholarship Application form HERE.

The IMANTA ‘Lāčplēsis’ Scholarship
Full Time Post-Secondary Scholarship up to $2,500

The IMANTA ‘Staburags’ Scholarship
Part-Time Post-Secondary Scholarship up to $1,000

The IMANTA ‘Draugi’ Scholarship
Part-Time Continuing Education Scholarship up to $500

Scholarship Eligibility
-Alberta residents who are Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, or foreign students on visa
-Full or part-time registered students as defined by the accredited post-secondary educational institution

Eligible Institutions
All accredited post-secondary educational institutions in Canada such as universities, colleges, polytechnics and trades training institutions that the Adjudication Committee is satisfied are duly accredited or licensed.

Scholarship Award Criteria
An independent adjudication committee will evaluate all applications. Awards will be made on the basis of a completed Scholarship Application, academic achievement (overall average), community involvement in the past year and a completed 1000 word essay relating to the identified subject.

Application Process
Applicants must submit the following:
-Completed Scholarship Application Form
-1,000 word essay on the following topic:
The Edmonton Latvian Society IMANTA is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year. How do you think it has contributed to the Latvian community in Alberta and how would you define its role and importance now and for the future?
-Course marks and overall average for most recent school year completed
-Documentation relating to any community involvement (correspondence or a description of activities in the past year).  Please identify if there has been no community involvement.

Applications to be received by the adjudication committee no later than November 9/2012.  Funding will be announced by December 15th, 2012.

Payment will be made directly to the individual upon submission of proof of attendance (i.e. official tuition receipt) at the recognized educational institution.

Please submit applications by mail to:
The Edmonton Latvian Society “Imanta”
Attn: Adjudication Committee
1209 Wershof Road
Edmonton, Alberta T6M 2M2

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