Edmonton Host Lions Club Scholarships

Lions Audiology Scholarship​

Each year the Edmonton Host Lions Club awards a scholarship in audiology at the University of Alberta worth up to $1,100.

Value: $1,100

Eligibility: Awarded annually to a graduating student on the basis of superior academic standing in audiology courses.

Application: No application; eligible students will be considered automatically by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Lions Legacy Scholarships

Two Lions Legacy Scholarships of $500.00 each will be awarded to students who:

  • Live in Lions Multiple District C (Alberta) and attend one of the following Edmonton high schools: Eastglen, Queen Elizabeth, Amiskwaciy Academy, St. Joseph Catholic High School, and Austin O’Brien Catholic High School.

  • Have or will have graduated from Grade 12 at the time of presentation and have acceptance at a post-secondary institution of one or more years of study leading to a certificate or degree

  • Those who have received the Lions Legacy Scholarship in the past will not qualify for future grants from the Lions of Alberta Legacy Scholarship

  • Demonstrate a commitment to humanitarian causes and exhibit the Lions’ service-oriented philosophy by actively volunteering in their communities;

    • be recognized as an individual of honesty and integrity; and,

    • display a commitment to his/her community through service work for youth groups,

    • senior citizens, or non-profit organizations.

 

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If successful, award winners must agree to have their photos and information used by the club to publicize the awards.

 

Students must submit the following items to the Lions Legacy Committee of the Edmonton (Host) Lions Club:

  • Lions Legacy Scholarship District Student Application form.  (The  age requirement has been waived.)

  • A transcript of most recent marks from the educational institution last attended

  • Confirmation of acceptance (e.g. tuition receipt), the name of the post-secondary institution and the specific field, school or faculty into which they are enrolling

  • Letters of reference (two preferable, maximum of four) with a detailed summary of their character; leadership roles within the school; involvement in extracurricular activities at school; involvement in organizations in the community at large; work experiences and special interests/hobbies.  

  • One of the letters of reference should be from the student’s school principal or a staff member.

  • A one-page self-written letter or a short video (4-minute max.) expressing why they should receive the award. Video submissions should be in one of the following file types: .mpeg4, .mov, .mpegs, .wmv. The video file should be no larger than 1 GB. 

  • If a student is under 18 at the time of application, a signed parental consent form must accompany their application.

 

Requests for or completed application forms can be sent to Lion Blair Ching at  bd.ching@shaw.ca

 

The deadline for submission is September 15.