SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

The Red River College Students’ Association is proud to offer the following awards to deserving students of Red River College. These awards are administered by the college. Awards are usually $1000 and if there is a surplus of funds, extra awards are given usually starting with the Single Parent.
All awards need to be submitted through the college web site, www.rrc.ca under Awards + Bursaries. The deadline and criteria for applications are noted on each award.

RRC Students’ Association Athletic Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Cash scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded annually to one male and one female member of the RRC Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer teams – a total of six awards. These awards are based on their athletic performance as determined by their respective coaches at team tryouts and during the season.  Candidates must have graduated from high school in the past 5 years.  Eligibility will be confirmed by the Financial Aid office.
RRC Students’ Association Average Joe/Jill Scholarship
A cash scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student enrolling full-time in any Red River College program, who with a 750-1000 word essay describes their creative experience at Red River College.  The essay should include why they should be awarded the bursary. Application deadline December 1st.
RRC Students’ Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award
Chad, a BA student, was a member of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) during the 1998-99 school year. He died in March of 2000 as a result of a hockey accident. The 1999-2000 SAB agreed to dedicate the Students’ Association Scholarship fund’s first award in Chad’s memory.  One $1,000 award presented to a Red River College student who is a current Student Association Board member, who exhibits leadership qualities and is actively involved in the college and or community. Applicants must submit a 750-1000 word essay describing their involvement in the college and/ or community.  Application deadline is December 1st.

RRC Students’ Association Community Involvement Recognition Award
A cash award of $1000 will be awarded annually to a Red River College student who is able to demonstrate an exceptional level of involvement in his or her community and/or college. Application deadline is December 1st. A letter of reference verifying the applicant’s involvement must accompany the application.
RRC Students’ Association Go Green Machine Award
A cash scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time in any Red River College program, who shows their environmental/sustainable green thumb to the committee.  Application deadline December 1.
RRC Students’ Association International Student Scholarship
Two scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to international students, attending a post-secondary Red River College program on a full-time basis. The scholarships will be presented to the students who attain the highest GPA after their first term. A first term transcript should accompany the application. Application deadline is January 15 (students must apply while enrolled in their first year, with the exception of those students who have not yet completed their first term by January 15).  In the event of a tie, the second-term GPA will be considered to break the tie; if there is still a tie, the scholarship value will be shared. 
RRC Students’ Association Regional Campus Scholarship
A $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College student attending a regional campus. The scholarship will be presented to the student who attains the highest GPA after the first term. A first term transcript should accompany the application. Application deadline is January 15.

RRC Students’ Association Single Parent Bursary
Two cash bursaries of $1000 each will be awarded annually to two full-time Red River College students who are single parents with demonstrated financial need. Application deadline is December 1st.  
RRC Students’ Association Students with Disabilities Bursary
A cash bursary of $1,000 awarded to a full-time Red River College student with physical or learning disabilities able to demonstrate financial need.  Applications should be accompanied by documentation identifying their disability.  Application deadline is December 1st.