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 Awards
Automatic Selection
Cash awards of up to $1,000 will be awarded annually to student members of the RRC Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer teams a total of six awards. These awards are based on their athletic performance, leadership, and teamwork as determined by their respective coaches.

Students’ Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required

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
General RRC Application Required

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
General RRC Application Required

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 1st.

RRC Students’ Association International Student Scholarship
General RRC Application Required

Four scholarships of $500 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; applicants must have achieved a minimum 4.00 GPA after first term. A first term transcript should accompany the application, as well as a one-page statement outlining your experience thus far in Canada and at Red River College. Application deadline is January 15th (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 for GPA achieved after first term, contents of the one-page statement will be considered to select the successful recipients.

RRC Students’ Association Regional Campus Scholarship
General RRC Application Required

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. Applicants must have completed their first term to be considered. A first term transcript should accompany the application. Application deadline is March 30th.

RRC Students’ Association Single Parent Bursary
General RRC Application Required

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
General RRC Application Required

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.