Scholarships

Scholarships were established by Blue Mountain Power Co-op to recognize the academic accomplishments of children of Blue Mountain Power Co-op members and to assist and encourage further education. Two scholarships of $1,000 each are granted each year to the top applicants.

Scholarship Application Guidelines

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must:

  • be a Canadian citizen (or permanent resident) and a resident of Alberta
  • have at least one parent, or their legal guardian, be a member in good standing of Blue Mountain Power Co-op at the time of application
  • be planning to enroll in the first year of a post-secondary program of at least two years in length

In addition, applicants must include:

  • an essay describing their study plans and future career goals. The essay should be typed, double-spaced and no longer than 1,000 words
  • a copy of their post-secondary institution acceptance letter
  • official Government of Alberta transcripts (once available)
  • two letters of reference either from teachers, employers, coaches, or religious representatives. The letter should describe the qualities the applicant displays which make them an appropriate candidate for this award. For example the letter may include information regarding the applicant’s academic standing, achievement in extracurricular activities, and/or community involvement.

Selection Procedure

Recipients will be chosen by a selection committee. Applicants will be judged on their academic success based on the average of their five highest Grade 12 courses with a minimum three credit value, their essay, and letters of reference.

Application Procedure

Deadline: August 1 annually

Applications must be mailed to:

Blue Mountain Power Co-op
Box 1538
4920 – 43rd Street
Rocky Mountain House, AB
T4T 1B2

Submissions must be postmarked no later than August 1 of the submission year. For more information, please call 310-POWR.

All applicants will be notified of the results of their application by September 15 annually. Blue Mountain Power Co-op will arrange to present the awards to the two recipients.

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Application Form

2021 Winners

Vera Brettelle will be attending the Red Deer College.  She is enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Veterinary Medicine.

As well as achieving consistently high grade averages, Vera is an excellent role model.  She tutors, as well as volunteers at the local veterinary clinic. 

Rayelle Cooper will be attending Mount Royal University.  She is enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science.

A dedicated student and musician, Rayelle also volunteers in the community.  She has been an active member of the Junior Forest Wardens, as well as mentoring new and younger members.