Chris Wilkie Memorial Scholarship


Chris Wilke passed away suddenly in 2009 and this scholarship honours his memory.

  • Alberta's Heritage


  • Trapping Culture


  • Conservation

Chris was heavily involved in all aspects related to education and protection of wildlife and greatly assisted the Alberta Trappers' Association.  He prepared and cleaned animal skulls for the Association to give to children in order to develop their appreciation for the fur resource.



One scholarship will be awarded annually to the qualifying applicant(s).

April 15, yearly

Alberta Trappers’ Association

A memorial scholarship fund has now been started to honour this great man and further his legacy to all Albertans.

Winners of The Chris Wilkie Scholarships


Fred Neumann
2019 Winner

Congratulations to Fred Neumann
Wyatt Miller
2017 Winner

Congratulations to Wyatt Miller
2014 Jasmine Boucher
2014 Winner

Congratulations to Jasmine Boucher
Julie Waine
2014 Winner

Congratulations to Julie Waine
Sky Kasinec
2013 Winner

Congratulations to Sky Kasinec
Branden Soroka
2013 Winner

Congratulations to Branden Soroka
Jasmine Fontaine
2012 Winner

Congratulations to Jasmine Fontaine
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Fields Of Study

Any course or courses at any college or school of higher learning in the Province of Alberta. Preferences will be given to courses in:

  • Environmental Sciences Forestry

  • Forestry

  • Biology

  • Fields related to Wildlife Management



Available to members of the Alberta Trappers’ Association or immediate family.


Consideration will be given to all applicants from a family of active trappers or related background.


The awards are not given necessarily on scholastic standing.


Applicants must submit an essay, along with their application, pertaining to their views related to Furbearer Management.


500 – 1,000 words will be sufficient.

Contact Information

Hwy 44 Sth Industrial Park, Lot 14

PO Box 6020

Westlock, AB  T7P 2P7

Phone: 780-349-6626

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours Oct 1 - May 1

Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer Hours May 1 - Oct 1

Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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