Scholarships
Deadline May 31st each Year
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Chris Wilkie Memorial Scholarship

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

  • Alberta's Heritage

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  • Trapping Culture

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  • Conservation

Chris Wilkie Memorial Scholarshp

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.

Details

Value
$500

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

Deadline
MAY 31st

Donor
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

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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

Qualifications

 

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.

Conditions

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.