Leduc County

Scholarships and awards

Agricultural Service Board Bursary

Post-secondary students whose studies involve an agricultural related program are eligible to earn one of two (2) $1000 scholarships.

Amount: Two scholarships of $1000 each.

Eligibility: Scholarships are for Leduc County residents (or children of residents).

*Students must provide written confirmation of their enrollment and acceptance into a post-secondary education program with an agricultural component.

Application: view/download the application form.

Application deadline: N/A

Submit application packages to:

Agricultural Services c/o Director of Agricultural Services
101, 1101 5 Street
Nisku, AB | T9E 2X3

Or email completed submissions to ag@leduc-county.com.

Albert and Maria Rimer Memorial Scholarship

In memory of his parents (Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rimer), Bert Rimer provided Leduc County the sum of $50,000 for a scholarship for a student who attains his or her high school diploma from Warburg High School and continues to post-secondary education, through an accredited college or university, in the field of agriculture and/or agricultural/food. Secondary consideration will be provided to students entering the field of health sciences (medical field).

Amount: The amount of the scholarship shall be determined by the interest accumulated on the investment during the preceding year. This amount may vary from year to year depending on the interest rate at which the donation had been invested. However, the scholarship provided will not be less than $1,000 in any given year. Only one award will be made in any one year.

EligibilityApplicants must have graduated from Warburg High School, have a declared major in the field of agriculture and/or agricultural/food with secondary consideration provided to students who have a declared major in the field of health sciences (medical field). Financial need will be considered in the awarding of the scholarship; applicants must not have been previously awarded this scholarship.

Application: A personal letter of application for this scholarship must be submitted to Leduc County. The letter of application must provide personal details, a transcript of grade 12 marks, proof of registration and any other information the applicant believes to be relevant.

Application deadline: N/A

Submit application package to:

Leduc County c/o General Manager of Community Services
re: Albert & Maria Rimer Memorial Scholarship
101, 1101 5 Street
Nisku, AB | T9E 2X3

George L. Saubak Memorial Fund Scholarship

Katie Dringenberg in her last will and testament bequest to give Leduc County the sum of $20,000 for a scholarship fund for a student who attains his or her high school diploma from a school in the west end of the county and who continues further education in the field of medicine.

Amount: The amount of the scholarship shall be determined by the interest accumulated on the scholarship donated during the preceding year. This amount may vary from year to year depending on the interest rate which the fund had been invested at. Only one award will be made per year.

Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from a high school in the western portion of the county including Calmar High School, Thorsby High School or Warburg High School. They must have a declared major in the field of medicine, including but not limited to nursing, dentistry, pharmacy or veterinary medicine. Financial need will be considered in the awarding of the scholarship; applicants must not have been previously awarded this scholarship

Application: A personal letter of application for this scholarship must be sent to Leduc County. The letter of application must provide personal details, a transcript of grade 12 marks, proof of registration to a post-secondary education program and any other information the applicant believes to be relevant.

Application deadline: N/A

Submit application packages to:

Leduc County c/o General Manager of Community Services
101, 1101 5 Street
Nisku, AB | T9E 2X3

Leduc County Environmental Scholarship

The donated funds for the Leduc County Environmental Scholarship were fully expended with the 2017 endowment. Congratulations to all of our past recipients!