Yukon Foundation: Whitehorse Lions Club Grant

The Yukon Foundation


Grant amount: US $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2019 12:00am PDT

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student High School Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Canada

Location of residency: Canada

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Overview:

The Yukon Foundation was established in 1980 by 17 Yukoners who each contributed $100 and their names and experience in various fields, to establish and register this new Yukon funding organization. It is administered under the Yukon Foundation Act.

The objectives of the Yukon Foundation are:

  • To promote educational advancement and scientific or medical research for the enhancement of human knowledge;
  • To provide support intended to contribute to the mental, cultural and physical well-being of residents of Yukon;
  • To promote the cultural heritage of Yukon.

Whitehorse Lions Club awards 3 grants: 

  • Bursary: To assist a Grade 12 Yukon graduate attending post-secondary education.
  • John Flesher Flying Scholarship: For youth, under 21, to assist with flying or ground school.
  • Lloyd Ryder Scholarship: To assist Yukon residents engaged in accredited apprentice trades training programs.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Education scholarships must be used in the school year in which they are received. 
  • Bursary: Grade 12 Yukon graduate attending post-secondary education.
  • John Flesher Flying Scholarship: For youth, under 21, to assist with flying or ground school.
  • Lloyd Ryder Scholarship: Yukon residents engaged in accredited apprentice trades training programs.