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The Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society

Scholarship Program 2019

The Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society is pleased to offer two individual, one-time only, $1000 scholarships for Mapleton Township residents pursuing a post-secondary education in the fall of 2019, in an Agricultural Program.  By investing in education, we are also investing in future careers, and ensuring a healthy future for agriculture.

 

To qualify for a $1000 scholarship, the following criteria will apply:

1.    The applicant must be a permanent resident of Mapleton Township.

2.    The applicant must be pursuing post-secondary studies in an agriculture related program, and will be required to provide proof of acceptance or enrollment in such program. If acceptance has not yet been received, evidence of acceptance will be required from winners once it becomes available.

3.    The applicant must have a proven record of involvement in school and the community, demonstrating an interest in the field of agriculture.

4.    Preference will be given to those applicants who demonstrate consistent academic achievement, but selection is not based on academic record alone.

5.    Short listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

 

Please Note:

 

1.    Incomplete and/or inaccurate applications will not be considered so please read carefully.

2.    Transcripts must be official (original, stamped photocopies or accompanied by a letter of validation from the school). Computer printouts will not be accepted. 

3.    By completing and submitting this application, all scholarship recipients agree to give the Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society permission to post/publish the recipient’s photo and/or name in the newspaper, as well as on the society’s website and Facebook page.

Instructions:

Please TYPE or PRINT CLEARLY information for all required sections of this application form

Your submission must contain the following:

1.    Completed application form

2.    Three references, including contact information only (excluding family members)

3.    One reference letter (e.g. Teacher, Employer, Supervisor)

4.    University/College Acceptance Letter for Fall 2019 (Note: If acceptance has not yet been received, you will be required to forward your acceptance letter prior to receipt of scholarship)

5.    Official transcript of marks (If final marks are not yet submitted for the current school year, include your most recent mid-term marks) 

 

Send your completed application to: Arlie Zantinge, Box 255 Drayton ON N0G 1P0

Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society │ 2019 Scholarship Application

 

 

I.             PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Name:            _________________________________________   __________________________

                                                        Surname                                                                       First Name

                                               

Address        ________________________________________     ____________________________

                                                     # & Street/ Road name                                      Box # if applicable

                         _________________________________ _________           ___________________________

                                                         Town                                                                             Postal Code

 

                         ____________________________________                        _______________________________

                                                         Home Phone Number                                               Cell Phone Number

 

                          ________________________________________________________________________

                                                         Email Address

                         

Do you live on a farm run by one or more members of your family?    ¨              Yes        ¨      No

 

High School ________________________________________________________________

                                                          School Name and Location

 

 

 

Post-Secondary Institution

You Have Applied To              _______________________________ ________________________

                                                        Name of University or College                               Location

 

                                                ________________________________________________________

                                                        Faculty

 

 

 

 

 

I certify that the information contained in this application is complete and correct.  I authorize the selection committee to confirm any and all information contained herein.  

 

________________________________________________________  ____________________

                       Signature of Applicant                                                                                                      Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

II.           SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

List major school-related activities (e.g. offices held, committee assignments, awards, competitions, etc.) and the level of participation for each.  One entry per line – do not duplicate any activities listed in Section III.

 

 

 
ACTIVITY
 
 
LEVEL OF PARTICIPATION (PROVIDE YEAR)
 
Ex. 1
 
Student Council
 
High School Student Council President – 2018
 
 
Ex. 2
 
Science Award
 
First Place – 2017 Provincial Science Fair
 
 
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III.          COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

 

List involvement and achievements in major non-school and community activities that were helpful in making you a more involved and contributing individual to your community.  One entry per line. Do not duplicate any activities listed in section II.

                        

 
ACTIVITY
 
LEVEL OF PARTICIPATION (PROVIDE YEAR)
 
 
Ex. 1
 
4-H Club Member
 
Participation in organizing 4-H events (2016 – 2018)
 
 
Ex. 2
 
Hospital Volunteer
 
Candy Striped at local hospital (2017 – 2018)
 
 
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IV.         REFERENCES

Please provide the names and contact information for 3 individuals (non-family members) who have given permission to be contacted on your behalf to serve as references.

 
NAME
 
 
RELATIONSHIP TO APPLICANT
 
EMAIL
 
TELEPHONE #
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

V.          LETTER OF REFERENCE

Please provide one letter of reference from someone who knows you well, excluding family members.  This letter should highlight the skills and abilities that make you best qualified for this scholarship.  The letter is required in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

 

VI.         APPLICATION ESSAY

Please provide an application essay of between 300 and 500 words (do not exceed the word count).

Essay topic: Describe your career goals and why you have chosen to pursue academic studies in agriculture.  (Arial; Font size 12; Double spaced)

VII.       INTERVIEW

All short listed applicants will be invited for an interview with a panel made up of members of the Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society.  This will be a chance for us to meet you and get to know you a little bit.

DEADLINES:

·        All completed applications must be received by June 302019

·        Decisions will be completed by July 312019

·        Winners will be contacted directly and announced at the Drayton Fair on August 11, 2019 @ 4:15 p.m. following the ATV Raffle drawing

 

Send your completed application to: Arlie Zantinge, Box 255 Drayton ON N0G 1P0

 

                  For more information email DraytonFair@hotmail.com

Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CHECKLIST:

 

¨ Completed Application Form

 

¨ 3 References – names and contact information

 

¨ 1 Reference letter

 

¨ University/College Acceptance Letter for Fall 2019 (Note: If acceptance has not yet been received, you will be required to forward your acceptance letter prior to receipt of this scholarship)

 

¨ Official transcript of marks (If final marks are not yet submitted for the current school year, include your most recent mid-term marks)

 

¨ Application essay

 

¨ Send application and attachments (by June 302019) to:

                                      Arlie Zantinge

                           Box 255

                           Drayton, ON

                           N0G 1P0

         

 

The Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society thanks all applicants. 

Only those on the short list will be contacted for an interview. 

Good Luck!

 

For more information email DraytonFair@hotmail.com

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