Mr. Ron Tebo, a retired educator at Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School, established this fund in 2003. This award is named in memory of Mr. Tebo’s father, a long-term representative of the Canadian Press, and mother, a press research expert. The award aims to encourage students pursuing, post-secondary education or employment in the field of journalism.


Endowed by the estate of M.R. Tebo

Where Tenable

Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School

Field of Study



One at $600 or two at $300, a plaque shall be given to the recipient at the award assembly.


One or two


Open to students registered in grade 11 and 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma at Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School. Applicants must have demonstrated academic progress and have a minimum 65% GPA.

Selection will be based on best achievement in journalism. The Award has been established to encourage but not require the recipients to pursue post-secondary education or employment in the field of Journalism.


Online application available at Applicants should check with their guidance office for more information and are encouraged to discuss their application with the Scholarship Coordinator at their high school.

Selection & Payment

School-specific. Recipients will be notified by September. Payment will be made to the student.


May 30