This scholarship was established in memory of R. M. (Mac) Dobson who was a teacher at Western Canada High School for 27 years before retiring in 1968

Donor: Friends of R.M. (Mac) Dobson

Where Tenable: Western Canada High School (WCHS)

Field of Study: Unrestricted

Value: $850

Number: One

Eligibility: Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. Applicants must submit an original piece of creative writing, new or a previous assignment prepared for a creative writing project. Selection will be based on the piece of creative writing.

Apply: 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: Recipients are selected in May by English Teachers at WCHS and a representative from EducationMatters. To claim the award, within eighteen (18) months of notification of award, the recipient must be registered in an eligible program of post-secondary study in Canada of at least two years duration, or an eligible skilled trades or apprenticeship program. Payments are made to the post-secondary institution.

Deadline: May 1