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 www.educationmatters.ca. 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