This award was established by True Buddha Pai Yuin Temple to recognize students who have contributed to their community and to provide them with financial assistance to pursue post-secondary education. New guests and volunteers to True Buddha Pai Yuin Temple located at 1809 Centre Street North, Calgary are always welcome!
True Buddha Pai Yuin Temple
Calgary Board of Education
Field of Study
Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma.
Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have attained marks sufficient for entrance into the post-secondary program of their choice with extra consideration being provided to high academic achievement. Community involvement/volunteerism is also a requirement.
Applicants are required to submit an original essay, of approximately 500 words, describing “what you know about our organization and your thoughts on the Buddhist term “cause and effect””.
A letter of reference from a community-based organization that the applicant has been involved with or volunteered for is also required and should speak to the applicant’s volunteerism.
Selection will be based on financial need, academics, community involvement, reference and the essay.
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 and notified in June and may be invited to attend a celebration event at the temple within three (3) months of notification. Selection will be made by representatives of EducationMatters and True Buddha Pai Yuin Temple.
To download a printable PDF of the terms of reference for this award click here.