Scholarships

Snoman Scholarship

SNOMAN is pleased to have the opportunity to provide a minimum of one scholarship to members of its clubs. SNOMAN is pleased to provide this scholarship in recognition of hard work and dedication demonstrated by youth in their snowmobile club, the classroom, and the community.  Supporting and rewarding commitment to organized snowmobiling, education and the community is an integral part of facilitating the development of our youth so that they may become strong community leaders. The SNOMAN member clubs are very pleased to be able to provide financial support to our members to assist with post-secondary education.

 

1. SCHOLARSHIP VALUE

a.    SNOMAN will provide a minimum of one scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00.

b.    Additional scholarships may be provided from time to time, depending on partnerships
       or funding available.  

c.     Additional scholarship value to be determined at such time as funding becomes available.


2. ELIGIBILITY

The SNOMAN Scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria:

a.    Applicant must be  a member of a snowmobile club that is within one of the SNOMAN regions;

b.    Applicant must be a Manitoba resident planning to attend or attending post-secondary education
       in the upcoming academic year; and

c.     Applicant must be a graduating high school student


3. QUALIFICATIONS

a.    The applicant meets the admission standards of an accredited Canadian post-secondary
       institution.

b.    The applicant is enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited Canadian post-secondary
       institution.

c.     The applicant has been an active member of a snowmobile club within one the SNOMAN regions
       for the past two years.

d.    The applicant is actively involved within their community.

 

4. HOW TO APPLY

a.    Complete a SNOMAN Scholarship application form (available at the SNOMAN office).

b.    Forms must be received by the 15th of May each year.

c.     Applications must be accompanied by a letter of support from:

             I. the President of your Snowmobile Club in which the applicant is a member; and

            II. the Principal or teacher from the applicant’s high school.

d.    Applicants must include a transcript of school marks from grades eleven and twelve.

 

5. SELECTION

a.    The SNOMAN Scholarship Committee will review all applications

b.    Awards will be based on:  

             I. involvement in your snowmobile club;

            II. academic performance in school; and

           III. involvement within your community.

N.B.: Priority will be given to applicants attending a post-secondary institution within Canada.


6. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES

a.    All successful candidates will be advised by mail to the address provided and e-mail.

b.    Each candidate must verify current acceptance into a post-secondary institute prior to receiving
       their scholarship.


A presentation will take place at the SNOMAN Annual Congress.

Application Form

Notes on application process

 

Western Region Snowmobile Association

Sylvain Paquet Memorial Scholarship

The Clubs of Western Region Snowmobile Association is pleased to have the opportunity of offering four (4) scholarships of $600. each to members of Western Regions Snowmobile Association Snowmobile clubs in recognition of hard work and dedication in the classroom, the community and to their snowmobile club.  The commitment shown to organized snowmobiling, education and the community is an integral part of developing our youth into strong community leaders.  The Western Region Snowmobile Association clubs are very pleased to be able to provide financial support to our members to assist with post-secondary education.                

The scholarships are to be known as the Sylvain Paquet Memorial Scholarships.  Sylvain lost his battle against cancer in March 2016.  Sylvain had a distinguished career in the military and moved to Dauphin following his retirement from the military.  Sylvain quickly got involved in the community becoming the president of the Dauphin Snowmobile club, and then Chairman of the Western Region Snowmobile Association and Regional Director on the Snoman Board of Directors. Sylvain was Vice President of Snoman at the time of his passing.  Sylvain exemplified the true meaning of a volunteer, his efforts dedication and leadership to the development of recreational snowmobiling in the Western Region was monumental.     

Sylvain Paquet Scholarships                       4 - $600.00

 

Eligibility:

Students who are members of a snowmobile club within the Snoman Western Region and a Manitoba residents planning to attend or attending post-secondary education within Canada.  Applicants must be a graduating High School student.

 

Qualifications:

·         Meet admission standards of University or Community College

·         Enrolled as full-time student at a Canadian  University or College

·         Been an active member of a snowmobile club in the Western Region for the past two years

·         Be involved in the community

 

How to Apply

Students must complete an application form which is available from Western region Snowmobile clubs.  Forms must be received by May 8, 2018.  Please include a letter from the President of your Snowmobile Club as well as the School Principal with school grades from grade eleven and twelve.  Scholarships are to be awarded annually in conjunction with the Snoman Annual Congress.

 

SELECTION

The Western Region Snowmobile Association Scholarship Committee will review all applications.  Awards will be based on academic performance in school, involvement in your snowmobile club and your involvement within your community.

 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES

All successful candidates will be advised by mail to the address provided. Cheque presentations will take at the Snoman Annual Congress.  Each candidate must verify entrance into the Post-Secondary Institute prior to receiving their scholarship.

Application form and notes on application process