Scholarship Program

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2020’s Essay Topic:

“What could Kneehill County do to increase youth’s awareness of the County and to engage and involve youth in the County’s decision making processes?”

Kneehill County Council recognizes the importance of an educated population to the future and well-being of rural communities.

Our scholarship program was established to support rural Kneehill County residents enrolled in university, college or trade school. 2 scholarships of $2000 each will be awarded each year. 


Applicants must:

  • Be a rural resident of Kneehill County.
  • Be enrolled in their first year as full-time student at a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Have graduated with an Alberta High-School Diploma and have taken a minimum of 25 credits in final school year.

Selection Process

The selection committee is made up of all current Kneehill County Councillors. 

Scholarship recipients are chosen each year based on the following criteria:

  • 20% - Academic Achievement
  • 60% - Written essay and contributions to school or community; leadership activities
  • 20% - Letters of reference

Applications and More Information

Submit your completed application to:

Kneehill County
C/O Scholarship Program
PO BOX 400
Three Hills, AB, T0M 2A0

Or email your application. 

Please direct all applications inquiries to Carolyn Van der Kuil, 403-443-5541.

Apply by Sunday, August 30, 2020, at 4:30 PM.