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Ontario Angus Association Scholarship Program
The Awards are open to a student who:
- is a Canadian citizen and a resident of Ontario
- is graduating from a secondary school
- is a junior member of the Ontario Angus Association
- has been accepted by a university or other school of higher education
Value of the Award
There are presently two scholarships, each of a value of $400.00. They will be granted to two students entering post secondary school education.
The Awards Committee
An independent awards committee is appointed by the Board of Directors of the Ontario Angus Assn. Upon the recommendation of the Awards Committee, the Board of Directors have final say in scholarship awards.
How Winners are Selected
Consideration will be given to the applicant’s scholastic record, character, leadership, aptitude, ability to benefit by the scholarship, role they have played in the Association and their community and other factors. If for any reason acceptable to the Committee a winner is unable to enter post secondary school course immediately, the award will be held in trust and payments deferred for one year.
Changes in the Award
The Association reserves the right to change the award program but will complete obligations to winners at the time of the change.
How to Apply
Application forms and information can be obtained from this site or by contacting the Secretary of the OAA.
Completed applications must be post marked no later than November 30th of each year.
A. CameronMcTaggertscholarshipform PDF of application form.
2014 Scholarship Winners
Al Hargrave, Calley Williams, Micheala Chalmers and Gary Harron
We are pleased to announce, we have 2 recipients that qualified for scholarships of $500.00 each this year.
Michaela Chalmers has been a 4-H member for 7 years, and has been president of the Ontario Junior Angus Association. She has been directly involved in exhibiting JPD Angus cattle at shows across Canada. Michaela is now attending the University of Guelph in the Animal Biology program intending on obtaining an Honors Bachelor of Science
Calley Williams is a member of the Ontario Junior Angus Association. She states that she has fallen in love with Angus cattle and is looking forward to continuing in 4-H and exhibiting Angus cattle
Calley is presently attending Durham College in Oshawa, where she is enrolled in Dental Hygiene program hoping to receive a diploma in the same field. Calley also volunteers at the Ross Memorial Hospital