Centennial Scholarship

Since 2005, Lamont County has awarded two $1000 scholarships to Lamont County residents in order to assist rural students in pursuing further education.

In order to be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a resident of Lamont County;
  • be graduating with a high school diploma and registered to begin their first year of studies at a recognized Alberta post-secondary institution; and
  • be able to demonstrate commitment to the community and education.

Applications must be received no later than August 31 in each year and include:

  • a completed application form;
  • a cover letter from the applicant;
  • official high school transcripts; and
  • two letters of recommendation.

All applications will be reviewed by a committee comprised of the Reeve, or designate, one other County Councillor, the County Manager and the Executive Secretary.

To apply, download the application form and return it to the Lamont County Administration Building, or apply online using the form below.



Centennial Scholarship Application

The personal information you provide is collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact Lamont County Legislative Services at 780-895-2233 or legislativeservices@lamontcounty.ca

Please attach the following documents as a package. Include all 3 documents together in one file.

1. A cover letter setting out your career goals and objectives in pursuing further education;

2. Official transcripts of your high school marks (note: photocopies are acceptable provided that the photocopy includes the original signature of a school official, along with that official's confirmation that the photocopy is a true copy of the original); and

3. A letter of recommendation from each of the following sources:
(i) Academic; and
(ii) Personal.
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I declare that:
to the best of my knowledge, the information given on this application is true.

I agree to:
provide any information needed to verify any statement made on this application.

I understand that:
I may have to repay my scholarship if I have made any false or misleading statements on this application.

I consent to:
The use of my name and/or photograph by Lamont County for the purposes of publicizing
the Lamont County Centennial Scholarship Program.