The Winkler Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for their Scholarship fund. The Gordon Wiebe Scholarships Program is projected to grant $79,000 in awards this year! This means that approximately 32 local students will benefit from this financial support. A minimum of 11 new recipients will be selected, and approximately of 6 of those will be Garden Valley School Division high school students. 

Julia Blais is the Scholarships and Marketing Coordinator with the Winkler Community Foundation, and shared more about this ongoing fund:

The connection with Gordon Wiebe was a blessing:

 There are three categories to apply into:

Two of those categories have a broader age range:

As to some hints for what might make your application stand out?:

 Due to safe distancing over the past year, the applications may look different for some, when it comes to Community involvement:

The Deadline is February 28th:

Thank you Julia! To get the application process started, head to: