The Association bursary program was created to assist serving members of the Regiment, the Regimental family, and the general public with the cost of post-secondary education. Awarded bi-annually, each bursary has a value of $500, and is named after a member of the Regiment. Bursaries can be applied for throughout the length of one’s post-secondary education and so are not meant as a one-time award.

Only individuals who meet the eligibility criteria and fully complete the application will be accepted to receive a bursary. As our application form has changed, please download it here and be sure to read it thoroughly. Please do not send originals of any forms as these unfortunately cannot be returned to you. Please email your completed bursary form to secretary@49ler.com.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a bursary you must be:

  • enrolled in full-time at a post-secondary institution in Alberta
  • an Association member, or immediate family member of an Association member (spouse, children, sibling)
  • a serving member of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment in good standing and provide Company Commander recommendation
  • a serving member of an affiliated cadet corps with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment and have a cadet unit CO recommendation
  • applications from the general public do not require affiliation with the Association or the Loyal Edmonton Regiment; no less than one bursary will be provided to the general public per bi-annual award

Applicants must also provide:

  • proof of post-secondary admission
  • a copy of their academic record (if applicable)
  • tuition receipts
  • a completed application essay

Application Essay

Applicants must write a short essay of between 300 and 500 words on one of the following 3 topics:

  1. What role does the Loyal Edmonton Regiment play in the community? How does an active military reserve force support domestic and foreign policy of the federal government? What role could the Loyal Edmonton Regiment play in maintaining international security?
  2. Write a biography on one of the Regiment’s historical figures.
  3. Write a synopsis of one of the battles the Regiment fought in; discuss the outcome.