The Expo Labrador Scholarship is intended to provide financial support to two (2) Grade XII (Level 3) high school senior students who have demonstrated an interest in and a commitment to a career in an industrial skilled trade, OR a university-level program related to the resource development field (e.g. engineering, business management, geology, environmental studies, or sciences).
Applicants must be a current high school senior student at Mealy Mountain Collegiate in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, and:
- must be conditionally accepted into a program at the College of the North Atlantic (CNA) that will lead to the completion of an industrial trade certificate or diploma, and that is designed to prepare students for a career in industrial trades; OR
- must be conditionally accepted into a program at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) that will lead to the completion of a certificate, diploma, or degree designed to prepare students for a career in the resource development field (e.g. engineering, business management, geology, environmental studies, or sciences);
- must have a cumulative average of 75 per cent or higher; and
- must have no recorded failing grade.
All applications must include one (1) letter of reference, copy of current high school transcript, and a maximum 500-word essay highlighting the applicant’s interest and passion for his/her chosen program of study. The applicant may also include additional supporting documentation that he/she feels may strengthen his/her Expo Labrador Scholarship application (eg: other letters of support or reference, work experience, community involvement, volunteer activities, etc…).
Two (2) scholarships at $1,000 each to go toward tuition of a program listed above.
Submissions and Deadline
Please submit all applications including supporting documentation to Valerie Hart ([email protected]) at Mealy Mountain Collegiate as per noted deadlines. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Receipt of the full Expo Labrador scholarship is conditional on the successful completion of the students’ first semester classes, including grades averaging 70 per cent or higher.
For more information, please see the Expo Labrador Conference and Trade Exhibition section or call (709) 896-8787.