Youth, Education, Bursaries

ONTARIO COMMAND STUDENT BURSARIES

The Bursaries program is designed to assist children/grandchildren of Legion members entering into a post secondary school program. Up to $750.00 per year, for a maximum of  5 academic years are available. To see if you qualify for the bursary program, go to Royal Canadian Legion District A website Bursaries Page. Bursaries Application forms (English and French) are available at the Ontario Command Bursaries Page

Forms must be completed and mailed to Ontario Command, no later than, 31 March before the upcoming academic year.

YOUTH AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Royal Canadian Legion sponsors many Youth and Education programmes at the Branch, District, Provincial and National levels. Go to the District A Youth/Education page for details

ANNUAL ESSAY & POSTER CONTEST

Packages are sent to primary and secondary schools all across Canada to encourage students to learn about Remembrance Day.Posters, literary (poems and essays) public speaking and video competitions are methods of accomplishing this and prizes are awarded.As well, bursaries are available to students entering university or college.

For more information please contact Youth and Education chair Anne Salt. Email anne_salt7@hotmail.com Applications are in the Club Room area at our branch in Byron.

HOW IT ALL WORKS

The poetry and essay (literary) and poster contests and public speaking are done at the branch level. The first place winners go onto the next level. For public speaking each branch determines their own prizes.