EDMONTON GYMKHANA ASSOCIATION
The EGA was established to promote the sport of gymkhana and amateur horse
show performance . Through the support of Alberta Lotteries we are able to
offer scholarships to our members. Any member of an EGA affiliate club
may apply for a scholarship to help defray costs of tuition at a recognized Post
Secondary Educational Institute.
1/ Two (2) current dated letters of reference. ( Do not use family members.)
3/ Copy of your receipt for tuition at a recognized Post Secondary Educational
4/ Tear-off Portion of this application
5/ Submitted on or before Sept. 22, 2008. Applications must be postmarked
on or before this date.
*FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE ABOVE
REQUIREMENTS WILL RENDER THIS APPLICATION VOID.
Applications must be mailed to : Patricia P. Mattson
EGA Scholarship Committee
1/ Successful applicants will be notified of their status one week before the
2/ Awarding of scholarships will take place at the Annual EGA Fall Banquet.
3/ Scholarships will be paid directly to the applicant.
4/ A third party adjudicator , chosen by the EGA Scholarship Committee, will
examine applications, judge essays, and determine allocation of awards.
5/ Three scholarships will be awarded: 1st $1200, 2nd $1000, 3rd $800.
6/ Awarding of marks will be as follows:
Quality and content of references - 50%
Essay - 50%
*Please direct any questions to Patricia Mattson ph.1-780-786-4327
p.2 (EGA Scholarship Application)
Checklist for References:
Length of time referring party has known applicant
In what capacity has referring party known applicant
Assessment of applicant’s personal traits: work ethic,
attitude, goals, etc.
Involvement of applicant in community activities, volunteerism,
contribution to gymkhana and/or performance riding.
□ Letter is dated as of current year and signed.
Checklist for Essay
Essay must be signed and dated.
Length no less than 500 words
Clear, concise, grammatically correct
Content: -must describe your educational goals and aspirations
- outline why you feel you are deserving of this award
- number of years in EGA and in what capacity
Tear-away Portion to accompany Application
EDMONTON GYMKHANA ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
NAME: __________________________________ PH. #’s ______________
E-MAIL ADDRESS _________________________________
SCHOOL FROM WHICH YOU GRADUATED:______________________
PHONE #OF SCHOOL_________________
SCHOOL CONTACT PERSON _________________________________
POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTE YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THIS
Evaluation Critera for Essay:
-Length 500 words or more /10pts.
- clarity, grammar, appearance / 30 pts.
- content /60 pts.
Evaluation Criteria for References:
- to be determined by third party judge in accordance
with checklist. _____________________