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					       EDMONTON GYMKHANA ASSOCIATION
          SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
                   2008
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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1/ Two (2) current dated letters of reference. ( Do not use family members.)
2/ Essay
3/ Copy of your receipt for tuition at a recognized Post Secondary Educational
    Institute.
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
                                 Box 81,
                                 Mayerthorpe, AB.
                                 TOE 1N0

Additional Information:
1/ Successful applicants will be notified of their status one week before the
EGA Banquet.
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%
                                            _________

                            total                  100%

*Please direct any questions to Patricia Mattson ph.1-780-786-4327
                    e-mail pmattson@telusplanet.net
     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
         Type-written
         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 ______________
                                                    ______________

     ADDRESS: ____________________________________________________

     TOWN/CITY:________________________________

     POSTAL CODE:______________________________

     E-MAIL ADDRESS _________________________________

     SCHOOL FROM WHICH YOU GRADUATED:______________________

     PHONE #OF SCHOOL_________________

     SCHOOL CONTACT PERSON _________________________________

     POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTE YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THIS
     FALL: _________________________________________________________
Evaluation Critera for Essay:

-Length 500 words or more                                         /10pts.

- clarity, grammar, appearance                                    / 30 pts.

- content                                                        /60 pts.
                                                        ___________________
                                                                100 pts.


Evaluation Criteria for References:

   -   to be determined by third party judge in accordance
       with checklist.                                    _____________________
                                                                   100 pts.




                                                      TOTAL


                                                               /200 pts.