The 2022 IBAS Young Community Leader Bursary — presented in partnership with Red River Mutual — recognizes one graduating Saskatchewan high school student who exemplifies outstanding dedication to making their community a better place. This year, in celebration of IBAS's 70th anniversary, the successful applicant will receive a one-time cash award in the amount of $7,000.

In completing your application, please refer to the selection and eligibility criteria on our website. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. sharp on Friday, June 3, 2022. For more information, please contact IBAS Manager of Community Engagement, Kyle Halvorson, at kyle.halvorson@ibas.ca

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1. Enter your applicant information:

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2. How did you hear about this bursary?

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3. In 250 – 750 words, explain how you have made a meaningful difference in your community, and how that involvement has helped shape your life and future ambitions. Be sure to detail your specific involvement and impact in key community activities, and any other contributions relevant to the selection criteria.

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4. Please provide one non-academic reference, who can speak to your leadership in the community. This individual should not be a family member.

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5. Please provide one reference who can speak to your academic achievements, and who can attest that you achieved a cumulative Grade 11 average of 80% or higher. This individual should be a principal or teacher.

Applicant declaration: By submitting this application, I hereby attest that the information contained within is both accurate and true. I acknowledge and agree the submission in its entirety may be shared for consideration by the bursary selection committee and other IBAS representatives in accordance with governing privacy law and internal IBAS privacy policy. Should I be selected as the successful applicant, I further acknowledge and agree that IBAS and its partners — including but not limited to Red River Mutual — may communicate my selection publicly via news release, social media posts, website posts, e-mail, and any other means of communication IBAS deems appropriate.

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