All of the scholarships offered by the Air Cadet League.
The Air Cadet League of Canada is pleased to offer post-secondary education scholarships to Royal Canadian Air Cadets. Application is open to current Air cadets and is awarded based on secondary school achievements, combined with outstanding performance as an Air Cadet.
The purpose and goal of this scholarship is to assist young Canadians to grow and mature as committed, knowledgeable, and contributed Canadian citizens. The Foundation’s goals are to promote the air cadet program, to encourage young Canadians to join Air Cadets, and to enable worthy Air Cadets to pursue a post secondary education so that they have the opportunity to become future leaders in our country. This award consists of a $5,000 scholarship.
Air Commodore Leonard J. Birchall, CM, OBE, DFC, O.Ont, CD, LL.D, D.Sc.M, and Mrs. Kathleen Birchall, have been long-time generous supporters of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet movement across Canada. The amount of the award will be determined annually, and it will be dependent upon the earnings of the investment trust. Last year the award consisted of a $5,000 scholarship
Robert Gordon Dale, DSO, DFC, CD, and Mrs. Mary Dale, have given exceptional service to Canada in times of both war and peace. This has been especially so in their support of Royal Canadian Air Cadets. Robert Dale served as the National President of the Air Cadet League of Canada in 1972-1973, and as the Honorary President of the Air Cadet League of Canada from 1983 to 2013. The amount of the award will be determined annually, and it will be dependent upon the earnings of the investment trust. Last year the award consisted of a $2,000 scholarship.
This scholarship is presented in recognition of Gerald Gilroy’s generous contribution made to the Air Cadet League of Canada. Students must be entering directly into a full-time program of study in the field of engineering. The award consists of a $2,500 scholarship.
The primary mandate of the Foundation of the Air Cadet League of Canada is to provide graduating Air Cadets with assistance for post-secondary education. The applicants must have completed high school and enrolled in a college or CEGEP technical program or in a vocational program of at least 6 months at a recognized educational institution or be deemed a full-time student even if studying part-time. The awards consist of two $1,000 Scholarships.
The aim of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to recently aged-out Royal Canadian Air Cadets from across the country who have enrolled in and have been accepted by S.T.E.M.-focused programs or other aviation-relevant studies of benefit to Canada’s aerospace capabilities, offered by eligible institutions.
Thomas Colfer was a World War 2 Navy veteran. He bravely served on warships escorting convoys during the Battle of the Atlantic and the Murmansk Run. Two of his nephews were Air Cadets. Last year the award consisted of a $5,000 scholarship.
Established in 2017, the mission of the Foundation is to fund four pillars across Canada: Veteran’s Wellness, Education, Pilgrimages and Scholarships and bursaries. The Foundation has identified the Cadet Leagues as intended recipients of funding in the amount of $2500. For the Air Cadet League of Canada, this amount is awarded to a deserving cadet to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited institution in Canada.
The Advisory Council consisting of Past National Presidents who have been involved with the Air Cadets Organisations for many years are please to support cadets in the continuation of their studies.
The award consists of a $1,000 Scholarship in 2021.
All Canadians were deeply saddened to hear about the CH148 Cyclone crash that took the lives of six members of the Canadian Armed Forces including SLT Abbigail Cowbrough and SLT Matthew Pike of the Royal Canadian Navy, and Capt Brenden MacDonald, Capt Kevin Hagen, Capt Maxime Miron-Morin and MCpl Matthew Cousins of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Capt Brenden MacDonald, Capt Kevin Hagen, Capt Maxime Miron-Morin were formerly air cadets, and SLT Abbigail Cowbrough was formerly both an air and sea cadet.
For the training year 2020-2021, CN is offering Educational Scholarships for a total value of $60 000 to honour the memory of the 6 military personnel who lost their lives in the helicopter crash. Four were in the Royal Canadian Air Force therefore the sum of $40,000 is dedicated for Air Cadet Scholarships. These awards consist of 8 scholarships of $5,000.00 each.
For more information, visit https://aircadetleague.com/for-cadets/.