Bursaries and Scholarships

Since 1990, the WRLA has demonstrated its commitment to continuing education by offering scholarships to WRLA member employees and their dependents.

Over $30,000 in Bursary and Scholarship funds per academic year may be awarded to selected applicants who have been accepted full-time (minimum 60% course load) as of September 2013 for their first or second year of studies at a recognized University, College, or Technical Program.

Full and part-time employees, owners and their dependants  of WRLA Retail and Associate Member firms, are eligible to apply after 1 full year of membership. The applicant must be under 25 years of age at the time of application. All employees must have been employed with the member firm for at least one year.  Full-time student defined as a minimum  60% course load.

You must be a member of the WRLA (for 1 year minimum) and meet the criteria listed above in order to apply.  

 

                        

 


Bursary (Definition)

Non-repayable sum of money presented to an eligible student who has demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic record. Bursaries are awarded based primarily on financial need as opposed to academic merit.

The Bursary and Scholarship Award Program may be altered, amended or discontinued at the discretion of the WRLA Board of Directors.


Please join us in congratulating our 2013 Bursary recipients 

 

BJ Blake B.J. Building Supplies Inc.
Michael Broadfoot General Paint
Jean Roselle Elemento AKX Lumber Ltd.
Brianna Gardiner Woodland Timbr-Mart
Josilyn Krahn North American Lumber 
Adrian Lizzi B. Taylor Home Hardware Building Centre
Jacqueline Paquette All-Fab Building Components

 


Scholarship (Definition)

A non-repayable sum of money presented to an eligible student to help continue his/her studies. Scholarships are awarded based primarily on academic merit as opposed to financial need.

The Bursary and Scholarship Award Program may be altered, amended or discontinued at the discretion of the WRLA Board of Directors.

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Congratulations to our 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Kiah Hildebrand – Canadian Lumber Timbr-Mart – Winkler, MB 

in commemoration of Ed Smith, formerly of Smith's Lumber YardsAlisha McEwan - McMunn & Yates – Brandon, MB 
in commemoration of Brian Smith of McMunn & Yates

Aidan Crawford - King Marketing Ltd, - Richmond, BC
 in commemoration of the late  Bill Bowie of Arctic Inland Building Supplies

Drake Cornell - Westrum Lumber Ltd. – Rouleau, SK
 in commemoration of Dwight Dixon of Chatterson Lumber

Miranda A. Halladay - Creative Door Services – Saskatoon, SK 
in commemoration of Terry Silverson of Security Building Supplies

Kyle Stratechuk - Simpson Strong-Tie Canada Ltd. - Maple Ridge, BC 
in commemoration of Larry Wagner formerly of North American LumberSamantha Allegro – Johns Manville – Winnipeg, MB
 in commemoration of the late Bob Mondy of The Sexton Group