The TGCA Scholarship
Every year the Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association awards a scholarship to one or two graduates from John Diefenbaker, James Fowler, St. Francis and Notre Dame High Schools.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic standing and community involvement. These scholarships are to provide financial assistance for students to continue studies beyond the senior high school level, in programs of at least two years’ duration at an approved post secondary school, college, university or institute of technology in Alberta. A school outside of Alberta may be attended if the course desired is not offered in an Alberta learning institution.
Students must be enrolled as a full-time students and the scholarships will become payable upon receipt of proof of acceptance at one of the above mentioned institutions.
Parents must be voting members in good standing with Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association and must be involved in sanctioned community activities for a minimum of three years.
Students must achieve a grade twelve diploma and may apply for a scholarship up to two years after completing grade twelve. They must achieve a good academic standing for their abilities. Please ensure that you have a PDF of your grade 12 transcripts for your application.
The application deadline for 2020 has passed. Please consider sending your applications for the TGCA scholarship in 2021, and thank you to all those that applied.
TGCA Scholarship Recipients 2019
First Year Scholarship Recipients
Jared Crebo: Jared has been accepted to the University of Calgary where he plans on studying Engineering AND Astrophysics. In his second year he plans to specialize in Software Engineering and his summers will be spent doing internships in the business community to further his career. This sounds like a very ambitious young man that has put a lot of thought into his future. Good luck to you Jared.
Thea Placsko: Thea has completed her first year studying for a Bachelor of Health Sciences majoring in Biomedical Sciences. Thea plans on going into either research or to go to medical school to become a clinician. Her marks attained thus far are very impressive. Thea has a well thought out plan for her future and is moving towards her goal. Good luck to you Thea.
Second Year Scholarship Recipient
Briana Trimmer: Briana is in her second year at Mount Royal University. Her focus is still on helping children but she has changed her major from Social Work to Bachelor of Arts – History with a plan on getting a degree in Education. Briana worked hard this past year at university and it shows in the excellent marks she achieved. Good luck to you Briana.