2024 Scholarship application form
Open to 17 - 21 year old students from the Ponoka area. See criteria.
Scholarship Application.docx
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The Ponoka Ag Society supports two $750 scholarships a year to residents pursuing post-secondary.


  1.  Reside in the Town or County Ponoka - East of the       

        Crestomere School west boundary.

  2.  Between the ages of 17 and 21 as of December 1st.        

  3.  Enrolled at a post-secondary in a trade, certificate,       

       diploma, or degree program:

               a)  that is directly related to agriculture   or

               b)  that the candidate can show will benefit

                     future rural agricultural communities.

  4.  Documented active participation in their family,        

            school, and community.

  5.  Demonstrated leadership in those activities.

  5.  Volunteered in the community.  Volunteering with the

          Ponoka Ag Society would be a bonus!  Do not                            hesitate to check out opportunities!

** Preference given to first time recipients. 


 Applicants must: 

1.  Submit a completed PAS Scholarship Application,       

            including short personal essay outlining how your                    training will be of benefit to rural Alberta. See below.

2.  Include your most recent up to-date record of academic

            achievement from your school or Alberta Education.


       *Proof of payment for the program will be required before     

           funds will be released to declared recipients. 

       Submit your NEATLY completed application, essay & marks 

       by September 1st to:

Mail:       Ponoka Agricultural Society                 

                 Box 4043

                          Ponoka, Alberta, T4J 1R5

      OR               Email: