The Clay Riddell Community Hero Scholarship was created in 2019 to honour youth who exemplify all of the traits that Mr. Riddell lived by – leadership, integrity and generosity. The award will be given annually to up to two deserving youth heroes that are connected with a participating Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink charity.
Up to two $7,500 post-secondary scholarships available for any college or university degree, applied directly to tuition.
The Clay Riddell Community Hero Scholarship supports students entering post-secondary within four years of receiving the scholarship.
The applicant must:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Be connected with a participating 2021 Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink charity.
- Demonstrate community involvement, exemplify each of the traits of leadership, integrity and generosity
- Be entering their first year of full time post-secondary studies within four years of receiving the scholarship.
- Provide a reference letter from a representative of a participating 2021 Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink charity.
- Be in good academic standing for acceptance into a post-secondary program