The Guild of Waggoneers and Artificers

Scholarships:  Guild Bursaries and Grants Outline

The Guild of Waggoneers and Artificers (The Guild), a not-for-profit society, recognizes the importance of education to individuals and to our nation. Our objectives are to encourage and enable student achievement in gaining post-secondary study or attending historic and/or educational events.

A number of post-secondary bursaries and grants have been sponsored for the benefit of members of the Combat Service Support Regimental Family and other youths which include:

  • Serving members and their immediate families,

  • Veterans and their immediate families,

  • COATS-GIC officers,

  • Royal Canadian Army Cadets, and

  • An annual sponsorship of a youth from of chosen youth organization (determined annually by the Guild Executive Committee (GEC)).

The Guild of Waggoneers and Artificers underwrites the annual provision of up to five $1000 bursaries. Grants will be determined annually by the GEC (funding and number of Grants is flexible).

Bursaries and Grants will be awarded based on the decisions of the Guild Bursaries Selection Committee. Applications Deadline: January 15th (of each year)

COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT BURSARY ELIGIBILITY

 

All Regular Force and Primary Reserve members of Combat Service Support classifications/trades (not qualified for VAC or CAF assistance), their qualified immediate family members, and COATS-CIC/GSO members serving with either a Logistics or RCEME Cadet Corps in British Columbia are eligible to apply for a Bursary.

All former Regular Force and former Primary Reserve members of Combat Service Support classifications/trades (not qualified for VAC or CAF assistance), and their qualified immediate family members are eligible to apply for a Bursary.

“Qualified immediate family members” means a spouse, son or daughter, or a person under the legal guardianship of a serving or serving/former Regular Force, or a serving/former Primary Reserve member of Combat Service Support classifications/trades.

Applicants must be enrolled in, or continuing their studies at a provincially-recognized post-secondary educational institution (e.g., community college, technical training institution or university). Attendance may be full time, part time or by correspondence, however, the program of study must lead to the awarding of a certificate, diploma or degree. A maximum of two bursaries may be awarded to an individual during their lifetime.

 

LOGISTICS AND RCEME CADET CORPS BURSARY ELIGIBILITY

 

Applicants will be Royal Canadian Army Cadets active with Logistics or RCEME Cadet Corps (such as 2947 (RCEME) RCACC or 3005 (Logistics) RCACC - this does not apply to civilian or volunteer cadet instructors. Applicants must reside in British Columbia.

 

Applicants must be enrolled in, or continuing their studies at a provincially-recognized post-secondary educational institution (e.g., community college, technical training institution or university).

Attendance may be full time, part time or by correspondence, however, the program of study must lead to the awarding of a certificate, diploma or degree.

A maximum of two bursaries may be awarded to an individual during their lifetime.

YOUTH GRANT ELIGIBILITY

 

This Grant is intended to assist a youth from the selected youth organization (chosen by the GEC) to attend a course, seminar or education/historic event that meets the aim of the youth organization.

 

Applicants will be active with the chosen youth organization.

 

Applicants must be enrolled in, or continuing their studies at a provincially-recognized secondary school or post-secondary educational institution (e.g., community college, technical training institution or university).

Value of the Grant will be determined by the GEC.

39 SERVICE BATTALION REGIMENTAL FAMILY GRANT ELIGIBILITY

 

This Grant is intended to assist a current or former member of the Regimental Family to attend a course, seminar or education/historic event that is supported by the GEC.

 

Value of the Grant will be determined by the GEC.

The Guild of Waggoneers and Artificers