The Cochrane Activettes are currently welcoming applications for student bursaries

While traditionally, the local volunteer service club offers one bursary, this year they're granting two bursaries, each valued at $3500, to local students embarking on their college or university journey.

Charlene Jollymore who is on the bursary committee said the funds must be allocated towards tuition and mandatory fees for the upcoming fall semester.

"We're welcoming as many applications as we hopefully receive. It's a great program and it's our way of helping out students in the community." 

The bursary is open to any applicant that is: 

  • A graduate of a high school in Cochrane
  • Attending or will be attending a post-secondary school
  • 21 years of age or younger as of June 1, 2024
  • Experiencing financial difficulty
  • Is presently or has volunteered in Cochrane

Members from the committee will choose who will receive the bursaries, which makes for a tough decision according to Jollymore. 

"They're very strong applicants. Our young people today are very innovative and excellent at volunteering in the community and helping out and such." 

The application deadline is June 1, 2024. 

You can apply HERE.