February 25, 2018

PPCLI Student Bursary



The student bursary program was established to provide financial assistance for the purpose of advancing the post-secondary education of applicants.  To be eligible, an applicant must be enrolled with an accredited post-secondary institution.  The bursary awards are applicable to post-secondary students enrolled full-time in university, technical school, community college, or any other accredited degree or diploma granting institution anywhere in the world.  Part-time, correspondence or night school programs are not eligible for subsidization under the PPCLI Association Student Bursary terms of reference

Amount and Number of Bursaries. The number of bursaries per year will be determined by the HGMF Board of Trustees.

Eligibility. In order to be eligible for a PPCLI Association Student Bursary, you must be a serving, former or retired member of the Regiment or their spouse, child or grandchild or a member of a PPCLI Cadet Corps.  Applicants for a PPCLI Association Student Bursary must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution.

Post-Secondary Institutions. An eligible educational institution is defined as any accredited degree or diploma granting post-secondary institution (i.e. university, community college, or technical school), located anywhere in the world.  (Note that part- time, correspondence, or night school programs are not eligible for subsidization).

Application Procedure.   Applications, at Appendix 1, are available through the Association Bursary Coordinator at (780) 261-0300 or at Applications must be received, no later than 15 July, by the PPCLI Association Bursary Coordinator:

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Association

PO Box 3163, Wainwright, AB, T9W 1T1

Obligation. The bursary recipient(s) must enter the post-secondary institution of his/her choice in the year of application and maintain a course of study leading to a diploma or degree.  Part-time, correspondence, or evening courses are not admissible. It is the obligation of the recipient to maintain satisfactory progress and to submit the Certification Form to the Association Bursary Coordinator on completion of the year.  A Statement of Understanding must be completed prior to the first semester.  (Appendixes 2 and 3 will be sent to those selected for a bursary).



Applicants must have completed Grade 12 or equivalent prior to being accepted to receive a bursary.  In addition to this form, applications must include:

an official transcript of last academic marks (Grade 12 or previous year post- secondary);

letter(s) of reference from high school principal/counsellor giving a summary of academic and extra-curricular achievements (as applicable);

letter(s) of reference from the unit Commanding Officer/PPCLI Association Branch

President (if applicable);

if a cadet, a letter of reference from the Cadet Corps CO giving the applicants accomplishments; and

any other significant letter(s) of reference as required

Bursary recipients are required to acknowledge their commitment to successfully completing their year of studies (or face reimbursement of the monies) prior to the year, end.  Previous bursary winners wanting continuation of the subsidy must reapply in full each year, in competition with new applicants.

Recipients will receive a bursary in the name of either Hamilton Gault or one of the prime financial contributors as decided by the Hamilton Gault Memorial Fund Selection Committee, whose decision is final.

Click below to download the Student Bursary application form.

PPCLI Assoc Bursary Application V2017_Final_Fillable