Herb Schroder Scholarship Award

Every year the Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton and the Kiwanis Foundation of Canada are pleased to offer a matching scholarship program to graduating grade 12 students from Edmonton and area who will be pursuing post-secondary education.

This scholarship is offered in memory of long-time South Edmonton Kiwanis member Herb Schroder.

The scholarship consists of a certificate and a cash award up to $1000.


Applicants must submit and satisfy the following criteria.

  • The recipient must have conditional acceptance into a post-secondary institution.

  • A minimum of one letter of reference from a community member who has supervised or mentored the student’s involvement in their community.

  • A minimum of one letter of reference from a teacher which describes the students’ involvement in their school.

  • A letter from the student that describes their school and community involvement of the past three years of high school. The student should also describe how their involvement has helped them develop as a leader.


Selection Process

A committee of no fewer than three South Edmonton Kiwanis Club members will review all applications. The committee with prioritize the applications based on the following key factors:

  • Student meets all criteria as listed above.

  • Student demonstrated an exceptional level of community involvement through volunteerism, self-sacrifice, and servant leadership.

  • The Student builds a sense of community in their school and they serve as a positive leader in the classroom and hallways of their school.

  • Financial need of the student.

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Kiwanis Club of South Edmonton Charitable Foundation