Submission deadlines:

March 15.

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New Fund! Justice Scholarship Fund

In honour of the memory of Pitt Meadows Secondary graduate Jassi Sidhu, retired principal, Jim Longridge, has initiated the Justice Scholarship Fund to recognize Ms. Sidhu’s life and the pursuit of justice relating to her death. Mr. Longridge is extremely grateful for the outpouring of support for the fund and that it will provide a scholarship to a deserving grad pursuing post secondary training in a criminology/justice related field.

To make a contribution to this fund, or any of the existing funds listed below, please contact RMEF Secretary, Cheryl Ashlie, at cherylashlie@telus.net or 604 908-5453

Leave A Legacy

If you want to leave your legacy or support any of the existing scholarships or bursaries listed below, please contact us! 

Scholarship Funds

Doreen Conant Memorial Scholarship
Purpose: To provide an annual $1000 scholarship for a graduate of SD 42 who is planning to earn a teaching degree.

H.L. Draper Scholarship Fund
Purpose: To provide two $1000 scholarships each year to Maple Ridge Secondary graduates until all the funds have been disbursed.

 Grant De Patie Memorial Endowment Fund
Purpose: Honouring the Memory of Grant De Patie. To provide up to two annual bursaries of up to $1000 each for graduates of Garibaldi Secondary and Thomas Haney Secondary. 

Leo and Dot Desjardins Award of Merit Endowment Fund
Purpose: The interest earnings from the endowment to provide an award to the top graduating Shop student from Maple Ridge Secondary.

Education Dream Endowment Fund
Purpose:

  • To provide academic bursaries to goal-oriented students;
  • To provide a bursary to a student working towards a teaching of PE degree;
  • To support early literacy programs up to $2000 per year;
  • To help the district to supply instruments to students wishing to take band;
  • To help fund professional performing groups to visit school.

Wes Durksen Memorial Scholarship
Purpose:   

  • planning to be a teacher or work with children
  • has reputation of helping others;
  • has overcome a challenges
  • has been a long time SD 42 student;
  • has a strong background in music or sports;
  • is planning on attending a post secondary institution.

Keane Huazer Scholarship Fund
Purpose: To provide an annual $500 scholarship for a graduate of SD 42 going on to study Carpentry at BCIT.

Thelma Greenwell Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Purpose: To provide an annual $500 scholarship to a SD 42 graduate who is pursuing studies in home economics, culinary arts, food technology, dietetics, fashion design or early childhood education.

Kendra Harris Memorial Scholarship Fund
Purpose: Provide $500 scholarship to a graduate of Pitt Meadows Secondary who has the highest mark in Accounting 12.

Fraser Regional Correction Centre Fund
Purpose: To provide an annual $1000 scholarship to a Maple Ridge Resident Graduate who plans on attending post-secondary studies in Criminal Justice.  Financial Need to be given consideration.

Tenho Katainen Memorial
To provide scholarships to graduates of SD 42 who achieved high performance in athletics as well as demonstrating leadership, work ethic, teamwork and inspiration to others.

Nicki Maceachern Memorial Bursary
Purpose: To provide an annual $500 bursary to a graduate who is planning on a career in early childhood education, has overcome a significant obstacle and requires financial assistance.

MR PM Agricultural Association

Danielle O’Gorman Award Fund
Purpose: To award an annual $500 scholarship to a THSS graduate in the Equestrian Academy who plans to pursue a career in equestrian education.

Charles Martz Memorial Scholarship Fund
Purpose: To provide an annual $500 scholarship for an SD 42 graduate from Arthur Peake planning on a career in health care.   Academic performance and financial need to be considered.

Louise Poole Poetry Fund
Purpose: To encourage students of Maple Ridge Secondary to write poetry.

Merv Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
Purpose: To provide two scholarships annually, one $700 and one $600.  All SD 42 graduates are eligible but there must be evidence of high achievement in mathematics and science.

David Wight Memorial Bursary Fund
Purpose: To provide an annual $500 bursary to a graduate of Thomas Haney Secondary School

Colin Wyllie Memorial Scholarship Fund
Purpose: To provide an annual scholarship of $500.

Kaalia Willett & Jesse Herman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Purpose: In the first-year award two $2000 scholarships and after an annual $1000 scholarship to a graduate of Maple Ridge Secondary until the fund is exhausted.

If you are a SD 42 school principal, teacher or parent advisory committee, you are eligible to apply for a grant from the Ridge Meadows Education Foundation.

GRANT NEWS

past & present

Support for the Enviromental School Project

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows Environmental School Project is an innovative opportunity for student learning, taking their learning beyond the walls to opportunities in the community and natural world. With the desire to support creative and innovative educational...

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Award Supports Whonnock Music Program

The board of directors of the foundation are pleased to announce are most recent grant disbursement, which was awarded to Whonnock Elementary for their emerging music program. Former chair and director, Perry Bateson had the following to say: When Mr Westby, the...

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The Ridge Meadows Education Foundation

Enriching Public Education- For Our Kids The Ridge Meadows Education Foundation works to co-ordinate fundraising initiatives for enhanced fine arts, sports and specialty programs in School District #42. The goal of the RMEF is to support the types of programs that...

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