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Christie Foreman & Christopher Wong Scholarship Endowment Fund

Applicants for the Christie Foreman & Christopher Wong Scholarship Fund must be between the ages of 21 and 35 and have lived in Banff National Park for a minimum of two years (continuous) with a reasonable expectation of eventually returning to live in Banff National Park, or who have a relevant and significant connection with Banff National Park at the time of application. The recipient of the scholarship will be awarded an amount up to $2,000.

Applicants that will be considered for this award are actively pursuing educational goals that are practical and will prepare him/her for real world success, and also demonstrate evidence of community involvement and/or good character. In the event of two equal applicants, the scholarship will be awarded to the recipient that has demonstrated greater financial need.

BACKGROUND

  • This endowment fund was set up in 2016 by Banff Dental Care (read about how it started)
  • Amount awarded annually: up to $2,000 

 

The scholarship deadline for 2017 has passed. Below is a sample of what the application may look like in 2018. If you have questions, please contact Elizabeth at esorochan@banffcanmorecf.org. Thank you!

SAMPLE: 2017 Application on PDF

 

About the Donors

Christie and ChrisDr. Christie Foreman and Christopher Wong have lived in Banff since 2012. Dr. Foreman and her team at Banff Dental Care have volunteered at local daycares (Banff and Lake Louise), as well as Alberta Health Services (Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies) and also Town of Banff Settlement Services (Newcomer Orientation Week, After-School Program) to provide education and screenings. Chris is a lawyer who operated an office in Edmonton for several years prior to moving to Banff to help operate Banff Dental Care. Chris currently serves on the Banff Development Appeal Board as well as on the Banff Canmore Community Foundation board of directors. Chris and Christie look forward to getting to know the local community and serving Banff for many years to come.