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Marika Laub Memorial Scholarship

In celebration of Marika’s life and her connection to Banff and Lake O’Hara in Yoho National Park, candidates with a commitment to artistic, academic, musical, civic and/or athletic excellence are considered for scholarship awards. Applicants who reside in the Bow Valley or have a relevant and significant connection with Lake O’Hara are invited to submit an application. The Marika Laub Memorial Scholarship supports individuals who live inspirational lives and commit to lifelong learning and self-improvement.


  • First scholarship awarded: in 1993
  • Number of scholarships awarded 1993 – 2015: 76
  • Cumulative value of scholarships awarded: $69,000
  • Starting value of fund (endowed with the Banff Canmore Community Foundation in March 2011): $55,000
  • Amount awarded annually: up to $2,000

Deadline to apply is Friday, April 27, 2018: 2018 Application on Word

  • Email to Elizabeth Sorochan at esorochan@banffcanmorecf.org or drop off a paper copy at the foundation offices 214 Banff Avenue. Office hours on Friday, April 27, 2018 are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and electronic copies by email will be accepted up to midnight MST.