On April 24, BHP announced the recipients of the Jansen Potash Project’s 2019 High School Scholarship Program. Eighteen graduating secondary students and returning post-secondary students from the area near the Jansen Potash Project shared in $75,000 in scholarships.$2,500 each went to students from eight Horizon Division schools while ten youth from regional First Nations communities netted scholarships totalling $30,000.
“Education and skills development is the key to future prosperity and success” said Giles Hellyer, Potash President. “We couldn’t be more pleased to provide some financial assistance for these local and Indigenous students and wish them all the best in the next stage of their studies.”
The scholarship program is administered by Carlton Trail College who partners with BHP in the initiative.
Our partnership with BHP is truly win-win,” said Deanna Gaetz, Business and Skills Training Manager with Carlton Trail College. “Beyond the administrative support we’re able to provide, our strong presence as an education and training provider means we can connect BHP to interested and motivated youth within the region, helping to develop a highly skilled, future workforce.”
The program began in 2013, and since then, BHP has awarded $452,000 in scholarships to over 160 students.
Application for the 2020 Jansen Project Scholarships Program is now open. Students or recent graduates from the following schools are eligible to participate: Annaheim, Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation, Daystar FN, Englefeld, Fishing Lake FN, George Gordon FN, Humboldt, Kawacatoose FN, Lanigan, LeRoy, Muenster, Muskowekwan FN, Punnichy, Quill Lake, Raymore, Watson, or Wynyard.
Candidates should check with career counsellors, First Nations post-secondary coordinators, Carlton Trail at 1-800-667-2623, or BHP at 306-286-4411.
Winners of this year’s scholarship are:
|Easton Bitternose||George Gordon First Nation|
|Shanai Bitternose||George Gordon First Nation|
|Taylor Block||LeRoy School|
|Tyler Buffalo||Day Star First Nation|
|Kaitlyn Crossland||LeRoy School|
|Tatiana Crowe-Buffalo||Day Star First Nation/Raymore School|
|Kelsey Desjarlais||Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation|
|Madisyn Engele||Muenster School|
|Danielle Guina||Wynyard Composite High School|
|Jenna Hofmann||Humboldt Collegiate|
|Dylan Jackson||Lanigan Central High School|
|Kirk kehler||Kawacatoose First Nation|
|Paige Korte||Humboldt Collegiate|
|Jaclynn Leibel||Wynyard Composite High School|
|Reilly Mackay||Lanigan Central High School|
|Keira Magus||Humboldt Collegiate|
|Twila Manitopyes||Muskowekwan First Nation|
|Kara Miskolczi||Englefeld School|
|Kennedy Morrow||Lanigan Central High School|
|Makenna Mueller||Humboldt Collegiate|
|Cassidy Oesch||LeRoy School|
|Khrystyna Ostrovsky||Englefeld School|
|Tiara Pelletier||Punnichy High School|
|Riane Sewap||Kawacatoose First Nation|
|Kaylee Sunshine-Vogelaar||Fishing Lake First Nation|
|Nathan Tremblay||Humboldt Collegiate|
|Brooklyn Ulrich||Annaheim School|
|Shanna Yahyahkeekoot||Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation|