EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • 32nd Annual Airborne Luncheon
    Sep. 18, 11:30 a.m.
    RCMI, 426 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1S9, Canada
    The 32nd Annual Airborne Luncheon will be held at the Royal Canadian Military Institute on Saturday, September 18th, 2021. This annual affair brings current and former serving jumpers together with Airborne veterans from across the country and a variety of nations.
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  • D-DAY Virtual Evening
    Sat., Jun. 05
    Webinar
    Jun. 05, 7:00 p.m. EDT
    Webinar
    Virtually bring members of the Airborne Community together on the evening of Saturday June 5th, 2021 (1900) in order to recognize the 77th Anniversary of D-Day and maintain the airborne spirit.
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  • 2021 AGM - Annual General Meeting
    Sat., May 15
    Zoom meeting
    May 15, 1:00 p.m. EDT
    Zoom meeting
    Virtual Meeting
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The 2019 winner of this award was
Master Corporal MCpl Fracassi
3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Light Canadian Infantry. 

Previous winners of the award were:

  • 2021 Master Corporal Mike Fracassi, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

  • 2019 Master Corporal J.M.P.L. Lizardo, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

  • 2018 Master Corporal C.J. Mills, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

  • 2017 Master Corporal J.E. Hamilton, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

  • 2016 Master Corporal Scott Galt, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

  • 2015 Master Corporal Leander Volz, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

  • 2014 Master Corporal T.A. Henrich, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

  • 2013 Master Corporal Keven M. Leblond, 3e Bataillon Royal 22e Régiment

  • 2012 Master Corporal Nicholas Turner, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

  • 2011 Corporal Alex Dejardins, Canadian Forces Land Advanced Warfare Centre

  • 2010 Master Corporal Chris Griffiths, The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada

  • 2009 Corporal Patrick Cayer, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

  • 2008 Corporal W.J. Goudie, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

  • 2007 Master Corporal Kent Schmidt, Canadian Forces Land Advanced Warfare Centre

  • 2006 Master Corporal Ryan Pederson, 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

KEY DATES

Applications due – 30 June
Selection committee meets – 30 July
Awards issued – 15 August

Application

Applications may be made in English or French.  To permit processing and selection prior to the upcoming academic year, the following documents must be received by the designated CAFA Scholarship Chairman by or on 30 June at the latest:

  • Completed Scholarship Application in the format at Appendix 1 to CAFA SOP Number 3;

  • Proof of Acceptance at the proposed post-secondary academic institution. (If available but to follow if not); and

  • Academic Transcripts of the previous academic year and the current academic year when available. If the current end-year transcript is unavailable, an interim transcript reflecting the year up to and including the last term.

Candidates must ensure that copies of “letters of acceptance” from the proposed post-secondary academic institution and their “final transcripts of marks” have been submitted before any award will be made. Candidates who fail to provide the required documents on or by 15 August without valid reason, shall forfeit their standing.

Eligibility

To be eligible, candidates must have been accepted at a post-secondary institution and will have demonstrated academic aptitude. Candidates are limited to one award. Eligibility is as follows:

  • Members of CAFA, ARAC or other constituent associations;

  • Spouses, children, or grandchildren of an association member, (be the member living or deceased);

  • A member in good standing of a Cadet Corps affiliated with CAFA or ARAC; or

  • Any Army Cadet who is a qualified Canadian Forces Parachutist.

QUERIES and APPLICATIONS to:

Scholarship Chairman, Bruce Ewing
Tel: (613) 583-6094,  Email: ewing123456789@sympatico.ca

53 Chartwell Crescent, Kingston, Ontario  K7K 6P2

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The annual awarding of the ARAC / CAFA Scholarship cheque took place last week in Saint John, New Brunswick where ARAC member Robert Amos presented a $2,000 cheque to the 2021 winner,

 

Miss Claire Wilbur, on behalf of both ARAC and CAFA. Claire will be attending Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick where she is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program.
 

L to R: Rob Amos (ARAC / CAFA Representative), Claire Wilbur (recipient), Percy Wilbur (father), Catherine Wilbur (mother)
 

Information concerning the ARAC / CAFA Scholarship is available on the CAFA Website for those interested in applying for 2022.  The deadline for applications is 30 June 2022.

 

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