This fund has been jointly established by the Canadian Airborne Forces Association (CAFA) and the Airborne Regiment Association of Canada (ARAC). A $2000 bursary is awarded in August each year to one qualified and deserving applicant who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the upcoming academic year in a full-time programme of study.
For further info such as contact details of the Scholarship Chairman Bruce Ewing, eligibility, key dates and procedures for application, see the CAFA website at https://www.canadianairborneforces.ca/community-news. To be eligible, candidates must have been accepted on a full-time basis at a post-secondary institution and have demonstrated academic aptitude.
Eligible applicants include members of CAFA or ARAC; spouses, children or grandchildren of CAFA or ARAC members (either living or deceased); members in good standing of a Cadet Corps that is affiliated with CAFA or ARAC; or any current Army Cadet who is qualified Canadian Forces Parachutist. Applications may be submitted in either English or French. The deadline for applications for the bursary each year is 30 June. Photos attached of presentations to the 2019 recipient Richard Waines and the 2020 recipient Aaron Day.