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Elaine Bellam Scholarship

A​ward Description


This cash award, in the amount of $500.00 was established in 2006 to acknowledge all-round achievement by an alumnus of Jules Quesnel School upon acceptance into a full-time post secondary education program. Funding for this award is provided by private donation and the annual support of the Jules Quesnel Parent Advisory Committee.


This award is presented in memory of Dr. Elaine Bellam, a mother of two children who attended Jules Quesnel School. Dr. Bellam was an active and enthusiastic volunteer at Jules Quesnel School.​


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The focus of this award is broader than demonstrated academic excellence. The student who wins this award must show a history of participating and contributing to the school community and the broader world outside school.

All applicants must:


  1. ​Be an alumnus of Jules Quesnel School, having attended for a minimum of 3 years, not necessarily consecutive, with 2 years in the intermediate grades.
  2. Be continuing their post-graduation education in the school year immediately following their graduation and must prove acceptance into a full-time post secondary education program. A photocopy of acceptance documents must accompany this application, along with a copy of the most recent high school grades.
  3. Complete an application form, describing both school-based and community-based activities engaged in by the applicant.
  4. Submit a clearly written statement of approximately 300 words describing the role of teenagers as persons who can impact upon and help to shape community through their contributions and participation, using examples from personal experience wherever possible. The successful candidate will be asked to present these ideas in a brief address to this year’s Grade Seven Graduating Class at the Graduation Ceremony in June.​ ​  


Application Deadline​:  Friday, June 1st at 3:30 pm

Notification of Successful Applicant:  TBA

The successful applicant will be notified by mid-June 2018.

Thank you for your interest in this award. Best wishes and good luck!