Peter Mehl Memorial Scholarship

Peter Mehl

The AJFWA Peter Mehl Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to applicant(s) who:

      • are resident of Canada

      • have been accepted by a post-secondary institution in a faculty or program appropriate for entering a career in natural resource management or outdoor related fields

      • have a strong academic record; and

      • have a strong record of commitment to a not-for-profit youth program

The Peter Mehl Memorial Scholarship is available to all students across Canada who are enrolled in a Forestry, Ecological or Environmental related program, and who have been a member, leader or volunteer for a not-for-profit youth program.

This Scholarship award honours Peter Mehl, dedicated Junior Forest Warden parent and volunteer for over 25 years.

How to Apply for the Scholarship

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JULY 31 ANNUALLY!!

Deadline has been extended for 2021 until August 15th

Scholarships will be awarded each September and the winner announced shortly after.

To apply, open link:

Scholarship Application Form

  • download form (it's fillable)

OR

  • print and complete form

  • follow instructions on how to submit

AJFWA members

  • DID YOU KNOW that you can donate your expense claim directly to the Peter Mehl Memorial Scholarship Fund? It's as easy as checking the "donate" box on your mileage or other AJFWA Expense Claim form!

Other Scholarships

  • The Oddfellows and Rebekahs also offer scholarships, some of which may be accessible to JFW graduates. Visit their website for more information.

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Past Recipients of the Peter Mehl Memorial Scholarship

2021

  • Rayelle Cooper, Mount Royal University

  • Ainsley Lirondelle, University of British Columbia

Rayelle and Ainsley each received a $500.00 Scholarship! Read more

2020

  • Hailey Gardham, Assiniboine Community College

Hailey received a $1,000.00 Scholarship! Read more

2019

  • Thomas Drover, Memorial University, Newfoundland

  • Griffin Andersen, University of British Columbia

Thomas and Griffin each received a $500 Scholarship! Read more

2018

  • Sophie Shepherd, Lethbridge College

  • Brittney Walroth

Sophie and Brittney each received a $500 Scholarship! Read more

2017

  • Ashlee Pollard, Olds College

  • Jordan Hromyk, Mount Royal University

Ashlee and Jordan each received a $500 Scholarship!

2016

  • Hayley Puppato, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

  • Ursula DeVries, City University of Seattle in Calgary

Hayley and Ursula each received a $400 Scholarship! Read more

2015

  • Pearl Stadelman, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Pearl received a $750 Scholarship! Read more

2014

  • Conrad Taylor, University of Northern British Columbia

  • Anne Neumann, Mount Royal University, Calgary

Conrad and Anne each received a $500 Scholarship! Read more

2013

  • Conrad Taylor, University of Northern British Columbia

Conrad received a $ Scholarship! Read more