Canadian Fellowship of Baden-Powell Guilds
The Canadian Fellowship has created a Named Scholarship with Scouts Canada Foundation in 2010 which was to be awarded annually to a youth member of Scouting. This scholarship was for $1,000.00 and would be awarded alternately (East or West) to a youth within Canada.
The recipient of the "Canadian Fellowship of Baden-Powell Guilds Scholarship" must be an active member of Scouting and be under the age of 26 on January 1st of the year of the application, and attending a university or college. Scouts Canada Foundation and their volunteers will make the selection based on the applications submitted. The Scholarship will be named the "Canadian Fellowship of Baden-Powell Guilds The $1,000.00 is sent directly to the University or College named in the application. A Baden-Powell-Guild in the area of the recipients' home town will present a Certificate and submit pictures of the presentation to Mamook Papah.
In 2014 the Executive Council authorized a second $1,000.00 Scholarship to be awarded annually - one in the west and one in the east. The boundary is the Manitoba Ontario border.
Keeping the Spirit Alive
Nicole Baker 2010 recipient with Jane M Johnson,President Canadian Fellowship our first Scholarship recipient east.
Kurtis Beaumont 2011 west recipient with Isbel Nebel British Columbia Provincial Guildmaster
Chris Arsenault from New Brunswick is presented with the 2012 Scholarship east by Barry Munchison Guildmaster 61st Guild New Brunswick.
Marlissa Moro is presented with the 2013 Scholarship west by Andrew Dallas 21st Guild British Columbia in front of 350 of her peers at the opening ceremonies of Camp Rainbucket.
2014 Canadian Fellowship of Baden-Powell Guilds Scholarship Recipients
Christian Nielsen - Regina SK
Dexter Fennell - Bedford N.S.
Roy Marsh, Treasurer and Russ Beeswanger Guildmaster of the 12th Guild Nova Scotia present Dexter Fennell his 2014 Scholarship east.
Wayne McMillan National Guildmaster congratulates Christian Nielsen as the west recipient of the 2014 Scholarship at Scouts Canada Annual General Meeting. Christian was elected the youth Representative for Saskatchewan.
2015 Scholarship Recipients
Presenting Hannah Green of North Vancouver with her 2015 Scholarship is Barbara Stover left and Leslie Strike of the 48th Canadian Baden-Powell Guild. Hannah will be attending the University of Toronto, she is currently the Youth Commissioner for Pacific West Coast
At our annual Fellowship pot luck dinner on October 22, 2015 the 35th. Guild were
honored to present Nicole Raymer our National Scholarship on behalf of all our Guild
members across Canada. Nicole is a very deserving recipient and openly shared her
path through Scouting. Presently she is a Rover advisor, and her Crew are taking
care of Camp Folly, and as of today is the Kingston West Group Commissioner for Loyalist
Area. She is in her second year as a guide dog trainer and in her final year at Queens.
Nicole will graduate with honors and continue on in her field. She is now in the
process of applying for Medical School with the aspiration of becoming an Emergency
Doctor here at Kingston General Hospital. We wish Nicole well in her endeavor's and
look forward to welcoming her to our November meeting along with her guide dog.
Russell Beeswanger Guildmaster of the 12 th Guild Halifax presents Jacob Hendren: Cole Harbour, NS with the eastern Canada Canadian Baden-Powell Guild Scholarship
Over the past 9 years, Jacob has developed leadership and everyday life skills as a Patrol Leader, Company President, Cub Scouter-in-Training and Camp Counsellor. As such, Jacob has taken these skills and utilizes them in his a student-career as the Co-President of his high school’s Student Council. Awarded with the Lieutenant Governor’s Award, a pin for Special Service to his school, and a scholar on his Principal’s list for 6 consecutive years, Jacob believes that Scouting has truly enriched his life, shaping who he is today.
Alvin Tran: Vancouver, BC
Beginning his journey with Scouts Canada as a Beaver, Alvin has been an active participant for 11 years. He has upheld leadership experience as an Assistant Patrol leader, Patrol Leader, Vice President and finally as President in his Venturers Company. A past recipient of the Chief Scout’s Award and the Queen’s Venturer Award, Alvin’s experiences with Scouts has been nothing short of “life-changing”. A top-notch student academically, Alvin is also heavily involved in his community – a representative of his Student Council and a member of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets to name a few. This year, he has had the privilege of becoming a Scouter-in-Training, and is looking forward to giving back to our organization so that he may help guide and develop a younger generation of youth into Scouting innovators and change-makers.