2021 IBAS Young Community Leader Bursary


The IBAS Young Community Leader Bursary — presented in partnership with Red River Mutual — recognizes one graduating Saskatchewan high school student who exemplifies outstanding dedication to making their community a better place.

In 2021, the successful applicant received a one-time cash bursary in the amount of $5,000.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

The recipient of the Young Community Leader Bursary will:

  • Be a Grade 12 student in Saskatchewan, graduating in the spring or summer of that year, with an intent to pursue a higher education within the next two years;

  • Demonstrate an exceptional commitment to their community through volunteerism, school involvement, leadership of local initiatives, or other means of engagement;

  • Be a role model in their community; and

  • Demonstrate academic dedication and achievement with a minimum cumulative Grade 11 average of 75%.

How to Apply

To submit your name for consideration, you must complete a short online application. Applications for the 2022 bursary will open in the spring.


Chair's Award

The IBAS Chair's Award recognizes one bursary applicant who has demonstrated exceptional perseverance and character in service to their community. The cash allotment for this award is discretionary and may vary from year to year.

Past Recipients

2021 Young Community Leader Bursary: Carolyn Engbers (Regina)

2021 Chair's Award: Emily Ives (Saskatoon)

2020 Young Community Leader Bursary: Maahi Shah (Regina)

2020 Chair's Award: Isabella Scott (Southey)