Our Annual Bursary Program

Providing Help – Creating Hope

The Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus currently offer the following bursaries on an annual basis:

  • Three $1000.00 Bursaries to each of the Catholic colleges within Saskatchewan (St. Thomas More, St. Peter’s College, Campion College)
  • One $1000.00 Bursary to a student in each of the four Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses within the province (Regina, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Saskatoon)

How to Apply

Students applying for bursaries sponsored by the Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation are required to apply on-line through the individual Catholic College website and follow all their criteria.
Students attending any one of the four Sask Polytechic Campuses must apply through the one Sask Polytechnic website.
In order to be eligible for a Sask K of C Charitable Foundation Bursary, a student must be a member, spouse of a member, son/daughter of a member or grandson/granddaughter of a member in good standing.
The Foundation reserves the right to publicize the names and photos of recipients of its bursaries.

Recipients of our Bursaries

St Thomas More College SaskatoonRecipient: Joseph Medernach
Knight: Richard Medernach (Father)
Council: 8638
St Thomas More College SaskatoonRecipient: Samantha Davis
Knight: Jim Wacholtz (Grandfather)
Council: 6395
St. Peter’s CollegeJulia Frie
Julia Frie
Julia Frie
St. Peter’s CollegeDanica Kiefer
Danica Kiefer
Danica Kiefer
St. Peter’s CollegeAlex Hinz – Alex’s father, Ron Hinz, was a member of the Muenster council until it dissolved and his grandfather, Joe Hinz, was a member of the Muenster council and then the Humboldt council when he moved.
St. Peter’s CollegeAlysha Miller – Alysha’s father, Bradley Miller, is part of the St. Augustine Knights of Columbus Council in Saskatoon
St. Peter’s CollegeMakel Rizal – Makel’s father, Michael Rizal, is part of the Watson council
St Thomas More College SaskatoonSamantha Davis – Grandfather – James Wacholtz – Engelfeld Council 6395
PolytechnicFlorentine Schmitz – Saskatoon – Interactive Design & Technology – Grandfather – Florentine Schmitz of Council #5850 – St. Paul’s (Deceased)Testimonial – “I would just like to start off by saying that I greatly appreciate everyone that is involved in making this scholarship possible. The money that I received from this scholarship uplifted my mood entirely and took some weight off of my shoulders. Scholarship like this are such a great thing for the community and I am honored that I was chosen. I promise you that I don’t take this lightly and I will always be grateful for this scholarship.“
PolytechnicRebecca Markling – Prince Albert – Practical Nursing – Granddaughter of Eugene Huet of Council 7336 North Battleford
PolytechnicJacynthe Blais – Regina – Dental Hygiene Daughter of Daniel Blais of Council 5878 North Battleford DelmasTestimonial – “To whom it may concern,  Hello, my name is Jacynthe Blais and I would like to thank you for selecting me to receive the Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation Award. I am originally from the Battlefords but am currently living in Regina for school. This year I will be going into my second year of Dental Hygiene and I am very excited to start learning more about my chosen career. The funds that this award provides will be used to help pay for my textbooks this term as well as some of my tuition.  Thank you again!“
PolytechnicAustin Arguin – Moose Jaw – Civil Engineering Technologies – Son of Robert Arguin of Council 13214 Regina
Testimonial – “I appreciate the scholarship, seeing my father enjoy supporting the Knights of Columbus and our church and having it come right back to his son is the true full circle. Greatly appreciated!”
Campion CollegeBeth Compton – KofC member Florian Folk (Holdfast, SK Council # 2430)
Campion CollegeGenevieve Couture – KofC member Gerald Joseph Couture (D) (Saskatoon Council)
Campion CollegeChristopher Schabel – KofC member Ted M. Schabel (Bishop Budka Council #5914)
St Thomas More College SaskatoonDavis, Madisyn – Grandfather: James Wacholtz (Englefeld 6395) Bursaries 1
St Thomas More College SaskatoonDyer, Jamielyn – Grandfather: Edward Boyle (Sacred Heart 1519) Bursaries 1
St Thomas More College SaskatoonDyer, Marielle – Grandfather: Edward Boyle (Sacred Heart 1519)
St. Peter’s CollegeLogan Selinger. Logan’s father, Micheal Selinger, is a member of the Humboldt Knights of Columbus #1886.
Bursaries 3
Logan Selinger
St. Peter’s CollegeTaevan Athmer. Taevan’s father, Darrell Athmer, is a member of the Englefeld Knights of Columbus #6395. The presenter for Taevan and Tori-lynn’s awards is Br. Basil Schaan, OSB (Order of St. Benedict).
Bursaries 4
Taevan Athmer
St. Peter’s CollegeTori-lynn Behiel. Tori-lynn Behiel’s grandfather, Lynnwood Behiel, is a member of the St. Paul’s Council #5850, in Watson. The presenter for Taevan and Tori-lynn’s awards is Br. Basil Schaan, OSB (Order of St. Benedict).
Bursaries 5
Tori-lynn Behiel
Regina CampusWillow Wanner – Grandfather – Stanley Fornwald – Council #5248 Lampman
Saskatoon CampusFlorentine Schmitz – Grandfather – Florentine Schmitz Council #5850 – St. Paul’s (Deceased)
Saskatoon CampusMitchell Wrishko son of Colin Wriskko of Council #10587, Saskatoon SK
Prince Albert CampusAiden Young – Grandfather – Ronald J McLaughlin – Council #8654 Fredericton, NB
St. Peter’s CollegeJade Tameling
One of our $1000.00 Foundation Scholarship winners, Jade Tameling, to whom Brad Lefebvre recently presented at St. Peter’s College. Jade’s dad is Calvin Tameling and her grandfather is Joe Tameling, both Knight of Columbus members.
Bursaries 6
St. Therese InstitutePictured left – Jessica Banadyga – Jessica’s father, Duane Banadyga is member of the Knights of Columbus – Holy Spirit Parish Saskatoon
Pictured right – Daniel Lashyn – Daniel’s brother, Mathew Lashyn is a member of the Knights of Columbus – St. Thomas Moore College – Saskatoon
Bursaries 7
St. Therese InstituteAngela Berube Bursaries 8
St. Therese InstituteMichelle Berube Bursaries 9
St Thomas More College SaskatoonSt. Thomas More student Marie Chatlain, granddaughter of Harvey Chatlain from Council 8905, received a scholarship of $1,000.00. Presenting on behalf of the Foundation is Saskatoon Chapter President John Marshall.Marie Chatlain
Moose Jaw CampusMadeline Bitz, daughter of John D Bitz of Holy Spirit Council 8905 in Saskatoon
Regina CampusMatthew Auger, grandson of Peter Van Herk who passed away in Logan Ontario
Saskatoon CampusDarby-Jayne Fletcher, granddaughter of Wayne C Marino
Prince Albert CampusTyler Heffernan, son of Clayton J Heffernan of St. Joseph’s Council 8547 in Prince Albert
Campion CollegeRachelle Grabarczyk, daughter of Rod Grabarczyk (late father) from Council #1247 Bursaries 10
Campion CollegeSophia Selinger – daugher of Frank Selinger who passed away in 2013. He was a member of Council 4959 in Regina. This Council is no longer active.
Campion CollegeNicholas – son of Orest Komonosky Bursaries 11
St. Peter’s CollegeBrett Muyres, presented on behalf of the Muenster Council
Bursaries 12
Brett Muyres
St. Peter’s CollegeHannah Moellenbeck. Hannah’s dad Maurice Moellenbeck belongs to Englefeld Council
Bursaries 13
Hannah Moellenbeck
St Thomas More College SaskatoonLeft to Right

Antoine Labrecque – Son of Darby Hueser – Denis Mahoney Council #8215 Saskatoon

Ashlyn Froehlich – Grandchild of George Heisler – Father Lawless Council #1534 Moose Jaw

Emma Ingold – Daughter of Richard Ingold – Father Lawless Council #1534 Moose Jaw

Harvey Granatier, President Sask K of C Charitable Foundation
Bursaries 14
Moose Jaw CampusDesiree Unvoas from Swift Current.
Desiree is enrolled in the Civil Engineering Technologies program in Moose Jaw. Her grandfather was Armand Unvoas, deceased member from Council 3031 in Swift Current.
Regina CampusAbbey Boczulak is enrolled in the Office Administration program at Regina Campus. Abbey Boczulak daughter of Wayne Boczulak member of Ituna Council 5320.
Saskatoon CampusBreanne Schick is enrolled in the Nursing Degree program at Saskatoon Campus. Her grandfather was John Veit, deceased member of Wilkie Council 3575.
Prince Albert CampusMegan Yelland from Prince Albert Campus is enrolled in the Correctional Studies program. Her grandfather Edward Gerlinsky, deceased, was a member of Melville Council 5201.
Campion CollegePaul Bellerive, grandson of David Bellerive of Knights of Columbus Council #1247
Campion CollegeGriffin Chorney, son of Gregory J. Chorney of Father Kunka Council #6594
Bursaries 15
Griffin Chorney
Campion CollegeDina Tremblay, granddaughter of Wally Kaip (Grand Knight) of Holy Trinity Knight of Columbus Council #10401
Bursaries 16
Dina Trembley
St. Peter’s CollegeHannah Mollenbeck receiving K of C Award from Brad Lefebvre. Hannah Mollenbeck is the recipient of the Adrienne & Mervyn Welter Education Endowment Bursary recently presented at St. Peter’s College In Muenster. Making the presentation on behalf of the Sask K of C Charitable Foundation is Board of Director Brad Lefebvre.
Hannah’s father Maurice Mollenbeck is a member of Englefeld Council 6395.
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St Thomas More College SaskatoonJillian Ramsay, Matthew Selinger & Ashlyn Froehlich Left to right: Jillian Ramsay, Mervyn Welter, Adrienne Welter, Matthew Selinger, and Ashlyn Froehlich. Jillian Ramsay’s grandfather is a member at Mother of Perpetual Help Council # 9538 in Saskatoon. Matthew Selinger’s father is a member at Humboldt Council # 1886. Ashlyn Froehlich’s grandfather is a member at Father Lawless Council # 1534 in Moose Jaw. Bursaries 18
Moose Jaw CampusStephane Lauzon – (Father) Daniel Lauzon Council 1507 Guelph, Ontario
Regina CampusKassia Felske – (Grandfather) Ted Ruszkowski – St Marks Council 5543 Prince Albert
Saskatoon CampusChristopher Balon – (Father) Alexander Balon – Holy Spirit Council 8905 Saskatoon

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