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.

$500 – Where possible and practical the Award will be made payable directly to the appropriate educational institution or provider of the learning opportunity.


Applicants selected for the Peter Mehl Memorial Award will best meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Canada
  • Be accepted by a post-secondary institution in a faculty or program appropriate for
  • entering career in natural resource management or outdoor related fields
  • Have a strong academic record, supported by transcripts
  • A record of commitment to a not for profit youth program

What documents are needed to apply?

Application form

  • A copy of an essay up to 300 words
  • A letter of recommendation from your school
  • A letter of support and confirmation of your involvement with not for profit youth program
  • A transcript of your academic record

*Mature Student Applications:

Where transcripts or a letter of recommendation from a school is not feasible provide other circumstances you feel may be relevant to the consideration of your application, which may include employment history.

What is the application process?

Applications can be submitted by mail or email. Online submissions of this application are encouraged.

Information, application form and instructions are available at:

Alberta Junior Forest Warden Association
P.O. Box 78044, 383 Heritage Dr. S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2H 1M8
Telephone: 587 225-7422
Toll-free: 1-866-944-6539
Website: www.jfwa.ca
E-mail: scholarships@jfwa.ca