Linda Froshaug (nee Anderson) Memorial Scholarship
Linda Froshaug (1949-2003) was born in Lafleche, SK to Boyd and Lorene Anderson. She ranched with her husband, Ralph, and raised four children on a ranch south of Fir Mountain. Linda also taught secondary English Language Arts at Glentworth Central School. Her students remember a teacher who inspired them to experience the richness of literature and to take risks in their creative writing. used authors like Shakespeare and Margaret Laurence, and who supported them in becoming more creative in their writing. Linda was a teacher who encouraged, inspired, and motivated each of her students to be the very best person they could be.
Through the Linda Froshaug (nee Anderson) Memorial Scholarship, it is hoped that the recipient will carry on Linda’s passion for creative writing and sharing their unique voice with the world.
This scholarship winner will be selected by the family of Linda based on the applicants’ creative writing submission.
- Must be a graduate during the current school year from any Prairie South School.
- Must be continuing post-secondary studies at a recognized post secondary educational institution.
- Must be pursuing a program related to English studies or a Communications Field. Examples of programs related to English studies or Communications are Journalism, Film, Visual Arts, Theatre, an English major in the Faculty of Arts, or a Creative Writing Program.
There are no special considerations for this scholarship
- Must provide proof of acceptance into a recognized post-secondary institution.
- Must submit a sample of creative writing (this sample may have been submitted as an assignment or previously published selection).
- Must submit a letter of reference from your English teacher.
- Note: Scholarships are awarded in January following receipt of documentation of the successful completion of the first semester of post-secondary studies.