THE AIL ACADIA SCHOLARSHIP is a great opportunity only available to TRHS and ARHS grads.
It’s a national calibre annual scholarship with a broad-based selection criteria that recognizes all aspects of your development:
- EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
- COMMUNITY SERVICE
- ACADEMIC STANDING (80% AVERAGE)
Apply now! Your Principal or Guidance Counsellor has the details.
About the Scholarship
The AIL ACADIA SCHOLARSHIP is awarded annually on a renewable basis to an entering student from Tantramar Regional High School or Amherst Regional High School registered in a Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor/Certificate of Applied Science or Bachelor of Science Program at Acadia University. Preference will be given to students studying in business administration, engineering, physics, or mathematics and statistics.
The recipient will possess the characteristics of John and Anne Wilson, namely he/she will be entrepreneurial, positively involved in the community life of the Tantramar area (Sackville, NB and/or Amherst, NS), and will have demonstrated potential to contribute to, and benefit from, an Acadia University education.
The scholarship was established in 2005 by the generosity of the Wilson family and holds a program value of up to $38,000. In addition, the scholarship includes a residence scholarship, courtesy of Acadia University, for each of the four years at Acadia at a total value of $22,000.
Please note: To be considered for this scholarship, students must have a minimum 80% average in grade 11 and grade 12.
About The AIL Group of Companies
The AIL Group of Companies traces its roots back to 1965 when Mining Engineer, John W. Wilson, founded Atlantic Industries Limited (AIL) in Dorchester Cape, New Brunswick.
From those humble beginnings The AIL Group grew steadily over the next 50+ years to become a global leader in the design, manufacture, delivery and installation of efficient engineered infrastructure solutions. These include corrugated metal tunnels and bridges, prefabricated steel bridges, retaining walls, sound barrier walls, drainage systems and other structures for the transportation, public works, railway, mining and energy, forestry and development sectors.
Today, the AIL Group’s global corporate office is located in Sackville, New Brunswick, with a network of technical sales teams, engineering departments, manufacturing plants and distribution centres across Canada and in the United States. Our global reach is supported by AIL International’s technical sales team and the operations of our licensees in Australia, Europe and Asia.
The AIL ACADIA SCHOLARSHIP honours the founding principles of John W. and Anne Wilson — supporting our communities and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in our people.