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Wado Kai Student Development Fund

Application deadline is 30 June at midnight each calendar year

Scholarship Overview
Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship Overview

The Wado Kai Student Development Fund is proud to offer the following scholarships to the top three applicants who best demonstrate well roundedness in academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities, and karate achievements.:

  • 2 (two) annual scholarships of $1,000 and,

  • 1 (one) annual scholarship of $1,000 (courtesy of the Jean Foster Memorial Fund)

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a member of the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation (SWKKF).  The applicant will either be a student or a parent or a guardian of a student:

    • If the applicant is the student, he/she will be judged on their academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities and karate achievements.

    • If the applicant is a parent/guardian of the student, the application will be judged on:

      • The student’s academic accomplishments and extracurricular activities

      • The parent or guardian’s karate achievements

  • The student must be applying to or continuing in a post-secondary institution such as university, college, technological institute, teacher’s college, etc.

  • The student’s academic success (i.e. grades) must be sufficient to allow admittance into the post-secondary institution or continuance from one year to the next.

  • All sections of the application must be received by June 30, 2022.  Email submissions will be accepted until midnight and mailed submissions must be postmarked by the deadline.

Proof of acceptance or continuance within the institute will be required before the scholarship is released.

Applications are judged on three equally weighted categories:

  • Academic accomplishments

  • Extra-curricular activities

  • Martial arts accomplishments


Documents Required for Application:

  • SWKKF Student Development Scholarship Application Form

  • Letter of acceptance or proof of continuance in post-secondary program

  • Official transcript of grades


Incomplete applications will not be submitted to the Committee for review.

How to Submit Your Application

You can submit your entire application either by Regular Mail or by e-mail, but not a combination of both.

You have two Application Forms (different formats) to choose from.

Please select one.

Word App Form

pdf App Form

Submission via Regular Mail

The Wado Kai Student Development Fund
15307 44 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6H 5W4

Submission via e-mail

The postal address is listed in the application package.  When submitting via regular mail, please ensure that the application form plus all supporting documentation is in ONE sealed envelope.

The e-mail address is listed in the application package.  When submitting via e-mail, the applicant must fill out the application form online, save, and submit it along with scanned copies of all supporting documentation.  The Committee will contact the applicant, if originals are required.

Submit your App.
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