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BERT KROEKER SCHOLARSHIP

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ABOUT

The Bert Kroeker Scholarship was established in 2006 in memory of long-time member and supporter of MCA, Bert Kroeker. Bert was the founder of ChoralFest and was a former president of the organization. MCA awards the scholarship annually to a deserving student who is actively pursuing a career in choral music education.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants for this scholarship must:

  • be a resident of Manitoba

  • have experience singing in school, church, or community choirs

  • intend to pursue a career in choral music education

  • submit proof of acceptance for current or future study at a recognized institution

  • submit two letters of recommendation

Applications are reviewed by an independent committee and one person is chosen every year to receive the award. Please submit all supporting materials to info@mbchoralassociation.ca

The Bert Kroeker Scholarship Fund is administered by the Winnipeg Foundation, and the amount varies from year to year, depending on available funds.

Click here to make a donation to the Fund online, or make your cheque payable to The Winnipeg Foundation, and indicate that the donation be designated to the Bert Kroeker Scholarship Fund.

The amount for the 2023 Bert Kroeker Scholarship is $1,000. The deadline is May 31 annually. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2023 award; check back next year!

PAST RECIPIENTS

2022

Emily Gayleard

2021

Johanna Klassen

2020

John Eisma

2019

Jeremy Kamminga

2018

Jessica Taves

2017

Cynthia Peyson-Wahl

2016

Justin Odwak

2015

Katie Donnelly

2014

Geung Kroeker-Lee

2013

Erin Thorleifson

2012

Christina Banman

2011

Rebecca Hill

2010

Michael Dueck

2009

Lisa Van Mackelbergh

2008

Carolyn Boyes

2007

Kelsey Shiaro

2006

Catherine Robbins

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