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Westcan pays $120,000 in scholarships

EDMONTON, Alta. - Westcan Bulk Transport is helping put 33 students through school thanks to the company's Paul Albrechtsen Scholarship Fund.


EDMONTON, Alta. – Westcan Bulk Transport is helping put 33 students through school thanks to the company’s Paul Albrechtsen Scholarship Fund.

Named after Westcan’s owner, the scholarship provides more than $120,000 in assistance to students this year alone.

The scholarship has grown each year since its formation in 1982 and over the last four years more than $400,000 has been awarded to students.

Recipients are the children of Westcan employees. Based on the cost of their tuition, students are eligible to receive up to $4,500 per school year for a maximum of four years.

“At Westcan, we feel that it is important to help our employees’ children obtain a post-secondary education,” the company said in a release. “It is our belief that investing in today’s youth will have a profound impact on the vitality of our communities tomorrow.”


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