EDMONTON, Alta. — Westcan Bulk Transport is helping put 33 students through school thanks to the companys 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 todays youth will have a profound impact on the vitality of our communities tomorrow.”
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