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AR 71/2002 QUEEN ELIZABETH II AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 66/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 71/2002

Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Recognition Act
Alberta Heritage Scholarship Act

QUEEN ELIZABETH II AWARD AND
SCHOLARSHIP REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

                2      Residency requirement

                3      Premiers Citizenship Award in Recognition of the
Queen
s Golden Jubilee

                4      Queens Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal

                5      Queens Golden Jubilee Scholarship for the Visual
and Performing Arts


                6      Expiry

                7      Consequential

Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “Act” means the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Recognition Act;

                              (b)    “Minister” means the Minister of Culture;

                               (c)    “Premier’s Award” means the Premier’s Citizenship Award in Recognition of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee granted under section 3(1) of the Act;

                              (d)    “Queen’s Medal” means the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal granted under section 3(2) of the Act;

                               (e)    “Queen’s Scholarship” means the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Scholarship for the Visual and Performing Arts granted under section 3(3) of the Act.

AR 71/2002 s1;35/2007;68/2008;31/2012;170/2012

Residency requirement

2   In addition to the other requirements of the Act and this Regulation, in order for an individual to receive an award or scholarship the proposed recipient

                               (a)    must be a Canadian citizen or be lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence, and

                              (b)    must be a resident of Alberta.

Premier’s Citizenship Award in Recognition of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee

3(1)  Each year the administration of each high school in Alberta may establish a selection committee to nominate one student from that high school to receive a Premiers Award.

(2)  A nomination made by the selection committee must be in the form and manner established by the Minister.

(3)  A student is eligible to be nominated under this section if the student has made a significant contribution to his or her community through

                               (a)    good citizenship,

                              (b)    leadership,

                               (c)    community service activities, or

                              (d)    volunteering.

(4)  The recognitions granted to a Premier’s Award recipient may consist of one or more of the following as determined by the Minister:

                               (a)    a plaque;

                              (b)    a commemorative pin;

                               (c)    a certificate;

                              (d)    a letter of commendation;

                               (e)    a presentation ceremony;

                               (f)    any other form of recognition that the Minister considers appropriate.

Queens Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal

4(1)  The recognitions granted to a Queen’s Medal recipient may consist of one or more of the following as determined by the Minister:

                               (a)    a medal;

                              (b)    a letter of commendation;

                               (c)    a presentation ceremony;

                              (d)    any other form of recognition that the Minister considers appropriate.

(2)  The recipient of a Queen’s Medal must establish to the satisfaction of the Minister that the money to be awarded will be used for the recipient’s personal development related to enhancing the recipient’s general education.

(3)  The Minister may establish the qualifications required by applicants and the selection process.

(4)  Despite subsection (3), the maximum number of applicants in any year who may be granted the Queen’s Medal is 10.

AR 71/2002 s4;36/2006

Queen’s Golden Jubilee Scholarship for the Visual and Performing Arts

5(1)  In addition to the residency requirement referred to in section 2, an applicant for a Queen’s Scholarship must have been a resident in Alberta for at least one year immediately before applying for the Scholarship.

(2)  One scholarship shall be awarded for outstanding ability in the performing arts and one scholarship for outstanding ability in the visual arts.

(3)  The recognitions granted to a Queen’s Scholarship recipient may consist of one or more of the following as determined by the Minister:

                               (a)    a medal;

                              (b)    a letter of commendation;

                               (c)    a presentation ceremony;

                              (d)    any other form of recognition that the Minister considers appropriate.

(4)  The application and selection process shall be in the form and manner established by the Minister.

(5)  The Minister shall award the Queen’s Scholarships on the recommendation of the Foundation for the Performing Arts.

Expiry

6   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on April 30, 2020.

AR 71/2002 s6;74/2007;66/2017

7   (This section amends the Alberta Heritage Scholarship Regulation (AR 214/99).  The amendments have been incorporated into that Regulation.)