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Scholarship Program


The Canadian Rental Association continues to see the benefit in promoting rental related education.  The $1,000 (Canadian) scholarship is named for Dorothy Wellnitz, former executive director of the CRA, and will be administered by the ARA Foundation. the Dorothy Wellnitz Scholarship is for CRA rental store members. The $1,000 (Canadian) Doug Mitchell Scholarship is for CRA Supplier Members. Doug was a huge contributor to the rental industry in Saskatchewan and Canada, and was CRA Presidents as well as Prairie Regional Trade Show Chairperson for many years. If you would like to apply for a scholarship or make a donation, forms can be found at the ARA Foundation site below.

If you wish to apply for the scholarship, you must be affiliated with the Rental Industry, either as an employee of a Rental Operation, or a child of a Rental Store Operator. Education must be pertinent to the rental industry.

This is good news for students in Canada pursuing a rental-related education, since it provides another opportunity for educational funding. Past recipients are, 2007 Liz Barry of Rental Network, Squamish BC, 2008 Louise Serpa of Bel-Ayre Rentals, Winnipeg, MB, 2009 Shannon Penfound of Par-Tee Rentals, Petrolia, ON.

If you have any questions, please contact the ARA Foundation at 1-800-334-2177 x236 or click here

Please spread the word about these scholarships. Thank you for your support.