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This page provides information about the Danish Canadian Club’s scholarship program, procedures for applying for the scholarship, and news regarding the scholarship.

In 2022, the Danish Canadian Club is offering two (2) scholarship of $2,000 to an exceptional student planning on entering, or returning to, post secondary studies.

Additionally, this year the DCC is honoured to present a scholarship of $2,500 in memory of Elver Olsen generously donated by his family.

The submission deadline for the DCC scholarship is midnight Saturday, July 31, 2022 (MDT).

All applications including letters of reference must be submitted in PDF via email sent to Please submit your package as a single PDF file. Choose the menu item "Application Requirements" from the top menubar for information about preparing your application. 

For questions about the 2022 Scholarship, please email

The Elver Olsen Memorial Scholarship

Elver Olsen was a long time member and past president of the Danish Canadian Club. He was very involved in the Danish community in Calgary, since he and his wife Grethe, immigrated here in 1957. Elver was also one of the founders of the Danish Businessmen's Association and a well-respected business owner with his company Scandia Electric Ltd. Giving back to his community was a big part of Elver's life, as well as, encouraging and supporting the next generation in their goals and education. Elver is lovingly remembered by his family, who are proud to donate this scholarship, in the amount of $2500, in his name and memory.

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