RE/MAX ‘Quest for Excellence’ Bursary Program


What is the ‘Quest for Excellence’ program? 

This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Do you know someone who has the qualities to potentially win $1,000? They should consider applying for the 2021 ‘Quest for Excellence’ Student Bursary!

Quest for Excellence

What is Awarded? 

RE/MAX of Western Canada will award 16 bursaries of $1,000 each to qualifying Grade 12 students.  In addition, each award includes a Certificate of Excellence signed by the Regional Executive Vice President of RE/MAX of Western Canada. Winners will be notified in April 2021.

Who Can Participate?

‘Quest for Excellence’ is open to all Grade 12 students attending high school from September 2020 – June 2021. Grade 12 students may not have participated in graduation commencement ceremonies in the past. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following provinces/territories.

- British Columbia
- Alberta
- Saskatchewan
- Manitoba
- Yukon Territory
- Northwest Territory

What is Required?

Students are to convey the contributions they have made to their communities in a short online essay, maximum 1,250 words. Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills.  Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities.

2021 ‘Quest for Excellence’ program is open for submissions from September 14, 2020 until midnight March 15, 2021. Only online entries will be accepted. 


We would appreciate your assistance with communicating this program to Western Canadian students. Together we can make a difference in the lives of our students by touching on their passion and spirit.

Previous ‘Quest for Excellence’ Bursary Winners: 

To view the winning essays, click here!

2020 Winners;

2019 Winners;

2018 Winners;

2017 Winners

For questions regarding this program, please email


To find out about other Canadian Scholarships available click here!


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