In 2000, The Guild of The Royal Canadian Dragoons initiated a program to recognize the 100th anniversary of the military action at Leliefontein by providing a bursary to a deserving member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons Regimental Family (defined below).  The bursary will be awarded annually, with at least one award of at least $500.

Criteria
A serving member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons who is not receiving any government compensation for educational advancement; or
A retired member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons; or
A direct descendent of either a serving or retired member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons; or
A spouse of either a serving or retired member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons;
Able to demonstrate that the bursary would further a defined programme of self-improvement through advanced education;
Normally, but not exclusively, the bursary will be awarded to those applicants completing high school and attending their first year of post-secondary education;
Able to provide proof of acceptance at a post secondary educational institution; and
In competition with new applicants, the award is renewable to previous recipients provided the applicant is academically eligible to continue.
The Leliefontein Memorial Bursary
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