John P. Daigneault Memorial Fund


John P. Daigneault Memorial Fund Scholarship

The Sakitawak Development Corporation is pleased to announce five scholarships to students of Ile-a-la Crosse pursuing post-secondary education.

John Daigneault was a man dedicated to the youth of the community and served on the School Board for many years. He stressed the importance of education; SDC is committed to providing a scholarship fund in his honour. At the time of his passing, he was on the Board of Directors for the Sakitawak Development Corporation and Council Member for the Northern Village of Ile-a- la Crosse.


This scholarship opportunity is valued at $1,000

Scholarships Offered

There are up to 5 scholarships awarded annually

Who's Eligible?

See eligibility information below..

Scholarship Eligibility

Do you qualify for this scholarship?

Local Residency

To apply for the John P. Daigneault Fund Scholarship, you need to be a permanent resident of Ile-a-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan

Continued Studies

Applicants for the scholarship can be continuing studies at a post-secondary institution of their choice

Post-Secondary Admission

Applicants must be admitted into a post secondary institution or university before they are eligible to apply for the scholarship

First Degree

We will prioritize students who are pursuing their initial diploma or degree at a college or university.

How To Apply For This Scholarship

If you meet the eligibility criteria above, you can apply for this scholarship using any method below

1. Pickup at Office

Paper copies of the application form are available for pickup at the SDC office in Ile-a-la-Crosse

2. Request by Email

Send an email to with the subject line "John P. Daigneault Scholarship Application Form"

3. Download Online

Download and print the application from our website, using the download button below

Previous Scholarship Recipients

2023 Recipients

Who we are

Sakitawak Development Corporation (SDC)

Sakitawak Development Corporation (SDC), is the economic development corporation for the Northern Village of Ile-a-la-Crosse. Our purpose is to invest in regional and community businesses across multiple sectors with emphasis on creating employment.

SDC’s seven voting board members are appointed by its sole shareholder, the Northern Village of Ile a la Crosse to carry out the operations of SDC. Currently, two are appointed Village Council members and five are members at-large. The Mayor of Ile a la Crosse serves as an ex-officio non-voting board member.

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