Paper Excellence announces new scholarship for Prince Albert students

Prince Albert, Saskatchewan at sunrise

For Immediate Release:

[Richmond, BC] – Paper Excellence is pleased to announce new scholarships for students who live in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

These $250 scholarships—both community and First Nations—are available to high school graduates who are living in Prince Albert and are entering their first year at a public university, community college or institute of technology.

“Investing in education continues to be a key focus for us Paper Excellence,” said Graham Kissack, Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety and Corporate Communications. “As we work to restart the Prince Albert mill, it’s critical to show our commitment to the Prince Albert community through scholarships, just as we do in the other communities where we operate.”

Applications for Paper Excellence’s community and First Nations scholarships are available through the counselling office at the four local high schools: Prince Albert Collegiate Institute, Carlton Comprehensive Public High School, Wesmor Public High School, and Won Ska Cultural School.

“Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division is very grateful for Paper Excellence’s generous scholarship donation,” said Cory Trann, Superintendent of Schools, Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division. “We recognize that scholarships are vital for many our students to actualize their goals to attend post-secondary education, and appreciate when community orientated businesses, such as Paper Excellence, care about helping our students achieve their dreams.”


Paper Excellence, headquartered in British Columbia, is a diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers. The company operates seven mills and a large-scale cargo distribution centre in Canada producing and shipping over 2.8 million tonnes annually with a workforce of more than 2,800. Paper Excellence is poised to continue to grow with its strategy of operational excellence and high-quality, cost-effective products.

Media Contact: Graham Kissack, VP, EHS and Corporate Communications | | Mobile: (250) 732-7991