For Cadets


The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) is pleased to offer prestigious post-secondary education scholarship awards to Royal Canadian Air Cadets. They are the Birchall Scholarship, the Dale Scholarship, the Thomas Colfer Scholarship, National Legion Foundation Scholarship, the Alex Venables Scholarship in Engineering, the ACL Advisory Council Scholarship, the Air Cadet League of Canada Foundation Scholarships and the CN Memorial Scholarships.

In the process of evaluating the applications, for the academic component, the focus is on the following subjects: (a) Languages; (b) Mathematics; (c) Physical Sciences; and (d) Social Sciences. It is important that the most recent report card or transcript include these courses.

Applicants are required to complete the ACC64 Form application form online, and submit it in digital form (PDF), along with supporting documentation to the Air Cadet League of Canada, at: The email should be titled beginning with your name and National Education Scholarships such as: Fred Jones National Education Scholarships.

To help you fill the form, we have prepared the following example of an application.

Deadline : April 1st, 2021


Cadet Awards

Listed below are the awards or scholarships that are available to recipients who qualify.  To view a complete list of awards please visit section 5.8 in our Policy and Procedure Manual.



Royal Canadian Legion Cadet of The Year Award

The Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Air Cadet of the Year Award is selected annually by the Air Cadet League of Canada on behalf of the RCL. The Honours and Awards Committee will announce the chosen candidate at the mid-June Annual General Meeting.

At the invitation of the RCL the RCL Air Cadet of the Year will be invited by the RCL to act as the youth representative for the annual National Remembrance Day Ceremony held in Ottawa. The RCL will contact the Cadet in late August of each year and advise/explain to the selected Cadet, the particulars of the Award. The RCL will arrange for the transportation, rations and quarters of the Cadet and one parent or escort to Ottawa, where the Cadet will be a Member of the Vice-Regal Party (along with the RCL Army and Sea Cadet of the Year) for the National Remembrance Day Ceremonies. He/she will accompany the Vice-Regal party during the ceremonies and will assist with laying wreaths. The Cadet will also receive the Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence and will participate in other ceremonies, events and visits while in Ottawa.

Find A Squadron

Click on the link below to locate information on the Canadian Cadet Organizations Cadet Corps and Squadron Directory.