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RE/MAX 2020 Quest for Excellence®

The Quest for Excellence program is a bursary program for grade 12 students in Western Canada. It 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.


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 2020.


Who Can Participate?

The Quest for Excellence is open to all Grade 12 students attending high school from September 2019 – June 2020. 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


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.


To view our 2019 Quest for Excellence® winners, click here!

To view the winning essays, click here!


RE/MAX 2020 Quest for Excellence program will open for submission on September 9th, 2019 until March 9th, 2020.

We appreciate your assistance with communicating this program to Western Canadian students in your community.

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Together we can make a difference in the lives of our students by touching on their passion and spirit.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact

Note: All entries become the property of RE/MAX of Western Canada and photos and names of winners may be used in print publications and media.