We are pleased to announce the winners of the  LaDue Ladies Lunch Scholarship competition. We have been inspired by all of the young ladies who applied to us and were impressed with your commitment to living your life with “Cowgirl Spirit”!

2019 Scholarship Winners

Cowgirl Tough High School
1st – Kenzie Howe $1,000
2nd – Kayla Gordon $500

Cowgirl Spirit High School
1st – Courtney Taylor $1,000
(please note there is only one recipient/winner for the Cowgirl Spirit – High School)

Cowgirl Tough Post-Secondary
1st – Fallon Nelson $2,500
2nd – Shebly Burns $1,000

Cowgirl Spirit Post-Secondary
1st – Naomi Paridaen $2,500
2nd – Makenna Moore $1,000

Congratulations to our recipients. To all of you who applied to us, remember…

Ride high in the saddle, But stay grounded! Because there are only a few who Dare to be a COWGIRL!


For the past five years, the La Due Ladies Lunch has proudly endorsed Katy Lucas as our official ambassador. Katy promotes the La Due Ladies Lunch through her extensive rodeo network and wears our name and logo with pride during competitions.

Katy is a rodeo broadcaster and works as the Director of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations for the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association. Katy recently coupled her love for the sport of rodeo and knowledge gained from her diploma in Communication Arts from Lethbridge College to create an Alberta Film and Television nominated show called Rodeo: Embracing the New Frontier. 


Calling all cowgirls! (who are still in school)

The La Due Ladies Lunch Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $30,000 to young women in Alberta since it’s inception! The award offers two distinct categories for promising young women in both High School and those pursuing post-secondary education. The 2019 applicants of the La Due Ladies Lunch Scholarships will have the chance to receive $10,000 in awards!

La Due Ladies Lunch is thrilled to join with the Calgary Stampede Foundation! With it’s mission of “providing the youth of Alberta with the opportunity to develop strong roots in their culture and heritage through programs that enhance personal growth, citizenship and education”, the Foundation was a perfect fit for the La Due Ladies Lunch and it’s scholarship program! Successful applicants will not only receive an invitation to the La Due Ladies Luncheon, but will also be invited to the Calgary Stampede Foundation’s event to celebrate with all of their scholarship winners!

Four high school scholarships:

1. Cowgirl Tough – 1st: $1,000
2. Cowgirl Tough – 2nd: $500
3. Cowgirl Spirit – 1st $1,000
4. Cowgirl Spirit – 2nd: $500

Four Post-Secondary scholarships:

1. Cowgirl Tough – 1st: $2,500
2. Cowgirl Tough – 2nd: $1,000
3. Cowgirl Spirit – 1st: $2,500
4. Cowgirl Spirit – 2nd: $1,000

That’s a total of $10,000 in scholarships!

The application deadline for 2019 is midnight on May 10th. A panel of judges are now reviewing all applications submissions.

How to Apply

We’re so excited to share this news with you and we hope you’re excited to share it with the young women in your lives.

As always, we couldn’t do it without you.

Good luck to all applicants! The La Due Crew Download application below. Watch a short video by Katy Lucas.

Click here to apply!