Scholarships are awarded annually to BC Hockey registered members to give recognition to those who develop their academic career aspirations while at the same time nourishing their interest in hockey. Monetary awards vary from $1,000 to $2,000. Applications will open in early 2018.
To be eligible for a BC Hockey scholarship, an individual in his or her graduating year of high school and must be a current registered member or a former BC Hockey member playing in the Western Hockey League. Applicants are evaluated on academic achievement, sportsmanship, hockey participation and / or quality of contribution, as well as school and community participation and service.
2017 BC Hockey Scholarship Winners
Bruce Allison Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of the late Bruce Allison of Richmond. Allison was BC Hockey’s 26th president. He was instrumental in establishing and pursuing scholarship opportunities for members of BC Hockey and advocated the pursuit of educational goals through hockey excellence.
2014 - 2015 Winner: Tyler Andrews (Delta, BC)
2013 - 2014 Winner: Duncan Stefurak (Maple Ridge, BC)
2012 - 2013 Winner: Jonathon Hack (Penticton, BC)
Jeff Butler Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of the late Jeff Butler who was fatally injured during a Junior A game in September 1985. Jeff was a dedicated young man with rare qualities of character and determination.
2014 - 2015 Winner: Keaton Roch (Nelson, BC)
2013 - 2014 Winner: Perrin Waldock (Chilliwack, BC)
2012 - 2013 Winner: Cori-Anna Huisman (Fernie, BC)
Ted Hargreaves Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in the memory of the late Ted Hargreaves of Nelson who was an integral part of hockey development and coaching. He also combined his passion for hockey with his artistic abilities, illustrating instructional manuals for Hockey Canada. This award was first presented in 2005-2006.
2014 - 2015 Winner: Christy Wee (Richmond, BC)
2013 - 2014 Winner: Jessie Olfert (Penticton, BC)
2012 - 2013 Jordan Bordignon (Coquitlam, BC)
Sterling Award Scholarship
2016 - 2017 Winner: Katya Leverman (100 Mile House, BC)
BC Hockey Staff Scholarship
2016 - 2017 Winner: Brendan Murray (Pitt Meadows, BC)
Excellence and Extraordinary Scholarship
2016 - 2017 Winners: Madelyn Hudson (Maple Ridge, BC) and Laine Grace (Vernon, BC)
BC Hockey District Scholarships
BC Hockey Scholarships are awarded to recognize and enhance the opportunities presented when furthering one’s education. One of these scholarships is provided by the BC Hockey staff.