Thursday, April 13, 2017
Applications for BC Hockey scholarships are now available. All scholarship candidates must be currently registered and in good standing with BC Hockey. Applicants must also be in either their graduating year of high school or currently attending/enrolled at a post-secondary institution for the upcoming school year. Qualified candidates must demonstrate academic achievement, sportsmanship, and school/community participation and service.
All scholarship candidates must be current registered members of BC Hockey or former members playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL) who are in their graduating year of high school.
- Academic achievement
- Hockey participation and/or quality of contribution
- School, community participation, and service<,/li>
Applications MUST be accompanied by the following:
Letter from the applicant’s coach or Referee-In-Chief or
Letter from the applicant’s League or Minor Hockey Association (MHA) president
Copy of the applicant’s most current transcript (high school) or post-secondary transcript
Proof of enrollment at a post-secondary education institution or letter of acceptance for the coming year.
Scholarships will be awarded to BC Hockey members who best combine the qualifications listed on the application form. The Scholarship Committee will determine the number and amount of scholarships. The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 30, 2017.
Bruce Allison Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in memory of the late Bruce Allison of Richmond. Allison was BC Hockey’s twenty-sixth 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.
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.
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.