Thursday, April 23, 2009
Hockey Canada recently announced the 2009 RBC Junior A Scholarship winners including the national award winner, Kevin Ross of the BCHL’s Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Nine (9) other scholarships were awarded to players across the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s (CJHL). The scholarships are awarded annually and provide financial assistance to players of the CJHL for post-secondary education.
Ross, recipient of the $5000 national RBC Junior A Scholarship will be presented with his award at the 2009 RBC Royal Bank Cup, which takes place in Victoria from May 2-10. He was selected for the award from a list of finalists by a national panel of Hockey Canada-appointed junior hockey representatives.
Players eligible for the RBC Junior A Scholarships must be Canadian citizens, on Canadian Junior A team rosters and be registered or applying for full-time post-secondary studies. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, hockey achievement and community involvement.
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