SKI CANADA BURSARY

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2018 

This annual $1,000 award for each participating province is designated for U14 (2004/2005) & U16 (2002/2003) alpine ski racers who show promise of rising to the top ranks of ski racing in Canada and need financial assistance to help achieve their goals.

The award is distributed by the Ski Canada Fund, a pool of funds accumulated through commissions paid on the use of the Bank of Montreal Master Card. Alpine Ontario will select one deserving athlete each spring and announce the winner in the Fall Ski Canada Magazine.

Ski Canada Magazine is Canada’s largest paid circulation ski magazine promoting alpine skiing and ski racing since 1972.

All applications are forwarded to the Awards and Scholarships Committee for review and decisions. Selected recipients will be notified by e-mail or phone. Successful applicants will be recognized on Alpine Ontario’s website, newsletter and social media accounts.

2016-17 Winners: 
Emma Gosselin, Osler Bluff ($500)
Mathieu Beauchamp, Searchmont Ski Runners ($500)

DAVE MURRAY SKI FOUNDATION BURSARY

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2018

The David Murray Ski Foundation continues to support alpine ski racers throughout Canada with a bursary in the amount of $750 awarded to a FIS athlete who is working towards becoming a member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team. This award was established in memory of Crazy Canuck, Dave Murray. In 1979, he was ranked third in the world in downhill ski racing and finished 10th overall at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY.

All applications are forwarded to the Awards and Scholarships Committee for review and decisions. Selected recipients will be notified by e-mail or phone. Successful applicants will be recognized on Alpine Ontario’s website, newsletter and social media accounts.

2016-17 Winner: 
Camryn Metzger, Ontario Ski Team

 

PARASPORT JUMPSTART FUND

Parasport Jumpstart Funds can be used to support initiatives such as the creation of a new program, or go towards the expansion of an existing successful initiative that provides positive introductory parasport experiences to children with a disability. The Canadian Paralympic Committee recognizes that many introductory programs at the Active Start, Fundamentals and Learn to Train stages are integrated and often include multiple disability groups and sports. Individuals can apply and be funded up to age 25.  For more details on the next round of applications please contact Gwen Binsfeld, the AOA Para Consultant gwen@aoprt.ca

Funds will support three areas of para-sport development including Paralympic, Para-sport and multi-sport initiatives. These various streams of funding must incorporate at least one of the following programming categories; awareness first involvement and recruitment, participation and development.

More details and intake dates here http://paralympic.ca/jumpstart