Alpine Ontario Alpin and Karbon Announce the 2017 $5,000 Bursary
COLLINGWOOD, ON (October 10, 2017). Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA) and Karbon today opened the 2017 Karbon bursary. The $5,000 bursary is open to all registered AOA skiers in the U14, U16 an U19 age categories with $2,500 awarded to one female and $2,500 awarded to one male. These funds are designed to assist high performance skiers who demonstrate athletic success to date, financial need and a commitment to their sport as supported by their coaches.
The bursary has been running since 2004 and is the largest single amount of funding given to an AOA skier outside of the Quest for Gold Program that is only available to our FIS athletes as per government funding regulations.
Candidates will be screened by an independent group on the AOA Awards & Bursary Committee. Athletes will be awarded points for their application which is measured on three levels:
- Athletic performance
- Financial need
- Commitment, attitude, work ethic, dedication, goals
Families wishing to apply for this bursary should take note of the closing date of Tuesday, October 31st at 5pm. Please download the Karbon bursary application_2017
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Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA) is the provincial governing body for the sport of alpine ski racing in Ontario. Alpine Ontario’s newly refined mission is to provide leadership and structure for high quality, sustainable and affordable programming and to communicate the competitive, recreational and lifestyle benefits of ski racing to the community. AOA represents four divisions, 44 member clubs and over 30,000 active athletes, coaches and officials (volunteers). AOA coordinates several successful programs across the province and continues to foster the development of “state of the art” ski-racing programs from the grass roots level to the elite level.
For more information contact:
Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA)