Two Athlete Bursaries Available

(COLLINGWOOD, ON) April 25, 2017 –– Alpine Ontario Alpin is currently accepting applications for two bursaries with a new closing date of Friday, May 12th, 2017. 

The Ski Canada Magazine Bursary is a long standing $1,000 award for athletes in these two age categories:  U14 (2003/2004) & U16 (2001/2002) . Athletes that show promise of rising to the top ranks of ski racing in Canada and in need of financial assistance to help achieve their goals should apply.

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. The Alpine Ontario Awards Committee will select one deserving athlete this 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 Committee for review and decisions. APPLY HERE>>


The David Murray Ski Foundation is administrated by PSO BC Alpine in honor of Crazy Canuck, Dave Murray. AOA is required to submit one name to BC Alpine on Monday, May 15th. This athlete will be awarded with a bursary in the amount of $750.00. Applicants should be working towards becoming a member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team. All applications are forwarded to the Awards and Scholarships Committee for review and decisions. APPLY HERE>>

For both applications a cover letter is required along with a reference letter from a coach. Both letters should express details about the athlete’s ability and potential and the cover letter include details on financial need.

For more information contact:
Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA):
Kristin Ellis
Communications Manager
705-444-5111 x 132
communications@alpineontario.ca

 

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