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Scholarships & Bursaries

Gordon Hooey Memorial Scholarship Fund

For the advancement of the sport of curling through the development of athletes and coaches.

Gordon Hooey with a corn broom

Gordon Hooey with a corn broom

The Gordon Hooey scholarship fund is administered through the Victoria Foundation in perpetuity. Ideally, it will go to juniors interested in becoming coaches, but it could also support the post-secondary education of juniors who have demonstrated a commitment to becoming top-level curlers and who show leadership skills in their communities.

It is not given as cash grants, but goes directly to the Canadian institution or organization to which the applicants are applying.

Applications must be received at the Curl BC office, to the attention of the Awards Committee, no later than midnight (PST) on January 31 annually.

For further information or questions, please contact Melissa Sim at msim@curlbc.ca

How to apply: Complete the Application Form (click here). All applications must include: 2 references (1 from someone who knows you through curling), proof of acceptance or registration at a post secondary institution, and a handwritten letter in business style format. The letter must be hand-written. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered. Send the references and hand to Curl BC CEO, c/o Curl BC Awards Committee, Suite 2001A – 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby, BC, V5B 0A7 or email msim@curlbc.ca.

For the Love of Curling Scholarship Program

Curling Canada’s For the Love of Curling Scholarships are awarded to student-athletes enrolled in post-secondary institutions across Canada who have demonstrated achievements in both curling and academics, as well as community involvement.

For more information visit http://www.curling.ca/foundation/youth-scholarships/

Camosun College Foundation

The Canadian Senior Men’s and Ladies’ Championships, 1991 Bursary provides support for residents of BC who are enrolled full-time at Camosun College in Victoria. Consideration is given to students who maintain satisfactory academic standing, have financial need, are passionate about the sport of curling and who either play, volunteer or are a member of a curling club in BC.

Applications are made through the Financial Aid office at Camosun College during two assigned time frames posted on the Financial Aid website www.camosun.ca

For further information, students can also email foundation@camosun.bc.ca.

Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Award

One outstanding female and one outstanding male amateur athlete graduating from a BC Secondary School who are involved in either their community or school sports shall be awarded the Jack Farley Youth Sports Achievement Award.  Each winner shall receive $2000 toward his or her education at a BC post secondary institution.

For more information, visit http://www.bcsportshalloffame.com/about-us/scholarships/.

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