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OHF Now Accepting Applications for the OHF Scholarship
Submitted By Dianne Skirving on Friday, January 24, 2020
OHF Scholarship Program - REWARDING DEDICATION IN EDUCATION AND HOCKEY  

Applications due by May 15, 2020




The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) is the largest Branch of Hockey Canada with over 270,000 registered participants participating under one of our seven Members: Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario (ALLIANCE), Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA), Ontario Hockey Association (OHA), Ontario Hockey League (OHL), Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA), and Ontario Women’s Hockey Association (OWHA). The OHF Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to registered participants to help offset the cost of post-secondary education. The Program has awarded over $400,000 over its 20 years.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible to receive a scholarship, a candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Be registered for three (3) years within the OHF in any capacity (player, trainer, coach, official)
  •  Be registered with the OHF during his/her application season
  •  Be a registrant in good standing with the OHF
  •  Enrolling in post-secondary full-time studies in Canada for the first time

Required Documentation:

  • OHF Scholarship Application Form
  •  A letter from the candidate (maximum 500 words, single spaced) outlining his/her contributions to hockey, what the game of hockey has meant to him/her and other information such as volunteer or community involvement
  •  One (1) letter of reference from current school on official letterhead (non-relative)
  •  One (1) letter of reference from a hockey related organization on official letterhead (non-relative)
  •  Complete copy of Official School Transcript is mandatory
  •  A copy of candidates mid-term mark summary

Note:

  • Applicants will be evaluated based on their personal letter, reference letters, and transcripts (scoring is weighted equally)
  • The number of recipients and the amount awarded to each will be determined by the OHF Scholarship Committee
  •  Where financial assistance is needed, consideration will be given

How to Apply:

  1. Complete application form below (fillable form)
  2.  Attach completed application for to all required documents listed above
  3.  Applications are to be submitted to the OHF office via email to [email protected]
  4.  Applications are to be submitted in a single PDF file and named accordingly: Surname, First Name – U/C

a)     Use “U” if you have applied only to University

b)    Use “C” if you have applied only to College

c)     Use “U/C” if you have applied to both University and College.

     5. Applications not in the correct format will not be accepted.

The OHF will announce successful applications at its Annual General Meeting in June. Scholarship cheques will be processed the following October upon receiving proof of enrollment. Proof of Enrollment must be in the form of official documents from the post-secondary institution the recipient is attending. Payment will be made directly to the recipient.

2020 OHF Scholarship Application

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