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SKI CANADA BURSARY

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019

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.

2018-19 Winner:
Emma Gosselin, Osler Bluff/SODSkiTeam ($1,000)

2017-18 Winners: 
Alexis Noakes, Georgian Peaks, SOD ($500)
Keegan Sarrazin, Elite Alpine Ski Cross, NOD ($500)

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

 

HUGH POMEROY MEMORIAL SCHOLORSHIP FUND

Created in November 1986 as bursary to honour Hugh Pomeroy, a Nordic Combined athlete tragically died in an accident while training on roller skis. 

Scholorships in excess of $300,000 have been awarded to over 230 scholarships to athletes representing Cross Country, Alpine, Disabled, Freestyle, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping and Snowboard.

DAVE MURRAY SKI FOUNDATION BURSARY

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019

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.

2018-19 Winner:
Joshua Neilsen, Elliott Lake Ski Club, NOD FIS Racer ($750)

2017-18 Winners: 
Anna Carruthers, Devil’s Glen, SOD Ski Team ($375)
Luka Veljovic, Craigleith Ski Club, SOD Ski Team ($375)

2016-17 Winner: 
Camryn Metzger, Ontario Ski Team ($750)

WENDY BUDA MEMORIAL SCHOLORSHIP FUND

Established in 1993 as a memorial to Wendy Buda, a CSA athlete who died competing in a ski race in Februaury 1992.

Scholorships are restricted to athletes from Alpine Ontario

OUR PETRO-CANADA FACE PROGRAM

Every year, we select 55 up-and-coming athletes and their coaches from across Canada to receive a FACE™, or Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence, grant. We give the grants to athletes when they need it the most – when they are striving to represent Canada at the Paralympic or Olympic Games but don’t yet qualify for government funding.