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Applications for Dunsmuir Memorial Bursary close on May 1st
Submitted By EGMHA Webmaster (JM) on Sunday, April 21, 2019
The Dunsmuir Memorial Bursary Program was established to provide financial assistance to registered participants including players, coaches, trainers, officials, timekeepers, and volunteers to help offset the cost of post secondary education in memory of the Dunsmuir Family.

Each year, the EGMHA awards bursaries to outstanding young people who display an incredible amount of commitment both at the arena and in the classroom. The bursary recipients are determined on the basis of academic achievements, hockey involvement and community involvement.   

Students applying for assistance may be granted a Bursary in the amount of $1000.00 for the first year of studies at an accredited College or University.

Eligibility Requirements:

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

  • Be registered for two (2) years within the EGMHA in any capacity (player, trainer, coach, official, timekeeper, volunteer)
  • Be registered with the EGMHA during his/her application season
  • Be a registrant in good standing with the EGMHA
  • Enrolling in post-secondary full-time studies in Canada for the first time
  • Must be under the age of 20
  • Must be an EG resident


Required Documentation:

  • EGMHA Bursary Application Form
  • A letter from the candidate 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
  • One (1) letter of reference from someone involved in a hockey related organization


How to Apply:

1.      Download and complete the application form -   Bursary_Dunsmuir_Memorial

2.      Submit all required documentation no later than 4:30 pm on May 1st, 2019

3.      Applications are to be submitted to the EGMHA Bursary Committee via email to [email protected]

4.      Applications are to be submitted in a single PDF file


The EGMHA will announce successful applications no later than August 1st, 2019. Bursary cheques will be processed in October 2019 upon receiving proof of enrollment and tuition being paid to institution. Payment will be made directly to the recipient.


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