This once a year $500 scholarship is intended to assist the Club's young skiers wishing to continue their post-secondary education. It is open to any student currently enrolled in a secondary school in School District No. 57 who is a current member in good standing of the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club. The candidates will have demonstrated high level of academic achievement in the grade 12 year. The candidate will have been an active member of the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club during their senior year, by participating as an athlete, coach/instructor and/or volunteer. A committee of Club Past-Presidents will select the successful recipient.
Candidates should describe in writing their involvement with the Caledonia Nordic Ski Club during their grade 12 year of secondary school.
The funds for the scholarship is provided by Nordic Forest Ltd.
Visit SD57 for the application process: CLICK HERE
Application Deadline: May 1st
This full tuition award is valued at $5000 per year and renewable for 3 years meaning that your university degree could be completely funded! This is a very prestigious award at UNBC, and has been made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Caledonia Nordic Cross Country Ski Club and the University of Northern British Columbia.
To be eligible, you must plan to be a full time undergraduate student, and have experience in training with cross country skiing or biathalon at a national level. Candidates with relevant high level coaching experience in at least one of these sports will also be considered.
This renewable entrance award will recognize and reward a student who is involved with the Caledonia Nordic Club while they pursue academic studies at UNBC. The recipient will demonstrate excellence through continuing athletic achievements and/or giving back to the sport through leadership, volunteer coaching and building varsity involvement in cross country skiing or biathlon.
A second award valued at $1000 is also available for an entering student that has experience in training or high level coaching in country skiing or biathlon. This award is not renewable for subsequent years.
Three 6-credit tuition waivers valued at approximately $1,035 each are also available to students who apply for a Nordic Sport Leadership Award.
For more information on these scholarships, please visit the UNBC website
This scholarship is not a CNSC scholarship, but through Nordiq Canada. Click on the title to learn more.