To be eligible, applicants must be registered members of Soccer Nova Scotia and must be starting post-secondary studies at a Canadian university or college in September of the year they apply.
The awards/scholarships are non-renewable, payable after September 15th upon verification of enrollment and payment at a Canadian university or college. The award/scholarship is payable by cheque in the name of the award/scholarship recipient. The deadline to provide proof of registration and payment is January 31 of the following year or you may forfeit your award.
Successful recipients of Soccer Nova Scotia awards/scholarships must agree that a photograph of themselves may be used for promotional purposes and submit a short Thank You acceptance video. Video criteria will be sent with recipient acceptance letters.
As an applicant for the Soccer Nova Scotia awards/scholarships, the following documents must be submitted online by the designated deadline:
1. Completed Application
2. High School Official Transcripts (Grade 11 and Grade 12 to January of the year applying)
3. A colour head-shot photograph of yourself for promotional purposes
4. Letter(s) of Recommendation, Reference Letter(s)
Certain awards/scholarships may have additional criteria required such as an essay. This will be indicated on the application form.
The completed application and all documents are to be submitted online by the deadline date of May 31, 2022. DEADLINE EXTENSION UNTIL WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2022.
Successful applicants should expect to be notified by email in late June.
If you have any questions regarding the Soccer Nova Scotia Scholarships, please email email@example.com.
Soccer Nova Scotia is pleased to offer the following student awards for 2022:
Hartlen Family Scholarship – Open to male players with strong soccer skills, strong academics, and a history of giving back through coaching and/or training of others.
$500/year for 4 yrs
Stephenie Allt Memorial Scholarship – Open to female players exemplifying community service and the values of fairness and sportsmanship of this young, outstanding player and celebrating the activity she loved most.
$500/year for 4 yrs
Halifax King of Donair Scholarship – Open to all members in remembrance of the twenty years King of Donair was a senior soccer club; the wins, the losses, the laughs, the road trips, the friendships made, and remembering those who are no longer with us…Billy Patterson, Mourad Farid, Co-Founder Nick Garonis, and Ian Clark.
Dr. Irene Szuler Scholarship – Open to female players who demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership and truly exemplify effort, excellence, and commitment to the game of soccer. Experience with the National Team program is an asset.
Frank H. Bailey Memorial Scholarship – Open to male players in memory of long-time Soccer Nova Scotia President, Frank Bailey.
Robert Sayer Scholarship – Open to female players in honour of the first soccer inductee to the Nova Scotia Hall of Fame – Builder.
VanRoy Tobitt Memorial Scholarship – Open to male referees in memory of one of the first Nova Scotia-based referees to reach National level status.
Carol Shadbolt Scholarship – Open to female referees in honour of the first female soccer referee in Nova Scotia.