Scholarship Information

Darren Beatty Memorial Scholarship Fund

Purpose-
The Darren Beatty Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to
encourage the pursuit of further education. The fund provides a one-time
financial award to eligible current and former CNHA players registered
at an approved post-secondary educational institute.

Awards-
Awards will be determined annually by the CNHA Board of Directors to
a maximum allocation of $5,000 per year. Awards in the amount of $500
each are presented to individual recipients.

Structure-
The Scholarship Review Committee will consist of the Scholarship
Director and up to three (3) CNHA Board Members. This committee
will be responsible for reviewing the applications and selecting those
applicants that best fulfill the eligibility requirements. The committee
will make their recommendations as to which applications will be
supported at a meeting of the CNHA Board of Directors for approval.

Eligibility-
A current or former player who has played a minimum of three (3) full
seasons within the CNHA. The player has maintained good standing and
fulfilled all obligations and expectations as established by both the teams
played for and on behalf of the Association.
The player has demonstrated good sportsmanship and conduct on both
the teams played for and on behalf of the Association.
Players must make their initial application within four (4) years of their
last full season playing within the CNHA.
Players must be full time students and enrolled in a minimum course
load as defined as full time within a post-secondary institute including a
trade or apprenticeship program.

Selection Criteria-
Players must submit a one-page biography, which includes the following
information:
Background information, which may include family information,
scholastic achievements, career intentions, hobbies, goals, volunteer
activities and any other information you may wish to share.
Your contributions to CNHA, the teams played for, your coaches
and their impact, your position, and any awards, recognitions or
achievements.
Players must submit a letter of reference from a teacher, coach or
employer.
Players must submit a confirmation of enrolment endorsed by the
Registrar of the player’s post-secondary institute.

Timeline-
Fully completed applications (see Selection Criteria) should be
received by March 31 each year, and mailed to:
Darren Beatty Memorial Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 54022
2640 - 52 Street NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 6S6