Journey Awards Scholarships
$2,000 In Student Athlete Scholarship Money
There is a direct correlation between success in the lives of youth and their participation in sports. However, the costs of training, competition and organizational fees continue to increase faster than family incomes. It is increasingly important that individuals and organizations establish new scholarships, while existing scholarship sponsors increase the number and amount of their awards. The Journey Awards Scholarships was established to offer children who lead multifaceted lives with the required financial support and mentorship to directly impact their immediate goals and propel them towards greater success.
1. Journey Awards Scholarship is open to all student athlete enrolled in a credited educational institute between the age of 12-17 who are pursuing academic and basketball goals beyond high school in order to be considered for an award.
2. Applicant must be a registered member of an organized basketball team, league, houseleague or training program.
3. Applicant and at least one parent or guardian must agree to mentorship from a P.H.A.S.E. 1 Alumni as a part of the application process.
4. Applicants from all regions of Canada are eligible, however priority will go to youth living in Canada's lowest income neighborhoods (based on applicant postal code).
Scholarship and Professional Athletes
P.H.A.S.E. 1’s Alumni consist of hundreds of NCAA, JUCO, CIS, & OCAA scholarship athletes.
Experienced Coaches and Trainers
P.H.A.S.E. 1’s Alumni and partners are NCAA, CIS, Professional and National Team Coaches and some of Canada’s top trainers.
Entrepreneurs & Organizational Leaders
P.H.A.S.E. 1’s Alumni and partners are leaders of some of the most prominent community organizations in Canada.
Educated Community Leaders
P.H.A.S.E. 1’s founders and alumni are experienced teachers, principals and superintendents.
JOURNEY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP MENTOR TEAM
P.H.A.S.E. 1’s Alumni and Partners are successful community leaders!
March 31st - Scholarship and Committee Announced
April 15th - Website open for applications. Closed after first 100 registrations or on April 14.
April 15th - Final 100 applicants contacted.
April 21st - All applicants assigned a mentor
May 31st - Deadline for completed applicant submissions.
June 15th - Finalist announced
June 22nd - Final winners announced
* Awards will be presented directly by alumni in the winners community or sent by mail.
JOURNEY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Journey Awards Scholarship Committee - is to oversee the annual scholarship and to ensure the timely and fair disposition of scholarship funds. The committee is charged with publicizing and soliciting applications and making decisions based on the applicants’ responses. It is also the responsibility of the committee to distribute the scholarship(s) and follow up with recipient(s) to ensure the scholarship(s) awarded is received.
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