Journey Awards Scholarships

$5,000 In Student-Athlete Scholarship Money

There is a direct correlation between success in the lives of youth and their participation in structured extra curricular activities. In 2020 alone P.H.A.S.E. 1 has given out over $100,000 in scholarships. 

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.

Available Scholarships

General Scholarship

Age 16-21 for individuals participating in any extra curricular activities 

One - $2,000 /Two - $500 /Eight - $250

P.H.A.S.E. 1 Academy Scholarship

For any athlete who is currently or looking to attend the basketball academy and need assistance.

Local Full/Partial 

International Full/Partial

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 Scholarships Now!

ELIGIBILITY

General Scholarship

1. Journey Awards Scholarship is open to all student-athletes enrolled in a credited educational institute between the age of 16-21 who are pursuing academic and sports or extra curricular goals beyond high school in order to be considered for an award.

2. Applicant must be a registered member of an organized team, club, and/or training program.

3. Applicant must complete the required 20 hour mentorship process through workshops and or individuals meetings. 

4. Applicants from around the world are eligible, however, priority will go to youth living in Canada's lowest-income neighborhoods (based on applicant postal code).

P.H.A.S.E. 1 Academy Scholarship

1. Open to all student-athletes enrolled at P.H.A.S.E. 1 Academy 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 prove need for financial assistance (parents or guardian)

3. Applicant must complete the 20 hour mentorship process through workshops and individual sessions.

4. Applicants must be in excellent academic standing, as well as attendance and behavior. (School reference required)

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

STUDENT ATHLETES

1. Complete the application form at the beginning of the page.
2. Once completed, the applicant will be contacted to submit additional information (i.e. Reference letter,  Extracurricular information.
3. After all information is collected, applicants must complete a total of 20 mentorship hours: Register Below
4. Applicants mentorship hours will be tracked by individual session and workshop registration/attendance.
5. Applicant will complete a cumulative essay or video submission due after mentorships hours are completed. (More info during process)
7. We only accept 100 applicants. Committee will divide the submissions and grade them according to our scoring rubric.
8. Each member of the committee will choose the top 5 best scores out of applicants they grade.
9. Each committee member will present their top 5 high scoring applicants. Committee will vote and all select the top applicants. (based scholarship dollars available)

10. Finalist will receive the awarded scholarship on July 1st via cheque or direct deposit.

MENTORS  

Individual Mentorship
1. All mentors receive a list of pre-approved questions the applicant may ask. Applicants with the guidance of a parent/guardian may ask some or all the pre-approved questions
2. Alumni will share their journey as it relates to the questions and give advice only as it directly relates to the list of pre-approved questions. The Journey Awards Committee will have conversations prior to pairing mentor with applicants to assure the best fit and guidelines for appropriate discussion and advice are abided by.
3. Mentorship may consist of personal experience and recommended books, videos or articles. 
4. Once mentorship is completed. Mentor will complete a short feedback form and sign off the applicant has completed the mentorship process.
5. Applicant will then complete the scholarship process and submit all necessary documents and material.

Group Mentorship

1. Mentors may prepare small group activities 

2. Applicants may ask some or all the pre-approved questions

2. Alumni will share their journey as it relates to the questions and give advice only as it directly relates to the list of pre-approved questions.

3. Mentorship may consist of personal experience and recommended books, videos or articles. 

TIMELINE

March 1 - Scholarships Application open to the public

March 16th - Mentorship Begins

May 15 - Mentorship hours must be completed

June 1 - Cumulative essay or video submission due

June 20th - Top 30 Finalist Announced

July 1st - Winners Announced

August 1st - Scholarship Winners attend Journey Awards Gala

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.

Committee Members:

2021 COMMITTEE MEMBERS TO BE ANNOUNCED​

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Journey Awards Mentorship

After submitting your application form, register below to schedule your mentorship hours!

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