The OMHA is proud to partner with Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) to present the Bursary Program, which recognizes minor hockey players for their outstanding commitment to: Community service: assisting in building stronger and healthier communities Athletics: on-ice success/achievement, as well a passion for the game of hockey Academics: dedication to studies and attainment of high grades in the classroom.
The OMHA Bursary Program is composed of two awards – the Dairy Farmers of Ontario Bursary and the Wally Scott Bursary. It reflects the achievements of young hockey players who are committed to their community, athletic ability, and academic achievement. Each recipient will receive financial support toward their post-secondary education. Five DFO Bursaries will be awarded at $8,000 each and up to two Wally Scott Bursary recipient(s) can receive between $1,000 and $2,500.
All applicants must adhere to the following guidelines:
- Requests can only be made for active players aged up to 20 years and must have been a registered player in the Ontario Minor Hockey Association for a minimum of five years.
- A player attending a post-secondary institution for their first year during the 2023-2024 school year.
- Maintain a high standard of academic excellence.
- Active in their local community programs (any community sport or social program).
Application Information can be found in the link below: