GBC scholarships

Gymnastics BC scholarships are designed to assist our current members in their pursuit of post-secondary education. These Gymnastics BC Scholarships honour young British Columbia students who have:

  • Shown outstanding leadership traits and skills in gymnastics and within their community.
  • Demonstrated a personal contribution to gymnastics, their community, school and club.
  • Demonstrated participation and achievements in gymnastics and other activities.
  • Attained high scholastic achievements

2019 scholarships

Application deadline: June 30, 2019

If you have applied for a scholarship, you will receive a letter in the mail in August regarding the status of your application. 

 The scholarships will be presented during the Gymnastics BC awards in November. 

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for a Gymnastics BC scholarship, applicants must: 

  • Have been registered with Gymnastics BC as of June 30 of the current year.
  • Have been registered with Gymnastics BC for no less than five (5) years (does not need to be consecutive).
  • Have graduated or be graduating from a recognized B.C. secondary school program.
  • Have been accepted to attend or already attending a recognized Canadian post-secondary education institution.
  • Academic standings will be considered as part of the overall decision.

Applying for a scholarship

A completed application consists of the following elements:

  1. The Gymnastics BC scholarship application form, fully completed and signed by the applicant.
  2. Proof of acceptance or attendance at a recognized Canadian post-secondary education institution.
  3. A transcript of the applicant’s academic record (Secondary School and University/College, if applicable).
  4. An essay written by the applicant, up to 500 words in length, on one of the two topics listed below:
    • Describe the impact that gymnastics has had on your life.
    • Describe how you have contributed to gymnastics, your club and/or Gymnastics BC.
  5. A letter of support from the applicant’s current Gymnastics BC club (coach, administrator, etc). Letters from past coaches/supervisors may also be submitted.
  6. Any additional information which supports the application.

Materials submitted will not be returned to the applicant and remain the property of Gymnastics BC.

Resources and forms

Contact

Administration & Event Coordinator, 604-333-3495, info@gymbc.org

 





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