OFSAA has a number of awards available to student-athletes and teacher-coaches. Nominate somebody you know deserves recognition today!
Brian Maxwell Memorial Scholarship
The Brian Maxwell Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to two student athletes that will be continuing their post secondary education at a Canadian College or University. Starting 2015-16 there will now be first, second and third place scholarships awarded to each a male and female annually as follows:
- First place: $8,000
- Second place: $4,000
- Third place: $2,000
Preference shall be given to a student whose character is reflective of qualities that Brian Maxwell demonstrated in his life: honesty, integrity, compassion and an unwavering quest to accomplish the best he could academically and athletically while supporting his fellow team members.
Application deadline is June 15, 2016.
Colin Hood Award
The Colin Hood Award is given out annually to one graduating male, one graduating female, and one coach in every school in the province who, throughout their high school career, have been committed to the success of school sport at their school and within their Association. The names of the recipients MUST be provided to us before the awards will be shipped.
Application deadline is April 29, 2016
OFSAA Alumni Scholarship
This year, four OFSAA Alumni Scholarships will be presented to student-athletes in pre-determined OFSAA member Associations from those applications received by the deadline of April 1, 2016. The value of each scholarship is $500. Only students from member schools in the following Associations may submit applications for consideration in 2015-16: NOSSA, SWOSSAA, GBSSA, YRAA.
Character Athlete Award
Once a year, OFSAA awards the Character Athlete Award to two recipients (one male, one female) who embody OFSAA’s values of leadership, commitment, equity, respect and sportsmanship.
The Character Athletes will be profiled in our Bulletin magazine, on our website, and in our Enewsletter. They will also receive a $1000 scholarship from Josten’s, and a plaque from OFSAA commemorating this accomplishment.
OFSAA Character Athlete nominations are due Monday, May 2
To nominate one of your student-athletes for the Character Athlete Award, please fill out the application form and submit it online.