Attention all U18 players planning on attending post-secondary studies next year. If you are interested in being awarded a $500 bursary to support your studies, please read below to learn about the Nepean Minor Hockey Association’s U18 Bursary.

The NMHA wishes to recognize players who are advancing to college or university to pursue their academics. A bursary of $500 will be awarded to two successful applicants registered in the U18 division in the NMHA for the 2021-2022 season who apply and best combine:

  1. Sportsmanship and fair play
  2. Hockey performance and quality of contribution
  3. Academic achievement
  4. Community participation


  • Must be a current member in good standing with the NMHA and played in the association for a minimum of four years in either the House or Competitive programs, or a combination of each.
  • Must be applying to a recognized post-secondary institution as a full-time student for September 2022.
  • Must submit a complete application.


All applications will be provided to the selection committee who will select the successful candidates based on the stated qualifications. The selection committee will be chosen by the NMHA Executive. The number of bursaries may vary annually. The bursary will be made out to the applicant’s chosen institution. All selections will be final.


The closing date for application is April 15, 2022. All applications received shall be held in strict confidence. All applications and supporting letters become the property of the NMHA. Winners will be announced at the NMHA Annual General Meeting (AGM). Applications should be sent to vp.house@nepeanminorhockey.ca.


Complete the attached NMHA bursary application accompanied by:

  • An email or letter from the applicant’s current or past hockey coach.
  • A copy of the applicant’s latest report card.
  • A list of the applicant’s volunteer hours as required by the applicant’s high school.
  • A personal essay outlining your community involvement, life goals, your approach to the sport and the impact the NMHA has had on you.

Note: Proof of registration at a post-secondary institution will need to be provided before funds will be released.

Best of luck!

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