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Up and Coming Scholarship Award

Apply for the 2018 “Up and Coming Scholarship Award”

Do you know a young winter sports athlete who could benefit from one of two $7,500 scholarships?

Award Eligibility – Athletes must meet the following criteria to be eligible:

  • Young men and women ages 12-18
  • Competing in Winter Sports
  • Financial Need
  • Amateur Athlete
  • Contribution to Community
  • Provide three (3) references and provide their relationship and contact information

As part of your application, please include a short spoken essay, 5 minutes at most,  telling us who you are and why you should win the Up & Coming Scholarship from the Sarah Burke Foundation. Include a link to your video on Vimeo or YouTube with appropriate passwords.

The application deadline for the 2018 Up and Coming Scholarship is October 31, 2018. Thank you to all the athletes who applied. We will contact you if you have been chosen. Good Luck!

The Application Link is Now Closed.

Successful applicants will be notified by December 1st, 2018. Decisions will be made by the Sarah Burke Foundation Board of Directors, as well as, an athletic scholarship committee. Two $7,500 scholarships will be awarded. All decisions by the board and committee are final.

Congratulations to our winners of the 2017 Up and Coming Scholarship – Snowboarder Finn Finestone from Whistler, British Columbia, and Skier Caoimhe Heavey, from Fernie, British Columbia.