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Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Announces Deadline for 2018 Scholarship Applications

December 21, 2017

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador has announced that applications are available for the 2018 Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship Program through the Athletic Excellence Fund. The deadline for applications is January 26, 2018.

“Once again, Sport NL is recognizing and supporting the athletic and academic achievements of deserving athletes,” said Doug Fowler, President, Sport NL. “By awarding up to 20 academic scholarships, valued at $750 each, we can assist hard working and dedicated athletes achieve their athletic and academic goals.”

The Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to qualifying amateur athletes, coaches and officials, to assist in offsetting the costs of training and competition.

“We are committed to promote perseverance in sport and education. This program encourages our sporting community to strive for excellence in both areas, highlighting the importance and value it plays in any athlete’s future. We are very proud of this scholarship program and our ability to offer it, in partnership with the Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development,” said Troy Croft, Executive Director of SportNL.

Applications are available at www.sportnl.ca or www.cssd.gov.nl.ca/recreation/financial_assistance/athletic_excellence_fund.html

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador is a volunteer organization committed to the promotion and advancement of amateur sport throughout the province. Sport NL represents 55 provincial sport organizations and over 80,000 individual members, while promoting the health benefits associated with physical activity and sport to the youth of Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit www.sportnl.ca for information on programs offered by Sport NL

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