“Many of Houshang Amiri's teachings transfer from the bike to your life outside of cycling.”
- Tyler Hansen
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Three Athlete Bursaries to Check Out!

January 27, 2005

1) Coast Hotel and Spa Bursary

PacificSport cycling program is pleased to announce the launch of the Coast Hotels Athlete Assistance Program (CAAP) in partnership with PacificSport (provincial network).

Coast Hotels Athlete Assistance Program (CAAP) has been developed to support the dreams of athletes who represent Canada on the world stage. Specifically, Coast Hotels & Resorts wants to support those athletes that are currently training with one of Canada's National teams but do not currently receive Sport Canada funding (AAP carding).

Coast Hotels will pay the approved training costs of selected athletes, up to a maximum of $10,000 on an annual basis

Application deadline is February 28, 2004.

Bursary summary - preference given to athletes who do not receive Sport Canada funding


2) FAST Canada Games Bursary - Cycling Training Centre

75 $2000 Bursaries will be awarded to athletes by FAST and the Canada Games Council. Application deadline is March 4, 2005.

Summary of eligibility is a non-professional athlete who has not received Sport Canada senior or development carding. Athlete's sport must be in the 2005 Canada Summer Games, or the 2007 Canada Winter Games. (athletes do not need to compete in these games, but deemed 'in the next generation national team'

For further information go to www.canadagames.ca or www.fastcanada.org

3) Carol Ann Letheran / COC Award and Scholarship

The scholarship is a national, three-year, $1,500 per year, university scholarship awarded to one outstanding female high school graduate. The award is named in honour of the late Carol Anne Letheren (1942-2001), former Chief Executive Officer of the COC must be a female student presently enrolled at a Canadian high school or CEGEP (private or public) in their graduating year and applying to a Canadian University or college in Business, Sport Management, Marketing or physical education related fields. Further qualifications include: demonstrated qualities and personal values that personify the Olympic values of excellence, leadership, respect, human development, fun, fairness and peace; outstanding academic performance, minimum grade average of 85% or above in their final year of high school; accomplished performance as an athlete in high school, community or provincial level competitive sport(s); and be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Application deadline is March 30, 2005
For more information www.olympic.ca/EN/funding/letheren_award.shtml


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