Kirby Kennedy Bursary


Scholarship Value: $500
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: May 1, 2023

Kirby Kennedy was a coach in KMHA at the Initiation and Atom House Levels. Kirby was a kind and caring man who gave many hours of himself to work with the young players in KMHA. Kirby died suddenly in December of 1995. In his memory, a scholarship of $500 has been created. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student (male or female) who best meets the following criteria:

1. Graduates from grade 12 in a Kamloops area high school with above average marks in all subjects.

2. Has played hockey or officiated in KMHA for a minimum of 2 years to at least the bantam level and has shown good sportsmanship, leadership and character. Preference will be given to applicants who have been actively involved in KMHA for longer than the minimum number of years and up until their graduating year.

3. Plans to attend a recognized BC post-secondary institution (may be delayed one year if the successful candidate decides to postpone going on to college, but after one year is forfeited).

To apply please include the following:

A) A transcript of the student's marks or most recent report card

B) A letter of reference (from a coach, referee in chief, teacher or someone from the community)

C) Personal letter detailing hockey and community participation plus post-secondary plans

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