Our Leaders in Langley Committee have done a great job in gathering all of the resources listed below to help with giving players, parents and guardians details of Grants and Scholarships.
Post Secondary Scholarships
Resource: Langley United Soccer Association
Description: For any Langley United Youth Player graduating from high school and pursuing any post-secondary education.
Resource: British Columbia Soccer Association
Description: For any Youth Player playing in a club recognized by BC Soccer and graduating from high school and pursuing any post-secondary education.
Resource: Scholarships Canada
Description: Multiple, on-going resources for Scholarships in Canada. Each scholarship has it’s own description and varies on eligibility. Click the link below to review all upcoming and current scholarships available for post-secondary.
Resource: Grant Me
Description: Thousands of students use GrantMe to win scholarships, get into their top choice school, and access high paying student jobs on our platform.
Resource: Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary
Description: This page shares tips and tricks when searching for scholarships. Strategies for winning scholarships and provides sample resumes for students seeking support with the scholarship application process.
Resource: Canadian Sport Institute
Description: Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and a number of our partners provide a variety of ways in which athletes can receive financial assistance. These grants and bursaries support the competitive needs of amateur athletes in British Columbia.
LUSA Alumni – Current University Student Scholarships
Resource: Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)
Description: Here is a list of fellowships and awards with CFUW
- CFUW 100th Anniversary Legacy Fellowship funded by the Charitable Trust
- CFUW Dr. Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
- CFUW Memorial Fellowship
- CFUW Dr. Alice E. Wilson Awards
- CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative Awards
- CFUW Linda Souter Humanities Award
- CFUW Bourse Georgette LeMoyne Award
- Ruth Binnie Fellowship •Canadian Home Economics Association (CHEA) Fellowship
- CFUW Elizabeth and Rachel Massey Award (funded by the Massey Family)
- CFUW Aboriginal Women’s Award (AWA) – the next competition opens in 2021.
Individual Child Sports Grants
Resource: JumpStart Canadian Tire
Description: To be eligible for funding for one or more children, families must first meet specific financial criteria as per Revenue Canada’s Low-Income Cut-Offs (LICO) chart or are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).
- Children must fall between the ages of 4 – 18 years old.
- Funding is allocated to sustained programs that involve a sport or physical activity.
- Programs should be a minimum of five weeks in duration and include at least one session per week. In the case of sports camps, the program must last at least five consecutive days for consideration.
Resource: Kids Sport BC
Description: KidSport British Columbia provides grants of up to $400 per eligible kid, per year (January 1st – December 31st) towards sport registration fees.
- Applications will be considered when without KidSport support the child would not be able to participate in the sport
- Children ages 18 and under are eligible to apply for a grant
Resource: Athletics 4 Kids
Description: For all BC children, regardless of socioeconomic status, can participate in organized sport by providing families with financial assistance.
- Applicants must be between the ages of 5 and 18 years old and must be enrolled in school
- Net family income must be under $42,000 a year (is not dependant on # of children)
Resource: Government of Canada
Description: Parents can claim up to $500 per year for eligible fitness expenses paid for each child who is under 16 years of age at the beginning of the year in which the expenses are paid.