Cowichan and Chemainus Valley - Sports Scholarship

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In 1992, the City of Duncan and the Municipality of North Cowichan established the BC Winter Games. Legacy Sports Scholarship Program by investing the sum of $20,000 from the 1991 BC Winter Games. Legacy into an interest earning fund. In 1994, an additional $7,800 was donated to the Arts and Sports. Scholarship Trust Fund by the BC Hydro Cowichan and Chemainus Valley’s Commonwealth Games Power. Smart Sport and Culture Tour Committee.

Interest earned in this combined trust fund is used to produce annual Sports Scholarships to deserving local. amateur athletes, coaches and officials. In 2024, two $750 Sports Scholarships will be awarded to qualified candidates during the first week of June.

Applications must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024. Submission details are outlined in the application form.


  1. Applicants must reside year-round within the Cowichan Valley Regional District boundaries;
  2. Applicants must have been actively engaged in an organized local sport organization during a portion of 2023/2024 within the Cowichan Valley, either as an athlete or sports official (i.e. referee, coach, trainer, manager, etc.);
  3. Scholarship money must be applied by June 30, 2026 in either a sports-related course, school, lessons or toward instructors fees (scholarship cannot be used for a sport season registration fee and team applications will not be accepted); and
  4. Preference shall be given to school age student applicants.

Please review the application form for more details about this great opportunity!