Each year, minor hockey associations across the OMHA support numerous charities and charitable foundations. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are generated and many causes and programs benefit from this support.
In 2000 the Minor Hockey
Foundation Ontario (MHF) was created to support minor hockey players in the
Province of Ontario. The
Foundation assists players seeking post-secondary education, players who require
financial assistance in order to
play minor hockey, and the Let’s Learn Hockey Program.
This document will focus on the
Wally Scott Bursary. The Wally Scott Bursary is given in recognition of
outstanding commitment to
community service, athletics, and academics. This bursary reflects the
achievements of a young hockey
player who is committed to his or her community, athletic ability, and
academic achievement. Each
approved recipient may receive between $1,000 and $2,500 towards his or her
Bursary amounts are subject to change depending on available funds. There will
be a maximum of two bursary
winners awarded per year. Bursaries will be issued to the applicant’s
The MHF Executive Board reviews
all applications and a member of the Board will contact the applicant to
confirm whether their request
has been received. All applicants must adhere to the following
1. All requests can only be made
for players aged up to twenty years and must have been a registered player
in the Ontario Minor Hockey
Association for a minimum of five years.
2. A player attending a
post-secondary institution during the upcoming year.
3. Maintain a high standard of
4. Active in their local
community programs (any community sport or social program).