Ontario Cheerleading Federation Scholarships

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Ontario Cheerleading Federation Scholarship is to encourage and promote the 

attainment of higher educational goals for individuals who have demonstrated a high level of academic

achievement, have made positive contributions to their school through involvement in cheerleading and

illustrate involvement in other extracurricular and community service programs.


WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

1. Students currently in their graduating year of high school, who will be attending a post-secondary

institution in the Fall to pursue a course of study within Canada leading to a degree or diploma from

an accredited university or college.

2. The Applicant must obtain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

3. The Applicant must have a minimum of three years active cheerleading experience.

4. The applicant’s team must be a current registered member of the Ontario Cheerleading Federation.


SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the candidate’s academic abilities, the Selection Committee will evaluate the candidate’s

contribution to their school and community through their involvement in cheerleading. The candidate must

be a leader in his/her cheerleading program and must be an exemplary cheerleader. Involvement in other

extracurricular activities will also be considered.


The applicant MUST submit the following items in order to qualify for the Ontario Cheerleading

Federation Scholarship.

1. Completed Application Form.

2. Transcripts of current mid-term or final marks if available, and previous year’s final marks.

3. Two (2) letters of recommendation, one from the cheerleading coach and the other from a teacher or

member of the community in which the applicant resides, who has known the applicant for at least one

year, written in accordance with the instructions found on the Application Form.

4. Letter from the applicant describing why he/she should receive the scholarship written in accordance

with the instructions found on the Application Form.


NO APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED UNLESS IT INCLUDES ALL OF THE REQUIRED

DOCUMENTS.


SCHOLARSHIPS

The Ontario Cheerleading Federation will award at least one scholarship in the amount of $500.00

The announcement of the scholarship recipient(s) will be made at the final OCF Championships

during the awards ceremony in April of 2017.


Send Completed Applications to:

The Ontario Cheerleading Federation

c/o Lorna Holland

100 Brimley Road

Toronto ON, M1M 3X4