Footstock Athlete of the Year Award

Footstock Athlete of the Year – Trevor Dixon Memorial Scholarship

This fund was formed in the Fall of 2016 as a way to support exceptional local athletes with a demonstrated financial need.  The fund will also commemorate the life of Trevor Dixon, one off the original founders of the Cochrane Footstock Kids Triathlon.

This scholarship will be awarded to one athlete annually, to a maximum of $500, to support the purchase of equipment required to compete in their sport.

Applications will be accepted until 12:00 am on September 30, 2017. The recipients will be announced by no later than September 30, 2017.

Eligibility: 

  • Must be a resident of Cochrane or surrounding area as of January 1, 2017
  • Must be able to demonstrate financial need
  • Must be actively competing in chosen sport
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to athletics, fitness and wellness
  • Athletes who can demonstrate a commitment to and history of active community volunteer involvement, taking a leadership role, and giving back to their community will be given preference over other applicants

Requirements:

  • Proof of Alberta residency
  • Completed application form including: Full name, age, address, email address and telephone number
  • A letter of no more than two pages describing:
    • Your reason for applying for this scholarship
    • Your rational for requiring financial support
    • Your background in athletics
    • Your background and current commitment to leadership, sport, wellness and giving back
    • What you intend to use the scholarship funds for should you be chosen as Footstock Athlete of the Year
  • Current resume including prior and current jobs, volunteer involvement, and a complete sports competition record (including races entered, teams played for and results achieved)
  • High School and/or current post-secondary institution transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation (from: employers, coaches, teachers, volunteer organizations, etc.). Letters from family members will not be accepted.

To apply, please fill out the:Footstock Athlete of the Year Application Form

Please submit your completed application form and all of the required documents via email to: footstockrwc@gmail.com  

OR by mail to:

Footstock Race Weekend
ATTN: Footstock Athlete of the Year
PO Box 99

Cochrane Alberta

T4C 1A4

If you would like to make a donation to the Footstock Athlete of the Year – Trevor Dixon Memorial Scholarship Fund, please contact us at: footstockrwc@gmail.com