2017-10-15

The Hunterdon Bears are pleased to announce the Bears Scholarship Program. The program is intended to enhance the educational opportunities of Hunterdon Bears players who have or will have graduated High School by June 2018.

Eligibility Requirements:

The player must have plans to attend a college or trade school.  Funds will be distributed on behalf of the player to the institution by the Hunterdon Bears Hockey Club.  The institution may be designated by the player at a later date.

The player must have been an active member of the Hunterdon Bears Hockey Club during the most recent season as demonstrated by their attendance of a minimum of 90% of their scheduled team events. (practices, games, meetings, etc.)

Players must have their coach fill out the  Scholarship Coaching Evaluation form and submit it to the Bears Board of Directors by October 31.

The player must submit a 1-3 page double spaced essay discussing their choice of educational path, how the scholarship would benefit them, how their participation in the Hunterdon Bears organization has impacted them and why they feel they are a good candidate for this award.  The player may also discuss their charitable contributions to the community.

Essays must be submitted to the Hunterdon Bears Board of Directors by October 31.  Essays may be delivered to the front desk of the Flemington Ice Arena in an envelope addressed to the Hunterdon Bears Scholarship Committee or submitted electronically to: michaelgolembiewski@yahoo.com.

Essays will be reviewed by the Hunterdon Bears Scholarship Committee.  Recipients of the scholarship will be announced at the Hunterdon Bears Midget Banquet.