Eric Munshaw Memorial Scholarship
|Date||2018 Jan 01 - 2019 Sep 30|
The Eric Munshaw Memorial Scholarship strives to provide BC Slalom Athletes with financial support to offset the cost of attending College or University, so they may continue to train while working toward furthering their education.
Who is eligible?
How should I apply? Send Resume, College/ University proof of registration and application letter to [email protected]
What is the deadline to apply? September 30th 2019
To ensure opportunities to all athletes regardless of class, performance times will be adjusted using the Canoe Kayak Canada interclass ranking coefficients:
How can I donate? To donate to the scholarship please email us at [email protected] for donation options.
The Eric Munshaw Memorial Bursary is administered by the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence Paddling Club.
Eric Munshaw was a national team slalom athlete who raced in the 1972 Olympic Games at aged 18, then subsequently at the World Championships in 1973, 1975, 1977 and 1979. He became active in coaching after moving to Chilliwack, BC and was a key leader founding Chilliwack as a high performance training centre for both Canadian and American slalom athletes. This centre served as a training site for many athletes who have competed in World Championships and Olympic Games.
Eric held a degree in engineering and was a trained cabinet-maker, he went on to distinguish himself as a teacher. He was a passionate educator who inspired generations of students to pursue careers in trades and technology fields. Eric was well-recognized for his inspirational teaching over the years, in training new tech educators, and helping create the best practices guide for BC Tech Ed. He received a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2008 in recognition of his contributions to the field of technology education. Eric retired from teaching at Mount Slesse Middle School in 2014.
|Contact||Chilliwack Centre of Excellence Paddling Club|
|Deadline||December 31, 2022 21:00|