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The Malcolm A. MacDermid BYHA Scholarship Fund

 

The Malcolm A. MacDermid BYHA Scholarship Fund was founded in 2014 to help provide an opportunity for every child who wants to play hockey.   The Fund honors the memory of Malcolm A. MacDermid, a dedicated spouse, father, and avid supporter of youth hockey in Belmont. The Malcolm A. MacDermid BYHA Scholarship Fund is designated to provide financial assistance to BYHA participants that demonstrate a financial need under the provisions of this program.   

 

The Scholarship Fund 

 

  • Funds donated to BYHA and designated to the Malcolm A. MacDermid Scholarship Fund will be used to support the participation of BYHA participants with demonstrated financial need.  
  • The number of scholarships and the specific levels of assistance will vary based on the specific needs of the applicants and the available funds. 
  • Scholarships are granted on a per season basis. Applicants must reapply each season.     
  • Awards will be at the full discretion of the BYHA Malcolm A. MacDermid BYHA Scholarship Committee.  
  • All scholarships will be applied as credit to the players BYHA account and will not be provided as cash. 

 

Criteria for Scholarship

 

  • All applicants must be residents of Belmont. 
  • All players that meet the eligibility requirements to play in the BYHA are eligible to apply for financial assistance. 
  • The applicant must be in good standing with BYHA and their school.
  • All applicants must demonstrate financial need. 

         

Application Process

 

  • Applicants must submit a confidential financial assistance application to the attention of the Malcom A. MacDermid BYHA Scholarship Fund, c/o BYHA, P. O. Box 154 Belmont, MA. 02478. 
  • Applications can be downloaded by clicking here http://files.LeagueAthletics.com/Images/Club/1716/MacDermid BYHA Application 2015.pdf
  • Applications must be submitted on or before June 15th for consideration for the upcoming season. 
  • The Scholarship Committee will review all applications and determine the grants based on eligibility, the total number of applicants, the amount of available funds, and other factors considered relevant by the committee. 
  • The Scholarship committee reserves the right to request additional information at the time the scholarship is being considered.
  • Applicant’s names and all information provided will be kept strictly confidential. Only the scholarship committee will review the applications.  
  • All decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

 

Contributions

 

Donations to the Malcolm A. MacDermid Scholarship Fund can be made payable to Belmont Youth Hockey Association Inc., P. O. Box 154 Belmont, MA. 02478.  Please indicate your intentions to designate the check to the Malcolm A. MacDermid BYHA Scholarship Fund in the memo field of your check. 

 

Contact BYHA at for more information.

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The Dan Kelleher BYHA High School Scholarship

 

Belmont Youth Hockey Association (BYHA) is pleased to present scholarships to be awarded by June of this year to current or former Belmont Youth Hockey Association players. Awards will go to those applicants who have demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship and leadership qualities.

 

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have participated in Belmont Youth Hockey Association for at least five years.
  • Expect to receive a High School diploma from a fully accredited secondary school in the spring of this year.
  • Have been accepted and plan to enroll in an institute of higher learning for the academic year beginning in the fall of this year.

 

Guidelines for applications:

  • Applicant must complete a BYHA Scholarship application form. This form is available upon request and is also in the high school guidance office.
  • Applicant must submit an official high school transcript.
  • Applicant must have two (2) letters of recommendation.  One must be from a school counselor, teacher, or principal, and the second one must be from an adult associated with hockey. Letters cannot be written by a relative of the applicant.
  • Applicant must submit a short statement, not more than 100 words, explaining why he/she should be awarded a BYHA scholarship.
  • Completed application, transcript, letters of recommendation, and applicant’s statement must be submitted on or before March 15 of this year to:

 

Belmont Youth Hockey Association

P.O. Box 154

Belmont, MA  02478

 

  • Scholarships will be awarded by the BYHA scholarship committee and all applicants will be notified of the outcome in writing before June 1. All scholarship awards are at the discretion of the committee and are considered final. All applications and application material become the property of BYHA.
  • Scholarship funds are to be used to defray costs of tuition or book purchases

Contributions

Donations to the Dan Kelleher BYHA Scholarship Fund can be made payable to Belmont Youth Hockey Association Inc., P. O. Box 154 Belmont, MA. 02478.  Please indicate your intentions to designate the check to the Dan Kelleher BYHA Scholarship Fund in the memo field of your check. 

Please contact BYHA for the application form.