Are you a graduating high school student planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall? Applications for BC Ultimate’s 2018 Bursary Program are now open.
The BCU Bursary Program was created for provide financial assistance for university- or college-bound students who best represent the sport of Ultimate, the Spirit of the Game, and who have an interest in contributing to the development of the sport in their community. The 2018 bursary program will be issuing up to two $750 grants to successful applicants entering accredited post-secondary institutions in Fall 2018.
Applications must include:
- A short, one page essay describing how Ultimate has influenced your personal development and future direction; include specific educational goals and financial needs
- The contact information of your current team’s coach or teacher sponsor and completed letter of reference
- An accepted letter to the post-secondary institution of your choice is
preferred. Proof of full-time enrollment will be required prior to bursary being issued (scanned or downloaded copy of documents are
- Your current contact information, including date of birth, current grade and school of graduation
Selections will be made based on the following criteria:
- The quality of the essay
- Demonstrated financial need
- Embodiment of the Spirit of the Game
- Planned future contributions to Ultimate
Applications are due on May 31, 2018 at 9:00pm, with the awards announcement coming on June 3, 2018. Application packages and questions about the bursary can be emailed to outreach[at]bcultimate[dot]ca.
PDFs – 2018 BCU Bursary Program, 2018 BCU Bursary References
BC Ultimate and the Alpha Coaching staff of Peter Yu, Edward Guo and Brayden Gee and happy to announce the roster for the 2017 Alpha Club Mens team:
Adin Kwok – Point Grey – Grade: 12
Antony Soulsbury – Prince of Wales – Grade: 12
Chris Mah – Gladstone – Grade: 11
Danny Zhu – Magee – Grade: 11
Devon Bringeland-Powell – Stratford Hall – Grade: 10
Filip Kragl – Stratford Hall – Grade: 10
Jakob Von Andrian – Kelowna – Grade: 12
Jay Kit Foong – Richmond – Grade: 11
Jayden Ghieuw – Eric Hamber – Grade: 11
John Carpenter – Point Grey – Grade: 11
Justin Chan – Prince of Wales – Grade: 11
Kevin Liang – Steveston-London – Grade: 12
Nathan Lam – Gladstone – Grade: 11
Nicholas Cheng – Sir Winston Churchill – Grade: 11
Patrick Angkiriwang – Prince of Wales – Grade: 11
Preston Lo – Magee – Grade: 11
Ryan Kondo – Eric Hamber – Grade: 11
Yu-Chi Lin – R.A. McMath – Grade: 11
Nicky Fong – Prince of Wales – Grade: 12
Joshua Wang – Steveston – London – Grade: 11
Thomas Carpenter – Point Grey – Grade: 9
Vincent Lee – Prince of Wales – Grade: 12
Will Andrews – Saint George’s – Grade: 12
Team Alpha will be focused on defending the program’s 2016 Provincial Championship and bringing gold back from the 2017 Canadian Ultimate Championships in Ottawa, Ontario this coming August.
New Tryout Date
As a result of the rain cancellation of May 15th’s Alpha tryout, a new date has been set for Monday, June 5th from 6:00-8:30pm. Location is John Hendry NE.
Some players will receive an invite to the team before the next tryout, but most selections will be made immediately following the tryouts on June 5th. Those receiving invitations will need to accept or decline their spot on the team by the following Tuesday morning (June 6th).
Practices will begin on Wednesday, June 7th.