142 - Cross Country Ski Ontario

XCSO Athlete Development Bursary Fund

Project Description

XCSO Athlete Development Bursary Fund is an annual fund available for athletes to apply meeting both the bursary criteria of acceptance and application deadline; which is April 1st. A $2,000 bursary is for up to ten recipients on an annual basis.
The Athlete Development Bursary Fund will support the following:
• Assist with further developing aerobic capacity and power, sport-specific and individual-specific skills, and self-awareness and independence.
• Optimize fitness preparation and masters both individual and sport-specific skills
• Maximizes preparation for high performance results.
• Transition XCSO high performance athletes into a participatory role and encourages everyone – whether competitive or recreational athletes – to remain active for life.

The proceeds from this fundraising will be
used for the following cause(s):

The proceeds from this fundraising will be used for the following causes:
Annual bursary program – Ten athletes are eligible to apply for a $2,000 grant annually based on meeting bursary criteria and application deadline.

How this project will assist in promoting
or developing amateur sport on a national

The XCSO Athlete Development Bursary program will attract and identify participant's who are demonstrating both ability and enthusiasm to further progress at the high performance level. XCSO and member clubs will commit to support these athletes through encouraging them to apply, so that their competitive experience will be additionally supported.

Fund Admin

Liz Inkila
Executive Director


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