Ice Hockey Scholarships

Competition for ice hockey scholarships varies greatly by school, as some colleges are known for their programs while others place more emphasis on their higher-visibility football and basketball team. Club teams have also become more popular, and while most college-based scholarships are awarded to players on the schools’ varsity teams, club players may also be eligible for athletic awards if that school does not have a traditional ice hockey program. Traditional ice hockey scholarships from big schools with the top programs are competitive, and require minimum GPAs in their eligibility standards.

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Don’t rule out contacting your local hockey leagues and organizations if you belong to them, as a history with a group goes a long way when a selection committee is looking at its list of potential scholarship winners. Local groups also place less emphasis on talent than college-based awards, and often you just need to prove you have played the sport to be eligible for a scholarship. Many local league scholarships are also needs-based, or factor in academics, community service and extracurricular activities outside of ice hockey when distributing their awards.

For additional information about ice hockey scholarships and awards based on different criteria, try conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association (AAHA), the Atlantic Affiliate of USA Hockey, is pleased to offer a scholarship program in memory of Lou Manzione (1944-2003) to students who plan to continue their education beyond high school. A total of two (2) one thousand dollar ($1,000) non-renewable scholarships are available, one to a New Jersey high school senior and one to a high school senior [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed to provide financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, figure skating and recreational skaters. All applicants must be New England residents, high school seniors, and skate at FMC arenas. For more information or to [...] More

Jake Jones Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Amarillo Area Foundation is the only nonprofit community foundation serving the more than 400,000 people in the Texas Panhandle. As a leader in philanthropic, nonprofit, and community issues, the Foundation is a catalyzing force that addresses the community’s most critical challenges by providing significant, shared and lasting results. Throughout their generosity, the Amarillo Area [...] More
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