Bursary Fund

Woodbridge Figure Skating Club Skater Development Bursary Fund to assist senior skaters pay for registration costs associated with the CanSkate Coaching Training Course. Woodbridge Figure Skating Club will reimburse one skate per year for half the cost of registration or a maximum of $250.00 whichever is less to one skater each year. The skater must apply in writing stating their qualifications and intention to take the CanSkate Coaching Training Course and submit to the WFSC Board by June 1st of the current year. Reimbursement of funds will be made upon proof of successful completion of the course. The course must be completed within the current year.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Skater must be a WFSC member with a minimum of 3 years in the last 5 years including the current year.
  • Skater must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Skater must have achieved a minimum of 1 Gold Level Standard.
  • Skater must have participated as a Program Assistant with a minimum of 40 volunteer hours.
  • Skater must show proof of successful completion of the CanSkate Coaching Training Course.

The WFSC Board will take the following criteria under consideration when two or more skaters apply within the skating year:

  • Total number of years and number of skating sessions the skater skated with WFSC.
  • Total number of Gold Level Standards achieved.
  • Total number of volunteer hours each skater volunteered.

If the applicants are identical, then the annual bursary fund will be remunerated equally to each of the applicants. (shared bursary) Successful completion of the course does not guarantee future employment with the Woodbridge Figure Skating Club. The WFSC Skater Development Bursary Fund was implemented June 2014.