Edmonton Oilers Declares Al Hamilton Scholarship Award!

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Edmonton Oilers is accepting applications for the grant of the Al Hamilton Scholarship and the announcement was made by Edmonton Oilers recently on tweeter.

The #Oilers Alumni group is accepting applications for the Al Hamilton Scholarship Award until June 11!

The prestigious scholarship is awarded to students from Northern Alberta who excel in academics, athletics & community service.

Visit EdmontonOilers.com/Scholarship for details.” 

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Edmonton Oilers Announce Al Hamilton Scholarship. Source:  Twitter

So are you or your kid eligible for the scholarship?  Read on to know what the Al Hamilton Scholarship is.

Al Hamilton Scholarship

The scholarship is instituted in honor of one of the greatest ice hockey players of all time -Allan Guy Hamilton.

Born on 20 Aug 1946, he was an outstanding ice hockey defence man.  He was a noteworthy defence man for Edmonton Oilers.  He had represented the Oilers in National Hockey League.

1. Scholarship

The Al Hamilton scholarship is granted to Northern Albertian children who have stood out in various aspects of life such as academics,  sports, and Community service.

COMMUNITY | Hamilton Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded every year to two students who will be entering post-secondary education and is granted for four years which will cover the school years.

The total worth of the scholarship is $8000( $2000 per year).

2.  Eligibility

Only students belonging to Northern Alberta are only eligible for the award of the Al Hamilton Scholarship.

He/ She must be entering/ applying for post-secondary education in an accredited school/ college or entering into a technical institution.

The selection of the student will be based on the merits obtained from the performance in the field of academics,  competitive level in sports including athletics, and ability to showcase leadership quality and social involvement for the betterment of society.

You should have a minimum of 75 % marks in your cumulative high school grading to be eligible for applying for the scholarship.

3. Application

The application for the Al Hamilton scholar is open from 05 May 23 and will be considered till 11 June 23.

You can apply for the Al Hamilton Scholarship by sending a short article of around 500 words on why you should be granted the Al Hamilton Scholarship.

You will also be required to have a minimum of 2 recommendation letters highlighting your achievements in sports and community services. It will benefit you if you can forward a personal letter of reference.

You can fill in the application online through the website of Edmonton Oilers.  So keep your recommendation letters ready.

Edmonton Oiler vs Vegas Golden Knights

Looking into the recent match of Edmonton Oilers,  the team lost to Vegas Golder Knights on Thursday 6-4 in game 1 of the Western Conference second round.

Despite valiant efforts by Leon Draisaitl with his four goals,  the Oilers feel short by 2 goals.

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Image by Wavebreakmedia on Unlimphotos

The Edmonton Oilers will take on the Vegas Golden Knights again on 7 May 23. Will they be able to avenge their defeat? Only time will tell us.

Apply Now

So are you or your kid eligible for the scholarship?  If yes,  then do not waste any time, upload the relevant documents and apply for the Al Hamilton Scholarship for a brighter future for your child.

Also, do not forget to cheer for the Edmonton Oilers in their next match.


Last Updated on by Susanta Biswas

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