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Aurora Huskies Award

The Female Development program strives to support all females in sport by creating an environment where players, coaches, trainers and administrators can participate and compete with their peers and approach levels of commitment and excellence that each has the potential to achieve.

Players are prepared with the knowledge and skills to progress to the next level through an atmosphere of choice, competing on an all Female team or in a mixed team in the Wood Buffalo House League teams.

Our program sponsors Aurora Veterinary Clinic, and Leon's Heavy Equipment has partnered with FMMHA to offer the Female Aurora Huskies scholarship that will be awarded to 1 female athlete who best exemplifies the values of the Female Aurora Huskies program; community involvement and personal growth.

Application Deadline

June 3, 2023



one  award of $1000.00


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Must be in their graduating year of U18, or a female player accepted to further their development in a female hockey program is eligible to apply.
  • Must have demonstrated a good attitude and effort in high school subjects.
  • Must have demonstrated an exceptional attitude and strong commitment on and off the ice to their team - specifically in sportsmanship, team play, attitude, and dedication to the game.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership within the community through volunteerism and giving back to the community.

Selection Procedure

Applicants must complete the application form in full and provide two reference letters supporting this application.

The panel will select recipients based on consideration of academic achievement, hockey dedication, and community leadership and must be a last of hockey or have been accepted to a higher level of play outside our community. The Scholarship awarded must be applied within one year of its acceptance.



Kendra Metz

Female Scholarship Award 2022 Recipient

Kendra Metz

Kendra Metz has been part of the FMMHA organization for 12 years and was born and raised right here in Fort McMurray. Kendra describes her experience with FMMHA as being a positive one that taught her valuable lessons such as leadership, responsibility and how to work well with those around her. Throughout her seasons, Kendra volunteered much of her time within the organization with the Fort McMurray Royals hockey team as well as being a mentor within the school system.

Kendra is a sincerely kind soul who helps others because she wants to, and not for any sort of recognition. In conversations around pursuing post-secondary opportunities, Kendra approached me about mentoring other students. In this volunteerism capacity, Kendra not only provided appropriate behavioral modeling, and also supported the student through some academic work and skills such as organization, time management and responsibility.” – Father Mercredi High school Vice Principal Kirsten McConnell


Kendra is now a high school graduate and plans to attend Keyano College to obtain her master’s in social work so she can continue to help kids within the community.

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