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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.




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.

Aurora Huskies Scholorship application form 

The personal information you provide on this form is being collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Alberta.   It will be used by the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Association to help determine successful award applicants.   The Information will be protected in compliance with the Act and will be destroyed after the award selection process.   If you have any questions about the collection and use of this personal Information,  please contact the VP Administration of FMMHA.

    1. All information provided is true and complete and I understand it is subject to audit;
    2. I will be a full-time student at the institution named for the period stated;
    3.I will immediately inform the selection committee in writing if I withdraw from full-time studies before completing a semester of studies

    1. My personal information pertaining to my high school academic record may be released and exchanged by and between Alberta Education and the Selection Committee for the purpose of determining my eligibility for a scholarship;
    2. The Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Association will release the name and award value of the nominee if they receive a scholarship.
    3. My personal information pertaining to my post-secondary academic enrolment status may be released and exchanged by and between the educational institution and the Selection Committee for the purpose of determining my eligibility for a scholarship;

    PHockey and commitment to the community is a strong partnership. Volunteering and giving back to the community are vital for every hockey program. It also contributes to players' overall growth and development, preparing them for higher level athletics, schooling, and future career development. Please explain how your volunteer commitment has contributed to your growth within the FMMHA program, list specific volunteer initiatives you have participated in, and explain how you will continue to strengthen your commitment to the community with future contributions.

    What are your goals for the next chapter in your life, and how has playing hockey prepared you?

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