Equestrian Canada is pleased to release the 2019 criteria and nomination form for the Jumping Youth Bursary Program. This bursary was developed in recognition of the challenges young riders face as they strive to continue their education while competing at high levels of jumping sport. It is open to athletes between the ages of 14 and 21 who compete in hunter, jumper and equitation divisions.

2019 Jumping Youth Bursary Criteria and Nomination Form

  • Nominations are welcomed from coaches, show organizers, provincial federations, fellow competitors who are Equestrian Canada (EC) Sport Licence Holders in good standing
  • Nominations must include a letter of support from an EC Sport Licence Holder in good standing who is independent of both the nominee and the nominator
  • Nominations close annually on September 30

Elements to be considered in the application include:

  • Outline of academic curriculum and grades
  • Future educational plans
  • Equestrian experience
  • Commitment and dedication to jumping sport
  • Position image within jumping sport
  • Notable competition results at local, regional or national level
  • Equestrian-related goals
  • Financial need

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the Jumping Youth Bursary Program please do not hesitate to contact me. We wish you the best of luck and happy riding!

EC  Contact / Personne-ressource de CE

Stefanie Krysiak
Program Coordinator, Jumping
Coordonnatrice des programmes, Saut d’obstacles