Naismith Basketball Association Student Award
The Naismith Basketball Association is offering one (1) opportunity for a student from Almonte District High School, or Carleton Place High School, or Notre Dame High School in Carleton Place, to receive a one-time award of $1,000 to go towards their first year of post-secondary education.
The award will be given to the graduating student who best represents the values that Dr. James Naismith brought to the game 125 years ago - fairness, excellence, inclusion and fun! The award is only available to students who have been involved in some way with Naismith Basketball during their primary and/or secondary school years (a player, a volunteer, a referee, or a Jr coach). Full eligibility criteria is listed below.
Applicants must meet all of the eligibility criteria at or before the application deadline:
- Must have played or volunteered for a Naismith Basketball team (Almonte or Carleton Place)
- Must be moving on to post-secondary education (copy of acceptance letter will be requested)
- Must have achieved a minimum of 60 hours of community service during their High School years
- Must write a brief essay (250-300 words) to describe how they exemplify the values of James Naismith and the sport of Basketball
Application Deadline: Friday, May 17, 2019 by 11:59pm
Review Committee: Applications will be reviewed by the Board of Naismith Basketball
Decision Date: Successful applicant will be advised on or before June 1, 2019
Please complete the application form that follows, and email with attachments to: