USA Hockey High School Player Scholarship

The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association (AAHA), the Atlantic Affiliate of USA Hockey,  is pleased to offer a scholarship program to one male and one female student who plans to continue their education beyond high school. 

A total of two (2) one thousand dollar ($1,000) non-renewable scholarships are available, one to a male high school senior and one to a female high school senior who are registered members of USA Hockey and participates on a USA Hockey registered high school hockey team in the AAHA.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must be high school seniors who are currently registered with USA Hockey without regard to race, sex, religion or financial need and participate on a USA Hockey registered high school hockey team in the AAHA.   Scholarships are non-renewable and selections made by the Scholarship Committee are final.  Selection will be based on:

  • School transcript which includes grades, GPA and class rank
  • High School Coach's letter of recommendation
  • Two teacher letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, etc.)
  • The application must be accompanied by a typed essay of 500 words or less on “The Value of High School Hockey to My Personal Development.” 

Announcements of the scholarship awardees will be made in May via the email address included in the application.  Only those applicants selected to receive a scholarship will be notified. 

Each awardee must respond in writing to accept the scholarship by the date in the notification letter. 

The recipient must provide a copy of the letter of acceptance to the school they plan to attend.

Applicants may either submit to the Lou Manzione Scholarship or the USA Hockey High School Player Scholarship, but not both.  Applications submitted to both Scholarship competitions will not be reviewed.

Procedure

Students must complete the on-line application form and upload the following documents as attachments.  Each document must be labeled with your First and Last Name and document type (i.e. Jim Smith-Transcript; Jim Smith-Essay).  

Submitted applications that are not in compliance with these instructions will not be reviewed. 

  • Transcript
  • Headshot photo in .jpg format (to be used in the announcement if selected)
  • Essay (typed)
  • Students must provide a high school team coach and two teachers with the link found on the Scholarship webpage to submit a letter of recommendation on their behalf.

The deadline for submission of applications and letters of recommendation is March 1st.

Applicants may either submit to the Lou Manzione Scholarship or the USA Hockey High School Player Scholarship, but not both.  Applications submitted to both Scholarship competitions will not be reviewed.

Questions may be directed to: fmmcgady@gmail.com with a copy to info@aahahockey.org.