The Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) is pleased to offer the third-annual Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) Scholarship, a one-time, $5,0000.00 scholarship awarded to one student-athlete from each of the five (5) high school hockey leagues (CSHL, MAGHL, MAPHL/WCAC, MSHL, NVSHL) in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Each student-athlete must be a senior high school hockey player and demonstrate excellence in academics, in community service, and on the ice.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: JANUARY 31, 2020
Starting on December 1, 2019, scholarship applications will be accepted. Completed applications are due by January 31, 2020. All applications must be completed through the online form. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If mailed, all supporting documents must be postmarked by January 31, 2020.
A selection committee from the Potomac Valley Amateur Hockey Association and each of the local hockey league boards (CSHL, MAGHL, MAPHL/WCAC, MSHL, and NVSHL) will review applications and recommend three (3) finalists from each league to the WCAA. Final decision on scholarship awards will be made by members of the WCAA Board of Directors. Scholarships will be awarded based on the eligibility and selection criteria below and all NHL rules and regulations.
A WCAA representative will contact the recipients of the Washington Capitals Alumni Association Scholarship prior to March 6, 2020 and winners will participate in a recognition ceremony during the Washington Capitals game on Friday, March 20, 2020. Scholarship awards will be applied towards the winners' first year college tuition through their student account in the fall of 2020.
To be considered for a WCAA scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:
When reviewing applications, the WCAA scholarship selection committee will take the following into consideration:
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