NOTE: You must be a Canadian Citizen to apply for scholarships
NOTE: Applications open May 1st

The following scholarship funds are managed by the Canadian Rugby Foundation.

General Scholarships are awarded by the Canadian Rugby Foundation and you can apply using the Canadian Rugby Foundation application form. Click on the specific scholarship for details on award dates and eligibility.

Club scholarships are awarded by the individual clubs, contact the club executive for more details.

Other scholarships are awarded by the partner organization and listed below.

General Scholarships (awarded through the Canadian Rugby Foundation)
Note: You will receive acknowledgment of receipt within 48 hours. Please send application to

Courtenay Taaffe Scholarship
George Jones Scholarship
Thomas Family Scholarship

Club Scholarships (awarded by clubs)

– Aurora Barbarians “Black Sheep” Fund
– Balmy Beach RFC Fund
– Brampton RFC “Sam Blair” Fund
– Capilano RFC Fund
James Bay Athletic Association “Nick Mathers” Fund
James Bay Athletic Association “Jack Patrick” Fund
– Oak Bay Castaway-Wanderers Fund
– UBCOB RFC “Ripper” Fund
– University of Guelph Gryphons Fund
– University of Western Ontario Men’s Rugby Fund
– Westshore Valhallians Fund
– Ancient Nor’Westers Athletic Association Fund

Other Scholarships (awarded by partner organizations)

Gerald McGavin Coaching Award – BC Rugby Union
John Jones Scholarship – Rugby Quebec
Courtney Walls Bursary Fund – CORE (Central Okanagan Rugby Enthusiasts)
Marina & Howard Gerwing Fund – Cowichan Valley
Colette McAuley Award (National Women’s League)
Keith Morrison Memorial – Vancouver Island Rugby Referees Society’s Scholarship
Judy Seddon Memorial Scholarship

UVic Scholarships

Dog River Howlers First Nations Scholarship
– Davine D. Burton Law School Scholarship for Rugby – apply directly to UVic Law School. Value 4500 annually. Details on UVIC Law School website.

Donations to the above Canadian Rugby Foundation managed scholarships can be made online using the form below, or sending a cheque to the Canadian Rugby Foundation office.

Canadian Rugby Foundation
709 Yates St.
PO Box 8003
Victoria, BC
V8W 3R7