Cape Breton Major Junior Hockey Club Limited (CBE)
The CBE scholarship Program contains two (2) parts:
- University Studies
- Technical Post-Secondary Studies
In both cases, the eligibility criterions, the by-laws and the conditions of revocation are the same. Only the funds to be distributed are different.
The candidate must have:
- Playing with the team:
- Twenty year olds:
A player who starts a season with the team or joins the team during the course of a season will be eligible for a full year scholarship credit.
B. Nineteen year olds and younger:
A player who starts the season with the team and is traded or let go during the mid-season trading period will be eligible for a ½ year scholarship credit.
A player who is traded to the team at the mid-season point will be eligible for a ½ year scholarship credit. If the player in question plays a full ensuing season for the team, that player will be eligible for two full year scholarship credits.
- Been accepted in a program within an institution recognized by the Canadian Ministry of Education, (the body responsible for dispensing post-secondary education).
- Begin school within eighteen months following the end of the player’s final year of eligibility in the QMJHL.
- Attend school on a full-time, uninterrupted basis.
- Submit to the CBE Scholarship Committee a scholarship application in the prescribed form.
- Submit to the CBE Scholarship Committee a certified record of their grade results.
All of the preceding criterions must be respected.
- The CBE will absorb the costs, (up to the limits as set out in the “Distribution of Funds”), related to school fees such as registration to the courses and proper mandatory books. The player must register in the qualified post-secondary institution within eighteen months following the player’s final year of eligibility in the QMJHL.
- According to the rules and regulations of the CBE, a scholarship is granted for the number of years (a maximum of five years) a player has played for the team.
- The CBE Scholarship Committee must approve each application.
- The CBE Scholarship Committee will notify each applicant, in writing, of the decision rendered with respect to the application.
- Scholarship funds are to be paid each year in two installments. Half of the annual scholarship amount will be paid at the end of each semester, following receipt by the Scholarship Committee of the school/course results.
- The scholarship is only payable to students who have passed a minimum of seventy-five percent (75%) of their courses per semester.
- The scholarship rules and regulations may be amended by the CBE, without previous notice to an eligible candidate.
- The CBE Scholarship Committee can waive the eligibility requirements for an injured player.
- Any CBE Scholarship Committee decision may be appealed to the Chairman of the CBE Scholarship Committee.
- The total future Scholarship entitlement for an eligible candidate(s), who takes a University Course(s) while playing for the CBE, will be reduced by the amount paid by the CBE to the University on behalf of the active player(s), should the active player(s) fail to pass the particular University Course(s).
- Any and all retroactive applications will not be accepted.
- The student fails to meet the seventy-five percent (75%) minimum course pass requirement for any given school semester.
- The student abandons their studies.
- The CBE Scholarship Committee can reevaluate certain eligibility criteria for medical reasons.
- The eligible student signs a professional contract.
Distribution of Scholarship Funds:
- University studies – $2,800 annually for each full year of eligibility.
- Technical post-secondary studies – $1,500 annually for each full year of eligibility to a maximum of three (3) years or $4,500.