Athletes applying to participate in the Mid-Island IGNITE program may also apply for an IGNITE Athlete Scholarship to be applied directly to IGNITE Program fees.  Scholarship amounts will vary from $250 - $1,200 and will be based on the number of applications recieved.  Cash prizes will not be awarded under this program.

PacificSport partner Island Optimal is also offering one $1,200 IGNITE Scholarship to a mid-island based athlete, to be applied directly to IGNITE Program fees.  All athletes who apply for a IGNITE scholarship will also be considered  for the Island Optimal IGNITE Athlete Scholarship.   

Interested and eligible athletes should answer the following questions in writiting and submit to by September 12, 2016.  Successful applicants will be notified by September 19, 2016. 

1. Briefly explain why you think that you would be a good candidate for an IGNITE Mid Island Bursary?

2. How much do you spend on the areas below involving the applicant on annual basis?

  • Medical/Rehabilitation?
  • Travel?
  • Uniform/kit?
  • Sport Registration costs?
  • What town or city do you reside in?

3. Do you receive any other sponsorship or sport funding and if so how much annually?

4. Statement of support (optional)

  • You may wish attach a document to support the athlete application for a PSVI IGNITE Bursary, This may be a coach, teacher or a mentor.

Island Optimal are one of BC's leading sport health practitioners as well as providing the expertise and world class facilities for Mid Island IGINTE.  By providing this annual scholarship opportunity this gives the successful recipient access to a high performance lifestyle.