AthletesCAN Announces 2020 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund Applications Are Now Available

OTTAWA (January 10) – AthletesCAN is pleased to launch the application process of the 2020 IG Wealth Management Amateur Athletes Fund, a bursary program providing twenty bursaries of $5,000 to Canadian athlete leaders each year.

IG Wealth Management, in partnership with AthletesCAN, established the Amateur Athletes Fund for Canada’s top amateur athletes in 2000. Since the program’s inception in 2000, IG Wealth Management has provided Canadian athletes with $2,000,000.

In keeping with IG Wealth Management’s commitment to increasing the financial confidence of Canadians, these bursaries provide our country’s top athletes with some financial piece of mind so that they can focus on achieving excellence in their sport.

The bursary fund is open to any active senior national team athlete who meets the eligibility criteria.

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2020.

Click here for more details and to access the application.

About AthletesCAN
AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, is the only fully independent and most inclusive athlete organization in the country and the first organization of its kind in the world. As the voice of Canadian national team athletes, AthletesCAN ensures an athlete centered sport system by developing athlete leaders who influence sport policy and, as role models, inspire a strong sport culture.

For more information please contact:
Georgina Truman
Manager, Athlete Relations & Operations
[email protected]

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