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Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Scholarship Applications Open

Dear Illinois High School Hockey Player:

We wanted to make you aware of a unique opportunity for all graduating Illinois High School Players. This is an annual scholarship which is provided by the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association to three Illinois High School hockey players. The Alumni Association was formed in 1987 by former Blackhawk players (Stan Mikita, Keith Magnuson, Cliff Koroll, and many others) with one of the main goals being giving back to Illinois youth hockey, High School in particular.

As a part of this charge, the Alumni awards three annual $7,500 scholarships (for 4 years) to “the most deserving high school hockey players” in the state.

The selection process is determined not by talent, but by the following five criteria:

  • Academics
  • Financial Need
  • Character
  • Community Service
  • Applicant Essay

In December of each year, scholarship applications are available for download on the Blackhawk Alumni website. Fully completed applications including letter of recommendations, original transcripts, and scholar essays are due no later than February 1st of each year. Once all of the forms are gathered, a selection committee from the Blackhawk Alumni Association (CBAA) will review all of the candidates and then select the three recipients.

We encourage all of the High School players to take the time to submit their applications. We also encourage all of the coaches, managers and team/league presidents to promote and support this effort. The players really deserve it!

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please direct them to Tom Dillon at tom.dillon@amwins.com


SKATE WITH THE GREATS

Sunday February 18, 2018, 2-4 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park Ice Rink, Rosemont

Hey hockey fans!  Join us for a family fun-filled afternoon skating around the rink with Chicago Blackhawk Alums, and meet current Blackhawks player Patrick Sharp.

Alumni scheduled to appear: Cliff Koroll, Troy Murray, Dan Carcillo, Grant Mulvey, Reg Kerr, Peter Marsh, Ben Eager, Steve Konroyd, Murray Bannerman, Reid Simpson, Greg Gilbert & Jack O’Callahan*.

Presented by Dr Pepper, in partnership with the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association.


Who We Are and What We Do

In 1987, a group of retired Blackhawk players got together to discuss their future in the Chicago community. Their main objective was to "give something back" to Chicago and to the sport of hockey. In that meeting they developed a three-fold mission statement for the non-profit Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association.

  • To provide a scholarship fund for the "most deserving" high school hockey players in Illinois.
  • To become involved in community affairs and charitable causes.
  • To protect and take care of their fellow alumni: "Players helping Players."

Keith Magnuson 1947-2003, Founder of CBAA

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