Trevor Wingrove Bursary Fund

Description of donor:

Trevor Wingrove Bursary Fund

The Trevor Wingrove Bursary Fund was established in 2013 in the memory of Trevor Wingrove, a long-time local lacrosse star and respected City of Coquitlam manager who died of cancer at the age of 42 in 2010.

Purpose of Fund:

Bursaries are to be awarded for post-secondary education or training to a student-athlete who has played lacrosse with the Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association for at least two years. Winners must graduate from high school, have a good academic record, and exemplify some of the qualities that made Trevor Wingrove an inspiration on and off the lacrosse-box floor, including: leadership; performance; dedication, commitment and perseverance; and sportsmanship (respect for teammates, opponents, officials and self).

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the applicant must:

  1. demonstrate financial need
  2. have a history of school and community involvement
  3. demonstrate academic success sufficient to enter post-secondary education
  4. have played lacrosse with the Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association for at least two years
  5. exemplify the qualities of leadership, performance, dedication, commitment and perseverance
  6. begin studies at a recognized post-secondary institution within three years of formal notification of selection

submit a written report upon completion of the applicable term of studies

How to apply for this fund:

This bursary is available to individuals who have been with CMLA for at least two years. The application is open in December to mid-February each year.

How to donate to the fund:

There are several ways you can give to the Foundation. To see all the options click on the following link: Giving Options.

There are two popular ways you can donate to this fund. First, a cheque made payable to the Coquitlam Foundation can be sent to:

c/o 1207 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3

Include a note that the donation is for the "Trevor Wingrove Bursary Fund". Donations sent this way of $25 or more will receive a tax receipt.

The second way you can donate is through our online donation system, which is provided by Canada Helps, a non-profit organization. Through a fee of 3.5% to cover the cost of the credit card charge Canada Helps will issue you a tax receipt directly for your donations. We thank them for their partnership.