Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation (TIRF) awards $32,000 in scholarships to support 9 student athletes.
Toronto, Ont. Sept 2019. The Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation (TIRF) is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 TIRF scholarship award recipients. We would like to thank all our applicants, and congratulate this year’s recipients. Thank you to the dedicated members of the scholarship committee who dedicate their time every year to the selection process.
For the 2019-2020 academic year, a total of $32,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded to nine (9) phenomenal student athletes. TIRF is proud to support and invest in these remarkable student athletes. In addition to playing, supporting and growing the game of rugby, these students continue to give back to their communities and inspire their peers.
Over the past six-years, TIRF has awarded approximately $247,000 to 44 outstanding TIRF participants as part of its commitment to help remove financial barriers and assist these remarkable young adults in pursuing their post-secondary aspirations. The scholarship helps produce outstanding leaders willing to give back to their local communities through the development of rugby and other social initiatives.
TIRF Scholarship Awards are made possible thanks to the generosity of the Doncaster Foundation, the Webb Family, and Eventi Capital Partners.
Applications for the TIRF Scholarship Award are accepted from January through May through the website: https://tirfrugby.ca/beyond-rugby/scholarship-program/.