2019 Harry Jerome Scholarship Application Now Open


The Harry Jerome Scholarship is named after the late great Harry Jerome.  This scholarship is administered through BC Athletics and financed by the Vancouver Foundation.  All eligible applicants must complete the application process.  Application are due by 5:00 PM on the 3rd Friday of May, each year.


Athletes wishing to apply for the Harry Jerome Scholarship must:

  • be residents of British Columbia;
  • be matriculating students progressing to a full-time post-secondary education;
  • have demonstrated exceptional ability and show considerable promise in Track & Field, Road Running or Cross Country (Athletics);
  • demonstrate financial need;
  • have attained an acceptable academic record; and
  • have demonstrated qualities of character and leadership.

Application Process

Applicants must:

  1. Submit a brief biographical letter noting family background, educational history and plans, as well as career or vocational aspirations.
  2. Provide three (3) letter of reference, one from each of: The Principal, Track & Field Coach, and other appropriate sources.
  3. Submit a verified statement of marks or academic transcript.
  4. Complete and Submit the Harry Jerome Scholarship Application.

The award(s) will be announced by the time of the BC High School Track & Field Championships

The award will be paid to the student's account at his/her place of study upon confirmation of registration. The award will be applied first to fees and subsequently to other appropriate educational expenses.

Applications should be addressed to:
c/o B.C. Athletics
2001B - 3713 Kensington Ave. Burnaby, BC V5B 0A

Any questions can be directed to the BC Athletics Technical Manager for Track & Field, Chris Winter - Chris.Winter@bcathletics.org