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Athletics scholarships

Baseball Coaches Association of BC Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Baseball Coaches Association of BC in 1995 to support student athletes playing baseball at Douglas College. Recipients must have received the highest GPA of all applicants in the most recent academic year with preference given to students who graduated from a BC high school. Preference is also for one of the awards to be given to a coach who applies. 

Douglas International Students Performance Based Tuition Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Guangwei Ouyang, VP, International Education & Strategic Partnerships, in 2017, to support the recruitment of international student athletes to Douglas College. The purpose of the fund is to cover the difference between International and Domestic student tuition fees. A maximum of 5 eligible recipients will be chosen each academic year to receive up to $7,000 toward their tuition. The scholarships will be split equally between the Fall & Winter semester.

Dr. Gordon L. Diewert (pronounced Deewert) Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Susan Diewert Kwong and Peter Kwong in memory of Susan’s late husband, Dr. Gordon L. Diewert, who was tragically killed, at the age of 30, when an impaired driver collided with his vehicle on April 28, 1981. Susan worked at Douglas College from 1970 to 1973. The purpose of this fund was to provide an entrance scholarship to new Douglas College students who demonstrated both academic excellence and a commitment to the fight against drunk driving through volunteer work with their high school's Dry Grad ceremony. In 2017, the criteria was amended to include any student enrolled in the Sport Science Diploma or Physical Education & Coaching Degree program, or as a Student Athlete in any program, who have volunteer or work experience, either in their community or at the College, focused on the prevention of alcohol abuse and/or drinking and driving.

Executive Plaza Scholarship

In 2017, the Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre Coquitlam partnered with the Douglas College Athletics Department to provide discounted visiting team accommodations for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 Athletics seasons. As a part of their agreement Executive Plaza also agreed to fund an annual scholarship, valued at $2,000 per year, for those two years.

Gord Ellis Memorial Scholarship

Candidates must be or have been active members of the British Columbia Baseball Association over an extended period of time. Applicants should also show evidence of community and school involvement and be of exemplary character.