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Nominations Now Open for Sport Awards and Scholarships

23 May 2014 

Public Service Announcement

Nominations Now Open for Sport Awards and Scholarships

Start Date: May 23, 2014

End Date: June 2, 2014

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Do you know an outstanding athlete, coach or volunteer in your community?

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Sport Awards and the 2014 Sport and Recreation Scholarships.

The 2014 Sport Awards recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Nunavut athletes, coaches, officials, teams and volunteers in categories such as "Athlete of the Year", "Team of the Year" and "Coach of the Year". Territorial sport and recreation organizations, hamlet councils, non-profit organizations and individuals and encouraged to submit nominations.

The 2014 Sport and Recreation Scholarships are awarded to promising Nunavut students pursuing a post-secondary education in the field of Education/Kinesiology, Sport Administration, Sport Sciences or Recreation at a recognized college or university. The Sport and Recreation Scholarships are valued at up to $5,000 each.

Applications for the Sport Awards and Scholarships close on June 2. For more information about how to apply, please contact the Sport and Recreation Division of the Department of Community and Government Services, toll-free at 1-888-765-5506, by email at SportProgramRegistration@gov.nu.ca or visit the Government of Nunavut Facebook page.

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Media Contact:

Hillary Casey

Communications Officer

Department of Community and Government Services

Phone: 867-975-5342

E-mail: hcasey@gov.nu.ca