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In 2006 Grande Prairie resident and former Canadian Freestyle Ski Team athlete Ryan Blais, established the Come Fly With Me Legacy Fund, an endowment held with the Community Foundation of Northwest Alberta as a way to give back to those who supported him.

This award is available to local athletes who require assistance to enhance their training and development and who have demonstrated pride in their community. Athletes must be part of the Grande Prairie sport development system. Committee decisions will be made on the basis of the applicant's ability to meet fund criteria.



  • Athletes must be or have been part of the Grande Prairie Sport Development System.
  • Applications must include letters of support from Coach/ Mentor, National Sport Association
  • Must include an Individual goal statement outlining short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Applicants must disclose information about the amount of self help, sponsorship and any other types of assistance.


The annual award amount is determined based on the value of the endowment fund. Applicants receiving this scholarship are still eligible for any of the other grants in the same year.

Deadlines for Scholarship applications are October 1st of each year.


For more information please contact:

Sports Development, Wellness and Culture Information Desk
Phone: 780-830-7090
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Last updated: 9/26/2018 4:06:29 PM