GYC Evergreen School Division Scholarships

For Evergreen School Division students, 7 to 17 years of age

Deadline March 10, 2017

Every year, the Gimli Yacht Club Sailing School awards Sailing School scholarships to eight students in Evergreen School Division.  Scholarship recipients receive one week of sailing lessons, an achievement certificate, and a GYC Junior Sailing membership for the season.  Each sailing school session consists of one week of morning or afternoon classes.  In 2017, classes will be offered the weeks of:

July 3-7, July 10-14, July 17-21, August 7-11, and August 14-18.

Scholarship recipients are contacted in mid-March to select their session of choice.

Students should be between 7 and 17 years of age.  No previous experience is required, only an interest in learning how to sail.  Students should be comfortable in and around the water. A lifejacket will be provided, if needed.

To apply, send the following information by email to by March 10, 2017:

In the subject box, please enter "GYC ESD Scholarship".
In the text box, please provide:

  • School
  • Student's Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email address
  • Cell number
  • Age (July 2017)
  • Parent/Guardian Name
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number and/or cell number
  • Email address

Please note that if you have more than one child, please enter each one separately.

If you have questions about a scholarship or sailing school, please leave your name and phone number at and someone will contact you.


Thank you to our scholarship sponsors: Lake Agassiz Marine, Lakeview Resorts Gimli, Lakeview Resorts Hecla, Pharmasave Gimli, Westshore Marine and Leisure, and Sport Manitoba for their ongoing support!

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