Applications received AFTER the July 20 deadline will be considered based on the availability of any remaining unallocated funds. FUNDS ARE LIMITED.
QUESTIONS: Please contact the SAHA Financial Aid Coordinator, Coleen Siegfried, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-430-2989
Applicants MUST contact the Financial Aid Coordinator PRIOR to completing online registration. All SAHA members receiving financial assistance will require a discount code in order to proceed with registration. All payments will be collected using a credit/debit card or Paypal via the online registration process. NO CHECK PAYMENT PLANS will be accepted.
a. Primary: Provide hockey exposure to young players who otherwise may not have the opportunity to try the sport at a young age due to financial constraints under the provisions of the financial assistance program.
b. Secondary: Support SAHA players through temporary financial limitations.
Financial Assistance Fund:
The Financial Assistance Fund is comprised of financial aid donations and SAHA donations. SAHA donations are determined at the discretion of the SAHA board when reviewing the annual budget. Financial assistance does not cover any team fees. Financial assistance will be granted on a per season basis. Applicants must reapply each season to be considered for financial assistance. This is not designed as an annual subsidy, and is limited to 2 years per player.
Eligibility for Financial Assistance:
a. The applicant must be in good financial standing with SAHA and exhibit a general financial need.
b. Preference will be given to those applicants whose families qualify for public assistance programs such as school lunch subsidies, medical assistance and unemployment insurance. Additional consideration will be given to applicants experiencing long-term hardship circumstances.
c. The applicant will be asked to donate time to help with their financial request by providing volunteer hours to SAHA to help offset their financial needs.
d. The total amount granted will be evaluated case by case and will not exceed the donations.
a. Applicants must submit a confidential Financial Assistance Application (provided below) and provide the name and phone number of a "sponsor". A sponsor is a person who has knowledge of your current needs and financial situation.
Applications must be received no later than JULY 9th, 2012 to the following address:
Attn: Financial Assistance Coordinator
b. The Financial Assistance Committee, which consists of the SAHA President, Registrar, Treasurer, and Financial Assistant Coordinator will review all applications. Financial assistance will be granted based on eligibility, the total number of applicants, the amount of available funds, and other factors considered relevant by the committee.
c. The Financial Assistance Committee reserves the right to request additional information.
d. Applicant’s names and all information provided will be kept strictly confidential. Only the Financial Assistance Committee will review the applications.
e. All decisions of the Financial Assistance Committee are final; there is no appeal process.
Contact SAHA Financial Assistance Coordinator, Coleen Siegfried, at 651-430-2989 or email@example.com if you have any questions.