National Hockey League Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and the National Hockey League are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students in the Hockey is for Everyone (HIFE) program. The scholarship is open to all incoming freshman/graduating high school seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selected scholars will receive a four-year merit scholarship of $6,200.00, which is used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, on-campus room and board and required textbooks.


All students nominated for this program must meet the following minimum criteria to qualify for a scholarship:
A student participant of Hockey is for Everyone in the United States and Canada
Grade point average of 2.5 or higher in senior year of high school (minimum 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in each semester throughout college and career as well)
Demonstrated leadership experience


The scholarship application and selection process is competitive. To apply, students must complete the following:
One signed letter of recommendation from a faculty or staff member at Hockey is for Everyone (HIFE) program
Submission of a copy of the 14-15 FAFSA Student Aid Report
Most recent transcript
Essay: In a minimum of 500 words, please address ONE of the following questions:
What do you consider to be society’s most important problem? Why? 
Explain the importance of your major in today’s society? 
What does it mean to be the first person in your family to receive a college degree?

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 6,200

Deadline: 2019-02-17


Sponsoring Organization Thurgood Marshall College Fund
4801 Woodway, Suite 300 E
Houston, TX 77056

Contact Person:

Phone: 713-955-1073

Fax: 202-448-1017