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Harry Jerome Scholarship Fund


Harry Jerome statue in Stanley Park. Photo: Daniel Lobo

The Harry Jerome Scholarship Fund, administered by BC Athletics, is named after the late-great Canadian Olympian. Harry Jerome competed for Canada in the 1960, 1964, and 1968 Summer Olympics. During his career, Harry Jerome won Olympic Bronze in 1964, Commonwealth Games Gold in 1966, Pan American Games Gold in 1967, and set seven world records. 

The Harry Jerome Scholarship Fund supports first year post-secondary student athletes throughout British Columbia. Recipients demonstrate exceptional Track & Field and/or Cross- Country Running abilities, financial need, leadership skills, and hold acceptable academic records.

Donations to the Harry Jerome Scholarship Fund help provide the opportunity for student athletes to pursue both high-performance Track & Field or Cross-Country Running and post-secondary education. Support British Columbia’s promising student athletes–donate today!

About BC Athletics:

BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is comprised of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The Association’s purpose is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.

For more information about this fund, please contact Brian Calder, President/CEO of BC Athletics at 604-333-3552. For questions about Vancouver Foundation, please contact Claire Vivier at 604-630-5026.

BC Athletics
Fortius Athlete Development Centre, Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing, 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby BC V5B 0A7
http://www.bcathletics.org/ | brian.mccalder@bcathletics.org | 604.333.3552

  • To properly recognize all donors for their contributions, Vancouver Foundation will share your name and donation amount with the fund advisor unless you have checked the anonymous box on the donation form.
  • Donations to this fund will support the charity’s general charitable purposes. Statements about the fund’s purpose or how donations will be applied are reflective of the charity’s current intent and are subject to change. 
  • All donations to this fund will be permanently endowed.
Funds: 
Harry Jerome Scholarship Fund