NOVEMBER 16, 2019

To All CT High School Hockey Head Coaches, Athletic Directors, and Guidance Counselors

The Hartford Whalers Booster Club is happy to announce we are once again awarding the Marty Evtushek Memorial Scholarship for the 2019/2020 school year. The Club will be awarding a $1000 Scholarship to a Connecticut student, based exclusively on the following criteria:

1. Student must be full time resident of Connecticut

2. Student must be Senior in High School

3. Student must be playing hockey for their High School team

4. Student must have the intention of playing hockey in college, either at a club level, or at NCAA level.

All applications for our scholarship must be done through the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving website. 

Please see the instructions below.

For all scholarship funds, as of November 30, 2019, this is the process applicants will use to apply for the scholarship.

1. Go to the scholarship directory at www.hfpg.org/scholarships

2. Type the name of the scholarship (Hartford Whalers Booster Club Scholarship) into the search bar

3. Click on the name of the scholarship

4. Follow instructions to apply.

As in previous years, the Student Aid Report (SAR) is required for all scholarships. The SAR is the document sent to students after their FAFSA application has been submitted and processed. 

Please do note that the application deadline is February 15, 2020 at 11:45pm. This is a deadline set by the HFPG and there are no exceptions.

The Booster Club thanks you for sharing our scholarship with your student-athletes. For any questions regarding our scholarship, please reach out to the HWBC's Scholarship Committee with contact information listed below.

The 2019/2020 HWBC Scholarship Committee

Co-Chairperson - Mark Anderson: markh2919@aol.com

Co-Chairperson - Matthew Greene: matt.greene@whalersbc.org

Booster Club President - Joanne Cortesa: jcortesa1@comcast.net 




All of our scholarship applications are online at hfpg.org/scholarships.

Hartford Whalers Booster Club Scholarship

Criteria:  The recipient will be a legal resident of Connecticut, a graduating senior from a Connecticut high school, who has demonstrated high academic standards, outstanding hockey ability while playing hockey during their high school years (high school, town, and/or intramural team), and been accepted to a four-year college or university with a hockey program.

Number of awards:         one

Amount of award:           $1,000

To access the online application:

Type hfpg.org/scholarships into your browser bar 

You will be brought to the Hartford Foundation scholarship home page 

Type Hartford Whalers into search bar

When the listing for the fund comes up on your screen, click on name of the fund  

You will see Scholarship details and Application instructions.

Click on “Apply to this scholarship”

You’ll be brought to the log on page for the online scholarship portal. Create an account

Complete the eligibility quiz,  scholarship applications list generated 

Click Continue - Click on arrow next to  fund name to read criteria

Click on blue Apply box to bring up application

You may then "copy previous answers" from one application to another