Ontario nonprofit launches $2,000 scholarship for students


ignite CHANGE will award a $2,000 scholarship to students who need help pursuing their passion to make a difference.

NORTH BAY, ON, CANADA, May 30, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — ignite CHANGE, a nonprofit community organization that focuses on sports leadership, in conjunction with The GM’s Perspective, announced the launch of its second scholarship annual IGNITE CHANGE for a deserving student who is passionate about making a difference.

Ignite CHANGE of North Bay is a local non-profit organization, and their work supporting athletes struggling with mental health issues (anxiety, depression, etc.) is recognized across North America . Research highlighting sports leadership and the positive impact it can have on players is something the nonprofit has become well known for.

“I am very pleased to share that ignite CHANGE, in conjunction with The GM’s Perspective, will launch the second annual ignite CHANGE Fellowship on July 1, 2022, with applications closing October 31, 2022. The winner will be announced in early January 2023. There is had such an incredible response last year, and the submissions have been phenomenal,” said award-winning entrepreneur and sports mentor Devon Teeple, founder of ignite CHANGE and author of The GM’s Perspective.

Students who can apply for the scholarship must be an undergraduate at any 4-year Canadian or US institution and must have a GPA of 2.75 or better. In addition to their resume and a 500-word essay, applicants must also submit their transcript from their current or most recently attended high school, college, or university. They should email all such requirements to [email protected] or [email protected]

“I am delighted to announce that 25% of the scholarship or $500 will be available for the recipient to donate to a charity/non-profit/community organization of their choice. Supporting each other helps us all maximize our potential and that of others,” Teeple said.

A select committee will review all completed applications and ignite CHANGE will announce the Fellow on its website.

About Devon Teeple

Devon Teeple is an award-winning entrepreneur and baseball mentor. He educates, counsels and provides the building blocks for amateur, collegiate and professional athletes (pre/post retirement) struggling with mental health issues to grow and turn the experience into something positive.

About the CEO’s perspective

Since Devon Teeple’s competitive days at the college and professional levels are behind him, he now has the opportunity to teach the game through coaching, clinics and writing. Through The GM’s Perspective, he wants to enlighten his readers with his articles, give back to the community his lifelong knowledge of the game of baseball, and continue to expand his audience through the gift and enhancements of this unlimited new era of multi- media.

About Igniting CHANGE

ignite CHANGE is a passion project founded by Devon Teeple to maximize people’s full potential with a philanthropic twist. Sport has been the constant with teamwork and the belonging piece always being a soothing voice. For Devon, giving back to the community through the game that has provided her with so many opportunities is a blessing.

ignite CHANGE researches sports leadership and its positive impact on people, especially athletes, struggling with mental health issues like anxiety and depression.

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