The NHL & Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) have partnered on a four-year academic scholarship for participants of the NHL’s Hockey is for Everyone™ (HIFE) initiative, the League’s official youth development program. The scholarship will launch in 2013 and will provide opportunities for qualified HIFE participants to attend any of the country’s 47 public Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs). To locate a HIFE program near you click here.
Hockey is for Everyone™ (HIFE) is the National Hockey League’s official youth development program. HIFE provides support and unique programing to non-profit youth hockey organizations across North America that are committed to offering children of all backgrounds opportunities to play hockey. The HIFE initiative leverages the sport of hockey as a catalyst to help children learn essential life skills, education and the core values of hockey: commitment, perseverance, and teamwork. For more information about HIFE click here.