United Soccer Coaching Fund

About the United Soccer Coaching Fund

Established in 2019, the purpose of the United Soccer Club Coaching Fund is to support two year residents of the Northwest Territories enrolled in an educational institution for coach education, sport leadership, or a soccer coaching license.

Application process

Individuals interested in applying must create a profile on our scholarship application portal. Once your profile is created, you will need to complete our eligibility quiz and then submit a scholarship application to the United Soccer Coaching Fund.

Applications will be made available during our scholarship intake season, in April/May 2024.

2024 key dates

2 April, 12.01am

Scholarship application portal opens. 

31 May, 11.59pm

Scholarship application portal closes. Late applications not accepted.

Mid- to late July

Funding distributed to scholarship recipients. 

Please find the application process below, including some frequently asked questions. 

Established in 2019 by the Northwest Territories Soccer Association on behalf of the Yellowknife United Soccer Club.


Please note that award amounts vary year by year.

In order to be eligible to apply for the Enough Talk, Hurry Up and Do It Already Arts Scholarship Fund, you must be:

  • A resident of the Northwest Territories for at least two years
  • Be a registered member of NWT Soccer;
  • Have a financial need to meet the costs associated with pursuing advance levels of coaching soccer;
  • Be enrolled in a school, college or University pursuing Coach Education or Sport;
  • Leadership or pursuing a Soccer Coaching License ( Child, Youth, C, B or A License);
    Be a registered member of NWT Soccer;

Applicants are eligible to re-apply for grants in successive years.

All of our scholarship application forms and additional materials need to be submitted on our scholarship application portal

  • You will complete a questionnaire describing the benefit you will obtain from the grant, your community involvement, and the contribution you are making to coaching soccer in the Northwest Territories.

  • You will provide the email address of a reference in the soccer community to support your application. We will email your reference a recommendation form to fill out.

  • Proof of active participation in community soccer for a minimum of five years. You may include participation outside of the NWT.

  • Proof of acceptance / enrolment in a program related to Coaching Education or Sport.

You must be an eligible resident to apply for a scholarship.
As such, YKCF requires you to make a residency declaration and have a witness sign off.
However, you do not need to print out any forms!
Each residency declaration is a one-click question embedded within the application process.
You just need to provide the email address of your residency witness, and they will be emailed directly.

You can only apply through our online application portal. In 2024, the application portal opens on April 2nd.

Access it here: https://www.grantinterface.ca/Home/Logon?urlkey=yellowknifescholarship

Mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted barring extreme circumstances.

If you have more questions, check back to our FAQs on our scholarship page!

  • 2023 Cole Clinton
  • 2022 Cole Clinton
  • 2021 Mathew Craig

For more information

If you require assistance or have questions about the United Soccer Coaching Fund, please do hesitate to contact the Yellowknife Community Foundation office at grants@ykcf.ca or by phone at +1-867 446 4527.