Canada's student athletes receive more than $14 million in awards

December 17, 2007

Canada's universities issued $6.9 million in athletic award money to Canada Interuniversity Sport athletes in 2006-2007.  Student athletes received a further $7+ million in other categories such as academic excellence.  Athletic awards are not exclusively an American phenomenon -- according to CIS, 50% of Canadian athletes receive financial support to pursue sports and education in Canada.