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GFMHSF Player Assistance Programs 2021 Dates TBD

The Gabe Fleming Memorial Hockey Scholarship Fund (“the Fund”) provides financial assistance awards to young hockey players in the Des Moines area. The Fund was founded in loving memory of Gabe Fleming.

Financial assistance for fees relating to participation in the house league or high school league through the Des Moines Youth Hockey Association (“the DMYHA”) will be considered and granted based on the following criteria:

  • Availability of funds
  • Financial need of the parent(s) and child applicant
  • Number of years the child applicant has belonged to the DMYHA
  • Positive character of the child applicant, including sportsmanship, leadership and participation in extracurricular activities
  • Special personal circumstances involving the child applicant
  • Academic record of the child applicant

Prior to beginning the application process, please make sure to have an electronic copy (PDF, PNG, TIFF, or JPEG format) of child applicant academic report card (if applicable) for the last two completed semesters.

The deadline for Financial Assistance Applications for the upcoming season and the first session of the DMYHA Learn to Skate is  TBD. All Applications related to these DMYHA programs must be submitted by midnight central time on TBD.

The deadline for Financial Assistance Applications for the second session of DMYHA Learn to Play Program is TBD. All Applications for the second session must be submitted by midnight central time on TBD.

All submitted online Applications and supporting information will be kept confidential by the Fund. You will be contacted in the event there are any questions regarding your application, and you will be notified as soon as a decision has been made.

GFMHSF Academic Scholarship- Closed for 2021

Qualified applicants for the $2,000 Academic Scholarship must be:

    • A graduating Senior from a Des Moines area high school
    • Currently participating in a hockey program
  • Have been accepted into a secondary education institution/technical school/certificate program
  • Complete the online application

Prior to beginning the application process, please make sure to have an electronic copy (PDF, PNG, TIFF, or JPEG format) of the following:

  • One page personal statement
  • Letter of Recommendation from a teacher/coach/mentor

The deadline for Academic Scholarship Applications is TBD.

All submitted Application forms and supporting information will be kept confidential by the Fund. The Fund will retain all submitted supporting documents, so please provide copies and keep your originals. You will be contacted in the event there are any questions regarding your application, and you will be notified as soon as a decision has been made.