The Cover Guy 6th Annual Scholarship

5th Annual Scholarship Recipients Brendan Gates & Felicia Bonitatibus

The Cover Guy 2018 5th Annual Scholarship Recipients Brendan Gates of Duke University and Felicia Bonitatibus University of Toronto. This was by far the hardest year to choose and the committee has done an incredible job of selections. Both Brendan and Felicia represent the high quality student and community member that is synonymous with our past recipients. The Cover Guy 2019 6th Annual Scholarship is now open for application. We wish all the applicants and our recipients, the best for the coming school year.

2019 6th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship is now Open

The Cover Guy 6th Annual Scholarship is now open for entries. Please follow the instructions below to enter your application for the Scholarship. The Cover Guy Scholarship is an award of finances towards your educational pursuits and also an acknowledgement of your hard work and dedication both in your community and studies. The students and community leaders that have won the award before you speak volumes of the Character of the people that are recipients of this award yearly. The Cover Guy Scholarship recipients is also a small community and you will be in great company if chosen for this award. It has been a wonderful experience giving back to our communities and helping a few of our future leaders in their educational pursuits. Again this year the award will go to a student or students that represent the Qualities of The Cover Guy and our Employees.

2017 4th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship Winners Kaia Arthur and Emily Sams!

We are happy to announce The Cover Guy 2017 4th Annual Scholarship Has been awarded to Kaia Arthur (University of Minnesota) and also Emily Sams (University of Ottawa)! We would like to thank all of our worthy applicants this year and also encourage you to apply for the 5th Annual Scholarship which is now open for applications. It is always hard to make our choice from such wonderful students. Again this year the selection committee has done a wonderful job of selecting a student that represents the quality of people that come before them. It has been a wonderful experience giving back to our communities, and also helping a few of our future leaders in their educational pursuits.

About The Cover Guy

The Cover Guy is an established quality supplier of hot tub covers in North America. TCG has also forged a strong online business model using state of the art technology to help customers. Servicing over 30,000 customers a year in Canada and the United States with custom replacement hot tub covers. TCG strives to offer the very best products, at the very best prices in a timely manner.

The Cover Guy has enjoyed great success and looks for opportunities to give back to the communities in which it serves. The Cover Guy sponsors sports teams, charity events, and now offers an annual scholarship.

The 6th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  • The student must be currently enrolled, or going to be enrolled in a program at a university, college or trade school in the United States or Canada for the upcoming school year.
  • The applicant must submit an article consisting of 500-1000 words.
  • The article must be in and around the applicants experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hot tubs improve life, etc…
  • One submission per applicant. And should be sent by email only. Please include name, phone number, address, school name, program. Give an explanation of why you should be considered for the award (grades, volunteer work, etc..), student ID number, and the article.

Scholarship Award: $500.00

Submission Deadline: July 1st 2019

Award Date: August 1st 2019

Please email your essay to:

Past Recipients of The Cover Guy Scholarship:

  • 2018 Brendan Gates
  • 2018 Felicia Bonitatibus
  • 2017 Kaia Arthur
  • 2017 Emily Sams
  • 2016 Esther Watt Mount Royal University
  • 2016 Sydney Morgan Oglethorpe University
  • 2015 Alison Conrad University of Kentucky
  • 2015 Emily Rodford Western University
  • 2014 Alana Babers Columbia University 2016 Public Health Masters

Alana Babers set the bar very high in our first year, and has been instrumental in choosing the following years recipients. In 2015 with Ms. Babers we decided on two very deserving students. Both Emily Rodford & Alison Conrad shared the academic pursuits along with the community involvement that we look for also when awarding our Academic Scholarship. Esther Watts and Sydney Morgan were awarded the Scholarship in 2016. Chosen by past winners Alana Babers, Emily Rodford, Alison Conrad and our staff.

The Cover Guy Scholarship

Our first five years of offering this award has been rewarding for The Cover Guy. We have met and heard of so many deserving hard working young people in our communities. It gives us great hope for the future.


“I would like to sincerely thank everyone at The Cover Guy for awarding me with this scholarship. This scholarship is a greatly appreciated contribution to my educational expenses that I will be sure to put to good use. I am ecstatic about the news and very humbled to be selected.”

Brendan Gates
Duke University


“Thank you to the Cover Guy team for their support in reaching my goal of becoming an architect. I am paying for school myself so this money will go a long way!”

Felicia Bonitatibus
University of Toronto

“Thank you so much for awarding me with this scholarship! This award will also have a major impact on me as I work to pay off my loans for tuition. I’m also excited that I get to be involved in judging the entries for next year. ”

Kaia Arthur
University of Minnesota

“This is incredible news. Thank you so much. I am very honoured to be chosen as the recipient of the scholarship.”

Emily Sams
University of Ottawa


“A big thank you to The Cover Guy! I appreciate receiving this award as I begin my new adventure in university. I’m also excited to be putting these funds to great use on books as I start my first year in food and nutrition at Western University.”

Emily Rodford
Western University


“Thanks to the Cover Guy Scholarship, I am able to research and educate myself to be the best teacher and advocate for children with disabilities. Thank you for everything!!”

Alison Conrad
University of Kentucky, MSD Special Education


“Thank you to the Cover Guy Team for supporting me in my educational goals this fall semester. Funds received from this scholarship are going towards paying for my undergraduate degree tuition and are also a massive blessing. I am also completely stoked for the support in my studies and getting me started on a successful path to my career.”

Esther Watt
Mount Royal University


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