The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Scholarship Program is for high school seniors who plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution. A scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one male and one female each year. To be eligible for this scholarship, the student-athlete must have been associated with Massachusetts Youth Soccer for at least the past two years. Each application (and supporting documentation) must be received on or before June 1st. Massachusetts Youth Soccer will select the best-qualified applicants. The scholarship will be paid to each recipient after they have completed a full semester and it will be paid by a check made payable to the recipient and mailed to their home address listed on the scholarship application. In addition each recipient will be invited to attend the Annual Awards Banquet in January.
To complete the application, each candidate must: complete and submit the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Application for Scholarship and supporting documentation; have been a player registered with Massachusetts Youth Soccer for at least the past two years; write and submit an essay of no more than 500 words on how the game of soccer has positively influenced their lives; and plan on enrolling in a post-secondary school in the upcoming academic year.