Athletic Scholarships

With the grueling practice schedule and frequent games that comprise the life of a student athlete, figuring out how to pay for school is probably the last thing you want to worry about. Unfortunately, though, the problem of how to find money for college can be even more challenging for student athletes. Federal financial aid can help cover your tuition, but you probably want to avoid student loans, since earning a steady income from athletics can be a difficult task. Working your way through college while playing a sport can be nearly impossible, unless you’ve discovered a way to attain a college degree without actually devoting any time to coursework. And unfortunately, not everyone who plays sports is lucky enough to land a starting position on the team of a top university or to receive the generous scholarship award that comes with such an honor.

However, this doesn’t mean that student athletes need to give up on the prospect of winning scholarships to do what they love to do. Student athlete scholarships are available from a wide variety of sources, ranging from the university you choose to attend to numerous private funds. Both national and local scholarships for student athletes can be found, funded by anyone from the local Dollars for Scholars to multinational corporations. Additionally, you don’t have to be on your college’s official team to win a student athlete scholarship. Several scholarship opportunities are given to students who have played sports in high school, or who otherwise show a commitment to athletics.

University Scholarships for Student Athletes

The most common student athlete scholarships are awards given to players by colleges and universities. These may cover all or part of tuition and can even include a stipend, since being a student athlete is often a full-time job. Students hoping to be recruited by coaches shouldn’t just sit back and hope their dream school finds them. Rather, you should be proactive in conducting a college search to find schools you’d like to attend and teams you’d like to play on, then contact coaches yourself to see if they might be interested in getting you to play on their team and possibly landing you a student athlete scholarship.

Other Student Athlete Scholarships

For students who are looking for other sources of scholarship money instead of or in addition to university athletic scholarships, private scholarship funds do exist. Below is a list of a few popular student athlete scholarships available in our database. For a more comprehensive list, as well as information on other college scholarships for which you may qualify based on your background and interests, conduct a free college scholarship search and go for scholarship gold.

ACF Notah Begay III Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
Professional golfer Notah Begay III established this scholarship fund in 1999 to benefit Native American athletes attending college. Awards are made to New Mexico high school graduating seniors demonstrating strong academic achievement and participation in any varsity level team sport.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be Native American scholar-athletes (proof of tribal enrollment or certificate [...] More

Alabama Golf Association Women's Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The objective of the Alabama Golf Association Women's Scholarship Fund is to grant scholarships to deserving young women from the State of Alabama who have an interest in golf and are pursuing a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university within the State of Alabama. This is an academic scholarship and not based on athletic ability.

Candidate Must:
-Be a graduate of an [...] More

Alliance Pipeline Scholarship
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Established by Alliance Pipeline in 2001, this scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to a student-athlete who demonstrates strong academic performance. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and participate in an intercollegiate sport. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by January of each year by the Director of the University Advancement based on the interest earnings in the [...] More

AQHA EAAT Hippotherapy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Many fields of employment are tied either directly or indirectly to the horse industry. Career path scholarships allow students to obtain a degree in areas such as racing, animal science, journalism, communications, therapeutic/adaptive riding and veterinary medicine. Support for students within these fields is imperative to the sustainability and advancement of our industry. Undergraduate, [...] More

Augustana College Athletic Grant
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The scholarship program at Augustana is made possible by the generous support from alumni, special friends of the University, corporations, and foundations. Through their dedication and generosity, students are realizing their dreams of a liberal arts education.

To be considered for scholarships at Augustana based on academic performance and/or talent requires a completed Application for [...] More

Balanced Man Scholarship - University of Washington
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The Balanced Man Scholarship is an award designed for six young, balanced men who will attend the University of Washington. Each year, Sigma Phi Epsilon awards scholarships to incoming freshmen who exemplify our philosophy of the Balanced Man: excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The scholarship is available to all incoming male students, not solely to those [...] More

Berlack/Astle Memorial Fast Skier Award
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
World Cup Supply (WCS) is pleased to offer the 8th "Fast Skier" Junior Alpine Scholarship Award, now renamed the Berlack/Astle Memorial Fast Skier Award.

The award is intended to provide assistance to USSA U16 athletes who exhibit the personal characteristics required for success both on and off the hill. Each winner will receive a minimum cash prize of $1,000 and an assortment of ski race [...] More

BigSun Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 19, Annually
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part, we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student-athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Please submit a short essay (500-1,000 words) answering the following questions:
-How did your [...] More

Billiard Education Foundation Academic Scholarship Program
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The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Academic Scholarship Program is an annual program administered by the BEF Scholarship Committee, under the direction and guidance of the BEF Board of Trustees. The objective is to grant scholarships to high school seniors who have benefited from the sport of billiards and are entering their first year of college.

Through the generosity of our donors and [...] More

Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship was established because Billy was always helping people in any way that he could. It is a sport-related scholarship because it memorializes the activities Billy loved most.

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
-Must reside in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle or Stephenson County
-Must have played at least three (3) years of baseball or [...] More

Bobby Sox High School Senior Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 05, Annually
Bobby Sox Softball is an educational organization committed to giving all girls, regardless of race, color, creed, or softball ability, the freedom to explore the game of softball. Team activities instill in them the attributes that will make them better citizens of the United States of America. This exploration takes the form of programs, devoted to excellence, in the areas of citizenship, [...] More

Brandon Walker "BW" Memorial Scholarships - Athletic Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Brandon Walker was a member of Swan Valley High School Class of 2011. Brandon volunteered at the Mid-Michigan Children's Museum in Saginaw and with the Tittabawassee Township Police. He enjoyed helping kids that participated in a youth football league. On July 9, 2011, Brandon passed away at the age of 18 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He had fallen asleep behind the wheel [...] More

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
In honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997, the Iowa Games began awarding the Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship in 1998. Pearson knew the meaning of hard work and recognized the rewards of commitment. He valued the relationships he had with his family, friends, neighbors, and teammates. People who were fortunate enough [...] More

Bruce Shelton Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Bruce Shelton Scholarship was established in June 1991 to provide a consecutive four-year renewable award
for a graduating high school student from a Forsyth County public high school who displays the traits of athletic excellence, academic achievement, leadership, and social responsibility for which Bruce Shelton will be remembered by those who knew him The scholarship is to be applied to [...] More

Burger King James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship Award, granting a $50,000 scholarship to three students each year since 2011. The four-year scholarship is intended to help the top students that apply achieve their educational and professional goals, along with serving as a tribute to Jim himself.

Applicants must:
-Be citizens of the United States or [...] More

Buster Lindsay Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Each year, the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois distributes more than $200,000 in scholarship funding to local students. All of CFNIL's scholarship funds were created by individuals or organizations that recognize the importance of helping students achieve their educational goals, now and in perpetuity. The funds' creators selected the criteria for each scholarship, based on their [...] More

Cameron Impact Scholarship
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The Cameron Impact Scholarship will be awarded annually to approximately 10-15 high-school seniors (applying late Junior year or early Senior year in high school). This four-year, merit-based scholarship is intended to cover the full "educational expenses" at the recipient's chosen collegiate institution (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum). Educational expenses vary amongst higher [...] More

Can-Amera Games Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Can-Amera Games started in 1972 as an international goodwill sporting competition between Saginaw Township and Galt, Ontario. All past board members, volunteers, and athletes would like to honor a deserving high school senior who best represents the spirit of competition, sportsmanship, friendship and community involvement with the Can-Amera Scholarship as a way to symbolize the spirit and [...] More

CCU Athletics Scholarship
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The Athletics Scholarship is available to student-athletes in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies who are recommended for scholarship consideration by the CCU Athletics Department. Recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress, unless otherwise noted by the Athletics Department. Scholarship amounts vary. Prospective student athletes should contact their specific coach for further [...] More

Chaparral Motorsports College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Chaparral Motorsports is one of the largest motorcycle accessory and vehicle dealerships in the country. We are pleased to announce the first annual Chaparral Motorsports College Scholarship competition. Write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $1,000! Your entry just might win you $1,000 to help out with your college or trade school costs.

In order to enter, please answer the [...] More

Chi Am Circle Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Scholarships are awarded based on a variety of factors including academic achievement, community service, and significant extracurricular activities such as work, performing arts, and athletics. Financial need is a criterion for several scholarships, but there are also others awarded for academic merit regardless of need. Awardees must attend the annual scholarship dinner to receive the award. [...] More

Clyde and Martha Aldridge Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Clyde and Martha Aldridge Scholarship was established by Clyde Aldridge in 2012 to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors at Reagan High School. The scholarship provides a non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time undergraduate degrees from accredited post-secondary institutions. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and [...] More

Columbia College League of Legends Scholarship
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Columbia College will be one of the first in the country to offer scholarships to talented student gamers. "eSports aren't the future," according to Columbia College President Dr. Scott Dalrymple. "They're the present. True skill at video gaming is just as impressive - and just as legitimate - as excellence in traditional sports."

The college will recruit two teams of five players (and two [...] More

Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 04, Annually
The Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship was created in 2013 through a generous donation from Connor's family members. Connor passed away on July 26, 2012 in a plane crash with his father, Pat, and another friend shortly after winning bronze in the Division III foil event at the Summer Nationals in Anaheim. Connor had many friends in the fencing world and was well known for his sportsmanship and [...] More

Create Real Impact Contest
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens in America, and the majority are preventable. Create Real Impact motivates young people to promote innovative and effective solutions and strategies to end the deadly epidemic of reckless and distracted driving. Entries are accepted in four formats (writing, art, music, and video) with two special categories (Spanish language and sports theme). There are a [...] More

CSUB Albert Holloway Memorial
Application Deadlines: March 22, Annually
This scholarship was established in memory of Albert Holloway who served for many years on the Academic Support, Intercollegiate Athletics, Nominating, and Student Support Committees of the Foundation. He was a great supporter of academics, extracurricular, student service programs, and the athletic program.

Award Criteria:
-Must be a student-athlete at California State University - [...] More

CWGGF Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
Each year the Foundation awards two 4-year scholarships and four 2-year scholarships to high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower. In addition, one Robert Miller Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year. These awards can be used at any California community college, campus in the University of California, or California State University System. [...] More

Deborah Jean Rydberg Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Rydberg Scholarship requires two (2) recommendations. One of the two required online recommendation forms must be from a Guilford High School athletic coach.

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be a female
-Graduating senior from Guilford High School
-Involved in athletics
-Has a minimum GPA of 2.3
-Planning on attending college
-Has a strong work ethic

For more information or to apply, [...] More

DeSales University Trustee Scholarships
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The selection process for Trustee Scholarships is competitive with awards going to top-ranking applicants based upon grade point average, class rank (if available), and SAT or ACT scores (if provided).

A separate application is not required. Academic scholarships are available for up to eight semesters, and awarded annually. Scholarship notification will be sent after January with priority [...] More

DeSales Universtiy Presidential Scholarships
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The selection process for Presidential Scholarships is competitive with awards going to the highest ranking applicants based upon grade point average, class rank (if available), and SAT or ACT scores (if provided).

A separate application is not required. Academic scholarships are available for up to eight semesters and awarded annually. Scholarship notification will be sent after January with [...] More

Dish Network Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Watching live sporting events has been the most popular reason for watching TV for decades. With the advent of easy-to-use DVR technology in the 1990's, and then it's wide-spread adoption over the last fifteen years, sports remain one of the few types of programming that are consistently watched live versus recorded.

Using psychological and sociological principles, attempt to understand and [...] More

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Application Deadlines: October 17, Annually
For years, this prestigious program has awarded millions of dollars in tuition to students across the country. Whether students are a future doctor or lawyer, artist or musician, Dr. Pepper understands that school is a full-time commitment. But we also understand the rising costs of education often stand in the way. The Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway is here to help. To apply, students must follow [...] More

Edward and Marion Petzko Athlete Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The recipient of the Edward and Marion Petzko Student-Athlete Scholarship will be an above-average student that received a varsity letter in either track or golf.

Eligibility:
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Saginaw county resident
-Graduating high school senior
-Attending a Michigan college or university in pursuit of an undergraduate degree
-Full-time enrollment
-Varsity letter and minimum 2 years [...] More

eMaint's "Service on 11" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
eMaint's "Service on 11" Scholarship aims to create a partnership with open-hearted, driven students who go the extra mile for others. We want to know your story: tell us how you use your skills to offer support to your peers, community, or those less fortunate. Whether you go above and beyond for your employer, sports team, or helping your parents around the house. What have you done to offer [...] More

Ernie Davis Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 04, Annually
The Ernie Davis Scholarship is a $13,000 scholarship awarded to a student who exhibits qualities of integrity, leadership, courage and humility, which were exemplified by Ernie Davis during his life, and who effectively "spreads the word" about Ernie. In addition, the committee will award a Marty Harrigan Scholarship to a nominee who also effectively "spreads the word". The student must be [...] More

FMC Ice Sports Skaters Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed in 1993 to provide financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, figure skating and recreational skaters. All applicants must be New England residents and skate at FMC arenas.

Note: The postmark date is before [...] More

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 17, Annually
The Foot Locker Scholar-Athletes program awards 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university. [...] More

Friends of MCC Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
In addition to several general scholarships available, several other specialized scholarships are available in: accounting, anthropology, art, athletics, business, construction management, culinary, cultural diversity, diversity, education/early childhood education, first generation, FIT fitness instructor training, GED, health care, horticulture/plant science, humanities, journalism/writing, [...] More

Furman University Herman W. Lay Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 19, Annually
Furman's merit-based scholarships are highly competitive awards which aim to recognize those students who show the potential and promise to make an impact in Furman's community.

The Herman W. Lay Scholarships are awarded to up to four incoming students each year who have displayed exceptional academic achievement and distinctive personal accomplishment. Full tuition, weighted average room [...] More

Gene and John Athletic Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 08, Annually
The Gene and John Athletic Fund seeks to help emerging LGBTQ athletes reach their potential and realize their dreams. Created by Gene Silbert and John Kiley, the Fund was launched in 2002 at the Gay Games VI in Sydney, Australia. The Fund is Gene and John's way of giving back to a community that has been supportive and inspiring to them.

The fund offers scholarships of $2,500 and $5,000. The [...] More

George Doherty Memorial Scholarship for Wrestling
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The George Doherty Memorial Scholarship is awarded to athletes who established themselves as outstanding wrestlers. Entering freshman selection based on potential for outstanding achievement in intercollegiate wrestling; upperclassmen selection based on previous achievements of wrestling team.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Glenn Mayer Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Glenn Mayer was a long time resident of Carrollton, where he and his wife Camilla raised four children – Karin, Keith, Kyle and Karli, all of whom graduated from Carrollton High School. In Glenn's retirement from General Motors he enjoyed driving school buses for Carrollton Public Schools. Throughout his life, Glenn was active in the Carrollton Athletic Association as well as a constant volunteer [...] More

Hall of Fame's Team One Credit Union Scholar-Athlete Award
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Hall of Fame's Team One Credit Union Scholar-Athlete Award was established to assist Saginaw County student-athletes who are continuing their academic and athletic career at Saginaw Valley State University. The Hall of Fame started with a grassroots effort in 2001 when board members actually "passed a hat" to begin their funding. The first induction banquet was held October 26, 2002, at [...] More

Harold Colby/Ray Barton NH Association of Septage Haulers Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 24, Annually
NHASH is a professional association that represents committed industry leaders in septic system pumping and maintenance, installation, and repair. Our members are environmentally responsible, engaging in disposal practices that are federal and state approved. Our site is dedicated to helping people in the Granite State find the answers they need for their septic systems.
[...] More

Heather Mayes Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Heather Mayes Memorial Scholarship honors Heather Mayes, whose life, like that of her sister's, was taken by a drunk driver on October 15, 2000, following her first high school homecoming dance. Heather had a passion for sports and participated in many throughout her school years.

Qualifications:
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-High school senior
-Must have attended Heritage High School a minimum of [...] More

Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship program awards 18 New England high school student athletes with a $5,000 scholarship toward furthering their education at a two- or four- year accredited college or university.

For more than 160 years, Hood Milk has been at the heart of families and communities across New England. Hood is proud to be able to give 18 student athletes an opportunity to win [...] More

Hood Sportsmanship Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship Program awards 18 New England high school student athletes with a scholarship toward furthering their education at a two- or four- year accredited college or university.

To be eligible, high school seniors must have proven their ability to put the spirit of competition above winning while participating in a varsity sport. These students must have also [...] More

Iles Family Conservation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Iles Family Conservation Scholarship was established by Doug and Sandy Iles in memory of Clarence "Buck" Iles. A lifelong passion for conservation balanced with practical application is what Buck Iles stood for. A very avid sportsman, he was actively involved with leadership in the Michigan United Conservation Club and Saginaw Field and Stream, among others.

Doug and Sandy established [...] More

Jack Diller Education Award
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
Jack Diller Education Award will be awarded to four successful students residing within Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. Each recipient will receive a scholarship and be honored in an in-arena presentation at a Predators home game at the Bridgestone Arena in March or April.

Eligibility:
-College-bound senior currently attending a Nashville or Middle Tennessee area high school (must be [...] More

Jamie L. Roberts Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults created the Jamie L. Roberts Memorial Scholarships to honor the memory of Jamie Roberts, whose life was tragically cut short when she was participating in the 4K for Cancer's cross-country bike ride in the summer of 2014. Jamie had a larger-than-life personality, loved sports, and her energy and enthusiasm were infectious. Her last inspirational act–to join [...] More

Jay Cutler Athletic Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The mission of Diabetes Scholars Foundation is to support activities related to education for and about children with diabetes. This includes, but is not limited to, funding scholarships for diabetes education conferences and higher education.

Sponsored by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation, the Jay Cutler Athletic Scholarship awards five (5) $5,000 scholarships to incoming freshmen with Type 1 [...] More

Jordan M. Draper Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
It is in this spirit that the Jordan M. Draper Memorial Scholarship was established: to assist others in reaching their goals, to recognize those giving back to their community, to encourage students in becoming well-rounded individuals, and to inspire others to live life well.

Eligibility:
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Heritage High School senior
-Must have participated in high school athletics at [...] More

Joyce Komperda Athlete Support Fund
Application Deadlines: August 31, Annually
In September 2009, Joyce Komperda, a longtime friend of U.S. Figure Skating, made a generous gift to establish the Joyce Komperda Athlete Support Fund. The fund is intended to provide financial assistance for intermediate, novice and junior-level athletes who demonstrate financial need.

Eligibility:
-Be a singles, pairs or ice dancing competitor at the intermediate through junior [...] More

KontrolFreek Collegiate eSports Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
KontrolFreek has established a scholarship program to assist team members of established collegiate level eSports teams (as recognized by KontrolFreek) who plan to continue their education in college.

Students must be:
-Current college students who are team members of established collegiate level eSports teams as recognized by KontrolFreek
or
-High school seniors or graduates who plan to [...] More

Lacrosse for Life Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
New Wave Lacrosse has always stood behind an ideology that this sport is about not only creating great lacrosse players, but developing young men into upstanding, responsible, and committed people.

Each year we watch as our players grow, shift, and evolve towards meeting those goals, and each year we provide our athletes with support and guidance through those changes. We wanted to go above [...] More

Larry Laeding Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Larry Laeding Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Larry Laeding and to give graduating seniors from the Saginaw Public Schools financial assistance in pursuing their educational goals. Mr. Laeding began his teaching career in Elmwood, Illinois in 1935. Mr. Laeding strongly believed that academics and athletics could work concurrently to assist youth in developing focus [...] More

Lee E. Schauer Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 04, Annually
The Lee E. Schauer Memorial Scholarship was established in 1989 by family and friends to honor the memory of this fine young man who lost his life in a tragic accident the summer before his senior year of high school.

It is the wish of the Schauer family that this scholarship be awarded to a college-bound high school senior for whom the award will truly make a difference. For that reason, the [...] More

Mark Collier Caudill Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Mark Collier Caudill Scholarship was established by Virginia Whichard Caudill in 2010 to honor her husband on his birthday and to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors from R.J. Reynolds High School. The scholarship may provide a non-renewable award for a minority male student-athlete who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a degree. [...] More

Massachusetts Youth Soccer Student Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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 [...] More

Matrix Health Group Memorial Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
At Matrix Health Group our Mission is to provide individualized, focused services to people with bleeding disorders nationwide. Our Vision is to enhance the lives of those we are privileged to serve by providing the best pharmacy and support services possible. Matrix Health Group companies offer nine educational scholarship opportunities to students diagnosed with hemophilia, von Willebrand [...] More

Michael Gendreau Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 05, Annually
The Michael Gendreau Community Service Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who plan to attend a two- or four-year college.

Eligibility:
-Must be a resident and graduating senior of Newark, Fremont, or Union City (CA)
-Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
-Must have performed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer service to the community in your junior and/or senior years
-Voluntary [...] More

Mike Lozano Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
This scholarship fund was established in 2013 by family and friends of Coach Lozano. The fund will provide one scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior athlete from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.

Eligibility
-Graduating high school senior
-Must be a student athlete
-Must have a 2.0 GPA to apply and must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 while in [...] More

Mitchell/Tufts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 13, Annually
The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Mitchell/Tufts Foundation Scholarship was established at The Dallas Foundation in 2014. The Goal of the Fund is to make a college degree or vocational certification possible for members or persons active in the life of a Presbyterian church in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA)in North Central Texas, [...] More

NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
NASCAR and its partners provide funding for scholarships to institutions of higher education Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic Serving Institutions to nurture diverse talent and raise the sport's visibility. Contributions have been made to United Negro College Fund, the Hispanic Association of College & Universities and the DeVos Sports Business Management Program at the [...] More

NCAA Scholarships and Grants
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The NCAA awards scholarships and grants for further education to athletes who demonstrate outstanding academic and athletic achievement. Member institutions are also awarded grants to improve academics and enhance campus culture.

The NCAA awards more than $10 million in scholarships and grants annually to student-athletes and member institutions, in addition to the $2.4 billion allocated to [...] More

New York Ramblers Scholarship for Student Athletes
Application Deadlines: July 12, Annually
The New York Ramblers Scholarship for student athletes was create to support student-athletes who self-identify as either lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, or intersex (LGBTQI), or are demonstrated and committed allies. Awardees will receive a one-time scholarship, paid directly to their college, to cover tuition and fees. Up to two scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded in the summer [...] More

PBA Billy Welu Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 15, Annually
The Professional Bowlers Association Billy Welu Scholarship is awarded annually, recognizing exemplary qualities in male or female college students who compete in the sport of bowling.

The scholarship winner receives $1,000. To be eligible candidates must be amateur bowlers who are currently in college (preceding the application date) and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA or equivalent.

The [...] More

PCA Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 are given to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in "Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor": Personal Mastery: Making oneself better, Leadership: Making one's teammates better, and Honoring the Game: Making the game better.

Eligibility:
-Current high school junior
-GPA of 2.5 or [...] More

Pittsburg Penguins/Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
The Pittsburgh Penguins awards an annual Pittsburgh Penguins/Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship to a Western Pennsylvania high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, good citizenship, and school/community
involvement. The student should demonstrate an intense love for the game of hockey personified by on-ice hustle, achievement beyond his/her talent level, leadership, [...] More

Prefontaine Scholarship Program
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In 2005, the Prefontaine Memorial Run Committee established a scholarship program to benefit Coos County high school students who have participated in cross-country and/or track and field programs at their respective schools.

To qualify for scholarship consideration, the student must be a high school senior, have earned at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, have been a resident of [...] More

Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
Every year, we offer the POE Scholarship to a deserving high school senior male who will be attending the University of Illinois, and who exemplifies outstanding qualities in academics, athletics, altruism and the arts. The scholarship is fully funded by our alumni association.

Any Senior-level male high school student may apply who will be an entering freshman student at the University of [...] More

Quad Cities River Bandits: Bandit Scholars Fund
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Bandit Scholars Program was founded in 2009 by the Quad Cities River Bandits’ team owners Dave Heller and Bob Herrfeldt; the program pays the entire first year of college tuition for two Quad Cities area students through the Keith Lucier Memorial Scholarship and the Bandit Scholarship. The Scholarships are administered by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend and recipients are [...] More

Robert Morris University's League of Legends Scholarship
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Commonly referred to as eSports, the activity consists of organized video game competitions. Specifically, RMU students will compete in League of Legends, one of the largest and most popular eSport games. Although eSports have long been a part of the culture of gaming, competitions have seen a large surge in popularity in recent years. Robert Morris University recognizes the value and legitimacy [...] More

Scott Durand Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Scott Durand Memorial Scholarship, established in 2000, is dedicated to the memory of Terry "Scott" Durand II. The purpose of this scholarship is to help other young scholar-athletes.

Qualifications:
-Minimum 3.25 GPA
-Swan Valley High School senior who lettered in a varsity sport at Swan Valley High School
-Part or full-time enrollment
-Enrolled and accepted at a college or [...] More

Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 30, Annually
Named in memory of J.B. Scott and Joe McKenna, founders of RMOWP, the award is given annually to a student with a career interest in communicating about the outdoors. Students need not have a declared major in a communications field. Outdoors subjects include, birding, conservation, science, fishing, hunting, camping, backpacking, paddle and climbing sports. And, the medium may take the form of [...] More

Sean Patrick French Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Sean Patrick French Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by the family of Sean Patrick French following his tragic death as a passenger in an underage drunk driving car wreck on January 1, 2002 and is administered by the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Sean was a popular junior at Chatham High School, an honor roll student and a record-setting runner. The scholarship fund, in [...] More

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship-Western Michigan University
Application Deadlines: July 10, Annually
The Balanced Man Scholarship is for incoming freshmen males at Western Michigan University. The Balanced Man Scholarship is awarded to men who embody our principle of the Balanced Man; those who achieved balance and succeeded in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service during their high school careers. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. This award is non-renewable. [...] More

Stuart Schweigert Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Stuart Schweigert established this scholarship in 2008 to assist a student athlete from his alma mater, Heritage High School. While attending Heritage, Stuart was ranked as the?No. 9 defensive back and the No. 78 player overall in the nation by Prep Football Report, as the?No. 18 best skill athlete by SuperPrep and a four-star recruit (out of four) by Rivals.com. He was a PrepSport All-American [...] More

Team Type 1 Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 20, Annually
Team Type 1 fights for the right to live and for equal access to education for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes. Global access to medicine, education and empowerment for everyone affected by diabetes. Team Type 1 is funding scholarships in order to recognize young, talented athletes with Type 1 diabetes who demonstrate an ability to balance both academic and sporting commitments, promote good [...] More

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation: Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment Scholarship
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The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation Scholarship for the Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment is intended for eligible college and graduate school women who desire to work and contribute their efforts within the field. Due to the under-representation of this demographic in the industry, this scholarship fund has been established in order to aid women in furthering their education, [...] More

The FMC Skaters Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The FMC Skaters Scholarship program was developed in 1993 to provide nancial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. The scholarships are awarded to ice hockey, gure skating and recreational skating participants in June of each year. All applicants must be New England residents and skate at FMC arenas.

Over [...] More

The Jerry Fuchs “Making a Difference” Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
MAN is an acronym which stands for "Minority Athletes Networking etc. Inc." MAN is a non-profit organization founded in April 1989 by former New York Football Giants George Martin, Ron Johnson, and Terrence Jackson. MAN is a unique conglomerate of former professional athletes, corporate executives, attorneys, entrepreneurs and performing artists with a deep abiding social commitment.

Committed [...] More

The John F. & Edith L. Wilsterman Scholarship Trust
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The John F. & Edith L. Wilsterman Scholarship Trust program is unique. College and trade/vocational students are all encouraged to apply. And, unlike those scholarships that focus on grades or athletics, the trust seeks candidates with character, and the potential for achievement in post high-school education. It is recognized that many students may not have realized their academic potential due [...] More

The Pittsburg Promise Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Pittsburgh Promise scholarship is a big idea and a real commitment: if you live in the city and attend Pittsburgh Public schools from 9th grade on, a Promise scholarship will be waiting for you at graduation. The Promise is not like most scholarships. You don't have to be a straight-A student or a star athlete to be eligible for The Pittsburgh Promise. The Promise scholarship is not [...] More

The Sara Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
The Henry & Sara Sheehan Foundation has announced that it will fund a minimum of 12 college scholarships this year for eligible young women. The Sara Scholarship will be granted annually to female high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and who demonstrate academic achievement, excellent character, financial need and active engagement with the sport of golf. Skill in playing golf [...] More

The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annual college scholarships of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four (4) years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements. Recipients are selected from a pool of applicants meeting the following criteria:

Eligibility:
-Must be a high school [...] More

The Taylor's Gift Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Taylor's Gift Scholarships is presented by employees of NIKE North America Merchandising. NIKE's commitment to provide inspiration and innovation to every athlete now extends to encouraging an "Outlive Yourself" spirit among graduating high school seniors!

Five (5) total scholarships will be awarded. Scholarships will be awarded to three graduating seniors from around the nation and two [...] More

The Three Sisters Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
This scholarship is for Black high school seniors from ETHS with demonstrated academic excellence or improvement, involvement in school activities and/or team sports, and an interest in community service. The scholarship will be awarded in two installments, on in the first year, and one in the third year.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Travis Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a career in one of the following professions: landscape design/golf course architecture, golf course turf grass management/golf course superintendent, professional golf management, club professional or sports journalism with a special interest in golf.

In addition, as part of our effort to promote amateur golf, outstanding [...] More

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies encourages original and significant research about women that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries. Previous Fellows have explored such topics as transnational religious education for Muslim women, the complex gender dynamics of transidentity management, women's electoral success across racial and institutional [...] More

Thomas K. Besh Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Tom Besh was first and foremost an educator with an abiding love for the mountains, running, skiing, and adventure. Tom's associations and contributions to the sport of skiing are many and varied commencing with his ski racing career, evolving into a prominent ski coach, and continuing as a driving force behind the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage. Tom coached at the high school, collegiate, [...] More

Thomas R. Garrett Memorial Negro League Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
The Malloy Conference, hosted by SABR's Negro Leagues Committee, promotes activities to enhance scholarly, educational, and literary objectives. Since 1998, the event has been the only academic symposium dedicated exclusively to the examination and promotion of black baseball history. The conference, the brainchild of Ted Knorr from Harrisburg, PA, is open to sport and history fans of all ages. [...] More

Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students who intend to pursue careers at the K-12 level as physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, coaches, recreational therapists, dance therapists, or similar professionals focusing on teaching the knowledge and use of the human body. The scholarships were established in 1999.

The application [...] More

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson:

-Personal Mastery: Making oneself better
-Leadership: Making one's teammates better
-Honoring the Game: Making the game better

A completed application [...] More

Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. College Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
The Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) College Scholarship is a one-time freshman grant open to all high school seniors who participate in cross country or track and reside within the Twin Cities 11-county metro area.

Eligibility:
-Student athletes of all abilities are encouraged to apply
-Applicants must have participated in cross-country and/or track running events
-Applicants must have current [...] More

UCF Races Club Challenge Victory Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
UCF Races will hold a Club Challenge competition at the Columbia Triathlon to encourage clubs to compete as a team in performance-based and participation-based challenges. In an effort to constantly remind athletes of UCF Races that their entry fees support the mission of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, two scholarships will be distributed in the name of the winning triathlon clubs. The [...] More

University of Cincinnati Balanced Man Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
This scholarship is based upon the Balanced Man ideals that Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded upon. At the University of Cincinnati, our chapter awards 15 scholarships at the beginning of each year to incoming freshman that have proven to be scholars, athletes, leaders, and balanced men throughout high school. The scholarship process consists of three simple steps: filling out the following [...] More

USA Gymnastics Men's Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines:
The National Gymnastics Foundation provides opportunities for individual, corporate, foundation and government gifts and grants to support, nurture and steward the special programs and initiatives of USA Gymnastics that build scholarship; develop grassroots model programming; strengthen international relationships through world education and competition; and address the mental and physical [...] More

USBC Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
This award annually recognizes star qualities in a female high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement.

Eligibility:
-Be a current USBC Youth member in their senior year of high school or [...] More

USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
This award annually recognizes star qualities in a male high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished certified bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement. The award winner receives a $6,000 scholarship.

Eligibility:

- Be a current [...] More

UWANTGAME Leaders in Sports Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
UWANTGAME has long recognized that participation in sports has enhanced leadership skills, academic aspirations, discipline, team work and interpersonal skills, self-confidence and has promoted the value of goal setting. In recognition of how these vital skills contribute to successful and productive community citizens, the organization aims to support the collegiate and academic aspirations of [...] More

VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship"
Application Deadlines:
The VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way to say "thank you" to those who deserve [...] More

Winston Churchill Foundation of the USA Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: November 08, Annually
The Churchill Scholarship started in 1963 with three awards and has since grown to 14. It provides funding to American students for a year of master's study in science, mathematics, and engineering at the University of Cambridge, based at Churchill College. The prestigious scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill in order to fulfill his vision of US-UK scientific exchange [...] More

Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
Are you a WIAA high school senior athlete who has gone above and beyond in sports leadership, academics and community service? Apply for our 2016 Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest for a chance to be awarded scholarship funds for continuing education and a VIP trip to the Wisconsin Sports Awards! The Wisconsin Sports Awards is an exclusive VIP event celebrating the best of Wisconsin [...] More

Women's Western Golf Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Women's Western Golf Foundation is a charitable trust providing undergraduate scholarships. Award winners receive a grant in the amount of $2,000 yearly. The scholarship is renewable each year, for four years, provided the recipient shows continued financial need and maintenance of GPA above 3.0.

Applicant Qualifications:
- High school senior female who intends to graduate high school in [...] More

WWU Scholar-Athlete Award
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Awards - ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 - are available for basketball, baseball, cross country, track and field, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and women's volleyball. Coaches determine recipients of these awards based on demonstrated talent and skill. If the athlete has an ACT of at least 27, they are eligible for this award. A WWU GPA of at least 3.0 is required for renewal.

For more [...] More

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