Each year, SABR’s Women in Baseball Committee is pleased to award a scholarship to high school seniors in its Women in Baseball Essay Contest. Students are asked to write an essay of 1,500 words or less addressing the following question: “Choose one person or event in women’s baseball history that you believe has made a significant impact on the game and explain the importance.” All applications must be e-mailed or postmarked and sent to Dr. Leslie Heaphy.
Applicants must be a current high school senior who is anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application. Must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution and carry a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of their junior year. The application must be completed in full to be considered. Submission must include the application, essay, letter of recommendation from school administrator or teacher, confirmation of GPA, expected graduation, and list of activities involved in at school and community service. The Scholarship Committee of the Women in Baseball Committee will review all applications and make one selection. Only one essay per applicant.