Scholarships for Student Athletes
Last updated June 14, 2021
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1. BigSun Scholarship // BigSun Athletics
Deadline: June 19, 2021
Both high school and college students that are student-athletes are eligible for this scholarship. Students need to submit a 500-1,000 word essay about the influence participation in sports had on them and how participation influenced their future career goals.
2. Billy Welu Scholarship // Professional Bowlers Association
Deadline: June 21, 2021
This scholarship will be awarded to an amateur bowler in college who has at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrates academic excellence and outstanding bowling talents.
3. CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year // California Interscholastic Federation
Deadline: April 12, 2022
This scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors who possess integrity and honesty, and have exemplary academic and athletic accomplishments. The student must have played at least two years on a varsity sports team within California, and have a GPA of 3.5 or above.
4. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program // Foot Locker
Deadline: Not announced yet for 2021-2022
This scholarship is awarded to a student athlete that demonstrates academic excellence, leadership, good sportsmanship, strong moral character, and is committed to empowering their community.
5. Hy Zolet Student Athlete Scholarship // CollegeBound Foundation
Amount: $1,000 (renewable)
Deadline: June 1, 2021
A scholarship for a high school student athlete with a GPA of 2.5 or above, demonstrating leadership, athletic skills, and qualities including fairness, courage, and a good work ethic.
6. Mike Lozano Memorial Scholarship // Amarillo Area Foundation
Amount: $2,500 (one-time award paid over 2 semesters)
Deadline: February 2022
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior athlete from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Students must have a GPA of 2.0 or above in school and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher while in college. Students also should be interested in pursuing a degree in education or coaching with the goal of teaching and coaching at the high school level after graduating from college.
7. New York Ramblers Scholarship // New York Ramblers Soccer
Deadline: June 1, 2022
This scholarship is for undergraduate student athletes who are members or allies of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants for the scholarship are reviewed based on financial need, leadership in sports, LGBTQIA2S+ advocacy, academic excellence, and potential for impact based on their future goals.
8. Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship // Positive Coaching Alliance
Amount: $1,000 minimum
Deadline: May 31, 2021
This scholarship is awarded to a high school junior student-athlete with a GPA of 2.5 or above that “makes oneself better (personal mastery); makes teammates better (leadership); and makes the sport better (honoring the game).”
9. TrophyCentral Sportsmanship Scholarship Award // TrophyCentral
Deadline: September 2021
High School Seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.25 who demonstrated unique sportsmanship, compassion, or kindness are eligible for this scholarship. Special attention will be given to applicants who will be first-generation college students or plan on entering a branch of the military.
10. Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship // Women’s Western Golf Foundation
Amount: $10,000 paid over 4 years of undergraduate studies
Deadline: March 5, 2022
Female high school seniors who play golf, have a 3.5 GPA or higher, demonstrate outstanding character, integrity and leadership, and need financial assistance to attend college are eligible for this scholarship.