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Scholarships for Student Athletes

Last updated June 21, 2022

Looking for some extra cash for college? Check out these scholarships for student athletes! All the scholarships listed on this page are sorted from the most immediate deadlines to the furthest deadlines. The deadline for some scholarships have passed, so bookmark this page to check back when they open again! For any scholarship-related questions, text #Scholarships to 33-55-77!

Disclaimer: Some scholarship websites or organizations found on this list may sell your personal information to third parties, including (but not limited to): your name, email address, home address, and phone number. While we aim to share scholarships and scholarship websites that do not sell any student data, we know that those with larger money scholarships may. We encourage you to always be intentional about the scholarships you apply to and the information you share with them.

Billy Welu Scholarship // Professional Bowlers Association

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 22, 2022

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.

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BigSun Scholarship // BigSun Athletics

Amount: $500

Deadline: June 19, 2022

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.

New York Ramblers Scholarship // New York Ramblers Soccer

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: May 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.

The Sara Scholarship // Sara Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 per year

Deadline: April 30, 2022

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be a female high school senior with the intention to graduate at the end of the school year, have above a 3.3 GPA, and demonstrate an active involvement with the sport of golf.

Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship // Positive Coaching Alliance

Amount: $1,000 minimum

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Each year PCA awards 100 scholarships of $1,000 or more to Junior high school students who are student-athletes. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship // Iowa Games

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 4, 2022

Eligible recipients for the 2022 scholarship are those students who will be in their junior or senior year of high school during the 2021-2022 school year. Applicants must be involved with the Iowa Games, and live/attend school in Iowa. 

CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year // California Interscholastic Federation

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: March 7, 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.

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.

AGA Women's Scholarship // Alabama Golf Association

Amount: $20,000

Deadline: March 2, 2022

Full-time college students in Alabama are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must have a 2.4 GPA and above, must show proof of financial need, and must have an interest in golf.

Scott Hamilton Skaters Education Fund // U.S. Figure Skating

Amount: Varies

Deadline: February 15, 2022

Applicants must be an active U.S. Figure Skating member enrolled in college or intended to enroll.

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program // Foot Locker

Amount: $20,000

Deadline: December 17, 2021

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.

Burger King Scholarship // Burger King

Amount: Up to $50,000

Deadline: December 15, 2021

High school seniors who are interested in community service, athletics, or other extracurricular activities are eligible for this scholarship.

TrophyCentral Sportsmanship Scholarship Award // TrophyCentral

Amount: $1,000

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.

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