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Scholarships for Student Athletes

Last updated January 12, 2022

Looking for some extra cash for college? Check out these scholarships for student athletes!

For any scholarship-related questions, text #Scholarships to 33-55-77!

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship // Women’s Western Golf Foundation

Amount: $10,000 paid over 4 years of undergraduate studies 

Deadline: Varies

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.

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. 

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. 

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship // Iowa Games

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 4, 2022

This scholarship awards two people, one man and one woman, annually. Applicants must be involved with the Iowa Games, and live/attend school in Iowa. 

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: Minimum of $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 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.

 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.

Note: Missed the deadline on any of these scholarships? That’s okay! We’ll save this list so you can apply next year.

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.

Billy Welu Scholarship // Professional Bowlers Association

Amount: $1,000

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.

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

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: April 12, 2021

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.

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.

Mike Lozano Memorial Scholarship // Amarillo Area Foundation

Amount: $2,500 (one-time award paid over 2 semesters)

Deadline: February 2021

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.

New York Ramblers Scholarship // New York Ramblers Soccer

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: May 1, 2021

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.

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).”

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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