The answer is yes! There are several scholarships that are available for students who are also soccer. Most of them are high school specific or college specific and so, it would be best to go to your high school or college Admission’s Office to check the scholarships that are applicable for soccer players.
Some of the scholarships that are intended for soccer student players or soccer varsity are the following:
The Bill & Lynn Scheible Scholarship which annually awards $500 scholarship money to sophomores, juniors or seniors college students from Ferris State University who are members of the FSU soccer team. Applicants of this scholarship must have at least 2.0 GPA and file the FAFSA.
The Brian Thiele Memorial Scholarship awards $500 scholarship money and is open to graduating seniors from any Kalamazoo County high school who play soccer and will be enrolling in postsecondary studies. Students should participated in four years of high school soccer. Those soccer players who gave efforts to give back to the community and overcame adversity/obstacles in personal life are very welcome to apply.
Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Scholarship Program is designed for New Mexico students who are graduating high school seniors from Eldorado High School and planning to attend full-time at a postsecondary institution. Applicants should be varsity soccer players and demonstrated a strong scholastic record and leadership qualities. This scholarship gives two $1000 scholarships every year.
Students who are into the sport of archery may check out the scholarship called Clarke Sinclair Memorial Archery Scholarship. This is one scholarship that aims to promote elite youth and collegiate archery. This scholarship program offers College Scholarship Program that award up to $1000 scholarship funding and also a Scholarship Program for Youth which awards up to $500 scholarship money.
The Clarke Sinclair Memorial Archery Scholarships for 2009 is currently accepting applications. Qualified applicants are those students with a minimum of 1 year remaining for their degree completion and have at least 3.0 GPA.
To apply, simply download and complete the application form and submit a brief essay that reflects the insight of the applicant in one of the following topics:
For College Scholarship-
1) Growing a college club and my participation
2) Things Archery has taught me
3) The most important thing about a competition
For Youth Scholarship-
1) I have exhibited good sportsmanship when……
2) Being on a team is important because……
3) The most important thing about a competition is…..
Applicants must also attached two good quality photographs with photographer’s name. The application for College Scholarship ends on April 30, 2009 and May 30, 2009 for Youth Scholarship. Applications should be submitted online through this email.
If you are a member of a football team who needs financial assistance for your college education, there is a certain scholarship program in Austin Peay State University that is designed to assist football student-athlete who possesses those personal qualities exhibited by Rodney Long.
This is scholarship program is known as the Rodney Long Memorial Scholarship which is established in 1982. The scholarship fundings of this program came from private contributions and also from proceeds of the annual Red vs. White Spring Football Scrimmage.
But since the Rodney Long Memorial Scholarship is basically a need-based scholarship program, student-athlete must present all the necessary documentations such as FAFSA assessment to prove his financial needs.
To inquire about the Austin Peay State University’s Rodney Long Memorial Scholarship, students may contact the APSU Athletic Director at (931) 221-7903 or send an email to Sherri Devers, the APSU Scholarship Coordinator.
High school students and even college students from South Carolina who can display their horse riding ability can join the 2007 Equine Scholarship Contest. Top scoring individual will receive $1000 scholarship money while the second highest scoring individual will get a $500 scholarship money.
This Equine Scholarship Contest is sponsored by the S.C Far, Bureau Federation and S.C Horsemen’s Council. The contest will be held on October 13, 2007 and all interested students must submit the completed entry form by September 21, 2007.
To be qualified to join this exciting contest, students must be an exhibitor at the South Carolina State Fair Youth or Open Horse Show during the year of their application and must be younger than 19 years old. Previous winners of this scholarship contest are not eligible to apply again.
The American Water Ski Educational Foundation runs an annual scholarship program to help out on the financial needs of the young and active members of USA Water Ski organizations such as AWSA; ABC; AKA; WSDA; NSSA; NCWSA; NWSRA; USAWB and USHA who are currently enrolled a full-time college students at any 2 year or 4 year program in an accredited college institution.
Every year, the AWSEF awards an average of six scholarships amounting to $1500 each. To be eligible for this program, applicants must be a US citizen who is a current American Water Ski Association member. Applicants need not to be great or exceptional water skiers because the selection of scholars is based on academic qualifications, financial need, extra-curricular activities and recommendations.
Students must complete the application form and submit all the requirements together with two letter of reference and a 500-word essay about the topic specified by AWSEF. The usual deadline for submission of the application and all the requirements is every March 1.
The United States Bowling Congress has another scholarship program called the USBC Youth Ambassador of the Year Scholarship that annually awards one male and one female USBC Youth bowler member. The scholarship award is based on youth’s academic performance and outstanding contribution in the sports of bowling. Applicants must be at least 18 years old by August 1 in the year of their application
USBC Youth Ambassador of the Year provides $1500 scholarship per scholar and expense-paid trip to the awards ceremony held in conjunction with the USBC annual convention in the spring. Another good thing about this scholarship is that one of the two scholars will be further appointed as USBC Youth Committee member for 3 consecutive years. This opportunity will allow the scholar to earn additional scholarship money to fund his/her college education.
Application form and the details of scholarship can be downloaded here.
Every year, the Annapolis Youth Lacrosse Association in honor of its former lacrosse volunteer and coach, Willie Gateau is providing one or more $1000 scholarship award for young lacrosse high school seniors who have been played in AYLA for at least one spring season.
This scholarship does not require the selected scholars to participate in any college athletics and they can also choose their own field of study. Likewise the scholars can use the said scholarship as they deem necessary.
The applicants must submit the completed application form, transcript of records, recommendation letters a together with their essay about this topic “Identify a significant experience or risk in your life and described how it has affected you.”
If you are a high school senior and are into rodeo or bull fighting and have participated in any NLBRA event for the last three years, then you may be eligible to apply at the Wrangler Academic Scholarship that is given by the National Little Britches Rodeo Association.
The NLBRA is awarding two scholarships amounting to $2000 each for one female and one male NLBRA member and another 4 scholarships amounting to $1000 each. The scholarship money can be used to pay for tuition books or lodging.
The major criterion for scholar selection is based on academics rather than rodeo performance. Application can be downloaded here and must be submitted on or before June 15, 2007.
Every year, USBC is giving away five $5000 scholarships in memory of legendary pro bowler Earl Anthony who is also one of the greatest ambassadors of bowling sports. The USBC Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarship is a need based scholarship that is open for male or female bowlers with good community and academic achievements.
Applicants for this scholarship need to be a member of USBC, must be in high school senior or presently enrolled in college with at least 2.5 GPA. Applicants must also not have participated in any professional bowling tournament prior to their application.
And just like the other USBC scholarship programs, the applicants of Earl Anthony Scholarship should also prepare a maximum of 500 word essay on how their bowling, community service and academic achievements have influenced their life and goal in the future.
The application and details of the scholarship programs can be found here. Please note that the deadline for this application and all the requirements is every May 1 of each year.
Just like the USBC Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow Scholarship, the USBC has also a scholarship program called the Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow that is exclusively intended for their young male members.
The USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Scholarship grants a $1500 scholarship for the young male bowler with distinguished bowling performance and excellent academic and socio civic accomplishment. The $1500 college scholarship money can also be renewed for three years.
The application form and the needed supporting documents for this type of scholarship can be downloaded here. Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow scholarship application is available every year but the applicants need to submit the application form and all the necessary documents should be submitted before October 1.