Scholarships for Athletics

Ready to put your athletic skills to use to help pay for college? If so, this is the right place to be. There are a variety of scholarships available to student athletes. Many athletic scholarships, especially those awarded by local community foundations, are reserved for graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited institution, others are available to students athletes up to age 25. While academic achievement may be a factor in the selection process, many scholarships for athletics give more weight to athletic participation – in sports such as basketball, track and field and cheerleading – good sportsmanship and community service. Financial need also may be a factor. Students applying for these scholarships may be asked to submit an essay, as well as letters of recommendation from coaches and others. To get started finding the right scholarship, take a look at the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 58 scholarships
View Details Steve Wright Memorial Scholarship Central Indiana Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 20,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Shortridge High School, Indianapolis, IN|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was started in memory of Steve Wright who was an outstanding athlete who exemplified the highest standards of moral character on and off the athletic field during his four years at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. This scholarship is open to Shortridge High School students who have participation on one or more athletic teams while at Shortridge. Applicants must demonstrate high moral character, leadership in sports, academic success and financial need.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Jeremy Smith Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, MS|
  • Extracurricular: |Band|
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The scholarship was established award outstanding seniors of Vicksburg High School who are involved in athletics and band.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details William G. Greenly Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-21-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |North Caroline High School, Ridgely, MD|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to outstanding seniors of North Caroline High School who have demonstrated a strong work ethic and strong desire in getting a bachelor's degree and are planning to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Calallen High School, Corpus Christi, TX|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Accredited Vocational School|
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This scholarship was started in memory of Martha Mahany. Martha was a longtime Calallen ISD educator and ardent supporter of Calallen athletics. The scholarship aims to benefit graduating Calallen High School seniors who have participated in Calallen athletics from sophomore through senior years. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school in the United States as full-time students.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, AR,|
  • Extracurricular: |Volunteer Activities|Fine Arts|
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The scholarship is given to graduating senior from Central High School who have shown outstanding volunteer service and school participation including athletics/fine arts/leadership roles. Applicant must also exhibit financial need and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 4 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Adolfo Camarillo High School, Camarillo, CA|Rio Mesa High School, Oxnard, CA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Bob Beltramo Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors at Adolfo Camarillo High School and at Rio Mesa High School. Applicant must be a member of any high schools athletic teams.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Loblolly Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Martin, FL|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Vocational School|
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This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school senior from any Martin County high school. Applicants must be in the top 25% of their graduating class or students in the second quartile of the class with outstanding extracurricular record or if they were required to work during high school to help support their families. Preference is given to minority students and those who demonstrated financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|Football|Cheerleading|Wrestling|
  • School (K-12): |New Palestine High School, New Palestine, IN|
  • Extracurricular: |Team Managing|Student Training|
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Brandon Couch Perseverance and Leadership Award is a $1,000 scholarship given to graduating students or past graduates of New Palestine High School. The scholarship was established in honor of Brandon and his legacy in leadership and act of kindness. Individuals who exhibit respect for leadership and show extraordinary acts of kindness and helpfulness is given preference.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Bill Ford Memorial Scholarship Fund River Valley Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Athletics: |Athletics|Basketball|
  • School (K-12): |Eastern Montgomery High School, Elliston, VA|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|Vocational School|Technical School|
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The Bill Ford Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to student from Eastern Montgomery High School who played basketball
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Lucke, Richard P. Memorial Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Lucke, Richard P. Memorial was created in memory of Richard P. Lucke by his parents. Richard was a three-year letter winner in baseball and served asbaseball team captain. Application is open to graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education and have shown achievements in academics and athletics.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 250
  • 1 award
  • Jul-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Trade School|Junior College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|College sophomore|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Paul E. Flaherty. Paul served many years as a manager, Sixth District Chairman, and Chairman of The American Legion State Baseball Committee. His love for athletics and young people was the reason that he donated funds to start this scholarship. This scholarship aims to benefit female or male students who has participated in some form of High School Athletics.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Gosnell High School, Gosnell, AR|Blytheville High School, Blytheville, AR|Armorel High School, Armorel, AR|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|
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Gary D. Holmes Smile Scholarship Endowmentis given to high school graduating students of Gosnell High School, Blytheville High School, or Armorel High School who have participated in Athletics. The scholarship offers $1000 and the funds may be may be used for valid school-related expenses to further the recipients education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Edward T. Bedford Foundation Scholarship Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
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  • 1,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Martin, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Palm Beach, FL|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to graduating senior of any Palm Beach or Martin County high school who has a record of academic excellence including athletics, artistry, literary, musical and other pursuits and planning to attend a four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Mustang High School, Mustang, OK|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
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The Matthew George Scott-Bronco IV Ever Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating senior of Mustang High School with minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Jack Weber Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-24-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Gull Lake High School, Richland, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |College|
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The scholarship was created in memory of Jack Weber and is open to provide assistance to graduating seniors of Gull Lake High School and will attend college as a full-time student. Applicants must exhibit pride, perseverance, leadership, honesty and encouragement of others and must participate in GLHS athletics.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells, WI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Technical School|
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SPORTS IMPRESSIONS/JustAgame Sports Fieldhouse Athletic Scholarship aims to provide $1000 scholarship toa chosen Wisconsin Dells High School graduating senior. Applicants must be planning to attend an accredited college, university or technical school and is active in athletics.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Diving|Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo, CA|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Trade School|Accredited College or University|Accredited Trade|
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Lee Brennan Memorial Scholarship provides a fund or up to $2,000. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Aliso Niguel High School. The scholarship was established by the Brennan family in honor of the legacy of their son and brother, Lee. The program aims to support a student who plans to enroll full-time at an accredited college, university, or trade school.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Coach Wayne Hintz Scholarship Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 400
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to award graduating seniors of Traverse City Central High School who have participated in athletics.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Ashley Family Scholarship Caliber Cares Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|Cheerleading|
  • School (K-12): |Highline High School, Burien, WA|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Finance|Real Estate|
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The Ashley Family Scholarship was established to benefit deserving students from Highline High School to pursue and achieve their educational goals.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Roy G. Walters Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 600
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Kalamazoo, MI|
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The Roy G. Walters Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Kalamazoo County Michigan. Applicants must be involved in athletics and community activities
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
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