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Don’t think it’s possible to pay for college and continue to play the sport you love? Think again.

May 05, 2015

Don’t think it’s possible to pay for college and continue to play the sport you love? Think again.

Athletic scholarships make it possible for student-athletes to pursue their academic and athletic dreams in college — even if you plan to play on an intramural team instead of the college’s official team.

Check out these scholarships for student athletes, and get paid to play in college.


Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2015
Available to: High School Sophomores through High School Juniors
Award Amount: $2,000

Provided by the Positive Coaching Alliance, the Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship is available to high school juniors playing for a high school team or in club sports. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and submit an essay explaining how you meet the standards of making yourself better, making your teammates better and how you make the game better in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information about the Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship.

Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015
Available to: Undergraduate or graduate students
Award Amount: $750

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students at accredited two- and four-year colleges and universities, the Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship applicants should be pursuing a career in sports journalism with a special interest in golf, golf course architecture, golf course turf management or professional golf management. Students must also demonstrate academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities and involvement in golf-related activities.

Get more information on the Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship.

Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

Provided by Athnet, the Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship is open to high school seniors entering college and current college students. You must be a current or former athlete at either the high school or college level and submit an essay of 400 to 500 words describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information about the Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship.

Jack Bauman Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015
Available to: Female high school seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The Jack Bauman Memorial Scholarship is open to graduating female high school seniors who are soccer players with a traveling soccer team under Eastern New York Soccer Association. Applicants must have a minimum C+ average with plans to play soccer at the collegiate level. An essay and interview is required to complete the application.

Get more information on the Jack Bauman Memorial Scholarship.

Team DC Student-Athlete Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015
Available to: LGBT student-athletes in Washington D.C.
Award Amount: $2,000

Open to student-athletes who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, the Team DC Student-Athlete Scholarship requires that applicants attend high school in Washington D.C. They must also be enrolled or plan to enroll in an undergraduate institution at an accredited college no later than fall 2015. Two letters of recommendation and a personal essay are required. NCAA athletes cannot apply.

Get more information on the Team DC Student-Athlete Scholarship.

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2015
Available to: Graduate students
Award Amount: Varies

The NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship aims to award student athletes who competed at the undergraduate level on a varsity team. Applicants must be nominated during the academic year in which they complete their final season of eligibility under NCAA legislation. Additionally, nominees must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.

Get more information on the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.

Eastern Surfing Association Marsh Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2015
Available to: High School Senior through College Senior
Award Amount: Varies

Provided by the Eastern Surfing Association, the Marsh Scholarship is available to current Eastern Surfing Association members in good standing. You must submit a letter of recommendation and a short letter detailing your future goals and how your choice of educational institutions will help you reach your goals in order to qualify for this award. Award selection is based on academics and citizenship rather than athletic ability.

Get more information about the Marsh Scholarship.

Helen Gee Chin Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2015
Available to: Full-time undergraduate students
Award Amount: $2,500

The Helen Gee Chin Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who have studied one or more of the Chinese martial arts for five years and have a minimum “B” average.

Get more information on the Helen Gee Chin Scholarship.

New England Catching Camp Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2015
Available to: High school seniors in New England
Award Amount: $500

The New England Catching Camp Scholarship is open to graduation high school seniors in New England who served as a baseball or softball catcher during school. Applicants must also demonstrate a good academic record, involvement in community service and

Get more information on the New England Catching Camp Scholarship.

Gift for Life Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2015
Available to: High school students
Award Amount: $1,000

To be eligible for the Gift for Life Scholarship, applicants must be members of the Young American Bowling Alliance, in grades 9 – 12, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and show financial need.

Get more information on the Gift for Life Scholarship.

USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Award

Deadline: December 1, 2015
Available to: Male high school seniors and college students
Award Amount: $6,000

The USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Award is open to male high school and college students who are members of the United States Bowling Congress. Additionally, applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Get more information on the USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow Award.

Miss Jamey Elizabeth Collins JV Cheerleading Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students at University of South Carolina
Award Amount: Varies

The Miss Jamey Elizabeth Collins JV Cheerleading Scholarship is open to junior varsity cheerleaders at the University of South Carolina.

Get more information on the Miss Jamey Elizabeth Collins JV Cheerleading Scholarship.

Alan Baron Tonkin Scholar Athlete Fund

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High school seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Alan Baron Tonkin Scholar Athlete Fund is available to graduating seniors from Lincoln High School in Oregon. In addition to showing academic and athletic excellence, students must also demonstrate financial need.

Get more information on the Alan Baron Tonkin Scholar Athlete Fund.

Snowboard Scholarship – Sierra Nevada College

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Students at Sierra Nevada College
Award Amount: Varies

The Snowboard Scholarship is available to active members of the SNC Ski/Snowboard Team at Sierra Nevada College.

Get more information on the Snowboard Scholarship – Sierra Nevada College.

Johnny Gorneau “Golden Spike” Volleyball Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Female incoming freshmen at Clarion University
Award Amount: Varies

Open to incoming female freshmen at Clarion University, the Johnny Gorneau “Golden Spike” Volleyball Scholarship requires applicants to meet the NCAA eligibility standards. Preference is given to team members who are majoring in business and have a minimum 3.2 high school GPA.

Get more information on the Johnny Gorneau “Golden Spike” Volleyball Scholarship.

Paul Spector Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Student-athletes at University of South Carolina
Award Amount: Varies

Open to student-athletes at the University of South Carolina, the only requirement is that applicants demonstrate financial need.

Get more information on the Paul Spector Memorial Scholarship.


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