Athletic Scholarships

Some students are offered athletic scholarships to continue their sport in college. However, not all student athletes are give this opportunity. Luckily, there are outside scholarships open just to student athletes. Some of the scholarships listed are for specific sports, while others are open to all student athletes.

Start Standing Scholarship
Sponsor: Start Standing
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to health and being active.

MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award
Sponsor: Michigan High School Athletic Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors attending a MHSAA member school with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must have prior to senior year won a varsity letter in a sport in which the MHSAA sponsors a post-season tournament.

Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation General Scholarship
Sponsor: Outrigger Kuke Kahanamoku Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are residents of Hawaii, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and participate in canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, water polo, or volleyball.

TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program
Sponsor: TicketCity, Inc.
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given essay prompts related to college sporting events.

USBC Youth Scholarships
Sponsor: United States Bowling Congress
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students who are members of USBC and active bowlers. Multiple scholarships available with different eligibility requirements, including scholarships open specifically to males or females – see website for detail.

Shirley Levitin Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $2,475
Closing Date: December 7, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college freshmen from Franklin County, Ohio who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must have been a high school athlete (college athletic experience not required).

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
Sponsor: Foot Locker Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: December 14, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. Applicant must be entering college in fall 2019 as a freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Collegiate Athletic Association
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes who have achieved in their last year of varsity-level intercollegiate fall athletics at an NCAA school. Applicant must be nominated by the faculty athletic representative or athletic director and be enrolling as a full- or part-time graduate student. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Western Golf Foundation (WWGF)
Amount: $10,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are active participants in the sport of golf and have at least a 3.5 GPA.

BBC&S Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Bertoldo Baker Carter & Smith
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Clark County School District (Nevada) high school seniors with an interest in law or a related field and planning to attend college in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to athletics and legal issues.

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing majors, children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Team Type1 Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Team Type 1 Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have Type 1 diabetes and is/will be a competitive athlete at an accredited NCAA or NAIA institution.

Melissa Belote-Ripley Scholarship
Sponsor: Melissa Belote-Ripley Scholarship Fund
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been committed to swimming throughout high school, regardless if they plan to swim in college.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

Six Star Scholarship
Sponsor: Six Star Pro Nutrition
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are between the ages of 18 and 22 years of age and are either graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant should be someone who excels in athletics, academics (at least a 3.0 GPA), and community. Applicant must write an essay or create a video (or do both) that shows why you deserve the scholarship. There will be one female and one male scholarship winner.

Pro Stock Hockey Student Athlete Scholarship
Sponsor: Pro Stock Hockey
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who play for the school’s hockey team.

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