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.

Marion Motley Scholarship
Sponsor: Cleveland Browns Foundation
Amount: $2,500 per year – renewable for four years
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from Northwest Ohio who plan to major in areas that could lead to careers working in education or for a professional sports organization, such as but not limited to: accounting, business, communications, event management, exercise science, finance, graphic design, human resources, information technology, journalism, kinesiology, marketing/advertising, public relations, or sports management.

Chick Evans Scholarship for Caddies
Sponsor: Evans Scholars Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have a strong caddie record and excellent academics. Applicant must have completed their junior year of high school with above a B average. Applicant must plan to attend an institution with an Evans Scholars Program (list of institutions available on website).

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 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.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Sponsor: Wendy’s Restaurants
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 17, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations and sponsored by their school. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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