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.
USABA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: United States Association of Blind Athletes
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or enrolling in a two-year or four-year college, university or technical school as a full-time student. Applicant must be a USABA member and legally blind. The scholarship will be awarded to one male and one female athlete.
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.
Race Entry Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Race Entry
Closing Date: August 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students attending an accredited university inside the USA who have run in an organized race (5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon).
Jaime Horn Memorial Softball Scholarship
Sponsor: The Babe Ruth League
Closing Date: September 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school senior girls who played Babe Ruth League softball.
Gunnar Esiason Own It Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students at any level who have participated in athletics and have Cystic Fibrosis.
API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
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.
Ambassador of Aloha Scholarships
Sponsor: Outrigger Kuke Kahanamoku Foundation
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students attending an accredited college or high school seniors demonstrating financial aid. Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and participate in canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, water polo, or volleyball, with a record of accomplishments and intention to compete in college.
American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
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 children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.
Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.