Sports Scholarships

Alliance Pipeline Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies

  • Amount: Varies

  • Established by Alliance Pipeline in 2001, this scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to a student-athlete who demonstrates strong academic performance. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and participate in an intercollegiate sport. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by January of each year by the Director of the University Advancement based on the interest earnings in the [...] More

Augustana College Athletic Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies

  • Amount: Varies

  • To be considered for scholarships at Augustana based on academic performance and/or talent requires a completed Application for Admission and Scholarship. Students must earn at least a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Augustana to maintain these scholarships in subsequent years. Augustana Athletic Grants are awarded to outstanding student-athletes; NCAA Division II, Northern Sun Intercollegiate [...] More

Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021

  • Amount: Varies

  • The Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship provides educational resources for graduation high school baseball or softball players who intend to pursue a sports-related college degree. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, reside in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle or Stephenson County, have played at least three years of baseball or softball in high school, including senior year, must major in a [...] More

CCU Athletics Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021

  • Amount: Varies

  • The Athletics Scholarship is available to student-athletes in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies who are recommended for scholarship consideration by the CCU Athletics Department. Recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress, unless otherwise noted by the Athletics Department. Prospective student athletes should contact their specific coach for further information. Must be a [...] More

CSUB Albert Holloway Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020

  • Amount: Varies

  • The CSUB Albert Holloway Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Albert Holloway who served for many years on the academic support, intercollegiate athletics, nominating, and student support committees of the foundation. He was a great supporter of academics, extracurricular, student service programs, and the athletic program. In order to apply, you must be a student-athlete at [...] More

Mike Lozano Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2021

  • Amount: $2,500

  • The Mike Lozano Scholarship is given annually to a graduating high school senior athlete from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required and students must be interested in pursuing a degree in education and/or coaching for the purpose of teaching and coaching at the high school level upon graduation from college. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

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August 27, 2020

by Izzy Hall

The Common Application opened up for the 2020-2021 school year on August 1st. This one-stop application streamlines the college application process, allowing students to use a general form to apply to nearly 900 colleges and universities. One of the most essential elements of the Common App is the personal essay, where students craft thoughtful responses to one of seven essay questions. But this year it introduces a new free-response section for students (and their school counselors) to describe how the coronavirus pandemic has affected them and their education. [...]

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Pinellas All Star Football Classic Scholarship: These awards range from $500 to $5,000 and may renew. Eligible senior students in the Pinellas County Public High School system may apply. Students only need to fill out one application to match their needs and future interests. To start the process, you must register to set up an account.


Irv Noll Memorial Scholarship Fund: This annual one time award of $400 is from Berks County Community Foundation. It is for eligible high school seniors in Berks County, PA. To qualify, you must have a 2.5 GPA, and show qualities like kindness and sportsmanship. You must also intend to go to college and have played high school basketball, golf or baseball for at least 2 years.


David M Bohr Memorial Baseball Scholarship: This one time $500 award is from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington. It is open to eligible high school seniors at NCW approved high schools. To qualify, you must also take part in baseball, have a 2.0 GPA and show financial need.


Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Scholarship Program: The Albuquerque Community Foundation offers two annual awards of $800 each. They are available to Eldorado High School soccer team graduating seniors. One male, and one female. To apply, you need to name your varsity soccer team coach and provide two reference letters. You must also show you attend a college as a full time student.


Maynard and Ferne Brownell Scholarship: The Community Foundations of Hudson Valley offers an annual scholarship of $750. It is for eligible high school seniors at Beacon HS, John Jay HS or Roy C. Ketcham High School. You do not need to play hockey to qualify. But applicants must take part in school sports and or community service projects. Along with a complete form, you must submit transcripts, an essay, resume, copy of SAR report and two reference letters.


NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association 
Founded more than one hundred years ago as a way to protect student-athletes, the NCAA continues to implement that principle with increased emphasis on both athletics and academic excellence. 
The NCAA is made up of three membership classifications that are known as Divisions I, II and III. Each division creates its own rules governing personnel, amateurism, recruiting, eligibility, benefits, financial aid, and playing and practice seasons – consistent with the overall governing principles of the Association. Every program must affiliate its core program with one of the three divisions. 
A total of 174 one-time, $7,500 postgraduate scholarships (87 men, 87 women), divided equally among NCAA fall, winter and spring sports.

NAIA National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics 
In the NAIA, a dedication to leadership development is balanced with sports accomplishment. A trailblazer in providing equal opportunity for all student-athletes. An expectation of ethical behavior, fairness in competition, access to athletic scholarship, sportsmanship and leadership development. At the core of all of this — character.

NAIA rules on financial aid are straightforward. Each school determines how much aid it awards to an individual student-athlete. Under no conditions may anyone else provide direct financial assistance to any student-athlete. Scholarships, grants-in-aid or student loans are controlled by each institution through the same committee that handles all student loans and scholarships.

NJCAA National Junior College Athletic Association 
The National Junior College Athletic Association is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the US. 
The purpose of this corporation shall be to promote and foster junior college athletics on intersectional and national levels so that results will be consistent with the total educational program of its members.

There are local organization committed to the success of student athletes. Contact your state Chamber of Commerce at this website and verify if your state or local region has organizations that support student athletes. 

Here is an example of an organization that supports student athletes in Seattle, WA. 

Athlete Scholarships for Seattle, WA

Davis Law Group Scholar Athlete Program™ is a program to recognize exceptional student athletes that are performing well in the classroom and on the field by awards them a scholarship. Anyone is eligible to nominate a scholar; parents, coaches, peers, teammates, teacher or school administrators. 

From January to March, two high school seniors in the greater Seattle area, will be chosen weekly as the Davis Law Group Scholar Athlete of the Week and given a $100 scholarship to acknowledge their academic and athletic commitment. A total of 20 scholarship recipients will be selected. After all 20 recipients are announced, scholars have the choice to enter the Sportsmanship Essay Contest for a chance to win an additional $1000 scholarship. Two $1000 Sportsmanship Scholarships will be awarded.

Other organizations award scholarships for certain sports. Below are some examples: