Colgan Athletic Boosters Senior Student-Athlete Award
All Submissions due by by 3:00 pm, April 8, 2022
Amount: $1000 (per award) Number of Awards: Minimum of 2 (1 male/1 female)
Description The Colgan Athletic Boosters is proud to announce its offer to award graduating senior athletes a scholarship to assist in furthering their post-secondary education goals. Qualification Criteria ☐ Student athlete must be a graduating senior for the academic school year 2021-2022
☐ Student/Family must be a current member of Colgan Athletic Boosters
☐ Student/Family met, or exceeded, the volunteer hour requirements for Colgan Athletic Boosters (2 shifts-per athlete-per sport)
☐ Student athlete must have participated in at least one CHS Varsity sport during his or her Senior year
☐ Student athlete must have represented CHS in a positive manner, as well as consistently demonstrated sportsmanship in all athletic contests
☐ Student athlete must have a good disciplinary record with Colgan High School
☐ Student athlete shall be intending to enroll in an accredited junior college, technical school, or 4-year college or university for the academic school year 2022-2023
Colgan Athletic Booster Scholarship Committee will be composed of the Colgan Athletic Boosters Executive Board.
If an applying student athlete’s parent is also on the Scholarship Committee, the parent will not evaluate nor vote on any packages.
As a condition of award, each scholarship recipient must sign and return a form entitled “Acceptance of Scholarship Agreement.” In this agreement, the recipient will confirm that they intend to attend post-secondary education that meets the requirements of the scholarship.
Awardee will provide the Colgan Athletic Boosters with the name and address of the technical school, college, university or other continuing education institute prior to
Application packages are available on the Colgan Counseling Canvas course. Please see Dr. Byrd with any questions.
All packages consist of 4 parts:
Application (see page 3)
Typed Essay (Calibri 12pt font)
In 300 words, or less, explain: How has your experience as a High School Athlete prepared you for your future after High School?
Student athletes will need to submit one letter of endorsement from one of their current or former coaches (it is preferred that the endorsement be from a Head Coach).
Letter of Recommendation
Student athletes will need to submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or other community member outside of the student athlete’s sporting community. This letter should speak to your strengths as an individual, leader and outline any accomplishments separate from being an athlete.
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All materials must be completed as neatly and accurately as possible.
Be sure all required documents are included with your application (incomplete or alternative packages will not be considered).
Colgan Athletic Boosters, Inc. is a Section 501(c)3 nonprofit. Your membership contribution may qualify as a charitable deduction less the value of the goods received for federal income tax purposes. Donors are advised to consult with their tax advisers or the IRS to determine whether the contribution is deductible.