Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Brad Fowler Memorial Scholarship - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 2

The Brad Fowler Memorial Scholarship offers a $5,000 scholarship to five high school seniors in San Diego County. A second scholarship of $5,000 can also be earned, provided the recipient remains in good academic standing following the first year of college, for a total possible scholarship award of $10,000. 

The nominee must have demonstrated an ability to overcome personal obstacles associated with drugs or alcohol, a strong commitment to athletics and a desire to continue personal growth and development through higher education.  There is no minimum GPA requirement, but academic growth will be considered.

The following is a description of the scholarship, nomination criteria and submission process.

                    One-year scholarship for $5,000 for the school year September 2018  - June 2019
                    Scholarship recipients who remain in academic standing following their first year of college will earn an additional $5,000 scholarship for their second year of college
                    Eligible expenses include college tuition, books and on-campus housing
                    Recipients will be required to keep in periodic communication with the San Diego Hall of Champions, to report on their progress

Nomination Criteria:
                    High school senior who will enroll in either a two- or four-year college
                    Has overcome personal obstacles and troubles in life associated with drugs or alcohol
                    Demonstrated athletic achievement and participation in organized sports
                    Demonstrated leadership ability and demonstrated personal responsibility
                    Demonstrated academic growth
                    Demonstrated financial need
                    Has a strong commitment to setting and reaching life goals

Submission process:
                    All submissions must include: the completed nomination form, a copy of the student’s high school transcripts and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach or counselor.  The letter of recommendation should attest to why the nominee’s behavior, attitude, desire and character warrant this scholarship.
                    All nominations should be submitted by a coach, teacher, counselor or principal
Please submit application packets to:
San Diego Hall of Champions
Attn: Sarah Petitpierre-Branco
3840 Via De La Valle, Suite 300
Del Mar, CA 92014
                    Submission Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018
Please note that all documents must be postmarked on or before that date.

The selection of the qualified recipients will be made in March 2018 and the winners will be notified in early April 2018.  Recipients will be required to attend a local presentation ceremony and deliver brief acceptance remarks. 

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