WFC Scholarship Program

Sponsored by Glove Whisperer, Inc.

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:

scholarship@glovewhisperer.com

Congratulations, Glovewhisperer Scholarship Winners!

2018 - Kerrigan Gamm - KC Zephyrs-Corona, KC, MO

2017- Carson Fischer - Nebraska

DEADLINE for scholarship applications is Thursday, July 5, 2018 (no exceptions).

 

  1. The Scholarship will be award during the Aussie Spirit vs. USSSA Pride Game July 9, 2018 (The selected player will be notified before the game.)

  2. All Applications are to be filled out and emailed to scholarship@glovewhisperer.com

  3. If any question does not apply to you in this application, please put N/A in the space.

  4. Type or print within this fillable word document, save as “your name” and email. You may print this document or request a regular word application to fill out by hand. If you hand write your letter and application you must email pictures of each page to us as a single document and they must be clear and legible.

  5. You will be notified by phone or email if we have questions and if you are selected.

  6. If you have any questions about the application, please call GloveWhisperer, Inc. at 203-612-4642 or email us at scholarship@glovewhisperer.com be sure to include WFC Question in the Subject line of your email.

 

NOTE: Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student upon evidence of registration in an accredited
College, University, or Vocational / Training Program. Checks will be paid to the Institution for the
Students Benefit.

Purpose:
  • To advance Sportsmanship and Scholarship of female athletes by providing a scholarship to a deserving softball player who is participating in the USA ELITE SELECT World Fastpitch Softball Championship. Selection will take place prior to the beginning of the tournament so all participating players who qualify have equal consideration.

 

Qualifications and Criteria:
  • Applicant must be a participant in the World Fastpitch Softball Championship event for 2017

  • The Scholarship will be awarded to a player competing in the 18U (16U if qualified) division.

  • Applicants must be entering their SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL, or be enrolled in a qualified post high school educational - training program.

  • The scholarship can be used by the player from the time of the award until January 1, 2019. If the scholarship is not used in that time the monies will be applied toward future scholarship recipients under this program.

  • Applicant must demonstrate positive-impact involvement and leadership;

  • Scholarship and community involvement, determined through letters of recommendation, and all
    materials submitted as part of the application process.

Award Components:

 

  • One (1) scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00 TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS and a certificate awarded to the student.

  • GloveWhisperer, Inc. in association with USA Elite Select will select the student awarded the scholarship based on their review of the applications and supporting materials submitted.

Application Process:


Applicant must submit the following items:

  1. Letter of application addressed to the Scholarship Committee. The letter should contain a brief explanation of career goals, biographical (background) information and a summary of the applicant’s grade point average and any significant academic achievements in the most recently completed school year.

  2. Completed application form

  3. Questionnaire. In typed form, please answer the questions on the following page as thoroughly as possible.

  4. Two (2) letters of recommendations from your choice of high school teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, coaches, or individuals with significant knowledge of applicant’s experience and involvement. One of these letters of recommendation may be from a parent, sibling or other relative, they should identify their relationship.

We strongly recommend applicants have two letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.

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