Bat and Ball Game Women's Sports Scholarship

Sponsor: Bat and Ball Game

award type
May 30th, 2019
application deadline
Not Reported
Prior Year

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Women in Sports: It's a theme that has been gaining popularity and momentum for decades now. While more and more female athletes are emerging, the realm of professional sports remains male-dominated. At Bat and Ball Game, we'd like to take do our part to promote greater awareness while empowering women through sports&-and we're proud to announce our women's sports scholarship, which includes one award to a deserving young athlete. Write an original essay on one of the following topics: Are there women in sports today that you see as role models? Who and why?; Why is baseball important to the sporting world in general?; Where will the sport of baseball be 10 years from now?; In your perspective, how has sport changed in the last two decades? Applicants' essays will be judged on thoughtfulness, creativity, and a demonstrated knowledge of sport. All scholarship essays must be submitted in English and should be 400 to 600 words in length. Submissions will be accepted from 12/01/2017 to 05/30/2018. Note that in accordance with the terms and conditions of this scholarship, your bio and essay may be published on Bat and Ball Game's website, blog, and social media platforms including Twitter, and Facebook. The scholarship winner must provide the following: proof of identity and confirmation of their current enrollment at an accredited institution. Qualifying universities and colleges include accredited institutions listed on the U.S. Department of Education website. Any school transfers are subject to the same accreditation guidelines. The board of judges will make its decision by 06/15/2018 date, after which the scholarship winner will be notified. Funds are provided by Bat and Ball Game, and will be deposited directly to the winners' bank accounts or made payable to their universities' Financial Aid departments. There is no application fee for participation in this women's sports scholarship opportunity.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must attend a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Restricted to female students
  • Restricted to applicants that have physical disabilities
  • Restricted to students studying Sports-Related/Exercise Science

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