Berks County Scholastic Athletic Trainer’s Association Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Friday
Awarded By:

Berks County Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  4. Must attend a high school in Berks County, Pennsylvania, that contracts with or employs an athletic trainer.
  5. Must have participated in student athletic training in one or more sports for a period of two or more years during high school.
  6. Must intend to pursue a four-year degree in sports medicine at an accredited college or university, with first preference to someone who wants to become a certified athletic trainer.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who attend a high school in Berks County, Penn., that employs or contracts with an athletic trainer. Students must have participated in student training in at least one sport for two or more years and must intend to pursue a four-year degree in sports medicine; first preference will be given to students who intend to become certified athletic trainers.

Application requirements for the Berks County Scholastic Athletic Trainer’s Association Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: This scholarship was established at Berks County Community Foundation in 2005 by the Berks County Scholastic Athletic Trainer's Association to recognize outstanding student trainers from Berks County high schools. All applicants will be notified in May. Berks County Community Foundation employees, board members and/or committee members are not eligible to apply for or be nominated for a scholarship offered by Berks County Community Foundation, nor are their immediate family members. However, immediate family members are eligible to be nominated and recognized as the recipient of a scholarship, but without the financial award of the scholarship. Immediate families include spouses; children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, and their respective spouses; siblings and their spouses; and ancestors. The ineligibility period for Berks County Community Foundation board members or employees and their family members extends five years after board service or employment terminates. The ineligibility period for committee members who are not Berks County Community Foundation staff or board is in effect only during their term of service and is only related to the committee on which they make decisions.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 15

Applications are available on the Berks County Community Foundation (BCCF) website. All applicants must apply via the BCCF online application. Students must create an account to access the application. As part of the application, the student will be required to submit the following materials: an essay of 250 to 500 words that describes how his/her participation as a student trainer influenced his/her career decision; his/her most recent high school transcript; and contact information for the head athletic trainer at his/her high school to submit a letter of recommendation on his/her behalf. The recommender will receive instructions via email for submitting the letter. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Leta Doganes
Address: 237 Court St. Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

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