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Scholarship

The JAXSPORTS Council Scholarship consists of a one-time gift of $2,500 to two male and two female student-athletes for use at any accredited University or Community College.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible to receive a JAXSPORTS Charities Award of Excellence, the applicant must:
• Maintain a 3.0+ GPA (on an unweighted 4.0 scale) from an accredited high school in Florida’s First Coast area.
• Participate in a junior varsity or varsity sport or its equivalent (dance, gymnastics, etc.)
• Participate in extra-curricular activities through church, school and the community
• Pledge to remain drug-free, alcohol-free and tobacco-free
• Exhibit exemplary behavior, thereby being a good role model for peers
• Attach 1 Letter of Reference

SELECTION CRITERIA

The following factors will be considered in selecting the scholarship recipients:
• Presentation of application packet – neatness and organization
• Scholastic record
• Athletic commitment – participation in varsity, intramural or youth league sport(s)
• Career goals of applicant
• Involvement in extracurricular activities
• Leadership qualities
• Good citizenship

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are available at area high school guidance departments and will open in the Fall of 2016.

Applications Deadline is Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION

The JAXSPORTS Council Scholarship recipients will be selected by December 14, 2016.
The scholarship will be presented at the TaxSlayer Bowl on December 31, 2016. Recipients will receive (4) tickets to the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl and will be recognized on-field during a quarter break.
This program is brought to you by Wells Fargo