Women’s Sports Museum offering $1,000 scholarships

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Women's Sports Museum Logo SmallThe Women’s Sports Museum is offering up to two $1,000 Outstanding Female Athlete Scholarship awards to qualifying Sarasota/Manatee County high school seniors.

The awards will be based on a range of factors, including a student essay, athletic ability, demonstrated leadership and strength of character. Scholarship application deadline is September 15.

The female student athlete must participate in at least one high school sport. Students receiving a “full-ride” athletic scholarship covering tuition, room and board and books may not be eligible because of NCAA regulations.

Applicants must complete an essay of 500 words or less on how being a student-athlete has impacted their lives.

To download a scholarship application form, CLICK HERE.

To download the scholarship waiver of rights, CLICK HERE.

To download the coach recommendation form, CLICK HERE.

Return completed applications and the essay to Women’s Sports Museum, attn: Beth Green, Scholarship Chair, P.O. Box 987, Sarasota, FL 34230. Or email material to Green at bethbender12@yahoo.com. For more information call 941-400-0355.

The winners will be notified by October 6, and will be recognized October 20 at the fundraising gala for the Women’s Sports Museum. For more information, click here to make a reservation for the gala.