Scholarships Available

DEXTER ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
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Deadline: March 22
Five male and five female USBC High School members are selected annually for the Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team and a $1,000 scholarship.

Coaches or team administrators must nominate eligible contenders; student-athletes and/or family members may not handle nominations. Once nominations are accepted, the student-athlete receives an application packet.

As a high school bowler, your selection to the Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team is based on your bowling accomplishments, academic achievement, letters of recommendation, extra-curricular and community involvement, submitted essays and resumes. Minimum requirements for selection include a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) and at least one letter of recommendation.

All-American Team awards are presented at the North Pointe Junior Gold Championships.

USBC ALBERTA E. CROWE STAR OF TOMORROW
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Deadline: Dec. 1
This award annually recognizes star qualities in a female high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement. The award winner receives a $6,000 scholarship.


USBC CHUCK HALL STAR OF TOMORROW
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Deadline: Dec. 1

This award annually recognizes star qualities in a male high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished certified bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement. The award winner receives a $6,000 scholarship.


USBC EARL ANTHONY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
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Deadline: Dec. 1.

If you are a senior in high school or a college student with a record of strong community involvement and academic achievements as well as financial need, you are eligible for this scholarship. Bowling success is not considered in awarding this scholarship. USBC presents this prestigious scholarship in honor of legendary pro bowler Earl Anthony.

USBC will award five USBC Youth members with a $5,000 scholarship. Candidates must be enrolled in their senior year of high school or presently attending college and must be current USBC Youth members in good standing. In addition, candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Individuals may win this award only once.

USBC ANNUAL ZEB SCHOLARSHIP
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Deadline: Dec. 1

The award recognizes a USBC Youth member who achieves academic success and gives back to their community through service. Applicants must be in their junior or senior year of high school, and must be USBC Youth members in good standing. This scholarship is based mainly on community service and very strong academic success.

Bowling success does not factor into the selection process. The winner receives a $2,500 scholarship and an expenses-paid trip for the winner and a parent or guardian to attend the awards ceremony, which is held in conjunction with the North Pointe Junior Gold Championships.

USBC YOUTH AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
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Deadline: Dec. 1

This award annually recognizes one male and one female USBC Youth bowler for his/her exemplary contributions in the sport of bowling outside of league or tournament play, academic accomplishments and community involvement.

Each award winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship and an expenses-paid trip to the awards ceremony held in conjunction with the USBC Convention in the spring. One of the winners may serve on the USBC Youth Committee and be eligible for additional scholarship funds. Youth Ambassadors selected to serve on Youth Committee must be at least 18 years old as of Aug. 1 in year of selection.

USBC GIFT FOR LIFE SCHOLARSHIPS
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Deadline: Dec. 1

The Gift For Life Scholarships are available to any USBC Youth member currently in high school currently holding a GPA of 2.0 or higher and who can demonstrate financial need. USBC awards up to 12 scholarships each year.

Two of the six awards are reserved annually for children of fire department, emergency rescue or police personnel. Selected finalists may be asked to provide evidence of their financial need. Award winners receive a $1,000 college scholarship.

DAVID DAHMS COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
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Deadline: Dec. 1

This prestigious award is named in honor of David Dahms, who was an instrumental leader in the creation of what is now known as the USBC Junior Gold program.

The award annually recognizes a USBC certified coach who has been actively involved in a USBC Youth program and has demonstrated outstanding commitment to coaching, sportsmanship and knowledge of USBC Youth rules for the last seven or more years. Any person or organization with knowledge of an individual's accomplishments in these areas may nominate that individual.

KERM HELMER HORIZON AWARD
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Deadline: Dec. 1

This prestigious award is named in honor of Kerm Helmer, the team founder and longtime bowling coach at Erie Community College who also served as a board member, vice-president and president of the Young American Bowling Alliance, a predecessor organization of the USBC.

The annual award recognizes leaders or organizations in the bowling community who have displayed the courage, determination and ability to develop far-reaching programs of national scope that provide fun and exciting opportunities for collegiate and/or youth bowlers.

USBC YOUTH VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
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Deadline: Dec. 1.

This annual award recognizes an adult volunteer who has displayed outstanding efforts to foster, organize and promote certified youth bowling programs at the local, state and/or national level for the last seven or more years.

Any person or organization with knowledge of an individual's efforts in these areas may nominate that individual.

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