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Sports Unlimited Scholarship

Sports Unlimited is dedicated to reaching further than the field, court, or diamond that you play on. We believe in fostering development and empowering ourselves and others through higher education because it takes as much courage to succeed in the classroom as it does on the field. Once every year, we offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the athlete who inspires us most through his or her essay. You might even be featured in our blog! If you intend to apply for the scholarship, follow the instructions below.

Do you believe collegiate athletes should be allowed to be paid for playing sports? Please explain why or why not.
Here’s how to enter:

Write an essay on the above topic in 500-1000 words.
Email a Word doc or PDF attachment of your essay to
Use subject: Sports Unlimited Scholarship – 2020
The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth.
Include your high school in the essay (either in mention or stated in the header)
Submit by April 30th, 2020

Here’s how you win:

Write a great essay.
We will pick and notify the winner in summer 2020
It’s subjective, we’re going to pick our favorite essay.
We will send you a check to spend on tuition, books, room, board, etc.

To be eligible:

You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman/sophomore in college.
You can’t be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited.
We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.

Footlocker Scholar Athletes

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.


In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program, the applicant must:

  • Be a high school senior who is enrolled in and scheduled to matriculate (12 semester credit minimum) at a four (4)-year accredited college or university in the United States;

  • Have been a member in good standing of a sports team at their school and/or involved in an after school or community-based sports program such as intramurals and martial arts;
  • Have an unweighted Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade;
  • Be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident;
  • Have documented all extracurricular activities (school/community involvement/employment) that he/she participated in from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade;
  • Have documented all Community Service that he/she participated in from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade; and
  • Have submitted for consideration: evidence of past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
  • All selected Scholars must graduate from a state approved High School in the United States to receive funds.
  • All selected Scholars must maintain satisfactory academic progress at his/her college or university to receive funds.
  • Foot Locker Foundation Inc. employees and their immediate families are ineligible to participate in this Program.

Six Star Pro Nutrition Scholarship

Grand Prize: One (1) Male Grand Prize Winner and One (1) Female Grand Prize Winner will each receive $15,000 to be used to further their education and $100 worth of Six Star supplements each month for twelve (12) months. The winner will also receive an opportunity to appear in Six Star advertising.


Create Your Entry: Write an essay or create a video (or do both) that shows why you deserve to win the Six Star Scholarship Contest (your “Entry”). The Entry should be extremely creative and showcase your community involvement along with your athletic and academic accomplishments. You must be the person featured in the Entry. Please see the Technical and Content Requirements for more details.


Submit Your Entry: Visit the Six Star Scholarship Contest Page and follow the instructions to submit your Entry. Only Entries submitted between 12:00:01 AM ET on August 20, 2018 and 11:59:59 PM ET on April 30, 2019 will be eligible. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person.

Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards

Novo Nordisk, the leading pharmaceutical company in diabetes care, is proud to be the sponsor of the Donnelly Awards. Billie Jean King established the awards in 1998 to encourage diabetic children to lead an active life and compete in tennis. The awards provide scholarships to young tennis players living with diabetes and are named after two long-time World TeamTennis executives, sisters, and tennis champions, Diane Donnelly Stone and Tracey Donnelly Maltby. Stone was an All-American and NCAA doubles champion at Northwestern University, and Maltby earned All-Big Ten honors at the University of Iowa. Both women have had diabetes since childhood.

The Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards annually award $39,000 in scholarships, including two one-time $7,500 scholarships given to two young people, ages 14-21, who have diabetes and play tennis competitively in tournaments or on their school team. Eight regional awards of $3,000 are also granted. The awards are to be used for education, tennis development and/or medical care.

Pro Stock Hockey Student Athlete Scholarship

Pro Stock Hockey is not only a strong supporter of organized hockey, but of education as well. We are proud to be able to help students who are pursuing degrees in higher education.

Through the Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship, we award the winning student $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree.

To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must attend an accredited college or university based in the USA.

The deadline to apply for the Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship is August 1, 2020. Winners will be announced August 15, 2020.

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