VYS College Scholarship

Scholarship Program

2020 Scholarship Applications - OPEN!

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Please email scholarships@vys.org for any questions regarding 2020 scholarships

 


VYS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 

Vienna Youth Soccer (VYS, Club) will award two one-time $2,500 scholarships to two high school seniors that have participated as players in the Club and who plan to further their education at a community college or four year college/university.  The VYS scholarship program is designed to celebrate the exceptional character of VYS players in general, and to acknowledge and reward specific individuals who have demonstrated exceptional standards of sportsmanship, dedication, leadership, community service and/or perseverance.

Two one-time $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors, typically one boy and one girl, based on the applicants’ involvement in the Club over their lifetime, their application and supporting information, and a required essay.

 


ELIGIBILITY 

To be considered eligible for the scholarship program, each applicant must meet all of the below criteria:

  • The applicant must be a high school senior in northern Virginia, attending one of the high schools in the VYS footprint as defined in VYS Financial Aid Policy;

  • The applicant must have been a player in VYS at any time;

  • The applicant must be seeking post-secondary education at a community college or four year college/university; and

  • The applicant must not be the child of a VYS Board member, staff, or coach.  Children of VYS volunteer coaches are eligible to apply.

 


SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 

  • A one-time $2,500 award will be given to four applicants.

  • The selection of the scholarship award winners will be made by the VYS Scholarship Selection Committee.

  • The scholarship award check will be issued to the financial aid office of the post-secondary institution designated by the winner.

  • The winner is responsible for any/all associated taxes.

 


APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Each applicant shall complete the VYS Scholarship Application.

  • Each applicant shall include with their completed Application, the following:

    • A school provided school transcript;

    • A list of the VYS activities in which the applicant has participated (Application includes required details);

    • A list of the organizations and/or activities in which the applicant has participated since the beginning of high school;

    • A list of any academic honors or awards that applicant has earned (Application includes required details);

    • A personal essay of 250-500 words detailing the applicant’s involvement with VYS and how their involvement has contributed to the applicant’s personal development and/or what VYS has meant to the applicant and their community; and

    • A letter of recommendation (Application includes required details).

  • Application and all required supporting materials should be submitted via email to: scholarships@VYS.org

 


DEADLINE

  • The deadline for receiving the application and supporting materials is April 30, 2020.

 


NOTIFICATION PROCESS 

After the VYS Scholarship Selection Committee reviews all eligible submitted applications and supporting materials, and determines the winner, the Committee will notify the recipients of the awarded scholarships by June 1, 2020.  Scholarship checks will be mailed to the financial aid offices by August 1, 2020.

For any questions regarding the VYS Scholarship program, please contact the VYS Scholarship Committee at scholarships@VYS.org

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Contact Us

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Address: 311 Maple Ave West Unit D, Vienna VA 22180

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Mission Statement

To provide the opportunity for children of all abilities living in and near Vienna to be involved in a high-quality soccer experience.