The Billy Welu Scholarship
The Billy Welu Scholarship is being offered by the Professional Bowlers Association. The PBA offers this scholarship each year for college students who compete in bowling. According to the website, “The scholarship was established to annually recognize a college student who combines outstanding bowling talents with academic excellence. The late Welu was best known for his expert analysis alongside legendary ABC broadcaster and PBA Hall of Famer Chris Schenkel on the popular “Pro Bowlers Tour” series. Welu was a two-champion PBA Tour champion and was a member of the PBA Hall of Fame’s inaugural induction class in 1975.”
Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?
To be eligible candidates must be amateur bowlers who are currently in college (preceding the application date) and maintain at least a 2.5/4.0 GPA or equivalent.
Students are also required to submit an essay of no more than 500 words about “how this award and scholarship will positively affect your bowling, academic, and personal goals.”
How much is the Billy Welu Bowling Scholarship worth?
The scholarship winner receives $1,000!
When is the Billy Welu Bowling Scholarship application due?
The scholarship application is available online and it must be postmarked by June 15, 2017.
Best of luck to all applicants!