The Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program is sponsored by SportQuest Ministries. This scholarship is aimed to support Christian Student-Athletes. Each year, four winning applicants will receive a $2,000 scholarship for college. Additionally, 20 other semi-finalists will receive a $300 SportQuest International Expedition Award or a $75 SportQuest Domestic Expedition Award.
How do I apply for the Playing With Purpose Scholarship?
Students must go through a nomination process to be eligible for this scholarship. Students can be nominated by their school, coach, youth pastor, parent or others. They can also be nominated by a peer or nominate themselves. Applying student-athletes must meet all of the other criteria:
- Currently a high school sophomore, junior or senior
- Grade point average of a “C” or higher
- Currently a varsity athlete in one or more sports
- A committed Christian who embodies the Playing with Purpose message
What does the scholarship application include?
The scholarship application can be found online and includes the following:
- Cumulative GPA
- Weighted GPA
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT, if available)
- High School contact info (address and phone number)
- Principal contact info (name and e-mail)
- Athletic Director and Coaches contact info (name and e-mail)
- Guidance Counselor contact info (name and e-mail)
Students will also be asked to answer two short essay questions.
Where can I address questions?
If you have any questions, you can reach out to the scholarship committee!