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NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE ANNOUNCES SCHOLARHSIP PROGRAM02/13/2009 11:21 AM ET
BURLINGTON, VT --- The New York-Penn League and the Batavia Muckdogs are proud to announce a new scholarship program sponsored by the NY-Penn League Charitable Foundation that will award a $2,500 scholarship to three deserving individuals (one from each of the league's three divisions).
The scholarship is based on financial need, academic performance and other criteria. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and also be engaged in extra curricular activities. The applicant should be involved in community service, and be able to provide references. The student must include a copy of his or her transcript and a letter of acceptance from the institution they plan on attending.
Applications must be completed and returned to their hometown/local NY-Penn League Club by July 15, 2009. Their hometown/local club will choose one application to submit to the NY-Penn League Charitable Foundation selection committee. The committee will review the applications, and award three (3) one-time scholarships in the amount of twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) during the 2009 NY-Penn League baseball season.
Students eligible for this award must be graduating seniors from a public or private high school. Scholarship awards must be applied towards any 2-4 year college or university, vocational or technical education institution or program.
Anyone interested in applying for the scholarship can download the application or pick up/fill out an application in person at Dwyer Stadium. Click here for application
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