2024 WSCCA SCHOLARSHIPS
Who? Senior cheerleaders graduating in Spring 2024.
What? Scholarship amount: $1,000-$5,000.
How? Review requirements and apply online.
When? Applications OPEN Monday January 1,2024
Due Friday, March 1, 2024 by 10pm
2024 WSCCA SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS
One-year, non-renewable scholarship.
$25,000 worth of scholarships will be awarded ranging from $1,000-$5,000 each. Number of scholarships to be determined by the scholarship committee.
Applicant’s Head Coach must be a member of the WSCCA. Members can be found at https://www.wscca.org/memroster
Applicant must be a Senior graduating in June 2024
Applicant must have a cumulative overall 3.0 GPA
Applicant must complete the enclosed application, video resume, essay, required coach recommendation and information and submit all materials online to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any part of the application or information incompletely or incorrectly submitted will render the application ineligible.
The WSCCA Scholarship Committee will review eligible applications and select the scholarship recipient.
Applicants will be notified by email if they are a scholarship recipient. Please use a personal email NOT a school email.
The Scholarship application will be open from January 1, 2024 to March 1, 2024.
If you are a Scholarship recipient you will be sent an email on April 1, 2024. This email will be your invitation to receive your Scholarship at the Cheer Coaches Conference Breakfast in Bellevue,WA on April 20, 2024, and you will need to RSVP by April 5, 2024.
If a recipient does not attend college or vocational school, the scholarship will be forfeited to an alternate.
The scholarship expires at the 1st of the year, January 1, 2025. If not claimed by that date, money will go back into the WSCCA general scholarship fund.
Applications become property of the WSCCA.
GUIDELINES FOR COMPLETING APPLICATION MATERIALS
The application will be submitted entirely online. Please note some items will need to be scanned and uploaded.
STEP 1: Fill out Application
STEP 2: Upload a 45 sec-2min Video Resume via a YouTube link
STEP 3: Upload ESSAY – Life Skills Learned Through Cheerleading
Tahoma, 12 pt. double spaced, 2 pages
STEP 4: Upload Post Graduation Plans
What are they, how do you plan to accomplish them and how will this scholarship assist in accomplishing these goals? Tahoma, 12 pt. double spaced, 1 page maximum
STEP 5: Ask your Cheer Coach for a Letter of Recommendation and submit their name and email. Your Cheerleading Coach will email the Letter of Recommendation to email@example.com
STEP 6: Upload Official School Transcript
STEP 7: Upload Copy of Senior Class Schedule
WSCCA Scholarship Applications should be submitted by Friday March 1,2024 by10pm on the website.
If you have questions concerning any part of the application process, contact Kaysha Reinhart firstname.lastname@example.org
Kaysha Reinhart is a dedicated and passionate individual who serves as the Scholarship Chair for the Washington State Cheer Coaches Association. With a deep love for cheerleading, Kaysha has been involved in the sport for many years.
Having coached high school cheer for eight years and been an educator for seven years, Kaysha brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her role as Scholarship Chair. She understands the importance of fostering a positive and supportive environment for cheerleaders, while also emphasizing the importance of skill development and teamwork.
One of Kaysha's core beliefs is the student-athlete concept, where athletes are students first and foremost. She understands that education plays a vital role in a cheerleader's overall development and success. As Scholarship Chair, Kaysha strives to promote this concept and encourage scholarship applicants to prioritize their academic pursuits alongside their cheerleading endeavors.