The USBWA will award a $1,000 annual scholarship to the son or daughter of a USBWA member entering college as a freshman for the 2018 fall semester or is currently enrolled in a junior college or four-year institution and plans to return to school in the fall.

The student will receive $1,000 each year he or she remains in school (maximum of four years), takes a minimum
of 12 credit hours per semester and maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0. Only one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded each year other than to those students who have their scholarships renewed.

Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and show achievement in citizenship and leadership in a community activity.

Click here for the application (.pdf)

• Applicants must achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in high school or college.
Applicants must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester in college.
Recipients must reapply to the USBWA no later than July 1 to receive the $1,000 scholarship each year the student is enrolled in school.
• Applicants may submit a maximum of three recommendations with their application.

Send completed application and letters of recommendation to:
Joe Mitch, Executive Director
U.S. Basketball Writers Association
803 Wildview Lane
Manchester, MO 63021
Phone: 314-795-6821

The deadline to submit an application is July 1, 2018

Need more information? E-mail Joe Mitch