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The East Hartford Hornets program now offers scholarships to former youth football players and cheerleaders. Players must be High School Seniors planning on attending college.
Scholarship Rules
 
The East Hartford Hornet youth program is offering scholarships in the amount of $500. 
Each scholarship is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship with no restrictions to race, color, creed, gender, religion or national origin.
Each scholarship is intended for use toward first year tuition and/or fees at an educational institution as described in Criteria section. 
Criteria:
 

  1. Applicant must be a graduating member of the class of 2018.
  2. Applicant must have participated in the East Hartford Hornets Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization for at least 3 years.
  3. Applicant must demonstrate leadership and involvement in his or her community.
  4. Applicant must have maintained a high school career grade point average of 3.0 or Above.
  5. Applicant must have competed in at least one varsity sport during high school.

The Deadline is April 15th, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Applications received after 5:00pm will not be considered.
 
Application Checklist
 
The following items must be attached to this application in order for the application to qualify to be reviewed by the scholarship committee.
 
Check "YES" or "NO" to be sure you have attached each item as required.
 
 

Yes | No Two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a high school teacher (required) and a second from a teacher, counselor or coach. Letters of recommendation must be mailed directly from the teacher or coach to:
 East Hartford Hornets Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization, INC
 87 Church Street #318 B
 East Hartford, CT 06138-0406
 
NOTE: Letters of recommendation must be postmarked by April 15, 2017.
 
Yes | No Proof of college acceptance or current student enrollment must be produced.  If student is selected as a recipient, the Scholarship will go directly to the institution to be applied to Tuition costs.
Yes | No Most recent High School transcript
Yes | No A 500 word essay, single spaced, describing how youth football and/or cheerleading has impacted the applicant’s life.  The essay must include the applicant’s name, address and phone number.
Yes | No Signed Statement of Accuracy