Each year millions of dollars are awarded to bowlers to further their education. If you don't see the bowling scholarship you are looking for listed below, please check with the college or university you are attending to see if they offer bowling scholarships.
Also, look to community and state bowling associations in your area to see if they offer scholarship awards. You'd be surprised how many do.
The US Bowling Congress is an organization that serves amateur adult and youth bowlers in the United States. They offers several scholarships for bowlers. The scholarships include:
USBC Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow. This scholarship is for US or Canadian female high school senior or college students, who are under the age 22. They must have a bowling average of 175 or better. $1,500/year. Deadline October 1.
USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow. This scholarhsip is for male high school or college students. $1,250/year. Deadline November 15.
USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship. This scholarhsip is for student who are junior or senior in high school. $1,000. Deadline April 1.
USBC Male and Female Youth Leaders of the Year. This scholarhsip is for student who are 18 years old or older. $1,500. Deadline January 15.
USBC Gift for Life Scholarships. This scholarhsip is for student who are show financial need. They offer twelve $1,000 scholarships for grades 9-12. Two are reserved for children of fire/police/EMT personnel. Deadline April 1.
USBC Earl Anthony Memorial Scholarships. This scholarhsip is for student who are high school seniors and college students. They offer five $5,000 scholarships. Deadline June 1.
Billy Welu Scholarship. All college student. $1,000. Deadline May 31.
In addition, the SMART Program & Scholarships Web site lists more than $6 million in scholarships offered by bowling associations and councils, tournaments and proprietors.
For a detailed list of contacts at these colleges, please click here.