Criteria for Professional Athletes Foundation Student Scholarship
The PAF Student Scholarship is designed for high school athletes with intentions to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university. The scholarship rewards high school athletes for their
non-athletic achievements and assist them in achieving their academic career goals.
1. Overall High School Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better; 2. Must be a high school senior;
3. Acceptance into a two-year or four-year college or university; 4. Nominated by high school coach; 5. Participated at the varsity level in athletics for at least one year; 6. Has not accepted a full scholarship award or grant (athletic or academic); 7. Is not the son or daughter of current or former NFL Player.
Criteria for Evaluation
1. Career goals; 2. Nomination by coach; 3. Academic achievement; 4. Potential for success;
5. Leadership and character; 6. Indication of how athletic competition has aided in personal growth.
The following materials must be provided to the Scholarship Committee: 1. Application completed by student and signed by high school counselor; 2. Essay provided by student 500-700 words; 3. High school transcript; 4. Coach’s nomination form and nomination letter