What to Write

Write about a time you were the leader in an important moment on the field or in your community. Describe what you did and what you learned from that experience. The essay needs to be written in 1,000 words or less.

Who is Eligible

  • Any current or former student athlete. You do not need to be a college athlete to apply.
  • Current or future college students *High School seniors who will be attending college are eligible.

How to Apply

Email your essay along with your name, college or university, year of graduation and contact information (so we can notify the winner) to leadership@collegesportsscholarships.com

All entries are due by July 1st of 2019

More Details

  • The scholarship can only be applied towards the cost of tuition, books or room and board. The scholarship winner will have a check written in their name to their university where the funds will be applied directly to costs of school
  • Any current or former athletes who have worked with CSS Recruiting are not eligible to win the award. We do not want to create any conflicts of interest.

Scholarship Winners

  • 2016 Award Winner: Josh Mohr - West Chester University - Class of 2020
  • 2017 Award Winner: Cindy Nguyen - Michigan State University - Class of 2020
  • 2018 Award Winner: Lily Sweet King - University of Mississippi Class of 2022

If you have any questions or concerns you can email the contest directors at info@collegesportsscholarships.com.