Scholarships

Midwest Select Scholarship

A Midwest Select Scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and will cover the fees for the 2017 summer or 2017 fall season.

WHO QUALIFIES

In order to qualify for a scholarship, one of the following situations must exist for the applicant:

Situation 1
The player is currently receiving assistance from Free or Reduced School Lunch, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Aid for Dependent Children (Welfare), Foster Care and/or Medicaid. Please provide a copy of official documentation as proof of need.

Situation 2
Economic hardship exists due to loss of job, death of income producing spouse, divorce, life threatening illness and/or major catastrophe. Please provide any documentation as proof of need.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply for the scholarship, the following documentation must be completed and sent by August 22nd, to gwen@lakeshorelacrosse.com or to Lakeshore Lacrosse, 20 Danada Square West, Wheaton, IL, 60189.

  • Parent Essay (250 words or less) explaining financial circumstances and any documentation of proof that is available.
  • Player Essay (250 words or less) explaining how playing lacrosse has impacted your life and what playing for Lakeshore means to you.
  • Midwest Select Travel Scholarship Application.  Please email gwen@lakeshorelacrosse.com for a copy if needed.

DEADLINE

Summer 2017: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Fall 2017: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

HOW SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED

Players and Parents must submit all documentation by the deadline in order to be considered for a scholarship. Applications and supporting documentation should be sent to Lakeshore Lacrosse’s Controller, Gwen Tegart at gwen@lakeshorelacrosse.com. The documentation will then be forwarded to a panel for anonymous review.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In addition to 5 hours of volunteer work for Lakeshore Lacrosse per season, the recipient must comply with the Midwest Select Player Policy.

A scholarship recipient’s account must be in good standing (all balances have been paid or are on a payment plan)