Each year, District 11 coaches award a $500 academic scholarships to one senior boy and one senior girl basketball player who plan to attend a college, university, or other institution of higher learning. Factors such as financial need, scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, self-reliance, and athletic participation will be considered. The selection of the recipients will be made by the District 11 Scholarship Committee, chaired by the current president.
Additional terms for the scholarship are as follows:
1. The candidate's coach must be a current member of the District 11 Basketball Coaches Association.
2. The scholarship shall be for one year and will be used for direct educational expenses only.
3. If a winner receives an athletic or scholastic scholarship equal to or greater than one half of the academic years tuition from another source, then an alternate will become the recipient of the award.
All sections of the candidate's application are to be filled out and returned to Bob Shoemaker (87 Crestline Road SE, Newark, OH 43056) by March 1, 2015.
Winners will be announced and given public recognition along with their parents at the District 11 All Star Game. Winners of the scholarship shall notify the District 11 treasurer of the name of the institution in shich they have enrolled. The check will be made out to the person receiving the scholarship when the treasurer has received official notice that the winner has enrolled in the school of their choice.