The USBWA will award a $1,000 annual scholarship to the son
or daughter of a USBWA member entering college as a freshman for
the 2017 fall semester or is currently enrolled in a junior
college or four-year institution and plans to return to school
in the fall.
The student will receive $1,000 each year he or she remains
in school (maximum of four years), takes a minimum
credit hours per semester and maintains a minimum GPA of
3.0. Only one $1,000 scholarship will be
awarded each year
other than to those students who have their scholarships
Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and show
achievement in citizenship and leadership in a
Click here for the application (.pdf)
Applicants must achieve a
cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in high school or college.
Applicants must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours per
semester in college.
• Recipients must reapply to the USBWA no
later than June 1 to receive the $1,000 scholarship each year
the student is enrolled in school.
Applicants may submit a maximum of three recommendations with
Send completed application and letters of recommendation
Joe Mitch, Executive Director
U.S. Basketball Writers
803 Wildview Lane
Manchester, MO 63021
The deadline to submit an application is June 1, 2017
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