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CIF State Announces Scholarship Opportunities







October 2017 Issue #66


Dear Parent/Guardian,


We hope you enjoy this newsletter published by the CIF State Office for the Parents/Guardians of California High School student-athletes. We encourage you to forward this newsletter using the link at the bottom to other Parents/Guardians. You may also "unsubscribe" if you do not want to receive future issues.


CIF Scholarships



CIF Scholarships


The CIF offers two scholarship opportunities for student-athletes, the CIF Spirit of Sport Award and the CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year. In all, 88 scholarship awards are available for CIF student-athletes. Don't let your student-athletes miss out on these awards! 


CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year


This prestigious program recognizes 22 student-athletes based on excellence in athletics, academics and character. One male and one female statewide winner will each receive a $5,000 scholarship as well as a visit to the State Capitol in Sacramento where they will be honored in front of the legislature.


In addition, two winners (one male and one female) from each of the 10 Sections will receive $1,000 each.


Applications are available on the website.


Completed applications must be postmarked by Monday, February 12, 2018. Winners will be notified by end of April.


Please visit the CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year page for application and more information.


2017-18 CIF Spirit of Sport Award


This award recognizes one male and one female state-wide winner during each season of sport. Student-athletes are selected based on exemplary sportsmanship, school/community leadership and community service. Winners will receive a patch, an award, a $1,000 scholarship and be recognized at the year-end CIF Federated Council dinner on April 6, 2018, in San Jose. 


Additionally, two winners (one male and one female) from each of the 10 Sections, in each season of sport, will receive $500 each.


Nomination forms are available on the State CIF website


Applications must be postmarked by the following deadlines: Winter - Monday, January 22, 2018 and Spring - Monday, February 26, 2018.


Please visit the CIF Spirit of Sport Award page for application and more information.


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