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WFHS Athletic Booster Club

Wake Forest High School Athletic Booster Club Scholarship


The Wake Forest High School Athletic Booster Club will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one senior female athlete and one senior male athlete. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize the applicant’s athletic participation, dedication, sportsmanship, leadership, and character while representing Wake Forest High School athletics. Winners will be recognized during the WFHS Senior Awards Program.


Eligibility

  • Attendance at WFHS Athletic Booster Club meetings by the coach or Parent Team Representative
  • Must be a graduating senior who has participated in WFHS athletics in an interscholastic sport for at least one full season (must include senior year).
  • Accepted to a recognized institution of higher learning (college, university, technical/vocational school or institute)
  • Student must be in good standing and eligible for graduation.
  • Financial need is not a consideration
  • Funds will be paid directly to the college, university, technical/vocational school or institute.
  • Due to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules, a student who receives a full scholarship to any institution is not eligible to receive the WFHS ABC Scholarship. Full Scholarship is defined as payment in full for tuition, room, board, books, and fees.
  • Completed applications must be submitted on or before midnight Feb. 29, 2024. Late applications will not be accepted.


Submission Requirements

It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all of the below forms have been completed & submitted by the deadline.

Forms will be available soon!

  • Application Form – Complete and sign, including a parent signature. Application must be completed in full and submitted by the deadline to be considered.
  • Personal Statement (On application form) - In 500 words or less, tell us how your experience as an athlete at Wake Forest High School has prepared you to enter college?
  • Coach Evaluation Form – Select one coach to complete the Coach Evaluation Form. It can be a WFHS Coach or a Club Coach. There are 2 parts to this form, both parts must be completed by the same coach.
  • Personal Reference Evaluation Form – Select a teacher, your supervisor/manager, adult mentor, or volunteer coordinator to complete the Personal Evaluation Form. There are 2 parts to this form, both parts must be completed.


Selection Procedure

The Selection Committee is comprised of three adult members of the Wake Forest Community. No WFHS coaches or adults with a family relationship to any senior at WFHS are on the Selection Committee. The selection committee will remain anonymous.

Scholarships will be awarded to the male & female applicants with the highest points. Scoring is based on the below guidelines. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.

  • Coach’s Evaluation (Part 1) – 25 points + Character Statement (Part 2) – 5 points: Maximum total amount of 30 points
  • Personal Reference Evaluation (Part 1) – 25 points + Character Statement (Part 2) – 5 points; Maximum total amount of 30 points
  • Personal Statement – 40 points


Scholarship Timeline

The completed application, the coach’s evaluation form, and personal reference evaluation form must be submitted by the deadline.

Applications must be completed in full. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.

2/1/2024- Scholarship opens

3/15/2024 - Applications due

3/15/2024 – 4/15/2024 - Selection committee to review applications

Winners announced @ Senior Awards Ceremony


**For any questions, please contact wfhsabcscholarship@gmail.com.

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