Sports for Women Scholarships are open to high school female athletes in New England, and eventually, to athletes across the United States. Those chosen must excel both academically and athletically, and aspire to compete at the collegiate level. In the first year of the SFW Scholarship, there will be one recipient chosen in each state of New England (Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont). Recipients will receive direct financial support toward their academic and athletic future. 

  • High school senior woman athlete

  • Grade point average (GPA) 3.33 or higher.  Must submit transcript to verify academic standing

  • Signed letter by coach of each candidate, indicating their intention to compete in college



Each candidate must write and submit a one (1) page essay in response to one (1) of the prompts below:

  • How will you change the world through sports?

  • What was one of the most amazing or special moments of all your sports experiences?

  • What was a situation or experience in sports that was challenging for you that made you grow as a person?



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  • Only one entry per person will be accepted via our online submission manager

  • No entries via email or mail will be considered

  • Submitted essays must be original

  • Consideration will be anonymous. All identifying candidate information will be removed during the review process

  • For any questions or concerns, please contact