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The Student Athlete Track & Field Grant

March 24 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 11:59 pm

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*Please note that although the organization offering this award has “loan” in it’s name, this is a grant and does not need to be repaid.

TRACK & FIELD STUDENT ATHLETE GRANT
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is committed to providing scholarships for as many of its citizens as
possible in disciplines based on our country’s labour and development needs. Track & Field Student
Athletes Grant recipients are selected on the basis of his/her ability to obtain a partial athletic
scholarship from an accredited College or University in the USA or Canada and the recommendation of
the Bahamas Parents Association of Track & Field Athletes (BPATFA).

IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR THIS AWARD BY THE ASSP –

PLEASE DO NOT SELECT THIS AWARD DURING YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS.

General Instructions
The following documents must be submitted with this application:

 A copy of the acceptance letter from the overseas institution granting the partial athletic scholarship

 A copy of the I-20 Form

 Copies of relevant examination certificates and test scores (High School Transcript, BGCSE, SAT, ACT etc.)

 A letter of recommendation from the Bahamas Parents Association of Track & Field Athletes

 Certificate of Citizenship and/or copy of the first four pages of your passport

 A copy of a valid NIB card

 A copy of bill for the existing and/or upcoming semester

Selection Criteria
The student athlete must meet or have met the athletic and educational requirements of the accredited
US/Canadian Tertiary Educational Institution in addition to meeting the following criteria:

 Be a Bahamian citizen

 Not be in possession of another Government issued award/scholarship at the time of application

 Pursue a minimum of 15 credits per semester

Eligibility Requirements
To remain eligible for the Track & Field Student Athletes Grant you must:

 Maintain the institution’s athletic and academic scholarship requirements

 Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50 per semester

 Pursue a minimum of 15 credits per semester

 Submit transcript to the BPATFA each semester

Inform the BPATFA of any change (s) while you are attending college/university

TRACK & FIELD STUDENT ATHLETE GRANT
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is committed to providing scholarships for as many of its citizens as
possible in disciplines based on our country’s labour and development needs. Track & Field Student
Athletes Grant recipients are selected on the basis of his/her ability to obtain a partial athletic
scholarship from an accredited College or University in the USA or Canada and the recommendation of
the Bahamas Parents Association of Track & Field Athletes (BPATFA).

General Instructions

Before completing the designated online application, you will need to have scanned and saved the
following documents, in PDF format:
 COPY OF THE FIRST FOUR PAGES OF A VALID BAHAMIAN PASSPORT
 A COPY OF A NATIONAL INSURANCE CARD
 A COPY OF THE ACCEPTANCE LETTER
 A SCHEDULE OF TUITION AND FEES
 AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT FROM YOUR LAST INSTITUTION
 COPIES OF CERTIFICATES (BGCSE/SAT/ACT/AP/DIPLOMAS, ETC)
 THE REQUIRED ESSAY(S) AS STIPULATED FOR A PARTICULAR AWARD
 THE REFERENCE LETTERS REQUIRED FOR YOUR PARTICULAR AWARD
 DOCUMENTS INDICATING (1) LEVEL OF STUDY AND (2) ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE

The following documents must be submitted with this application:

 A copy of the acceptance letter from the overseas institution granting the partial athletic scholarship

 A copy of the I-20 Form

 Copies of relevant examination certificates and test scores (High School Transcript, BGCSE, SAT,
ACT etc.)

 A letter of recommendation from the Bahamas Parents Association of Track & Field Athletes

 Certificate of Citizenship and/or copy of the first four pages of your passport

 A copy of a valid NIB card

 A copy of bill for the existing and/or upcoming semester

Award Benefit
The Track & Field Student Athletes Grant will be paid to the college/university on behalf of successful
applicants up to a maximum of three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) per annum paid in two installments
annually and for a period of up to two (2) years.

 

Organizer

Kierra J. Smith
Phone:
(305) 626-3786
Email:
kierra.smith@fmuniv.edu
Website:
http://iroar.fmuniv.edu/events-scholarships/