I/I Scholarships

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USPA Intercollegiate Scholarship Program

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MISSION STATEMENT

To promote and support interscholastic and intercollegiate polo programs by offering an incentive to play on a USPA interscholastic polo team and continued play in college on a USPA intercollegiate polo team with an emphasize on horsemanship, sportsmanship, moral character, playing ability and academics.

 Applications will be accepted between April 1 – May 31, 2018

ELIGIBILITY

  • – Applicant must be a current USPA member in good standing.
  • – Applicant must be or have been an active team member of an interscholastic polo program, competing in at least two of four years of their high school career, with priority going to players who competed in their senior year, as proven by appearing on their team’s USPA official IS Team Roster and appear on at least 1 USPA I/I Official score sheets for that team, in an official Qualified game, in which the Applicant plays, each year.
  • – Attending a college or university with an existing intercollegiate polo program.
  •  – Applicant must be an active team member of an intercollegiate polo program, as proven by appearing on their team’s USPA official IC Team Roster and appear on, at least 1 USPA I/I Official score sheet for that team, in an official Qualified game, in which the Applicant plays, in the current academic year. Current intercollegiate players must also meet the interscholastic polo requirement.
  • – GPA Requirement of: 3.0
  • – In good standing with their college or university.
  • – Two non-relative letters of recommendation:
    • One from a registered USPA Member attesting to students: Polo skills, horsemanship, sportsmanship and character
    • One from a community member: ie: Teacher, employer, etc
  • – Essay: 250 words or less, describing a polo experience of choice

 

For more information and to apply for the I/I scholarship please click on the link below:
http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/uspa

For any questions pertaining to the program, please contact Amy Fraser at afraser@uspolo.org

 

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