2015 USABA Scholarship Program

USABA is pleased to announce the 2015 USABA Scholarship Program, including the I C You Foundation Valor Achievement Award and the Arthur E. and Helen Copeland Scholarships. Both the Valor Achievement Award and the Copeland Scholarships will be awarded to one male and one female athlete each in the amount of five hundred dollars. Deadline to apply for both scholarships is August 1, 2015.   

The I C You Foundation Valor Achievement Award is made possible through the generosity of the I C You Foundation and is awarded annually by USABA and the I C You Foundation, Inc. Applicants who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply.

• Legally blind
• Enrolled in a two or four-year college, university or technical school
• Current cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
• Current member of USABA

The Arthur E. and Helen Copeland Scholarships are awarded annually to one male (Arthur E. Copeland Scholarship) and one female (Helen Copeland Scholarship) in the amount of $500, respectively. Copeland Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Current USABA member
• Must have been an active participant in a USABA event
• Legally blind
• Enrolled or enrolling in a 2 or 4 year college, university or technical school as a full time student
• Citizen of the United States

Applicants for both scholarships should sen the following information via email to Matt Simpson at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Current college or university
  • Brief cover letter and personal biography including your involvement with sport and USABA
  • Essay of no more than 300 words about the role and importance of sport in your life

Contact Matt Simpson at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (719)866-3019 with questions or for more information. All necessary materials are due to USABA by August 1, 2015.