Scholarship Application Guideline

These awards have been presented annually by the 6th Ward Athletic Club, in some cases, going back to the early 1970's.  The values of their annual awards have steadily risen over time thanks to the generosity of the Club, its members and associated friends of the Club.  A three member committee of scholars developed the Club's scholarship criteria and evaluate student applications each year.

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  1. Scholarships are open and available to any student attending high school in Oneonta or Unatego and/or other nearby high schools at the discretion of the Foundation. 

  2. The selection committee will be composed of a minimum of three (3) individuals appointed by the Foundation Board.

  3. Up to four scholarships of $500.00 each may be awarded each year. If less than four scholarships are awarded in any given year, the un-awarded scholarship money may be carried to be awarded in following years.

  4. The scoring system for determination of awards is as follows:
    SCHOLASTIC —- 10 points
    LEADERSHIP AND CITIZENSHIP —- 10 points
    EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES —- 10 points
    ESSAY —- 10 points
    SPECIAL CONSIDERATION —- 10 points

  5. Scholastic achievement is to be determined by high school average at the end of the first semester of the applicants’ senior year.

  6. Scholarship money will be awarded after the student has produced a transcript showing successful completion of one semester of college with a grade point average of 2.5 or better. Scholarship monies must be paid to the educational institution in the scholarship winner's name within one year of the award date.

  7. Scholarship applications will be available at the 6th Ward Athletic Association, 22 West Broadway, Oneonta, NY, on the club website and at applicable high school guidance offices.

  8. Completed applications must be submitted by April 30 of each scholarship year. The scholarship year is defined as June 1 – May 31. Incomplete scholarship applications will not be considered by the Foundation.
    RETURN COMPLETED APPICATIONS TO:
    6th Ward Athletic Association Foundation, Inc., 22 West Broadway, Oneonta, NY 13820
    Attention: Scholarships

    Decisions will be made by June 1. Recipients and guidance office will be notified as soon as possible after this date.


    The 2015 Scholarship Recipients are:
    The 6th Ward Athletic Association Scholarships - Male/Female Athlete
    Jacob Crotser
    Deseray Thomas
    The 6th Ward Athletic Association Scholarships - VanWoert
    Noah Maben
    The 6th Ward Athletic Association Scholarships - Dollars for Scholars
    Bekka Struble
    The 6th Ward Athletic Association Scholarships - Acedemic Foundation Scholarships

    George FotiAntonio Russo - OHS

    Madison MillerJared Nepa - Unatego
    Brieanna BakerSara Nader-Marcus - OHS
    Austin ScheerMark Maraszewski - Unatego
    The Nick Sparaco Awards/Dedicated to Riverside School Students
    Boy - Xavier Beers
    Girl - Kya Williams