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Overview: Glastonbury Basketball Association (GBA) annually awards scholarship money to graduating seniors with a history of participation within the organization.

Award amount: $1,000 (minimum of 2 awards each year)

Contact Person:  Leslie Mahland, GBA Treasurer, Cell Phone: (860)338-3069, Email: lesliewm@cox.net

Eligibility:

  • Glastonbury resident or GHS Student

  • Graduating Senior (Class of 2017)

  • Applicant must have been involved in GBA for at least 4 years (as a player and/or coach)

  • Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university

    • Award is only presented if the recipient has committed to a college

  • Financial need considered (SAR - Student Aid Report)

Award Details:

One time only scholarship with a minimum of 2 recipients per year, GBA board would vote based on scholarship committee recommendation to opt for a 3rd recipient when appropriate

Applicants will be scored on: years of involvement and strength of essay & financial need 

Application Instructions: Deadline for submission: Friday, March 10, 2017

Download application from www.GBAhoops.org [Application to be accessed: Under Rules Manual / Documents]

Complete Application and attached all required information:

  1. SAR (Student Aid Report) – must be attached
  2. A short essay sharing the impact playing or coaching GBA basketball had on you. (approximately 300 words)

Submit:  Electronically by email to: lesliewm@cox.net  or  Manually by sending to:

GBA Scholarship, c/o Mahland 540 Ash Swamp Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033

Notifications:

Award presented at the recipient’s respective High School Award Night by a member of the GBA board/voting committee.