The Nick Castellanos Foundation will be awarding a scholarship to one senior student of the Men’s Coronado Lacrosse Team.The scholarship will be worth $1000, and applications may be downloaded from the Nick Castellanos Foundation website.The $1000 scholarship will be awarded to one senior graduating lacrosse player at the Islanders Lacrosse Banquet held at the end of the spring season. Eligibility is based on guidelines explained below. Nick Castellanos Foundation "El Gun" Scholarship- Eligibility Guidelines Purpose The purpose of the Nick Castellanos Foundation "El Gun" Scholarship is to recognize those high school seniors who display the positive characteristics of former teammate Nick Castellanos (sportsmanship, leadership, team spirit, work ethic, self-discipline and integrity), to recognize athletic achievement, to encourage high scholastic achievement and to assist with the costs of higher education.A $1000 scholarship will be awarded.In the event of a tie, the scholarship will be divided equally among its entrants.
Eligibility Any graduating senior from the Coronado High School Men’s Lacrosse Team will be eligible for this scholarship.The applicant shall have been accepted (or have made application and is pending) to a recognized institution of higher learning.
Eligibility Criteria: Athletic Participation: Applicant must be a 12th grade student in good standing at Coronado High School who has participated in the Islanders Lacrosse Program.
Good Sportsmanship: Applicant must exemplify good sportsmanship to include leadership, team spirit, work ethic, self-discipline and integrity.
Academic Achievement: Applicant must have a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of a 3.0.The GPA will be verified with Coronado High School after submission of application.
Higher Education: Applicant must plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning within eight months of graduation from Coronado High School.
Financial Need: Financial need is not a consideration.
Application Form: Student must complete and mail the application to The Nick Castellanos Foundation, PO Box 180756, Coronado, CA 92178 or email the application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Requirements Once the eligible applicant has received the Nick Castellanos Foundation "El Gun" Scholarship Application, he must complete the application process as listed below and mail the application to The Nick Castellanos Foundation, PO Box 180756, Coronado, CA 92178 or email the application to email@example.com on or before the deadline.Coach’s Evaluation Forms may be mailed/emailed separately by the coach.
Payment of Scholarship A one-time payment of $1000 will be made in one complete installment at the beginning of the school year.
Selection Committee The Board of the Nick Castellanos Foundation will serve as the Selection Committee.Coaches or faculty members may be consulted for information regarding individual applicants.Nick Castellanos Foundation board members who are a parent, step-parent or guardian of a graduating CHS lacrosse senior may not participate on the scholarship application committee, and a replacement may be appointed.
Deadline The deadline to turn in the Nick Castellanos Foundation "El Gun" Scholarship Application is Saturday, May 13, 2017.
Documents Click on the buttons below to download and print your Nick Castellanos Foundation "El Gun" Scholarship Application and Coach's Recommendation Form.