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Scholarship Program

Information regarding the Fishhawk Youth Football and Cheer Association player scholarship program


Fishhawk Youth Football and Cheer Association firmly believes that each child who wishes to play football and cheer should be entitled to do so regardless of skill, gender, or financial circumstances. Our league will not deny any child a chance to play footbal or cheer due to a financial hardship.



Fishhawk Youth Football and Cheer Association Scholarship Program

To aid parents who may need assistance with registration fees, FYFCA has a comprehensive scholarship program that covers the following areas:
  • Full scholarships that cover all registration fees
  • Partial scholarships that cover a portion of the registration fees.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Those seeking a scholarship must explain the nature of the hardship and/or provide documentation supporting the request.

Specifically, to be eligible for a scholarship, the following information must be provided to Fishhawk Youth Football and Cheer Association:
  • A detailed explanation of financial hardship and scholarship application (see FYFCA Scholarship Application in documents tab)
  • Fishhawk Youth Football and Cheer Association registration forms containing all of the player's information (medical, address, etc)
  • Proof of finances - 2016 complete tax return and last two pay stubs
  • All requests must be submitted by June 1st .

What Every Parent and/or Guardian Should Know About the Scholarship Process

Before submitting the scholarship request form to FYFCA, parents and/or guardians should understand the following:
  • The scholarship eligibility requirements
  • The scholarship review period turnaround time (7 to 14 days after June 1st)
  • Forms need to be completely filled out (detailed instructions are included with the form)
  • Contact the Fishhawk Youth Football and Cheer Association President with questions

How to Apply for a Scholarship

The scholarship request process is very straightforward. To ensure proper due diligence, every scholarship request is examined and assessed on its own merit.
  1. Once the scholarship form (see Documents tab) has been submitted, the FYFCA Committee will review the request
  2. The Scholarship Review Period can take up to 7 - 10 days to complete
    • Within 5 Days: The Scholarship Committee will respond indicating the scholarship has been received, ask questions, and/or ask for additional documentation
    • Within 7 - 10 Days: The Scholarship Committee will respond via e-mail with a decision on the scholarship request

Terms and Conditions

If the scholarship request is approved, the following terms and conditions will apply:

  1. The scholarship covers the registration fees only for one season in all or in part.
  2. Parent or legal guardian agrees to "re-pay" the League through volunteering for Fund raising, League functions and activities (for ex, helping with Jamboree, Game days, working concessions, helping with teams, etc) if so requested.
  3. The player must meet all residence and proof of age requirements (all required documents must be verified either on certification day or prior to the skills evaluations - refer to the League Calendar for dates)
  4. All registration forms must be completed for the player - providing essential details including address, contact information and medical authorization