Orlando Regional USBC Youth Scholarship is Funded by:


Share the Wealth and Raffles from Open and Women’s City tournament


and is presented to the student(s) who show:

  • Exemplary service to our community
  • High academic standards
  • Active participation in leagues and tournaments
  • Recommendations from coaches and mentors.

WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THIS YEAR’S SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS



Payton Vogel – Cypress Creek High school, Orlando TNBA Youth President and FL USBC Youth Board President, 1st place All Events Handicap and 1st place Team Handicap 2021 at the Florida State Youth Championship Tournament. During her senior year, she was on the first undefeated team in school history for any sport 14-0. Her success is not only in bowling, but also in music. She was a four time all county music 1st chair, two time All State Music 1st chair and one time Tri-State musician. Intended Course of Study is Music Education and minor in accounting at William Penn University and accepted a bowling scholarship at Penn University


Sophia Bastian – Home School/Dual Enrollment at Valencia College, intended course Study Architecture, Team Captain and member of the Boardwalk Bowl Youth Board of Directors, she will continue studies in Florida at University of Central Florida


Katherine Minotti – Bishop Moore Catholic High School, National Honor Society, English Honor Society, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. She was on the Bishop Moore leadership team and Co-editor for school yearbook. She has won the State Youth Tournament All Events title in her division and has won All Events in 2020. She won the Youth City Singles event this year. She has also won the Betty Natal Youth tournament in 2020. Her intended course of Study is Forensic Chemistry, English, and Law at Spring Hill College and accepted offer to bowl for the Badgers this fall.


Nathan Wesley –  Trinity Christian School, 2018-1019 Bowler of the Year selected amongst peers. First Apopka Freshmen to win High School Districts.  Intended Course Study Computer Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Let’s give these Academic Achievers a great round of applause for they were able to excel in the sport of bowling as well as in their education.

As Katherine Minotti quoted in her application essay, “A good education is a foundation for a better future,” Elizabeth Warren.


Thank you applicants and best of luck in your future endeavors we are all proud of you!

Orlando Regional USBC Scholarship Application (1)

ELIGIBILITY RULES Any graduating High School Senior student is eligible to make an application for this scholarship. Providing his or her amateur standing is maintained and the student meets the following requirements:

● Student files an application furnished by the Orlando Regional USBC, giving complete information as required thereon, before May 15th of their year of eligibility, with the Association Manager of the Orlando Regional USBC.

● Applicant must have unimpaired amateur standing in all athletics.

● College students may apply provided they applied in their senior year of High School and was not awarded a scholarship.

● Applicant must be a member of a certified bowling league within the jurisdiction of the Orlando Regional USBC and must be in good standing for the current season.

http://www.floridastateusbc.com/sites/all/forms/2022%20Patsy%20Wedding%20Scholarship.pdf

It is important that you get this information to your Coaches and/or any graduating High School Seniors, College Students, or Trade/Technical School Students that are in your bowling programs. We need everyone’s help in getting these applications out to the bowlers. Please be sure they use only this year’s current applications.

The Florida State USBC Association typically gives out eight to fifteen $1,000 scholarships each year.

How great it would be if a youth bowler from your association center could receive one of these scholarships? This can happen with your help. Please run as many copies as you need to get these very important papers into the hands of your dedicated coaches and youth directors. These individuals will see that their graduating seniors and college, trade, and technical school students will get and complete these applications. Ensure they mail the applications on time and you may have a winner at your center. As always, thank you for all you do for the youth bowlers in your center and the Florida State USBC Association, Inc.

ELIGIBILITY RULES (Revised 1/2021) Any graduating High School Senior Student, College Student, or Trade or Technical Student … providing his or her amateur standing is maintained, is eligible to make an application for this scholarship. Students may receive this scholarship two times ONLY. Students must meet the following requirements:

(a) USBC Youth bowlers have not reached their 18th birthday as of August 1st of the current season and have maintained compliance with USBC Youth Rule 400. File an application furnished by the FSUSBC Scholarship Committee. All information must be complete and returned to the Chairman of the Scholarship Committee of the FSUSBC, Inc. by May 1, 2022. Also eligible are students over the age of 18 who are still USBC members, and under the age of 20 as of August 1st, of the current season. These students must have bowled a minimum of 2 full seasons as USBC Youth bowlers.

(b) Maintain a legal residence in the State of Florida;

(c) Is a participating member of a youth/collegiate (or adult) bowling league certified in the State of Florida by USBC and be in good standing for the current season.

(d) Include a copy of a current Official school transcript(s) with the application. (A report card is not an Official school transcript.)

http://www.floridastateusbc.com/sites/all/forms/2022%20JJ%20Garrett%20Scholarship.pdf

This scholarship will be awarded to a USBC young sanctioned bowler who best exemplifies Mr. Garrett’s love of the game. J.J. believed that if bowling wasn’t promoted at a young age, the sport would die. We want to recognize a young bowler who not only participates but also helps to improve our sport. This bowler may be nominated by a coach, center owner/manager, parent, another bowler or by the bowler themselves. The bowler must be actively coaching, volunteering, and/or assisting in the promotion of bowling. They must be in good standing with their association and show sportsmanlike conduct at all times. This scholarship will be awarded based solely on the above criteria. Detailed volunteer information is crucial to this application. Nomination, reference, and/or personal letters will also be considered.

MAKE SURE ALL CRITERIA IS PRESENTED IN EACH SECTION AS REQUIRED

(Grades and bowling accomplishments are not part of this award). It is important that you get this information to your Coaches and/or your youth bowlers. We need everyone’s help in getting these applications out to the bowlers. Only current applications will be accepted.

The Florida State USBC will award 1 (one) $1000 J.J. Garrett Memorial Scholarship each season, this scholarship can only be won once per recipient. Please run as many copies as you need to get these very important papers into the hands of your dedicated coaches and youth directors. These individuals will see that their bowlers will get and complete these applications. Ensure they mail the applications on time and you may have a winner at your center. As always, thank you for all you do for the youth bowlers in your center and the Florida State USBC Association, Inc. FSUSBC J. J. GARRETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION THE FSUSBC J.J. GARRETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to a USBC Youth or Adult sanctioned bowler (under age 20 as of August 1, of the current bowling season) who best exemplifies Mr. Garrett’s love of the game. J.J. believed that if bowling wasn’t promoted at a young age, the sport would die. We want to recognize a young bowler who not only participates but also helps to improve our sport.

ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

1. Be an active sanctioned FSUSBC Youth/Adult member. Have not reached their 20th birthday prior to August 1st of the current season and are in compliance with USBC Youth Rule 400 (for youth members)

2. MAKE SURE ALL CRITERIA IS PRESENTED IN EACH SECTION AS REQUIRED.

3. Include a letter of nomination, a letter of reference, and a letter from each volunteer organization’s coordinator. (grades and bowling accomplishments are not part of this award)

4. Return all completed documents and all parts of application to Chairman of Scholarship Committee post-marked by May 1, 2022. PARTIAL OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Announcing a Scholarship Shirt Design Contest for
Florida Youth Bowlers
There has been a lot of interest in our Florida Youth Bowlers all looking uniform at Jr. Gold every year. Your Florida State USBC is holding a contest for a new shirt design that our bowlers could order and receive before they go to Jr. Gold.
The selected contest winner will receive a $500 Scholarship placed into their SMART account.
Design submissions must be for a dye sublimated shirt front and back as well as both sleeves. When finished, the design should be a representation of Florida!
The contest is open to any current registered Florida Youth bowler. Submissions should be made to Allen Solomon at beachbowlyouth@aol.com and included to our State Office at FloridaStateUSBC@gmail.com. Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2022

https://ibc.smapply.net/

Five male and five female High School members are selected annually for the Dexter High School All-American Team. Each student-athlete selected to the team receives a $1,000 scholarship. Additionally, one of the ten athletes selected will receive the Bud Clapsaddle Award, being named the team captain. The recipient of the Bud Clappsaddle Team Captain Award will receive an additional $500.

Any USBC member that participates on a recognized interscholastic high school team (varsity or club classification) is eligible to apply.

As a high school bowler, your selection to the Dexter High School All-American Team is based on your bowling accomplishments, academic achievement, letters of recommendation, extra-curricular/community involvement.

Requirements for selection include:

  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • A recommendation letter from a coach or athletic director
  • At least one additional letter of recommendation.
  • A resume outlining bowling accomplishments, academic achievements, and extracurricular/community involvement
  • An essay containing at least 500 words, answering a provided question
  • At least one photo (preferably a yearbook-style photo)