About the Scholarship

The Southern Bowling Congress encourages and supports the young bowlers of the United States. The Jacques Curwen/ Jay Guidry or Bill Blackburn Scholarship fund is started by SBC to help the students for their education who are actually in financial assistance. The Southern Bowling Congress is a member of the US Bowling Congress and is a confederation of nine southern states.

The award is available to any senior youth bowler in their community, a recipient can be a male or female. Till today the SBC has provided $10,60,000 in a scholarship fund to assist youth bowlers financially to help them pay for their education.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • In order to receive this scholarship award, an applicant needs to fill the FAFSA application form which shows the financial assistance of an applicant.

  • You must submit the official high school transcript and credit score transcript which must include at least 6 semesters of academic score. In addition to this, a student should also submit their ACT/SAT scorecard.

  • You must also submit the letter of recommendation from your high school principal or a counselor.

What is the Total Amount Awarded?

The SBC is awarding $750 to the college to any number of applicants, and the fund amount is non-renewable. The total number of awards provided vary each year and it depends on the availability of the fund and number of applications received.

What is the application deadline?

The scholarship application must be filled and submitted to the Executive Director of the Southern Bowling Congress organization before March 15th of the year with all the necessary documents.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League and must be a high school senior.

  • An applicant must have bowled 75% of the league schedule.

  • A student must have official school grades and credit transcript with a minimum of 6 semesters information with ACT and SAT records.

  • An ACT score of at least 20 and an SAT composite score of 1410 is required.

  • A student must have an average grade point of 2.5 on a scale of 4.

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