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The NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship rewards high school student athletes for their non-athletic achievements and assists them in achieving their academic career goals. Students are not required to compete in collegiate athletics to receive this scholarship.

Scholarship Award: $2,500.00


  1. Must attend high school within Wayne County, Michigan
  2. Overall High School Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better
  3. Must be a highs school senior
  4. Acceptance into a two-year or four-year college or university
  5. Nominated by high school coach
  6. Participated at the varsity level in athletics for at least one year
  7. Has not accepted a full scholarship award or grant (athletic or academic)
  8. Is not a son or daughter of current or former NFL Player

Criteria for Evaluation

  1. Career goal
  2. Nomination by coach
  3. Academic achievement
  4. Potential for success
  5. Leadership and character
  6. Indication of how athletic competition has aided in personal growth

Nomination Materials

The following materials must be provided to the Scholarship Committee:

  1. Application completed by student
  2. Essay provided by student 500-700 words
  3. High School transcript
  4. Coach’s nomination form and nomination letter

    All fields are required

    Applicant Information

    Parent/Guardian Information

    Academic Information


    Nomination Materials

    The following materials should be provided to the scholarship committee:

    1. Coach’s nomination form and nomination letter

    2. Completed application form by student and or parent

    3. Essay provided by student 500-700 words

    4. High School transcript

    Please attach the following information with your application

    Coach’s Nomination

    The Scholarship Committee encourages you to nominate a high school athlete who has shown academic achievement. Leadership skills, and strong promise for career goals.


    Electronic Signature