Following is information including an application for a Fairmont Athletic Booster Scholarship. Each year, the Fairmont Athletic Boosters award scholarships to graduating Fairmont High School seniors who have played a varsity sport(s) while attending Fairmont Hight School in their senior year.
This year, $10,000 is available and the intent is to award up to ten (10) scholarships, each worth $1,000.
All applicants should read the purpose, eligibility requirements and selection process prior to starting the application.
Consider printing this application, reviewing and drafting your responses prior to starting and submitting.
The Kettering Fairmont Athletic Boosters have established this award program to help finance the post-secondary education of graduating Fairmont student athletes. The intent of this program is to recognize outstanding athletic, academic, citizenship, and leadership achievements of senior student athletes during high school. Scholarships will be awarded to seniors who have met the scholarship program's eligibility requirements, completed an application and have been selected by the Fairmont Athletic Boosters Selection Committee as a recipient.
Must be a graduating Kettering Fairmont High School senior who has earned one (1) or more varsity letter awards in an interscholastic sport or in a related sports activity (cheerleading, sports medicine or as a team manager).
Must have participated in one (1) sports season during his/her senior year unless excused by a medical authority. If the applicant was excused by a medical authority his/her senior year, the applicant must have participated in at least one (1) sports season at Kettering Fairmont during his/her junior year.
Applicant can not have been suspended from active participation in athletics or activities during his/her senior year due to breach of the Athletic Code of Conduct.
Applicant must apply to and expect to attend a post-secondary educational institution (defined as trade school, technical school, community or junior college, four-year college or university or other institution of higher education).
Applicant must complete the Fairmont Athletic Booster Scholarship application in its entirety, including essay, as well as submit a letter of recommendation and a
from the head coach of each of the sports and/or activities the applicant participated in his/her senior year.
Applicant must submit a completed application online prior to the submission deadline of
midnight on Monday, March 26, 2018
Applicant or a member of the applicant's immediate family must be a Fairmont Athletic Booster member at any of the offered membership levels of support. For information about Booster membership, click
Applicants may apply for only one (1) Fairmont Athletic Booster scholarship.
Applicants may not be in receipt of a full academic or athetic scholarship to the institution in which he/she will be attending. Should applicant receive notification of a full academic or athletic scholarship to the post-secondary institution that he/she will be attending after submission of this application, he/she should notify the Fairmont Athletic Boosters at
immediately and withdraw his/her application.
Applicant must upload with the submitted application at least one letter of recommendation from someone
of the Fairmont Athletic Department. Letters of recommendation may come from principals, teachers, youth group leaders, employers, etc. Members of the Fairmont Athletic Department include the athletic director, assistant athletic directors, athletic department administrative assistants, high school head and assistant coaches and athletic trainers.
Applicant must have the head coach of each sport or sport activity he/she participated in his/her senior year submit an
online prior to the application deadline of midnight on Monday, March 26, 2018. Late submissions will not be accepted and will cause the application to be ineligible.
Eligibility requirements maybe waived or adjusted to accomodate special circumstances or special needs. An explanation must be provided in the appropriate area of the application.
The Fairmont Athletic Booster Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of three (3) members of the Kettering Fairmont Hall of Fame Committee in addition to the Fairmont Athletic Booster Vice President who will sit on the committee without a vote. The Fairmont Athletic Booster Scholarship Selection Committee will be selected by and presided over by the Fairmont Athletic Booster Vice President unless he/she has an eligible senior student athletic. If this is the case, another Fairmont Athletic Booster officer will sit in his/her place.
An alternate member after initial selection of the Selection Committee may be appointed by the Fairmont Athletic Booster Vice President should a member be unable to fulfill his/her commitment. No voting member of the Selection Committee shall be related to a senior Fairmont student.
A letter and plaque will be presented to the scholarship recipients at the Fairmont Scholar Athlete Awards program held in May each year. Disbursements of funds will be paid directly to the post-secondary institution without exception. It is each recipient's responsibility to present written documentation of acceptance and matriculation with the student athlete's student identification number to a post-secondary educational institution to the Fairmont Athletic Boosters Treasurer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for awards collection is October 1 of the year of graduation from Fairmont High School. After this date, any uncollected awards funds will be returned to the Fairmont Athletic Booster's general scholarship fund.
to the Fairmont Athletic Booster Scholarship package.
Complete the application including the essay and submit online with a letter of recommendation on or before the deadline of midnight on Monday, March 26, 2018.
Request that all head coaches and/or advisors complete
for each sport or activity the applicant partcipated in his/her senior year.
EX: Sam Jones plays football, wrestles and plays baseball; he will need three coach evaluations submitted on his behalf before the due date.
Each applicant's completed application, letter of recommendation and coach evaluations will be forwarded to the selection committee for review and grading without identifying marks.
Selection committee members will grade the essay question along with the content of the application without knowledge of the name of the applicant. All identifying information will be redacted. The grading will be based on content, quality, the following of directions, grammar and spelling.
The results will be tabulated by the Fairmont Athletic Booster Vice President, reported to the selection committee and the results will be ratified by the Fairmont Athletic Booster's Executive Board.
The Selection Committee is authorized to award up to ten (10) scholarships in 2018, if the applications' scores warrant. The total expenditure cannot exceed $10,000.