The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
How to Apply
Please send us a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:
How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
Has your participation influenced your career goals?
Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
June 19, 2015.
Who is eligible?
All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending.
How to submit
All essay submissions should be sent to:
When is the winner notified?
The winner will be notified within 2 weeks and the name of the winner will be posted on this website at that time.
When is the award received?
The award is mailed within 2 weeks of the deadline.
Amount of Scholarship
The individual award is $500
Number of Awards
The number of awards will vary each year and this is at the sole discretion of the scholarship award committee.
Your personal information is confidential and is for the sole use of the BigSun Athletics scholarship committee.
The Big Sun Athletic Organization is dedicated to providing an opportunity for young athletes to learn and to excel. We are attemping to develop programs in all sports in our community in an effort to keep our children motivated and healthy.
2014 Scholarship Winner
Marissa Moss who is attending the University of Tampa and is hoping to get into the Professional Phase of the Athletic Training Program.
2013 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Ryan Alcantara who will be attending Seattle Pacific University
2012 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to Josh Ashley who is studying marketing at Illinois State and Cirra Halter who will be studying at Portland State working towards a carreer in Art Therapy. 2011 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Alexa Wrinn. Ms. Wrinn will be studying Sociology at Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, Connecticut. 2010 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Sabrina Wilson of Denver, Colorado. Ms. Wilson is working towards a degree in Nursing at St. Regis University. 2009 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Ryan Luis of Milwaukie, Oregon. Mr. Luis is pursuing a degree in Business Administration. 2008 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Ashley Rae LaBar from Yuma, Arizona. Ms. LaBar is the 2008 winner of the BigSun Scholarship. She is in nursing studies and is involved in Track and Field.
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