Soccer & Rugby Imports Announces Scholarship Opportunity for College Students Across the United States
Leading Online Sports Gear and Sports Equipment Retailer is Offering One Student the Chance to Win a $1,000 Scholarship
Southport, CT., March 16, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Soccer and Rugby Imports, a soccer and rugby gear and active wear supplier headquartered in Connecticut and New York, is offering the chance for one college student to win a scholarship to go towards their school-related expenses.
The 2017 Soccer and Rugby Youth Sports Programs Scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by January 1st, 2018 at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute.
“We know that saving up for school can be hard for students. Here at Soccer and Rugby Imports, we believe that scholarships can give ambitious students the opportunity to focus on his or her studies with less worry about the cost of school-related items, such as books and tuition,” said Stephanie Nelson, Store Manager of Soccer & Rugby.
Each applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or less that includes the following:
(1) Applicant’s name, address, phone number, and the university or institute of attendance as of January 1, 2018.
(2) ESSAY QUESTION:
“Did you ever participate in a Youth Sports Program? If so, which one(s)? How has participating in youth sports programs helped your character development? Did you feel any joy of accomplishment? What life skills did you learn?”
The submission deadline is December 21st, 2017, and the winner will be announced on January 11th, 2018. Each applicant must submit his or her application via the online form.
To learn more about submitting your application and essay, please visit http://www.soccerandrugby.com/scholarship.
About Soccer and Rugby Imports
Soccer and Rugby Imports was established in 1993, beginning its first seven years in a small retail strip in Westport, Conn. Since the year 2000, the Avalos family took over the business and quickly began to outgrow its modest Westport location. In 2004, as the popularity of soccer in the area increased, as well as the reach of the business, the store moved to nearby Southport, Conn. Four more locations have opened in the subsequent years: Ridgefield, Conn., Greenwich, Conn., Madison, Conn., and Bronxville, N.Y. Soccer and Rugby Imports has been supplying Connecticut's soccer clubs and organizations across the country and abroad for the past 20 years. From cleats and practice gear from the retail shop to customized jerseys, shorts, warm-ups, and backpacks from the Team Sales department, thousands of people have been linked to Soccer and Rugby Imports. Soccer and Rugby Imports also carries exclusive gear.
For more information, please visit http://www.soccerandrugby.com/ or call 1-800-726-8626.
Source: Soccer and Rugby Imports