What are some of the projects BSI is planning ?
BSI is anxious to get moving on a number of projects -
* This fall (2021) BSI will be announcing it's new international related scholarship program. It will be open to all area senior sports participants (from any sport) with a major emphasis on those students who show involvement in school, community and volunteer activities -- and a desire to be part of promoting cooperation with peers internationally and to learn more about world events.
NOTE: with the postponement of spring 2021 scholarships, BSI has decided to expand 2021-22 scholarship opportunities to SENIORS in high school and college FRESHMEN.
Who Is Eligible For BSI College Scholarships
Eligibility for the various BSI scholarship programs can vary. But for our long-standing local high school program, all student in Western PA, who participate in sport, would be eligible. They must be a senior, who is planning on furthering their education at college level.
How Can I Obtain A Scholarship Application
You can receive an application by sending your name and mailing address to us by email: LTbaseball@hotmail.com
Applications will also be made available to area high school Athletic Directors and through high school guidance counselors.
What will scholarship applicants be judged on?
Criteria will include academics, school and community involvement and leadership traits and involvement in sports. Keep in mind however, that for some of our new specialized scholarship programs - additional criteria will also be considered.
What are the deadline dates for 2021 Scholarships ?
Spring 2021 Standard BSI Scholarships Because of Covid, 2021 scholarships are being postponed - Please see story the 1st page for more details..
How can I get invloved in helping BSI
We are always looking for people willing to volunteer their time to assist us with our projects. If you would like to see how you might take part - please contact us at LTbaseball@hotmail.com
If I donate to BSI, is it a charitable tax deduction?
The short answer is YES ! Ballpark Scholarships Inc (BSI) is a non-profit 501(c-3) charity, recognized as such by the I.R.S at the Federal level and that the state level as well. Certainly and all financial contributions - or in-kind donations are very welcome. And you can be assured all donations will be put into our programs - designed to help young people. Please contact by email us if you are interested in making a donation. LTbaseball@hotmail.com
Who will select the Scholarship Winners?
Each scholarship cycle, a group of local education, sports and business people are asked to serve on a "independent selection committee" to evaluate the applications and select the winners.
It should be noted that any student who is related to a BSI Board member or a member of the independent selection committee, WILL NOT be eligible for BSI Scholarships.