F.A.Q


Who Is Eligible For BSI College Scholarships

Any high school student in Western PA, who participates in any varsity sport, is eligible. They must be a senior, who is planning on furthering their education at college level. 

What are some of the projects BSI is planning ?

BSI is anxious to get moving on a number of projects - 
* Plans for our 2020 Scholarship program (deadline for receiving applications April 15, 2020).
* We are also working in partnership with a major health organization to assist with a baseball showcase to be held this summer (June 26). It will be for area ball players who are high school Sophomores and Juniors.
* This fall (2019) BSI will be announcing it's new student athlete Leadership Awards 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 their willingness to learn more about world events. 

How Can I Obtain A Scholarship Application

You can receive an application by sending your name and mailing address to us by email: bsi2001@outlook.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. All students must be members of a high school varsity baseball or softball program.     

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 bsi2001@outlook.com      

What are the deadline dates for 2020 Scholarships ?

SORRY Spring 2020 Scholarships are postponed : Application we be available as of February 1, 2020.  Students who want to be considered for 2020 BSI Scholarships MUST have their completed applications returned by APRIL 15. Winners of these scholarships will be announced on MAY 1.  

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.

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.  bsi2001@outlook.com