There are multiple grant opportunities available to schools for bowling equipment, bowling program funds as well as In-School Bowling equipment that should be receiving more applications. We would like to ask that you share this information and encourage applications to ensure that schools utilize these opportunities.
Youth bowlers also have access to numerous scholarship opportunities through bowling. This year the deadline for these scholarship applications was moved to December 1st.
Please share this information with the community as well as your youth bowlers and encourage them to submit applications for these grant and scholarship opportunities!
High School Grant Assistance Program
The United States Bowling Congress, Bowling Proprietors' Association of America and The Bowling Foundation have partnered with the YES Fund to award four $2,500 grants to help start a high school bowling program or to help supplement a program that lost funding because of school budget cuts. The application for this grant can be downloaded below.
High School Grant Application
In-School Bowling Program Grant
Give youth the opportunity to learn about the sport of bowling outside of the center. This program provides opportunities to teach students the sport of bowling with instructional curriculum and equipment available to use in school or other facilities.
In-School Bowling Grant Application
S.E.T.S Grants (Students Equipped to Strike)
In order to making bowling available to all, The Bowling Foundation, YES! (Youth Education Services Fund), BPAA (Bowling Proprietors Association of America) and USBC (United States Bowling Congress) along with industry partners, Classic Bowling Products, and TNBA (The National Bowling Association) have come together to provide high school varsity team and varsity club team members with quality bowling equipment. Bowling balls* will be awarded to applicants based on financial eligibility and other requirements listed below and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.
There are numerous National awards and scholarships that have been created for high school or college students who compete in the sport of bowling. Please encourage your youth bowlers to apply for these scholarships!
All applications are due by December 1st and can be downloaded on bowl.com http://www.bowl.com/Scholarships/Honor_Awards/National_Awards/
Thank you for sharing this information and encouraging the growth of youth bowling!
The IBC Youth Development Team