Nineteen $1,500 scholarships will be awarded during the school year, honoring one male athlete, one female athlete and one academic activities participant in each of the VHSL's group classifications plus one student from any group who has overcome incredible odds to make significant contributions to athletic and/or academic activities. Only students graduating during the school year will be eligible for the awards.
Candidates must have previously won a varsity letter or the equivalent in one of the following sports: baseball, boys or girls basketball, cheer, boys or girls cross country, field hockey, football, boys or girls golf, gymnastics, boys or girls indoor track, lacrosse, boys or girls outdoor track, boys or girls soccer, softball, boys or girls swimming, boys or girls tennis, boys or girls volleyball and wrestling; or the academic activities of debate, drama, forensics, creative writing, newspaper, yearbook, magazine. scholastic bowl or film festival to be eligible for the award.
All applications must be postmarked or delivered in person to the VHSL office no later than March 15. Applications that fail to meet that deadline will not be considered.
Students with an immediate family member (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, ward, daughter or son and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) employed by The Allstate Foundation ("Sponsor"), Allstate Insurance Company, any Allstate insurance agency and persons living in their same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win this scholarship. An eligible minor must have his/her parent's or legal guardian's permission to enter. Void where prohibited by law. Program is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Awards will be presented on the following criteria:
A) A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
B) Students must have previously won at least one varsity letter or the equivalent in the VHSL sport/academic activity in which they are applying for the award.
C) Involvement in other school-sponsored activities.
D) Involvement in activities outside of school (work, charities, etc.)
E) Two letters of support