It’s that time of year again. Spring has arrived and high school seniors are beginning to dream of graduation. It’s not too late for students to get scholarships.
One scholarship open to bowlers is the John Jowdy Scholarship Fund from Columbia 300.The John Jowdy Scholarship Fund is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior who is actively involved in bowling.
Interested students must submit a complete application, which can be found at columbia300.com/images/uploads/pdfs/2010 Jowdy Scholarship Application.
The application deadline is April 1. Award recipients will be selected based upon information provided on the applications.
Applicants will be required to provide transcripts upon official notification of award.
The amount of the scholarship award is $500 per year, for up to four years of post-secondary education. The award recipients must maintain a 3.0 grade point average (4.0 scale) to retain the yearly scholarship.
John Jowdy was inducted into the Professional Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 1988 and the American Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 2001 for meritorious service to the game.
He has been an instructor to many PBA champions and hundreds of others and a bowling writer.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee made up of representatives from the Bowling Writers Association of America and Columbia 300.