Attn: Junior Girls- Application Deadline nears for The Mary Jennings Sport Camp Scholarship

January 25, 2008 01:25 PM

The Mary Jennings Sport Camp Scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for girls (ages 10-14) to receive a scholarship to attend a tennis camp or clinic of their choice during the summer of 2008. Deadline for applicants is February 1, 2008. Interested athletes should do the following for consideration:

  1. Identify any sport camp that fits your needs and fill out that application .Fill out scholarship application. (Available online at www.nagws.org or download application here.)
  2. Write a single spaced, one-page typed essay explaining why you want to go to camp.
  3. Send your essay, a copy of your most recent grades and a copy of the camp application to NAGWS (Attn: MJ Scholarship)
  4. The winner is expected to send NAGWS a single spaced, one-page summary following their camp experience.

Administered by the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, the fund supports young female athletes who would like to attend camp to develop their skills. Its namesake, Mary Jennings, was a multi-talented student-athlete from New Jersey who passed away in June 2006 following a short battle of liver cancer.

Review of applications will begin immediately following the February 1st deadline. Winners will be announced at the National AAHPERD Convention in Fort Worth, Texas on April 8-12, 2008.

For additional information or questions, call 703-476-3400 or email the NAGWS office at nagws@aahperd.org
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