HERBERT A. COHEN SPORTS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION: 

Four $1,000 awards: two senior male athletes and two senior female athletes will be granted awards. 

The Northern Highlands Administration will choose the recipients. 

The Administration’s decisions will be based on the following: eligibility, criteria, and requirements. 

 

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the $1,000 award the student athlete must have achieved the following: 

Lettered twice in their high school career, at least once as a senior. 

Attained a 3.0 GPA over their high school career. 

Have committed to attend an accredited two or four-year college. 

  

CRITERIA: Applicants will be judged on a combination of the following:  

Essay: 

Write a 500-word essay describing “How My Highlands’ Athletic Experience Has Affected My Outlook and Approach to Life’s Challenges.” 

The essay will be evaluated on content. 

 

Qualitative characteristics displayed both on the field and in the classroom:  

A positive attitude 

Leadership ability 

Role model  

Note: Qualitative characteristics may be enhanced through service and commitment to the community outside of Northern Highlands. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must file their essay by April 1 

Applicants must agree the award money will be used for educational purposes