Toyota/Steve Young Scholar Athlete Award Application
Dear BASHOF Toyota/Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Award Applicant,
Thank you for your interest in the Toyota/Steve Young Scholar-Athlete Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female college-bound high school senior ($2,500 each), whose academic and athletic careers have been exemplary and whose personal standards and accomplishments are a positive model for others.
Steve Young is an inducted member in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame and the National Football League (NFL) Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is the recipient of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the San Francisco 49ers from Super Bowl XXIX and is currently an NFL analyst on ESPN. This scholarship was established in his honor in 2012 and is administered though the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
The scholarship presentations take place at the Annual Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet which will be on
Monday April 24, 2017.
In order to be considered for this scholarship, please complete the following forms.
YOU MAY SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY EMAIL (using this online form) HOWEVER DUE TO RESTRICTIONS BY MANY SCHOOLS TRANSCRIPTS MAY HAVE TO MAILED.
- Completed application
- Copy of school academic record/transcript
- Student written essay detailing how they display character in their athletic and academic pursuits (2 page maximum/double spaced)
- One letter of reference for each of the following:
- Athletic skill (a coach or association official)
- Academic standing (teacher or counselor)
- Personal qualities (adult relative or family friend)
- Photo of applicant (send by email if possible)
Please provide name, complete contact information (phone, email, address) and identify the area for which they will act as a reference.
Your completed application, including all of the required attachments, must be postmarked by February 28, 2017 (NO EXCEPTIONS). Properly documented applications will be reviewed by our committee. Applicants will be informed of the status of their requests in April 2017.
Please be sure to MAIL or EMAIL documents to:
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame
Toyota/Steve Young Scholar Athlete Application
465 California, Suite 806
San Francisco, CA 94104
Office: (415) 296-5606