ISPA Junior Scholarship Program Rules
1. The scholarship will consist of $500.
2. The number of scholarships awarded annually will depend on the solvency of the Scholarship Fund.
3. The scholarship will be funded by the proceeds from the junior scholarship auction held at the ISPA Annual show, donations, and any other means determined by the ISPA Executive Board.
4. All funds designated for the Junior Scholarship Program will be used for that purpose and for that purpose only.
5. There will be no administrative costs associated with the Junior Scholarship Program. All funds in the program will be awarded to applicants.
6. In the event there are no applicants for a period of 5 years, the Executive Board may, by a majority vote, dissolve the program and any funds would be used for junior awards or junior promotion at the ISPA Annual Show.
1. The applicant has to have been a member in good standing of the ISP A for 3 years.
2. The applicant must submit a transcript of their High School grades to the Secretary of the ISPA by October 1st of the calendar year of their graduation. Included should be the history of any extra-curricular activities such as sports, 4H programs, academic clubs, etc.
3. A grade point average of "C" is required throughout the High School years.
a. If there are extenuating circumstances concerning the grade point average, the committee will take that under advisement. That information has to be submitted in writing along with the scholarship application.
4. The applicant shall submit an essay about the Pigeon Hobby and how the applicant has participated in the hobby and what the hobby means to them.
5. Any junior member will be granted this award only once.
6. The award will be available to High School graduates who are enrolling in an accredited two or four year institution of higher learning.