SLYESTRONG#6 SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD

The SlyeStrong#6 Foundation was formed in loving memory and honor of Andrew “AJ” Slye who is a testament to us all on how to endure and enlighten in the face of hardship. The SlyeStrong#6 Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student-athlete from each of the five Stafford County High Schools.

Applicants must best exemplify the core values of AJ Slye and this Foundation – perseverance, leadership, humility, compassion,
self-awareness and self-discipline.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a graduating senior at North Stafford, Mountain View, Colonial Forge, Stafford, or Brooke Point High Schools in Stafford County.
    One scholarship will be awarded at each high school
  • Will attend a full-time accredited 4-year college or university in the fall of 2020.
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA or higher.
  • Earned a letter at least two (2) consecutive years in a single varsity sport.
  • Family Members of the SlyeStrong#6 Foundation Board are not eligible.

Scholarship Process and Details:
Amount: up to $2,000.00 sent to the college or university the applicant will be attending.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Submit Application to:  Applicant’s High School Counseling Center

Selection Process:  All applications will first be evaluated by the applicants’ high school’s scholarship committee. The top 5 applications from each school will then be sent to the SlyeStrong#6 Scholarship Committee for the final award.

Required Documents:

  1. Completed application
  2. Two (2) letters of Recommendation, attesting to the applicant’s character from a school official, teacher, coach, and/or from a community leader (minister, scoutmaster, employer, volunteer sponsor )
  3. Two (2) Essays (no more than 800 words each) – In your own words,
    1. Describe how you have achieved excellence in academics while participating in varsity athletics. (You may want to discuss your motives, fulfillments, values that shape your character).
    2. Describe your strengths. (Focus on 2 or more of the following categories: perseverance, leadership, humility, compassion)
  4. LIFE MOTTO. In a few words, write a motto for your life.
  5. Copy of your school transcript
  6. List of extra-curricular activities.
  7. List of Honors, Awards, and/or Leadership Position

Please see your high school’s Counseling Office or high school website for more information. Download Application Here.

AJ SLYE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a graduating senior at Stafford County Public Schools, Spotsylvania County Public Schools or Fredericksburg City Public Schools.
    One scholarship will be awarded.
  • Has been immediately impacted by a cancer diagnosis (parent or guardian, sibling or self)
  • Will attend a full-time accredited 4-year college or university in the fall of 2020.
  • Family Members of the SlyeStrong#6 Foundation Board are not eligible.

Scholarship Process and Details:
Amount: up to $2,000.00 sent to the college or university the applicant will be attending.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Submit Application to:  SlyeStrong#6 Foundation, c/o Laura Slye, 34 Brittany Lane, Stafford, VA 22554

Selection Process: All applications will be evaluated by the SlyeStrong#6 Scholarship Committee for the final award.

Submit Completed Application to:
SlyeStrong#6 Froundation
c/o Laura Slye
34 Brittany Lane
Stafford, VA 22554

Required Documents:

  1. Completed application
  2. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation from school official, teacher, coach, and/or from a community leader (minister, scoutmaster, employer, volunteer sponsor)
  3. Two (2) Essays (no more than 800 words each) – In your own words,
    1. Often college organizations participate in fundraisers for cancer research and support. If you were invited to speak to these groups, who may not have intimate experience with cancer, what would you say to them? What could you tell them about your experience that would motivate them in their endeavors?
    2. Cancer should not define you.  We would like you to tell us about you (who you are, what you enjoy doing, what are your hopes and dreams, etc).
  4. Physician Verification Form
  5. List of Extra-Curricular Activities
  6. List of Honors, Awards, and/or Leadership Positions

Please see your high school’s Counseling Office or high school website for more information. Download Applicaiton Here.