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Boise Y Swim Team Graduating Senior Scholarship

Boise Y Swim Team Caitlin Vinsonhaler College Scholarship

The Boise Y Swim Team Caitlin Vinsonhaler Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college.  Swimmers may apply for a Scholarship, whether or not they intend to swim at the college level.  Applicants must be registered as year round athletes with Snake River Swimming and must have been members of the Boise Y Swim Team for at least two years. Scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded towards college tuition and books.  The number of scholarships to be awarded is dependent upon the number of applications received.  Scholarship monies will be sent to the winning athletes upon school enrollment verification.

Students who plan to swim at a Division I school may be ineligible to apply for this scholarship due to NCAA rules.  Please check with your school of choice before submitting your application to find out if you can accept the scholarship, should you win. Students who plan to swim at a Division II, III, or NAIA school are eligible to apply under NCAA rules but are encouraged to confirm this with the compliance office of their chosen institution before applying.  

A scholarship committee comprised of 3 members, to include a member of the YMCA Board of Directors, a former swimmer or swim team parent, and a member of the Treasure Valley YMCA leadership team will review all applications and select the most qualified candidates.  The winners will be announced at the Boise Y Swim Team Annual Team Awards Night on May 11.

Click HERE to access the application which includes an explanation of the eligibilty requirements and the selection process.

All applications must be submitted by April 26, 2019.