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CYA 2009 College Scholarship

Application and Information

CYA Basketball is once again offering up to four scholarships to qualified applicants for use in the scholastic year 2009—2010 as a college freshman. Scholarships up to $1000 will be awarded by the basketball board of directors to a maximum of four seniors (at least one boy and one girl) who have participated in CYA Basketball in their middle school and high school years and who meet the other stated criteria of academic achievement and good sportsmanship.

General guidelines for the application include:
  • The applicant must display good citizenship and have an exemplary record of community service. Applicant must also have a record of good sportsmanship while participating in the CYA basketball program.
  • The applicant must attend an accredited college in the fall of the scholarship program year (2009) and plan on obtaining a four-year degree.
  • The applicant must currently have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better for all 4 0f their high school years.
  • The applicant must have played on either a CYA Basketball team or their high school basketball team for at least three seasons during their high school years. In addition, the applicant must have been a registered participant and participated in CYA house or travel Basketball for a minimum of two seasons during their middle and high school years (these two requirements can overlap).

The recipient of a 2009 CYA Basketball scholarship will be a person who is inspiring to his/her teammates and friends, displays good sportsmanship, and brings credit to his/her school and sport. (This scholar-athlete need not have played on their high school basketball team and need not have been a highly skilled player.)

All applications must be received by May 1, 2009 (the CYA Board reserves the right to extend this deadline if necessary). The Scholarship Selection Committee of CYA Basketball will recommend scholarship recipients to the CYA Basketball Board at the regular May meeting. Recipients will be notified by June 1 and the scholarships will be announced at their school awards program (if the schools permit this). 

To dowload the application, please click on the following link: CYA 2009 College Scholarship Application or send an email request for the application to Cindy Aune at