The members of the IAABO & IAFO Officials Organizations are dedicated to giving back to the students of the schools we serve. In 2005, the IAABO/IAFO Scholarship Fund was established to help support the higher education goals of graduating seniors.
With donations from individuals, corporations, organizations, schools and other fund-raising activities, we are proud to announce that we have raised almost $200,000 to give out as scholarships to the students in our community.
For students wanting to apply, click on the Scholarship Instructions tab below to get started. The Scholarship Worksheet/Scholarship Application allows you to submit all of your answers online. Transcripts must be uploaded to the ‘Submit Transcript’ link.
We are always looking for additional opportunities to raise money and provide more scholarships to help the students in our community. If you or someone you know is interested in partnering with us, please contact us through the ‘Contact IAABO’ link from the home page
Scholarship Information: The members of the IAABO & IAFO officials associations are dedicated to the education, training, and development of officials, to maintaining the highest standards of officiating and to encourage the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship. We are honored and privileged to support the students for the schools we officiate, as they pursue higher education by providing scholarships to deserving individuals. Through individual donations and special fund-raising events, we are able to provide fifteen individuals with $1,000 scholarships for their first year of higher education.
Important Dates: Completed application must be submitted on-line by March 23rd. Counselors and Scholarship recipients will be notified in mid-April. Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend our first IAABO Hall of Fame Dinner on Sunday April 28, 2019, held at Old Hickory Golf Course Clubhouse.
Eligibility: Any high school senior in a designated IAABO-IAFO school who is a US citizen is eligible. Student must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average as of end of first semester senior year in order to apply. No members of the IAABO or IAFO Scholarship Committee or their families are eligible.
Scoring: The IAABO-IAFO Scholarship and Selection Committee will review each application and select scholarship recipients based on the criteria indicated below. All decisions are final. Thank you for participating.
The following Standards will prevail:
GPA (Unweighted) - 200 points
Honors/Awards - 100 points
Employment - 100 points
Community Service - 100 points
Extracurricular Participation - 100 points
Essay - 200 points
Financial Need - 200 points
Total - 1,000 points
If you have questions regarding the scholarship program, please email: IAABOIAFOScholarship@gmail.com
Note: All payments will be made directly to the college that the student attends to cover tuition and housing only. The student is responsible for any additional expenses. All awards are at the sole discretion of the IAABO-IAFO Scholarship Selection Committee and all decisions are final.
Thank you for participating.