GREATER PITTSBURGH TEN-PIN BOWLING ASSOCIATION
RUDOLPH BORDOGNA MEMORIAL
The Greater Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Association is proud to announce the continued implementation of the RUDOLPH BORDOGNA
MEMORIAL BOWLING SCHOLARSHIP. This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue their post high
school education in academic, vocational, technical or business areas which would provide them with marketable skills in their
Two awards of at least $500 each will be made to two candidates, one male and one female.
To be eligible for scholarship consideration, you must meet the guidelines, and complete the requirements, as follows:
1. Have participated in an organized USBC bowling program for a minimum of two years.
2. Be a high school senior from an accredited secondary school with a minimum of 2.5 GPA for grades 10, 11 and 12.
3. Write a brief autobiography of your bowling career and accomplishments, as well as personal qualifications.
4. Provide personal references, as noted on the application.
Your candidacy will be evaluated on the degree to which you meet the above criteria, along with the other information
that you have submitted on the completed application. Bowling achievement, academics and other school and/or community activity
will be evaluated. This is a bowling scholarship, and as such, the most heavily weighted factors are bowling achievements
The deadline for all entries is May 31, (current year). Any entry postmarked after this date will not be accepted. Scholarship
winners will be notified in late June.
AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIP
Mail all entries to:
3220 Longbow Drive
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15235
Deadline for all entries: May 31, (current year)
The finalists in each division (Boys and Girls) will be notified on or about June 15th.
The award checks will be paid our directly to the school on behalf of the winner. Under no circumstances will the award
checks be given directly to the winner.
The Board of Directors of the Greater Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Association (GPTPBA) requires a minimum of four applications
be submitted in either division (Boys or Girls) for the scholarship to be awarded in that respective group.
Any questions concerning the scholarship may be directed to Angelo Bordogna at 412.824.5787 (after 6:00 pm, please).
Requests for applications can be made by sending a SASE to the scholarship chairman, or through any director of the Greater
Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Association.
Home Address: ________________________________________________
City: ___________________________ State: _________ Zip: _______
Home Telephone: ______________________________
Date of Birth: ______________________________
High School Name: ______________________________________________
High School Address: ______________________________________________
Father’s Full Name: ______________________________________________
Mother’s Full Name: ______________________________________________
Did you participate in an organized USBC league? ____________
Number of years in an organized USBC league: ____________
USBC Sanction Number (current year): __________________
Highest full season bowling average: __________________
Year and month graduating high school: __________________
GPA for each year: Grade 10 _______ Grade 11 _______ Grade 12 _______
(Finalists must verify grades with transcripts)
List your post-high school institutions that you have applied to and/or have been accepted to:
LISTINGS OF SCHOOL AND/OR
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES (NON-BOWLING)
ACTIVITY OFFICE HELD (IF ANY)
On a separate sheet of paper, submit a brief autobiography of personal achievements (non-Bowling), as well as a statement
listing all bowling achievements, Youth bowling participation and offices held within.
Provide not more than three references; at least one of which shall be academic, and the other personal.
C E R T I F I C A T I O N
All of the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Falsification of
any information provided on this application will be grounds for disqualification. If I become a finalist, I agree to supply
proof of any information that the Board of Directors of the Greater Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Association requires regarding