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Scholarship

GREATER PITTSBURGH TEN-PIN BOWLING ASSOCIATION
RUDOLPH BORDOGNA MEMORIAL
BOWLING SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION


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 future endeavors.

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 and accomplishments.

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:
Angelo Bordogna
SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN
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.


G.P.T.P.B.A.
RUDOLPH BORDOGNA
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION FORM

Name: _____________________________________________________

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:

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LISTINGS OF SCHOOL AND/OR
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES (NON-BOWLING)

ACTIVITY OFFICE HELD (IF ANY)
_________________________ ________________________

_________________________ ________________________

_________________________ ________________________

_________________________ ________________________

_________________________ ________________________

IMPORTANT:
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.

Reference 1:
Name: _________________________________

Address: _________________________________

City/State/Zip: _________________________________

Reference 2:
Name: _________________________________

Address: _________________________________

City/State/Zip: _________________________________

Reference 3:
Name: _________________________________

Address: _________________________________

City/State/Zip: _________________________________

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 this application.


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Applicant’s Signature


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Date Submitted