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Athletic Scholarships

Gilbert Cross Country and Track & Field Scholarship

Deb Anderson was a dedicated teacher and coach for 34 years at Gilbert. Teaching PE was very rewarding, but coaching Cross Country and Track & field were her true passion.  She would like to award two $250 scholarships to two senior athletes who have competed for all 4 years in high school Cross Country AND Track & Field.

Deadline: April 2019 to Mr. Jacobson’s office

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Gilbert Athletic Boosters Club Scholarship

The Athletic Booster Club awards four $500 scholarships annually to two female and two male graduating athletes or cheerleaders and/or four qualified applicants.

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Deadline:  May 2019 – to Mr. Jacobson’s office by 3:00 p.m.

Cory Keith Patterson Scholarship

The following scholarship is a $100 award for a student who have been involved in wrestling.


1) Student must have competed on the Gilbert High School wrestling team for a minimum of two years including the student’s senior year or served as a wrestling cheerleader for a similar time period.

2) Student must be planning to further his/her education at a two or four-year institution.

3) Student must have exhibited a high degree of athletic effort, sportsmanship and leadership in the wrestling room and on the wrestling mat.

4)Please describe your experience as a member of the Gilbert High School wrestling team / cheer leading squad and the importance it has played in both your overall high school experience and personal growth

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Deadline: April 2019 – must be returned to Mr. Jacobson’s office

Tiger Strength Scholarship

The Tiger Strength program awards two $250 scholarships annually to one female and one male graduating athletes or two qualified athletes.

Eligibility: The graduating student must have participated in at least one sport for two consecutive years during his/her high school career. The participant must have demonstrated:

Individual Effort

Commitment to Tiger Strength program

Leadership to younger athletes

Good character in activities outside of their participating sports

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Deadline: April 2019

Iowa Section Professional Golfer’s Association

The Iowa PGA Foundation offers an annual scholarship opportunity in memory of Charlie Burkart.  The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students in furthering their education.  It is open to any graduating high school senior or previous graduate residing within the Iowa PGA Section or the state of Iowa.

At least one high school graduate will be the 2017 recipient of $1500 per year for four years at a college or university of their choice.  Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, then on their academic/professional ability and financial need.

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Deadline: June 2019


Coach Steve Lynn Memorial Foundation

*Now accepting applications for graduating 2018 Iowa high school seniors.

The Coach Lynn Memorial Scholarship will reward one boy and one girl $1000 to put towards their college expenses. If you feel as though you have worked hard on and off the athletic field to prove that you have what it takes to become successful, this scholarship is for you. Coach Lynn believed in kids. He’d believe in you!

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Must be a graduating senior from a Iowa high school
  • Must have participated in track and field
  • Must be planning to compete in athletics in college
  • Must display perseverance, sportsmanship, and good citizenship
  • Must be academically eligible to attend a two or four year college/university.
  • Must provide evidence of leadership both in sports and in school and community.
  • Must provide 3 one-page letters of reference. One letter must be from a coach.

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Deadline:  April 2019


Integrity • Respect • Responsibility
Servant Leadership • Sportsmanship