Details & Application for the Larry Pickett Memorial Student Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY

The scholarship will be awarded to a qualified applicant selected by the Atlanta Hockey Foundation Larry Pickett Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee

  1. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student.

  2. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA in High School or 2.0 GPA in college to be considered by the selection committee and must maintain that average to continue to receive scholarship assistance (based on a four-point system).

  3. Applicants must provide an official sealed copy of transcripts and grade report from the most recent quarter or semester.

  4. Applicants must submit a typed, one-page essay on why they should receive the scholarship funds and how it will aid them in their educational pursuits.  Applications for subsequent years should include a new essay detailing the student’s accomplishments through the current year and why that student should again be considered for the scholarship award.

  5. Applicants must submit a one page letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach or leader. This individual should be familiar with the applicant’s academic achievement, extracurricular accomplishments and work ethic. Applications for subsequent years should include a new letter of recommendation detailing the student’s accomplishments through the current year and why that student should again be considered for the scholarship award.

  6. Recipients, by accepting the award, agree to allow Atlanta Hockey Foundation to publish their name and likeness, without restriction, in promoting the reward and Foundation’s contribution.  Recipients may additionally be contacted by Atlanta Hockey Foundation and interviewed for the creation of additional related publicity or information.  Awardees may additionally be asked to sign a waiver.

  7. Although multiple scholarships may be awarded in any school year, the Atlanta Hockey Foundation scholarship selection committee is, at its sole discretion, not responsible to make any awards based on the number of applicants, applicant's qualifications or their ability to meet the scholarship criteria outlined herein.

AMOUNT & DURATION

  1. The amount of each scholarship awarded shall be disbursed by semester or quarter directly to the educational institution.

  2. The awarding of the scholarship will be valid for one school year (Assumed to be approximately September through May).

  3. The scholarship is for tuition, books and other approved specific needs. 

The scholarship will be rescinded in the following cases:

  1. Student’s GPA drops below 2.0.

  2. Student’s course load falls below full-time student status

  3. Student withdraws

 

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must be registered as and maintain full-time student status. The student must maintain a full-time course of study during the awarding period.  A student may enroll in an elective course if a required course is not available to ensure full-time study status is maintained.

 

A student may reapply for scholarship consideration in the next funding cycle if his/her scholarship is rescinded for any of the reasons listed above.

 

Alternate scholarship recipients may also be chosen to receive an award if a scholarship is rescinded due to ineligibility or graduation of the scholarship recipient.  The alternate recipient will receive notification of their status as an alternate and be contacted if monies become available.  

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*AAHL Foundation, Inc, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) organization, will administer the scholarship funds.

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