Highly skilled male bowler with strong academic success in the classroom and involvement within their community outside of bowling.This annual award recognizes star qualities in a male high school or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include:
Applicants must be in their 11th or 12th grade year in high school, and may be male or female. This scholarship is based mainly on community service and very strong academic success. Bowling successes do not factor into the selection process.
This award annually recognizes one male and one female USBC Youth bowler for his/her exemplary contributions in the sport of bowling outside of league or tournament play, academic accomplishments and community involvement.
Application deadline: May 1.
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This prestigious award is named in honor of Kerm Helmer, the team founder and longtime bowling coach at Erie Community College who also served as a board member, vice-president and president of the Young American Bowling Alliance, a predecessor organization of the USBC. The annual award recognizes leaders or organizations in the bowling community who have displayed the courage, determination and ability to develop far-reaching programs of national scope that provide fun and exciting opportunities for collegiate and/or youth bowlers. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 1.Download application here
This annual award recognizes an adult volunteer who has displayed outstanding efforts to foster, organize and promote certified youth bowling programs at the local, state and/or national level for the last seven or more years. Any person or organization with knowledge of an individual’s efforts in these areas may nominate that individual. Applications must be postmarked by Nov. 1.
Given in conjunction with the PBA, the Billy Welu scholarship recognizes a male or female collegiate bowler for their bowling successes and involvement while maintaining academic success.
Five male and five female USBC High School members are selected annually for the Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team and a $1,000 scholarship.Coaches or team administrators must nominate eligible contenders; student-athletes and/or family members may not handle nominations. Once nominations are accepted, the student-athlete receives an application packet.As a high school bowler, your selection to the Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team is based on your bowling accomplishments, academic achievement, letters of recommendation, extracurricular and community involvement, submitted essays and resumes. Minimum requirements for selection include a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) and at least one letter of recommendation.All-American Team awards are presented at the USBC Junior Gold Championships, typically held each July in various event host cities.