Shamrock Charities Scholarship Program

Shamrock Charities was formed by amateur soccer players who inspire to give back to our global community. Our purpose is to support seriously ill and underprivileged children. Our goal is to improve children’s lives. We host a variety of events to raise money to foster our worldwide goal for helping needy children have a better life.

Scholarship Program

Shamrock Charities celebrates inspiring, spirited young people with diverse backgrounds and our Scholarship Fund annually honors outstanding young people who make a positive impact on their communities.

The scholarship funds will be awarded in order to further the educational needs of the winner. We are looking for individuals who have given back to their communities through volunteering, with an emphasis on children’s charities. Applicants must submit an essay explaining how their volunteer activities have benefited, and will continue to benefit, the lives of children. The annual scholarship will be awarded to the applicant whose essay best meets the criteria described below.

Shamrock Charities has long been involved with the sport of soccer as players, coaches, parents, and fans. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who are or have been involved with soccer.

Description of Scholarship Funds

Shamrock Charities will award the winning applicant a $2,500 educational scholarship. Payments will be paid directly to the college, university, or trade organization by Shamrock Charities, LLC. Shamrock Charities retains the right to make alternate payment arrangements to prevent conflicts with other scholarships.

Eligibility:

The following must be met:

·        To apply for the scholarship, applicant must be a high school senior, and:

o   Currently applying to an accredited college, university, or trade school.

o   Describe their volunteering history, past and/or current.

o   Documentation supporting the volunteering experience must be provided prior to scholarship final award.

·        The winning applicant will allow Shamrock Charities to post their name, photo and award information on our website.

·        Winning applicant may be asked to attend Shamrock charity events and share their experiences.

To apply: Please send your application and essay response to: info@shamrockcharities.org. The subject line of your submission must include “Shamrock Charities Scholarship”. The application can be found on the Shamrock Charities website at www.shamrockcharities.org. Please note, Shamrock Charities will only accept electronic submissions.

Essay Prompts: 

·        Explain why you are passionate toward supporting children charities.

·        How has your previous experiences made a difference in the lives of children?

·        Describe how you plan to continue to support services to aid children.

·        Provide soccer involvement and experiences, if any.

Selection and Announcement of Winners

Winners will be selected by the Shamrock Charities, LLC scholarship team.

The application process is open to accept applications.

The application deadline is 5 PM PST March 31, 2019.

Winners will be notified before May 30, 2019.

Applicants are judged on quality and thoughtfulness of the essay, experience with volunteering and soccer background. All decisions of the Shamrock Charities scholarship team will be final.

Shamrock Charities

Shamrock Charities does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Contents of the application are considered public information once submitted and should not include private or privileged information. Application information with not be shared with outside entities and is for internal purposes except for winner name, picture and description on our website announcing award of scholarship.

For more information regarding Shamrock Charities, visit our website at www.shamrockcharities.org.