HearStrong Scholarship Program

Hearstrong Scholarship Program

Professional Athletes Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is designed for student athletes with hearing loss who are enrolled or intend to enroll in a university, college, or two-year institution (that does not provide athletic scholarships.) The scholarship rewards student athletes for their non-athletic achievements and assists them in reaching their career goals.

The submission deadline is June 30, 2021.

Click here to download the application.


  1. Grade Point Average of 2.0 or better
  2. High school senior – college sophomore status
  3. Accepted at or enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or university
  4. Nominated by a coach or other faculty member
  5. Participated at the varsity level in athletics for at least one year
  6. Has not accepted any scholarship funds or grants to participate in college athletics

Criteria for Evaluation

  1. Career goals
  2. Nomination by coach
  3. Academic achievement
  4. Potential for success
  5. Leadership and character
  6. Indication of how athletic competition has aided in personal growth

Nomination Materials

The following materials should be provided to the Scholarship Committee:

  1. Coach’s nomination letter
  2. Application form completed by student and signed by coach and academic advisor
  3. 500 word essay provided by student
  4. Academic transcript

Instructions for Submission

  1. The application must be filled out by the student applicant. Please print or type
  2. All requirements must be met and all information complete for an application to be considered
  3. The application form and essay should be given to the coach/nominator who is responsible for seeing
    that all application materials are forwarded to the superintendent’s office

Submission Information

Email copy of application to: info@hearstrong.org.


Mail hard copy of application to:

PO Box 377
Syracuse, NY 13214

For any questions, call 866-432-7500.



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