The Buch Family Academic Scholarship 2019 Application

To be eligible for the Buch Family Academic Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be 16 years or older
    Be eligible, active amateur singles, pairs or ice dance skaters and current member of U.S. Figure Skating
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student or in his/her senior year of high school intending to attend a higher learning institution within 6 months of graduation
  • Be enrolled in a fully-accredited secondary school, attend classes and carry the minimum number of credit hours necessary to be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Maintain at least a 3.4 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) or 93% (based on a 100% scale) during the last two academic years
  • Have competed in a U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competition at the novice, junior or senior level during the past two competitive seasons or equivalent
  • Recipients will not be coaches, professionals or a member of only a synchronized skating team
 
*Please note incomplete applications will not be considered

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Skater Information

Competitive Level *

Parent information

Coach Information

Skating Resume

Do you plan to compete in the 2019-20 season? *

Academic Information


By checking this box, I certify that I will be: • Enrolled in a fully-accredited secondary school, attend classes and carry the minimum number of credit hours necessary to be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, or • Have plans to attend a higher learning institution as a full-time student within six months of graduating for the equivalent of one academic year. ("One academic year" is defined as at least: two (2) semesters, three (3) trimesters, or three (3) quarters) *

Financial Information

This information will be kept in the strictest confidence and reviewed only by the Buch Family Scholarship Committee and for no other purposes but to determine eligibility of consideration for support from the Buch Family Scholarship. There is no need to send a Tax Form.

Please choose one *
Did you receive income from coaching within the past 2 years? *
Do you receive any financial assistance or benefit from sources other than your income or your parent/guardian? (Examples may include family members, private or commercial sponsors, a private foundation or a civic organization, etc.) *

References (please provide 2)


Short Essays

Application agreement

I acknowledge that all of the information I have provided is accurate, and that I have read the mission of the Buch Family Scholarship, and fully understand the guidelines for submission of my application. Under penalty of forfeiture of any funds that may be awarded under this program, I certify that the information provided herein is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I certify that I am currently actively involved with amateur skating and/or attend (plan to attend within 6 months) an accredited two (2) or four (4) year college or university or other institution of higher learning. Further I certify that I have maintained a GPA of 3.4 (93%) or better prior to this application. I understand that any award I may receive may be contingent upon my continuing to achieve this GPA and remain active in amateur figure skating for the award period. I acknowledge that all of the information I have provided is accurate, and that I have read the mission of the Joyce Komperda Athlete Support Fund and fully understand the guidelines for submission of my application. I agree to the terms described. *
By signing below, I verify that I accept/decline the above said award, and, if accepting, I verify that I am an active competitor with full intentions of training and competing in qualifying events, (not applicable for Academic Award Recipients) and any assigned international competitions, during the 2019-2020 competitive season. In the event that I quit or retire from amateur (eligible) skating or change partners (if pair or dance competitor), I realize that I will forfeit any payment(s) not yet made to me. *
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