The Larry Libertore Youth Sports Scholarship Application

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: COMPLETE THIS FORM AND SUBMIT DOCUMENTS OR HAVE AN ORGANIZATION THE CHILD IS AFFILIATED WITH  SIGN AND SUBMIT. THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT THE APPLICATION IS ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SUBMIT ALL FORMS REQUESTED.

Make Sure You Meet The Criteria For The Youth Sports Scholarship Before Applying
This scholarship provides assistance for registration fees, uniforms, and equipment to help eligible youth participate in sports programs in Florida. The amount of the scholarship is based on financial need.

Criteria for consideration for the scholarship:

  • The student is between the ages of 11-18
  • Is a United States citizen
  • Is a Florida resident
  • The athlete agrees to attend a minimum of 80% of scheduled practices and games
  • The applicant has a grade point average of 2.5
  • Gross annual household income and number of household members per Federal Poverty
  • Level guidelines (see the guidelines)

Applications may be submitted by a parent/guardian or a non-profit organization in Florida that offers programs for youth. For example; schools, leagues, Boys & Girls Clubs, Churches, etc. If an organization is qualifying the applicant, the parent or guardian completes the application form and turns it into the agency for submittal. The representative verifies that the child meets the criteria and submits the application and forms. This is the preferred method for applying.

Applications submitted by a parent must also have these attachments:

  • Verification of income and need for scholarship assistance
  • Copy of school interim report or report card for verification that student adheres to the school attendance policy
  • Maintains a 2.5-grade point average
  • Has satisfactory school behavior

If a student does not meet the criteria but can show cause for assistance, attach a letter explaining the circumstance(s).

 

Contact Us

The Libertore Fund For Children
P.O. Box 5415
Lakeland, FL 33807

info@libfund.org
(844)329-4434

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