A scholarship for eligible Delaware Shore athletes and a donation to the general fund of the Easter Seals Society is the result of this annual indoor tournament in memory of Amanda Haxton, a member of the Delaware Shore Field Hockey community and a former athlete at Cape Henlopen High School and East Stroudsburg University.
Delaware Shore Field Hockey, Inc
2016 Haxton Scholarship
The Haxton Scholarship will be awarded to a 2016 high school graduate and Delaware Shore Field Hockey participant who plans to attend a 4-year college or university OR a medical training facility or program.
Applicants must meet the following three (3) criteria:
1. The Haxton Scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of the Class of 2016, pending proof of
High school graduation (2016)
Acceptance into a four-year college/university OR a medical training facility or program.
2. The applicant must submit a letter or essay that will include
Name, mailing address, and e-mail address of applicant
The applicant’s involvement in the activities of Delaware Shore Field Hockey, Inc.
The applicant’s high school and other field hockey participation and accomplishments
How field hockey has impacted her life so far and how playing field hockey will impact her future career path
Specific ways the applicant plans to contribute to field hockey programs in her future
Financial need for college
3. Applications must be electronically submitted to HaxtonApp@delawareshorefh.org on or before midnight of December 1, 2016. Applicants will receive notification by electronic mail from the committee chairperson upon receipt of the letter/essay.
Funding for the Haxton Scholarship will be provided partially from the proceeds of the Haxton & Easter Seals Tournament, December 19, 2015.
Special consideration will be given to applicants who plan to major in the field of health or medicine.