The Haxton Scholarship will be awarded to a 2017 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 2017, pending proof of
High school graduation (2017)
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 17-18, 2016.
Special consideration will be given to applicants who plan to major in the field of health or medicine.
Sarah More accepts the Haxton & Easter Seals Award for 2012 from the event chairperson, Danielle Renken. This year's event had 37 teams with over 300 participants playing in the two day benefit. The award will be worth over $1000 when the final accounting is finished. Sarah is a senior with Delaware Shore field hockey and also a senior at Mount Pleasant High School, Wilmington, Delaware. She plans to attend Juniata College and play field hockey for coach CAroline Gullich.
Scholarship Winners 2011 Taylor and Christine with Danielle
What a great time had by all! Congratulations to our Scholarship winners: Caroline Judge and Tori Cox