Curt Smith Sporting Goods Scholarship

The Curt Smith Sporting Goods Scholarship program will annually award renewable scholarships to one or more academically qualified high school seniors from areas of Southern Illinois and Eastern Missouri that comprise the primary service area of Curt Smith Sporting Goods, who demonstrate unmet financial need at an accredited post-secondary community college, two- or four-year college or university, or certificate, trade or technical school in the United States on a full-time basis. (Part-time students may be considered if it is determined that the student can complete an eligible program in the eligible time frame.)

To be eligible, the applicant must:

  • have played high school sports in the eligible geographic area,
  • be academically qualified,
  • and demonstrate unmet financial need at the college the student will attend.

Evaluation and Selection
The Foundation is responsible for evaluation, selection and determination of award amount.

Selection will be based on the student’s academic record, participation in high school sports, the quality of the essay and letter(s) of recommendation, and the consideration of unusual circumstances.

Contact Tameka Herrion, Scholarship Manager at the St. Louis Community Foundation at or 314-880-4960.

Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for this scholarship program will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. This scholarship program, as component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

$1,000, renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be eligible for the "Curt Smith Sporting Goods Scholarship" applicants must have played high school sports. Does this describe you?
  2. List the sports you participated in during high school.
    • 1.Sport
    • 2.Year
    • 3.Position
    • 4.Awards or Recognition
  3. ESSAY: In 500 words or less, how has your participation in high school sports prepared you for future success?
  4. Provide your student identification number at the college you will attend.
  5. UPLOAD: Upload your current FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR).
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