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Glastonbury Basketball Association - Scholarship Application Instructions

Overview: The GBA annually awards scholarship money to graduating seniors with a history of participation within the organization.
Award amount: $1,000 (minimum of 2 awards each year)
Contact Person: Traci Murphy Email:


Glastonbury resident or GHS Student
Graduating Senior (Class of 2020)
Applicant must have been involved in GBA for at least 4 years (as a player and/or coach)

Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university

o Award is only presented if the recipient has committed to a college

Financial need considered (SAR - Student Aid Report)

Award Details:

One time only scholarship
Minimum of 2 recipients per year, GBA board would vote based on scholarship committee recommendation to opt for a 3
rd recipient when appropriate

Voting Committee

Consists of a minimum of 3 GBA Board of Directors and Commissioners
Any board members with current graduating seniors will abstain to avoid any conflict of interest

Applicants will be scored on: years of involvement and strength of essay, financial need.

Application Instructions: Deadline for submission: Friday, March 6, 2020

1. Download application from (via Rules Manual / Documents tab)
2. Complete Application and attached 
all required information:

  1. A short essay sharing the impact playing or coaching GBA basketball had on you. (approximately 300 words)

  2. SAR (Student Aid Report)Only attach summary page.

3. Submit:

a. Electronically via email to Traci Murphy at:

b. Manually by sending to: GBA Scholarship c/o T Murphy 92 Moseley Terrace Glastonbury, CT 06033



Award is presented at the recipients respective High School Award Night by a member of the GBA board/voting committee.