The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Academic Scholarship Program is an annual program which is divided into two categories: BEF Excellence in Education scholarship ($5,000 awarded over a two-year term) and BEF Aiming for Higher Education scholarships (7 x $1,000 award). The objective of the BEF Academic Scholarship Program is to grant scholarships to high school seniors who have benefited from the sport of billiards and are pursuing a college education.
The scholarship criteria includes maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale); must have received an ACT score of 23 or higher, or a SAT score of 1050 or higher; must be accepted to an accredited undergraduate academic program by June 1, 2009; carry at least 12 hours per semester; submitted a 500-1000 word essay on how billiards has been an integral part of his/her life; a letter outlining academic achievements, leadership and/or community service work and a description of the applicant’s background and career objectives.
Congratulations to the following 2009 winners: [Click Name to view Essay]
|BEF “Excellence in Education” Scholarship ($5,000 awarded over a two- year term)|
Stauch of Summerville, SC
|BEF “Aiming for Higher Education” Scholarships ($1,000 award)|
Bradley of Placerville, CA
Carter of Centennial, CO
Done of Rochester, NY
Drimmel of Spring Valley, CA
Lamir of Weymouth, MA
Lehman of Nelsonville, OH
Reynolds of Friendswood, TX