The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Academic Scholarship Program is pleased to announce the 2011 recipients of its annual scholarship program. The scholarships are divided into two categories: BEF Excellence in Education scholarship ($2,000 award) and BEF Aiming for Higher Education scholarships (3 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 ; 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; submitted 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 2011 winners:
BEF “Excellence in Education” Scholarship ($2,000 award)
Corbin Coe of Boone, NC