Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Program

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  • About the Award

    About the Award

    Scholar/Athlete scholarships will be awarded to a deserving male or female senior athlete.

  • Scholarship Criteria

    Scholarship Criteria

    To find the criteria for the scholarship program please see requirements below.

  • Scholarship Nomination

    Scholarship Nomination

    Guidance Counselors please see the information below to nominate a deserving student-athlete.

2024 School Districts

Pittston Area School District, Wyoming Area School District, Wilkes Barre Area School District

About the Award

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame – John Louis Popple Chapter is pleased to present a Scholar-Athlete award to a male or female senior athlete chosen from school districts in counties which comprise this chapter. Counties included are Luzerne, Bradford, Sullivan, Wyoming, and Northern Columbia. These awards will consist of a $500.00 presentation, and a certificate suitable for framing to honor a deserving Senior male or female Student/Athlete.

Scholarship Nomination

A completed form from the guidance department and a written response to scholarship questions by the individual will be forwarded to the chapter selection committee.

Guidance Counselors Only

High School Guidance Counselors, to nominate a student athlete for scholarship consideration,

please click below to submit your nomination form.


Scholarship Criteria

The following qualifications are necessary for consideration:

The winner is required to attend the Chapter banquet at the designated facility.  

  • Has made a significant contribution to varsity athletics at the high school
  • Has been a servant/leader to community and high school activity
  • Is ranked in the top (20%) of the graduating class – GPA/Class Standing
  • Has committed to attend a post-secondary institution. Denote prospective college/university (provide copy of acceptance letter)
Nomination Form

Significant Contribution to Varsity Athletics

Service to Community and High School

High Academic Achievement

Committed to Attend Post-Secondary Institution

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