The Billiard Education Foundation is now accepting applications for 2010 scholarship awards. Applications can be downloaded at http://www.BilliardEducation.org. All applications must be postmarked by April 1. The BEF Scholarship Program is divided into two categories: Excellence in Education (one $5,000 scholarship over a two-year term) and Aiming for Higher Education (seven individual scholarships at $1,000 each). BEF’s objective is to grant scholarships to high school seniors who have benefitted from the sport of billiards and are pursuing a college education.
Applicants must adhere to the following criteria: 1) hold a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale); 2) must have an ACT score of at least 23 or SAT combined score (critical reading + math) of 1050 or higher; 3) submit a 500-1000 word essay on how billiards has been an integral part of their life; 4) must be accepted to an accredited undergraduate academic program by June 1, 2010; 5) must attend an accredited undergraduate institution and carry at least 12 credit hours per semester.