The Atoms Booster Club Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating, Annandale High School Senior with a 3.0 or higher grade point average. The student-athlete must have participated in a sport, recognized by the Annandale High School Athletic Dept. during their Senior year at Annandale High School.
The number of scholarships awarded and the amount of each scholarship are determined annually by the Atoms Booster Club Executive Board.
The scholarship application package must be postmarked or delivered to the Annandale High School Athletic Office on or before May 1. The mailing address is:
ATOMS BOOSTER CLUB
ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
4700 MEDFORD DR
ANNANDALE, VA 22003-5443
The scholarship application package should include the completed scholarship application, a 500-word minimum type-written essay, and a copy of an official transcript for GPA verification. Letters of Recommendation from a from a high school coach, teacher or administrator may also be included with the package. A maximum of two recommendation letters will be considered with each package.
Scholarship Award Process
When possible, individual scholarships will be awarded to the top qualifying male and female student-athletes who demonstrate the highest scores from their academic and athletic achievement, based on the following scoring criteria:
|CATEGORY / ITEM||POINTS AWARDED||MAXIMUM POINTS||CATEGORY|
|ESSAY||Best Essay = 10 point per committee member|
2nd Best Essay = 5 points per committee member
|GRADE POINT AVERAGE||Grade Point Average multiplied by 10||40||ACADEMICS|
|ACADEMIC AWARDS||1 point for each award||NO MAX||ACADEMICS|
|VARSITY LETTER||10 points for each varsity letter||NO MAX||ATHLETICS|
|JV PARTICIPATION||5 points for each sport||NO MAX||ATHLETICS|
|FRESHMAN PARTICIPATION||2 points for each sport||NO MAX||ATHLETICS|
|COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT||1 point per activitiy||10||LEADERSHIP & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT|
|LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION||5 points per letter||10||RECOMMENDATIONS|
- A student can only receive credit for one letter during a season. For example, if they played on the JV for part of the basketball season, but also played enough varsity quarters to earn a varsity letter, they receive points for the varsity letter.
- If a student is suspended during his/her sport for any reason, during their Senior year, the student cannot qualify for a scholarship award.
- An applicant’s social media activity may be considered before selection and award of the scholarship.
- If two applicants receive the same total point score, the applicant with the most Athletic Points will receive the award.
Recipients may be listed on the Atoms Booster Club website. They may also be published in official Annandale High School correspondence and communications.
The scholarship selection committee is comprised of the members of the Atoms Booster Club Scholarship Committee.
The decision of the committee is final, and all scoring is confidential and will not be disclosed outside of the committee.