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Congratulations  to this year's winners of the 2024 SnVYSA High School Senior Scholarships, receiving the most votes from the SnVYSA board!

Alex McCaskey - SnVYSA Player Scholarship $1,000.00

Payton Stokesbary - SnVYSA Player Scholarship $1,000.00

Tim Craig - Ed Eldredge Memorial Referee scholarship $1,000.00

We had 19 applicants this year, which is the most we have ever received.  All the applicant's soccer history and creative writing was outstanding and very competitive.

Thank you to all of the seniors who participated in this year's SnVYSA scholarship program and for making us proud as SnVYSA players and/or referees over the years.  We wish you all the best of luck and success on your next journey!

Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer High School Scholarship Application

Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association (SnVYSA) is proud to offer three (3) scholarships each year to the youth of our community. 

Who May Apply? 

All high school seniors that reside in the Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association boundaries and meet the below academic enrollment and scholarship requirements.

Selection Process:

The selection of the scholarship awards will be made each year after review of the scholarship applications and required essays by the SnVYSA Board of Directors.  

Scholarship Type and Amount:

Player:  SnVYSA has established the Player Scholarship Fund to award two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1000.00 each to players who have demonstrated a significant history playing soccer with SnVYSA. 

Referee:  SnVYSA has established the Ed Eldredge Memorial Scholarship Fund for referees.   The Ed Eldredge Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor the life and accomplishments of community member Ed Eldredge. Ed was a SnVYSA Board member and actively involved and supportive of youth soccer in the valley.   He was also a licensed USSF referee, assignor, assessor, and administrator for East King County Soccer Referee’s Association. To honor and recognize Ed’s commitment to Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer and Ed’s love of the game, SnVYSA will be awarding one (1) referee scholarship in the amount of $1000.00 to a referee who has demonstrated this same commitment and involvement with SnVYSA.

Academic Enrollment:

Each scholarship will be awarded for vocational/technical or undergraduate study for the upcoming academic year.  Recipients must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical/trade school for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must be enrolled at the time awards are disbursed.  In special circumstances, by SnVYSA Board vote approval, the award can be deferred to the following or subsequent year.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be a high school senior and reside in the Snoqualmie Valley Youth Soccer Association boundaries.
  2. Players: Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience playing soccer with SnVYSA.
  3. Referees: Must have been a Grassroots certified referee with at least 1 year experience officiating matches for SnVYSA (which includes matches for Cascade FC).
  4. 250 word essay (minimum) answering the following prompt: "How has “playing” and/or “refereeing” soccer with SnVYSA impacted me and the person I am today?”.  Please include your playing experiences as well as any other involvement you have had with SnVYSA that was impactful to you.  Other involvement could include coaching, volunteering, or refereeing. 
  5. Application must be submitted no later than April 30th of each calendar year.

Click on the link below to begin filling out the Scholarship Application.