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PAF Family Scholarship


Since 2016, the PAF has awarded qualifying children of former NFL players in their educational and athletic endeavors. This scholarship was designed to reward high school student-athletes who have been accepted to a university, college, or two-year institution and have been offered the opportunity to compete in collegiate athletics.

The PAF is honored to recognize this special group of high school student athletes for their academic achievements and future career goals. In 2018, the PAF awarded $57,500 in scholarship money to 23 student-athletes, who are the children of former players.

If your son or daughter is a high school senior (graduating in Spring 2019) and has committed to a collegiate athletics team, a scholarship could be waiting for them!

2019 Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Son or daughter of a NFLPA former player
  • Senior class status, expected graduation Spring 2019
  • 3.0 or above overall high school GPA
  • High school athletic participation at the varsity level for at least one (1) year
  • Nominated by high school coach
  • Acceptance to a two-year or four-year college or university
  • Confirmed plans to compete in collegiate athletics
  • Has not accepted a full scholarship for athletics or academics

Eligible candidates can request an official 2019 packet by sending an email to professionalathletesfoundation@nflpa.com with the following information:

  • Studentā€™s:
    • first and last name
    • date of birth
  • Former player’s:
    • first and last name
    • date of birth
    • NFLPA member number
    • phone number and e-mail address
    • photocopy of driver’s license

 

In order to be considered for the 2019 PAF Family Scholarship, completeĀ applications with all required materials are due Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified directly should they be awarded.

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