Who is eligible to apply for a scholarship? The Foundation will accept applications from girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 18. Applicants must be 12 years of age by September 1, 2021. The Foundation's review committee will give special consideration to applicants from underserved communities as well as first time applicants.
How to apply for a scholarship:
To apply for a scholarship, please click on the link below then download and print the Foundation’s 2021 scholarship application.
Please be sure to complete every section. Incomplete applications will be returned, which will delay the review process. Please be sure to include the following four (4) pages in your application:
1) The personal information page,
2) Your personal statement/leadership essay (one page max),
3) A letter of recommendation from a coach, teacher, or mentor (one page max), and
4) The financial information page.
Important note for former scholarship recipients:
If each requirement stated in the "How to apply for a scholarship" section is met, former scholarship recipients are eligible to receive a partial scholarship valued at $498 to cover half of the Academy tuition.
If you are a former scholarship recipient, please pay special attention to the “Personal Statement” section of the Foundation’s scholarship application.
Completed applications can be submitted by email (preferred) mail or regular mail to the following:
The Julie Foudy Leadership Foundation
29891 Hillside Terrace
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
What is the value of the scholarship?
Scholarships for first time recipients are valued at the full cost of the Academy tuition, which is $995.
Scholarships for former scholarship recipients are valued at half the cost of the Academy tuition, which is $498. The balance of the tuition ($497) must be paid by the individual.
What are the submission requirements and deadlines for 2021?
Notification and Application Acceptance:
Upon completion of the application review process, the Foundation will contact all applicants by email and/or by phone. At this time, each applicant will be informed of the final decision made, based solely on the application submitted. Please assume that your application is still under review if you have not been contacted directly by the Foundation’s Director.
Still have Questions?
Please email your questions regarding the scholarship application process to Kerri McClellan at: firstname.lastname@example.org.