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SHADES strives to be non-biased and give all applicants a fair chance at being awarded the scholarship for which they applied.*  All scholarship applications are coded, and the selection committee has no idea who the applicant or family members are. Decisions by the selection committee are final.  All applicants will be contacted within 4 weeks of application deadline regarding decisions.  Applicants will be notified through email/phone call.  Each scholarship offered have different requirements, award amounts, and distribution of funds - PLEASE READ each scholarship requirements carefully to make sure you qualify before submitting.  An application MUST be submitted for each scholarship for which you apply.   Please check back often for more scholarship opportunities.



Founder's Scholarship

This annual scholarship will be awarded to a competitive cheer athlete that meets the requirements set forth in the scholarship information sheet.  This will eventually become the hardest and most prestigious scholarship SHADES will award annually.  Only one Founder's scholarship will be awarded every year.  Awarded! 2020 Scholarship TBD

Founder's Scholarship Requirements

Comeback Kid Scholarship

This annual scholarship will be awarded to a competitive cheer athlete that has an inspirational comeback to the competition mat from injury/illness/extenuating circumstances and meets the requirements set forth in the scholarship information sheet.  Currently, we will be awarding one scholarship for this competition season. 

 DEADLINE TO APPLY: 2020 Scholarship TBD

Comeback Kid Scholarship Requirements

Travel Scholarship

This annual scholarship will be awarded to a number of competitive cheer athletes/families throughout the year.  Must meet the requirements set forth in the scholarship information sheet.   Check back on a regular basis to keep up with new travel scholarships available. 

Awarded! 2020 scholarships TBD

Travel Scholarship Requirements

Peggy Buffa Scholarship

This annual scholarship will be awarded to a single parent of an all-star cheer athlete(s).  Peggy Buffa recently lost her battle with metastatic breast cancer.  Peggy will forever be remembered for her strength of character, her passion for her girls (Kelly & Kaitlyn), her love of cheerleading.  and as the best team mom ever.  Must meet the requirements set forth in the scholarship information sheet. 

Awarded! 2020 Scholarship TBD

Peggy Buffa Scholarship Requirements

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SHADES ADDS SCHOLARSHIPS YEAR ROUND AS SPONSORS AND FUNDING BECOMES AVAILABLE

*Do not need to be a member of SHADES to apply for scholarship 

Congrats to CHASE HAMMOND ~ Our first Travel Scholarship Reciepent