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Chess Scholarships

Page history last edited by Mike Games 12 years, 11 months ago

 

Chess College(s) of the Year Awards & President's Cup (The Final Four of College Chess)

 

US Chess Federation also provides provides scholasrships.

 

USCF Scholar-ChessPlayer Award Selection Criteria:    These annual scholarships awarded by the USCF and the US Chess Trust, are intended to recognize and encourage high school junior or senior students who promote a positive image of chess. Current USCF members (high school juniors or seniors) who have shown outstanding merit in academics, sportsmanship, and chess are eligible to apply for a National Scholar-Chessplayer Award. Five awards of $1000.00 each (for a total of $5,000.00) in scholarship money are available. Applications are available online.

 

Universities and Colleges offer Chess Scholarships:

Also reference - http://main.uschess.org/content/view/8164/131/

Also reference - http://www.geocities.com/chess_camp/college_scholarships.html

 

Connecticut

  • University of Connecticut 

Florida

  • Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University 

Hawaii

  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Chaminade University

Illinois

  • Shimer College

Kentucky

  • Morehead State University

Louisiana

  • Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge
  • McNeese State University, in Lake Charles 

Maryland

  • The University of Maryland at Baltimore

Three types of four-year Chess Scholarships to UMBC:

          -  Chess-Player Scholar (up to full-tuition, room, and board);

          -  Special Merit for Chess (up to $10,000 per year);

          -  Tournament-Based Awards (up to full tuition)

Mississippi

  • Ole Miss in Oxford 
  • Mississippi State University in Starkville
  • Jackson State University

New Mexico  

  • The University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque

North Carolina

  • Annual College scholarship by Henderson County Community Foundation

Oklahoma

  • Rogers State University in Claremore

Rhode Island

  • Rhode Island College

Tennessee

  • TennesseeTechnical University in Cookeville

Texas

  • University of Texas-Dallas

          Waiver of all tuition and mandatory fees plus $1000 per year toward housing for each of 4 years.

          Scholarship will be upgraded if student has an excellent academic record. Approximate value $18,000+.

  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • University of Texas-Brownsville
  • Southwest Texas State University San Marcos
  • Del Mar College
  • Incarnate WordAcademy, Corpus Christi
  • St. Mary's University, San Antonio
  • Texas Tech 

 

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