The Bob Gurnsey Paintball Scholarship Fund is proud to announce there will be $10,000 in Scholarships up for grabs for 2013. These scholarships are open to all High School Senior Paintball Players wishing to further their education in the fall of 2013 in any accredited school of higher education in the U.S. or Canada. This year there will be two $2,500 National Scholarship Awards given out. They are being sponsored by two of the largest manufacturers in the industry: Tippmann Sports and Valken Sports. New for 2013 will be three $1,000 Players Scholarship Awards being sponsored by Planet Eclipse, National Professional Paintball League, Paintball Gear Canada, Cossio Insurance Agency, LAPCO, Viper Paintball, Paintball Extravaganza, and Mr. Bud Orr. Additionally, there will be four $500 Field Owners Scholarship Awards to be given from fundraisers that were conducted during the year at: Three Rivers PB Park, Wasaga Beach PB Park, E.M.R. PB Park, Hell Survivors, CPX Sports, Adventure Beach PB, Xtreme PB Park, and Giant PB Parks.
Applications must be submitted on or before March 30th 2013. For a copy of an application and additional requirements please visit: www.paintballscholarships.com Field owners can also request posters for their fields and stores to promote the opportunity to their players. This is also a great public relations opportunity in everyone’s local markets – high schools specifically!
The scholarship board of directors wishes to thank all the players, teams and companies for their contributions and ongoing commitment to this cause. Without their help this program would not be possible. We ask for everyone to please continue to support the fund as it encourages higher education of today’s youth in paintball. Go to our web-site for a list of all Supporters. www.paintballscholarship.com
Donations to the Bob Gurnsey Paintball Scholarship Fund are tax deductible. Any amount to help underwrite the scholarships is greatly needed and would be very much appreciated.