The Joe Horton Scholarship Fund
Congratulations to Joe for finishing his 100 mile race. Joe trekked 105.2 miles in 31 hours. Awesome job, Joe!
$7,331 were raised for the Joe Horton Scholarship Fund.
Koa Sports League has a scholarship program to promote the benefits of playing travel baseball to families and players who are in need of financial assistance. Full and partial scholarships are made available for those that qualify based on the criteria below. Levels of assistance will vary from year to year and are based on funds available through Koa and continued contributions. Awards are at the full discretion of the Koa Sports League Board of Directors and the Koa Scholarship Committee, which reserves the right to fund any Applicant based on financial and/or socioeconomic hardship, and/or other circumstances deemed relevant or applicable and presented to the Committee.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Completed Application Form, (See below for complete instructions)
2. Have tried out for, and are offered a roster spot on a Koa BABL or Travel Baseball Team, 9u-22u.
3. Maryland, Virginia, or DC resident who meet Federal Housing and Urban Development low income guidelines for the MD-VA-DC area. (Applicant will be required to show proof of income)
4. Scholarship funds shall be distributed to cover direct program costs, including, but not limited to: uniforms, fields, league fees, etc. On no occasion will cash be distributed to any applicant or their parents and/or guardians. Ancillary costs will still be required to be covered by the applicant, including transportation, meals, snacks, etc.
Download the application for the Joe Horton Scholarship Fund
Joe Horton is a member of Koa’s Advisory Board, the father of a Koa athlete and a strong member of the Koa community. Growing up, travel/select athletics were an important influence for Joe and his brother. With this scholarship fund, he hopes to provide a similar opportunity for deserving players.