Notice: You must apply for financial aid at the time of tryouts, as limited number of scholarships are available on a per-team basis. The financial aid application requires disclosure of tax returns and other financial information.
ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO Scholarship Application
Objective: ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO strives to keep soccer affordable and wishes to reduce the economic barriers of playing soccer. As such, as long as funds are available, ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO will make scholarships available to deserving players and their families.
ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO Scholarship Fund Overview:
· Scholarships will be granted on a yearly basis and must be applied for each year by the scholarship deadline (see below). The scholarship funds are limited and will only be able to be offered for those that are really in need and can justify the need.
· All families must pay annual $500 registration fee prior to being awarded financial aid. Financial aid awards are a % of the remaining balance based on household income and/or unique circumstance. Albion SC has limited financial aid available and is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. We also reserve the right to offer a different amount of aid or no aid at all based on our decision.
· Scholarships are applied to Club fees only. Each scholarship family must pay for team fees which inlude tournaments, team travel expenses including coaches expenses, and required uniforms.
· Scholarship families are requested to perform volunteer work for ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO. When scholarships are awarded, the responsible parent will be asked to commit to 20 volunteer hours during the Albion Cup Tournaments and other club events.
Administration: This scholarship program will be under the direct supervision of the ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO Scholarship Committee. The Committee will make the determination of a family’s need for ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO.
Criteria and Eligibility: Any family is eligible to apply for a scholarship if an economic barrier would prevent the player from playing soccer. In order to assess financial need, the following will be taken into consideration in awarding the scholarship:
Applicant must complete the ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO Scholarship Application Form and submit the completed application along with a copy of the first two pages of the family's most recent federal tax return.
You will receive an e-mail upon completion of this form detailing delivery options. Once ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO receives your interest we will email you our financial aid application. THE APPLICATION MUST BE TURNED IN NO LATER THAN 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR FIRST TRYOUT DATE.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Scholarship Awards: Application forms will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and we will be awarding scholarships based on financial need and family circumstances. Balances after an award has been made will be reflected in a pay all, or a set 6 installment payment plan.
Non-Discrimination Clause: No one will be disqualified from consideration because of sex, race, color, creed or religious beliefs.
Please provide a detailed explanation of the need for financial aid, and what kind of financial aid would be helpful.
Waiver & Release of Liability
I understand that there are risks involved with my child’s participation in the ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO competitive soccer tryouts.
I hereby authorize the club officials, coaches, and directors of ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO ("ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO") to act for me according to their reasonable judgment in any emergency requiring medical attention. I hereby waive and release the officials, coaches, and directors of ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO from all liability and agree to accept all medical expenses incurred. I know of no physical or mental problem that will affect my child’s ability to safely participate in these tryout sessions. I acknowledge and accept the conditions above with my signature below.
I certify that my child is in good health, and may participate in strenuous physical activities at the tryouts. I certify that there are no physical limitations to my child’s participation in the tryout or practice session. Permission is granted for my child to receive emergency medical treatment if needed. I hereby release and forever discharge ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO and all their agents, employees and affiliated entities from any and all liability, claims, demands, and cause of action for personal injury or death, property damage, and/or other loss suffered by my child in connection with his/her participation in the tryouts. I acknowledge and accept that this Release and Waiver is intended to be binding on the family, estate, heirs, executors, administrators and assigns of the minor named above. I further acknowledge and accept that this Release and Waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of California and agree that if any portion of this release and Waiver is invalid, the remainder will continue to be in full force and effect. I agree that this Release and Waiver binds the minor and me to all of its terms.
I hereby grant permission to ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO and its legal representatives, assigns, and those acting on its behalf, to use any picture, video or audio recording of my child taken in connection with the tryouts or training session for all manner of advertising, trade, promotion, exhibition, or any other lawful purpose related to youth soccer whatsoever and in any form or medium.
I hereby release the ALBION SC- SAN DIEGO and the California Youth Soccer Association – South, its member leagues, teams, agents, officers, coaches and players from all liability or responsibility for any claim, damage or legal action on behalf of the player or the player’s parents, heirs, or personal representatives, arising from any injury the player may sustain while participating in soccer or related activities, including transportation, except to the extent and in the amount covered by the CYSA-South accident reimbursement plan.