ENSA Scholarship Applications are open - Deadline March 1

The Linus W. Fangman Scholarship is offered by the Eastern Nebraska Soccer Association (ENSA) in recognition of outstanding young persons who are involved in soccer within our clubs and communities. The scholarship is an annual, one-time $750.00 scholarship for graduating high school seniors. The award is based on academic achievement, school involvement and service to ENSA related activities. Those activities can include playing, coaching or refereeing in the league.

ENSA will award up to five scholarships to graduating high school seniors based on the following criteria:

  • Must be a graduating senior Class of 2019 with plans to attend a college, technical school or other higher education institution in the Fall of 2019.
  • Must have refereed, held a coaching position or played within ENSA for a combined minimum of three years or six seasons.
  • Must submit at least two (2) but not more than four (4) letters of recommendation, with at least one (1) coming from a teacher or school administrator and one (1) from a soccer related authority.  Must be received by the March 1, 2019 deadline.
  • Must submit a short essay with the application, of not more than 500 words on the theme, “How Soccer Has Affected My Life.”
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.

All applications are due to be postmarked by March 1, 2019.  Email entries must be received by Midnight March 1, 2019.  Be sure to read and submit all forms, letters and documents requested.  The Selection Committee will decide on the recipients from the list of applicants.  Final selection will be made on or before March 22, 2018 with recipients being notified via Email, US mail or phone by April 1 2019.  ENSA will announce the 2019 recipients on the ENSA website (https://ensa.us).

The scholarship will be made payable to the awardees and their parents or to the institution where student is enrolled.  Payment shall be mailed to the awardee’s home address once proof of enrollment is submitted to ENSA. Proof of enrollment should be a schedule of classes and must be submitted no later than August 31, 2019.  If proof of enrollment is not submitted by August 31, funds may be retained by ENSA and the award may be null and void.  This scholarship is a one-time award and is non-renewable.

Applications and recommendations can be mailed to:

ENSA Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 460646

Papillion, NE 68046


You may also apply online at http://www.ensa.us.

 We look forward to receiving your application.


ENSA Scholarship Committee