Scholarships

Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball, Inc. is proud to offer academic assistance scholarships to student athletes.

  • Must have played at least one year in Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball at any level.
  • Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA average in high school.
  • Monterey PONY scholarships are administered to a student who has been accepted into a 4-year college right out of high school.
  • Monterey PONY gives out from their funds two, $1,000 scholarships (one female & one male).
  • Monterey PONY in addition to its two scholarships also administers two additional “privately” funded college scholarships that can be used for Junior colleges, 4-year colleges or continued education and are awarded at the discretion of the scholarship committee and the donors. Those can range anywhere between $500 ­ $1,500+.
  • Completed applications need to be received/postmarked no later than May 15th, and addressed to Monterey PONY address or hand delivered to a Monterey PONY board member by the cut off date with Attention: Scholarship Committee written on the envelope.
  • Applicant needs to have school registrar mail a transcript of grades for high school years.
  • Applicant needs to have two letters of recommendation from either coaches, teachers, counselors or any other persons along with the completed form.

NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT APPLICATION DEADLINE
Genevieve “Gen” Giammanco Softball Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)
Vince Poma Baseball Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)
Frank Michael Bruno, Jr. Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)
John Spadaro Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)

How to Apply

  • Send or have your high school send an official transcript of your academic record.
  • Please supply 3 letters of recommendation, 1 from teacher or counselor familiar with your work, another from your Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball Inc. coach and the third from someone who knows you other than a relative.
  • Mail application to address on front sheet attention Scholarship Committee. (We recommend certified mail with return receipt.)
  • If you need more space use a blank page or write on the reverse side of the application.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Played at least 1 or more years in Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball league.
  • Graduate with a 3.0 grade average or better.
  • Scholarship amount is to be $1,000 to one male and one female student each year.
  • Applicants must be graduating seniors at time of application or have graduated from high school the previous year.
  • Admitted as a full time student into an accredited four year college or university.
  • This scholarship is non renewable and may be used for the first year of college only.
  • This scholarship can only be paid to a college or university and not to an individual.
  • Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball Inc. shall have the right to reject any or all of the scholarship applications and the decision of the scholarship board shall be final.

Resources

FORM NAME LAST UPDATED DOWNLOAD
Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball, Inc. Scholarship Application May 2015 File
Scholarship Student Claim Form May 2015 File

Mailing Address

Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball, Inc.
P.O. Box 2094
Monterey, CA 93942