I. Eligibility

Only students currently enrolled as High School seniors, undergraduates, or graduate students, within the 50 United States and Washington DC, participating in an intercollegiate sport may apply for and receive the Scholly Student Athlete Scholarship. Applicants must also be at least 18 years of age and of the age of majority in their state of residence to apply. Scholarships may be used only to pay tuition and mandatory fees for the academic semester in which the scholarship is awarded or the immediately following academic year, for high school students, and academic semester for college students. 

Individuals who are related to or affiliated with Scholly, HBO, or SpringHill Entertainment (including any of their respective employees, officers or directors, their parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, or any of their  respective agencies or promotion entities, or family/household members of any of the foregoing) are not eligible for this scholarship.

II. Application

To apply for the scholarship, students must complete the full scholarship application at www.myscholly.com/studentathlete and provide the scholarship selection committee with all of the information required in the application or by the committee, including, but not limited to, proof of enrollment, athletic participation, and personal information verification. Students are not required to sign up for a Scholly account. The application will be open and accepting applicants from 10:00AM October 3, 2018 - 11:59PM March 31, 2019.

III. Selection

A selection committee, comprised of individuals selected by Scholly, will select the scholarship recipient based upon criteria related to the organization, clarity, content, and quality of the applicant’s essay response, current GPA, and current status as participant in an intercollegiate sport. A Scholly subscription is not required to be selected as the winner of the Scholly Student Athlete Scholarship, nor does a student’s subscription status affect likelihood of being awarded the scholarship. There will be one $10,000 award given to applicant selected as winner, and this winner will be announced on June 1, 2019. List of winners can be requested at info@myscholly.com. The scholarship award will be sent directly to the school in which the student in enrolled and Scholly will complete all necessary tax documentation.

IV. Terms

Scholly will post the scholarship application opening and deadline on its website, and applications will be due at the time indicated by the Scholly team. Applicant responses to supplemental questions from the selection committee will be due when requested by the committee.

Application submissions and supplemental question responses must be true and complete. All determinations of student eligibility, application or supplemental question completions, scholarship eligibility requirements and other matters related to award of scholarships will be made by the selection committee in its sole discretion.  Scholarship program terms are subject to administration by Scholly.

V. Legal

By submitting an application, applicants consent to and authorize the selection committee to conduct such diligence as it may reasonably determine to verify information provided in or related to the student’s application or supplemental questions.  This may, include, without limitation, a credit and personal history from national credit bureau databases or otherwise or the student’s financial aid applications or history.  

Scholly will not share applicant responses and information, including, without limitation, email addresses and other personal information, with its advertising partners and, subject to applicable laws, for marketing or promotional purposes without the direct consent of the applicant. Scholly will endeavor to maintain the confidentiality of such information and will not be liable, and applicants release and waive all liability, in connection with any disclosure or security breach relating to such information, unless caused by Scholly’s gross negligence. 

Scholly is the sponsor of the Student Athlete Scholarship.  Accordingly, by submitting an application, the applicant fully and forever releases and discharges HBO, Spring Hill Entertainment, their respective affiliates and their respective directors, officers and employees from any and all claims, demands, damages, liabilities, costs, or causes of action, present or future, whether known or unknown, resulting form or in connection with the applicant’s application for the Scholly Student Athlete Scholarship or the administration of the scholarship program.


If you have any questions, or if you or your organization want to sponsor the creation of even more Scholly Scholarships, email info@myscholly.com

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