The "TRUST" Scholarship Award Benefit

By Jeff Nixon
May. 09, 2017

If you're interested in completing your Degree or getting vocational training, the TRUST education program includes a scholarship award benefit for meeting those goals.

The Trust awards scholarships to eligible Former Players so they may obtain degrees at educational organizations, vocational institutions, technical programs and professional licensing programs.

For undergraduate and graduate degrees, a Former Player may receive up to $20,000.

For qualified vocational institutions, technical programs and professional licensing programs, a Former Player may receive up to $5,000.

The Trust Scholarship Award Benefit covers tuition and mandatory school fees, only. Books, room & board, registration fees, travel, late fees, school fines and parking are not a covered.

A Former Player is eligible for The Trust Scholarship award benefit subject to the following requirements:

1. The Former Player must have completed at least two (2) Credited Seasons;

2. The Former Player must have activated their Trust benefits. (To activate your benefits you must have completed the intake process with a Program Manager and signed the necessary Release Forms.) You can begin the process by going to this link: Get Started

3. The Former Player must have an enrollment plan approved by an AthLife Advisor at least ten (10) days prior to the open application deadline and include a detailed timeline for projected enrollment for the period of the award.

There are additional residency requirements for the Scholarship. You can find out more about the benefit at this link: Scholarship Award Benefit

The TRUST website has all the information you will need on eligibility, qualifying program guidelines, application process, application schedule and the scholarship awards. You should also check out their FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) page at this link: Scholarship FAQ’s