GEORGE C. BALCH
Administered by the
States Judo Federation
Part of the U.S.J.F
George C. Balch Scholarship
Criteria which the applicant will be
expected to maintain:
1. Annual affiliation
by registering with the United States Judo Federation.
2. Maintaining a
College GPA of 3.00 or better.
3. Practicing judo on a
regular basis (minimum of twice week)
responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications
are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as
completely as possible. Only one application per student will be accepted.
are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership
and participation in school activities, honors, work experience, a statement of
educational and career goals, judo participation and an outside appraisal.
Financial need is not considered.
Who selects the recipient(s)?
The George C. Bach
Educational Scholarship Committee of the United States Judo Federation will
judge applications and
select scholarship award recipients.
are scholarships awarded?
The United States Judo
Federation will award scholarship
of up to $1,000 annually (in August).
A check is mailed directly to the recipient, jointly
payable to the student and to the school, and must be endorsed by both
these "rules" & be sure each one is clear.]
1. Open to high school
seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in a full-time
undergraduate course of study in Education at an accredited two- or four-year
college or university. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
2. Applicants must be
pursuing a teaching profession degree.
3. Applicants must have
background and training in judo.
4. Applicants must be
currently registered with the United States Judo Federation as a member and must
maintain the annual membership in order to continue the scholarship.
5. The application
period shall be from December 1 through the following March 31. Applications
received which are dated after March 31 will not be accepted.
6. Awards will be made,
by check, by August 20 of each year.
George C. Balch Educational Scholarship are not taxable to recipients because
they are “qualified scholarship” in accordance with sec. 117 of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1987 in the opinion of tax counsel.
George C. Balch Scholarship Fund
was established by a major contribution from the Michigan Judo Development
Association and several generous contributors.
Contributions to the fund can be made to the United States Judo
Federation Endowment Fund and designated specifically for the George C. Balch
United States Judo Federation is a non-profit, federally tax-exempt educational
charity incorporated in 1952. A
principle goal of U.S.J.F is the teaching and promotion of judo in the United
States. Contributions will
be qualify as tax deductible in the opinion of tax counsel for U.S.J.F,
depending upon each individual's taxpayer circumstances. Donors should
consult their personal tax advisor to determine tax deductibility in each
States Judo Federation
Leaders and Judo Supporters
you for considering a contribution to the George C. Balch Scholarship Fund.
continuation of judo instruction and the advancement of the sport lies in the
youth of our country.
professionally trained judo teachers must be encouraged and developed. The
George C. Balch Scholarship Fund provides the initiative to support and
integrate youthful leadership into judo.
would like to contribute to the U.S.J.F George C. Balch Education Scholarship
Fund. (Mail this form to U.S.J.F National Office)
Contribution Amount: $ ______________________
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Expiration Date: ______________
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