Are you a rugby enthusiast dreaming of pursuing higher education in the United States? St. Bonaventure University has exciting news for you! The university is offering the SBU Rugby Scholarships 2023 for both Bachelors and Masters degree programs, encompassing all subjects offered by the institution.
These prestigious scholarships are open to US nationals who are passionate about rugby and have a strong desire to excel academically. If you meet these criteria, you can apply for this fantastic opportunity that could change the course of your life.
The SBU Rugby Scholarships consist of two distinct types, each honoring individuals who had a profound impact on the university and the sport of rugby.
- Robert David Peraza Scholarship: In memory of Robert David Peraza, a St. Bonaventure University alumnus who tragically lost his life on September 11, 2001, this scholarship was established. Rob, a graduate of 1994 and 1996 (MBA), left behind a legacy that continues to inspire and uplift others. The Robert David Peraza Scholarship is designed to assist deserving students who require financial aid to attend SBU. It is a four-year, needs-based scholarship, and currently, over a dozen student-athletes benefit from this support.
- Matthew Dungan Memorial Scholarship: The Matthew Dungan Memorial Scholarship was established in May 2011 in memory of Matthew Dungan, a talented rugby player at St. Bonaventure University who passed away unexpectedly during his sophomore year. Friends and family, together with the university, set up this scholarship to carry forward Matt’s passion for rugby. This scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to deserving rugby players from Western New York, allowing them to experience the camaraderie and tradition of playing rugby at St. Bonaventure University.
To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must first gain admission to St. Bonaventure University. Once admitted, they can apply for the SBU Rugby Scholarships and grab the opportunity to pursue their academic and sporting dreams at one of the country’s finest institutions.
The value of the scholarships is partially funded, and the exact amount varies depending on the individual’s needs and the level of study (Bachelors or Masters). The deadline for applications varies, so make sure to stay updated and submit your application on time.
If you’re a US national with a passion for rugby and a dream of pursuing higher education, don’t miss this chance to apply for the SBU Rugby Scholarships 2023. Take the first step towards a brighter future by becoming a part of the St. Bonaventure University community and continue the legacy of individuals like Robert David Peraza and Matthew Dungan. Apply now and unlock a world of opportunities at SBU!