Handball Supporters Bob and Sue Delaney generously offer collegiate scholarships for youth handball players from Arizona and/or Illinois. Originally from Illinois and now settled in Arizona, the couple enjoyed handball in both states and saw the tremendous impact the game had on college students.
Eligibility: Any full-time collegiate handball players who are either attending school in Arizona or Illinois or grew up in either state and is an active handball player or playing in a college program. The intent is to reward students with good academic records, and demonstrate financial need.
How to Apply: Applications may be submitted by individuals. Please email a letter outlining current academic status and course work, GPA, handball experience, and how the money would help further the applicant’s education. Any letters of recommendation from a handball or scholastic mentor are recommended.
Application Deadline: April 15th of each year.
Delaney Scholarship Winners:
2015: Matthew Chu (Lake Forest) Bennette Valdillez (Arizona State)
2016: Josue Hernandez (Arizona State)
2017: Ben Van Arsdale (Illinois)
2018: David Francis (Arizona State), Emma McMillan (Illinois)
2019: Quinn Jagodzinksi (Lake Forest College), Kena Byrd-Jackson (University of Arizona), Patrick Cooke (University of Illinois)
2020: Belisa Camacho (University of Arizona), Sam Ure (Minnesota State, Mankato), Majesty Umoye (Lake Forest College)