Who Can Apply:
- The late Otis Anderson Jr. was an incredible athlete and student. He played for University of Central Florida before joining the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2021.
- Student athletes comprise a small percentage of their respective university, but provide an immense amount of school spirit to their greater community.Their hard-work on the playing field fills campus with a lot of excitement and compassion.
- It is also no surprise that balancing obtaining a bachelor’s degree with the grueling hours of practice can be quite difficult.
- This scholarship will honor the life of Otis Anderson Jr. and help support student athletes that are pursuing higher education. The ideal applicant is either an underrepresented football player or a student athlete that played sports in high school.
- All Florida state high school or undergraduate student athletes maintaining a 3.0 gpa are eligible for this scholarship. The first winner will receive $1,500 and two runner ups will receive $1,000 each.
Submission: To apply, please respond to the following prompts.
- How do you plan to make a positive impact on the world through your education?
- What obstacles were you faced with while playing sports and how has it helped you build character?
Deadline: January 1, 2023