Are you a current high school junior or senior that is a soccer player or referee? if so then you are eligible to receive this scholarship.

John and Sue Gompper Founders Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Seniors in high school when the application is submitted. Those students who are currently enrolled in a PSEI (or the equivalent) as a senior in high school will not be excluded from consideration.

  • Participation (as a player or referee) in a Kentucky Youth Soccer program during the applicant’s junior or senior year.

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in a college-prep curriculum.

  • Demonstrate active service to his or her community and a strong desire to give back to the game of soccer.

Application Steps

  1. Complete online application;

  • Submit the following items by mail to the Kentucky Youth Soccer Office or by email to Holly Kirkpatrick at by April 20, 2021.

2. A high school transcript through the Fall 2020 semester;

3. No more than two letters of recommendation from the following: teacher, principal, coach, counselor, or community leader. A phone number and email address of the person(s) completing the letters of recommendation should be included in the letter(s).

4. Essay stating the impact soccer has made in your life (no more than 3 pages)

All materials submitted with the application will not be returned.

Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Recipients will be notified by the end of June.