$1,000 California USBC Youth Scholarship

Applicants must be youth members of the California USBC Association. Scholarships may be awarded each year, but not necessarily every year and will be awarded only once to a recipient.  Points are graded for both academic and bowling participation.


2023 – Stephanie Hong, Fullerton
2022 – Daniel Hong, Fullerton & Emma Shaner, Canyon Country
2021 – Zach Greim, San Diego
2020 – Leoj Chin, Montclair
2020 – John Mehlum, Castaic
2019 – Roman Heath, Modesto
2019 – Blake Jozwiakowski, Winnetka
2019 – Zoe Rodriguez, Van Nuys
2018 – David Carpenter, San Diego
2018 – David Waybright, Bakersfield
2017 – Jennifer Loredo, Fresno
2017 – Megan Carpenter, San Diego
2016 – Julia Frias, Winnetka ($500)
2015 – Mia Singletary, San Francisco ($500)
2015 – Wesley Low, Palmdale ($500)
2014 – Morgan Cunneen, Vista ($500)
2014 – Charles Sandfer, Twentynine Palms ($500)

Almost every youth bowling tournament in California is a scholarship event.  There may not be thousands of dollars available at every event, but of course, every little bit helps and it does add up! 

All active CUSBC scholarships have been sent to SMART.  Please check with SMART to make sure that the correct funds are matching with your records. Create your USBC SMART login so that you can check your scholarship online and annually – Make sure that your funds are correct and that your personal info (address, phone and birthdate) information are also correct.  Congratulations on earning your award and good luck with your continued education!

USBC offers millions of dollars in scholarship money to help young bowlers get a jump start on their dreams. More than $6 million in scholarship money is offered each season by bowling associations and councils, certified tournaments and proprietors throughout the United States.

SMART, which stands for Scholarship Management and Accounting Reports for Tenpins, is a program designed to help associations and organizations set up, manage and disburse youth bowling scholarship funds.  SMART oversees 2,700 different bowling organizations’ scholarship funds, belonging to more than 105,000 individuals who have earned scholarships totaling more than $20 million. USBC’s SMART staff provides complimentary assistance for recipients and providers.  Use the following links to locate local, state and regional scholarship opportunities listed on the SMART Program & Scholarships Website.

Click to download USBC National Scholarship Awards Applications

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