Camp Scholarships


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The athletic camp scholarships listed below are made possible by the following funds at the Sturgis Area Community Foundation:

  • Don  Gage Memorial Scholarship.  The Gage Fund provides scholarship assistance to student athletes at Sturgis Middle School who wish to attend a sports camp.    
  • Ernest V. Schaeffer Memorial Scholarship.  The fund provides scholarships to Sturgis High School athletes to assist them in attending sports camps in the sport of their choice.
  • Jim Smoker Memorial Fund.  The Smoker camp scholarship was established for student athletes attending wrestling or tennis camps. This scholarship may not be awarded every year.
  • Jamie Casault Memorial Scholarship Fund.  The following criteria are used in selecting recipients for this award.  1) A boy or girl completing 8th grade or above with a strong desire to play a sport.  2) Attending a camp of 3 or more days.  3) Recipient must have good academic standing and good citizenship.  4) Coaching staff and teachers may be contacted for recommendations.  4) The financial status of the family may be used in determining the scholarship.
  • Phyllis  E.  Gray Sports Scholarship Fund. The Gray fund provides scholarships for female students to attend athletic training camps, clinics, workshops, and junior development programs for tennis, golf, softball, volleyball and basketball. The fund may also  provide other types of support for these sports. 
  • Dick Duffield Memorial Fund. The Duffield fund provides sports camp awards in memory of Dick Duffield to students entering the 9th or 10th grade who have demonstrated a strong interest in and love for competitive athletics. Criteria: 1) Good academic standing and good citizenship.  2) Financial status of the family may be used in determining the award.  3) Demonstrated a strong interest in competitive athletics and wish to improve their game through participation at a sports camp. 
  • Elizabeth Peckham Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Camp award for a Sturgis High School student entering the 9th, 10th or 11th grades. 
  • Budd Munson Tennis Scholarship Fund.  This fund provides tennis camp awards as well as other support for youth tennis.  Eligible recipients are as follows:  1) Girls entering 8th through 12th grades at SMS or SHS.  2)  Attending a tennis camp. 
PLEASE DOWNLOAD, READ & COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDING ALL THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AND RETURN TO THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO APRIL 17, 2015.