The Planet of Baseball is your one-stop resource for all things related to baseball and softball. Whether you are a coach, parent, or a baseball player yourself, you can find what you’re looking for at The Planet of Baseball which provides an abundance of up-to-date resources on different types of bats, gloves and equipment ranging from little league all the way to adult competitive leagues.
We love the game of baseball and want to foster the growth of this sport in young men, women and children, so we are thrilled to announce the launch of the Planet of Baseball Scholarship Program. Read below for more information, and we look forward to receiving your entry!
Who Can Apply?
Any current student who is a U.S. citizen and either currently attending or planning to attend a U.S. college / university for undergraduate or graduate studies.
How Do I Apply?
Please submit a 500-700 word essay in a Microsoft Word (.doc) file answering the question: "What do you love about baseball in high school?"
Please also provide:
- Full name, phone number, mailing address and e-mail address
- Name of your school
- Area of Study
- Proof that you are a student (confirmation of enrolment, etc.)
Where Do I Apply?
Please submit your application via email to: [email protected]
What Is The Deadline?
There will be two scholarships awarded, with submission dates below:
- Spring Scholarship: March 1st, 2017
- Fall Scholarship: September 1st, 2017
How Will Applications Be Reviewed?
All entries will be read and reviewed thoroughly, and winners will be notified directly via email once selected.
- The recipient of the Spring Scholarship will be chosen and notified by April 5th, 2017, and the scholarship will be sent over by April 25th, 2017.
- The recipient of the Fall Scholarship will be chosen and notified by October 5th, 2017, and the scholarship will be sent over by October 25th, 2017.
What Is The Value Of The Award?
The total value of each scholarship is $500 and is awarded twice a year - will be sent directly to your school. (or via Paypal).
We know and love baseball through and through. If you’ve ever experienced the pressure of stepping up to the plate with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th inning with the team counting on you, or felt the thrill of hitting a homerun over the outfield fence, or the rush of making a diving catch, we’re right there with you. This is why we love the game and all that it represents. And we want to share this love of baseball with you.
The Planet of Baseball exists to promote and encourage love of the sport of baseball, and is a comprehensive full-service repository of everything related to baseball. You will find everything from equipment and product reviews to helpful training and coaching resources. If you have questions on which bat to buy your daughter, or how to find the right glove for your son, you’ll find those answers and many more at the Planet of Baseball.
Finalists And Winner Of Spring Scholarship
We selected 3 Finalists from over 50 submissions.
Michael Allen Penney (Winner)
Garrett Community College
Kaytlyn Ashley Turner
Eastern Washington University
San Diego Miramar College
Congratulations to Michael for winning this Scholarship Program. Here is a short video from him after he received our award.
The Autumn Scholarship program was started.