BCAW Scholarship Program

DEADLINE EXTENDED! The application process for scholarships awarded in 2024 will now be due to BCAW December 1, 2023.  

BCAW established this program in 1995 to provide scholarships to employees of BCAW member bowling centers and their families.  As a benefit of membership, BCAW has awarded more than $130,000 to students continuing their education beyond high school.  We are happy to continue this program.

BCAW Center Employee Scholarship

BCAW will award four $1,000 scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • academic accomplishment
  • civic & volunteer service
  • employment history
  • a 250-word (minimum) essay on “How bowling has influenced my life”

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a current employee and/or immediate family members of a BCAW member bowling center employee.
  • be a graduating high school senior or have a post high school diploma or equivalent; and be under the age of 22 as of November 1, 2023.
  • not have received a BCAW Scholarship Program award in the past.
  • submit a completed application (along with essay) to the BCAW Office, postmarked no later than November 1, 2023.

To apply for one of these BCAW Center Employee Scholarships, download the forms below.  Please note that the forms MUST be filled out completely and accurately and are due on or before November 1st.  Submission instructions are on each form.

Download Form 1  pdf | doc
Download Form 2  pdf | doc
Download Form 3  pdf | doc

BCAW USBC Youth Scholarship

BCAW will award one $1,000 scholarship based on the following criteria:

  • academic accomplishment
  • civic & volunteer service
  • employment history
  • a 250-word (minimum) essay on “How bowling has influenced my life”

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a current USBC youth member bowling in a BCAW member center.
  • be a graduating high school senior or have a post high school diploma or equivalent.
  • not have received a BCAW Scholarship Program award in the past.
  • submit a completed application (along with essay) to the BCAW Office, postmarked no later than November 1, 2023.

To apply for this BCAW USBC Youth Scholarship, download the forms below.  Please note that the forms MUST be filled out completely and accurately and are due on or before November 1st.  Submission instructions are on each form.  

Download Form 1  pdf | doc
Download Form 2  pdf | doc
Download Form 3  pdf | doc

2023 BCAW Scholarship Winners

$1,000 Jackson Carter, Dale’s Weston Lanes (Weston)
;$1,000 Ceri Deacon, Pla-Mor Lanes (LaCrosse)
$1,000 Ashlyn Smith, River City Lanes (Burlington)
$1,000 Carter Wescott, The Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley (Green Bay)
$1,000 Joshua Davey, Village Bowl (Menomonee Falls)