Scholarships & Financial Assistance

YSA Stein Eriksen Dare to Dream Scholarship

  • The Youth Sports Alliance (YSA) offers need based scholarships to deserving athletes who are enrolled in YSA member clubs. The purpose of the YSA Stein Eriksen “Dare to Dream” Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to dedicated athletes who are unable to participate or compete without the help of outside funding. Funds for the scholarship are provided by the Stein Eriksen YSA Opportunity Endowment and scholarship donations given during the annual JANS Winter Welcome.
  • YSA Stein Eriksen Dare to Dream Scholarship is for athletes training with YSA Member Teams
  • Fall application period is August 1-August 31. Late or incomplete applications may not be eligible for review.
  • Spring Scholarships will have two application periods to accommodate as many different post-seasons schedules as possible, please apply for one
    • Application Period A: Feb 12-22nd
    • Application Period B: March 15- April 1st
  • Please read through the application documents below for application instructions and scholarship criteria.
  • All awards will be announced via email with the address provided on the application
  • For further information please contact Laurie Santoro at (435) 214-0792 or

Applicant Documents:  please read prior to applying

Please read the Scholarship Criteria below and have the required documents ready prior to applying.

Spring 2024 Application

The Youth Sports Alliance (YSA) will award one Winter Sports School graduating senior applicant $3,000 who will be attending a 4-year college or university, community college, or trade school. Applicant must have participated on one of YSA's seven-member teams 3 of their 4 years of high school, and maintained an overall 3.5 unweighted GPA. The recipient must attend college or trade school by Fall 2024. Funds will be paid directly to the recipient's college or trade school. This Scholarship is based on merit.

***Application period open August 1-31st

Get Out & Play / ACTiV8

  • Get Out & Play/ACTiV8 participants who receive free or reduced lunches at school, or demonstrate significant financial need that would prevent students from participating in YSA after-school programs. Scholarships are available for every program; please register in your desired program and fill out the scholarship information.
  • For further information please contact Heather Sims at (831) 254-6011 or
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