football scholarship


: an amount of money that is given by a school to a student to help pay for the student's education in order for the student to play football for the school
attending college on a football scholarship

Examples of football scholarship in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Osiris, the middle child, won a football scholarship to Stanford University but had his career cut short by injuries. Nasha Smith, Peoplemag, 10 July 2024 Scott Hutchinson remembers the surprise of receiving his first college football scholarship offer in a letter from Marshall as a Winter Park High School junior. Buddy Collings, Orlando Sentinel, 10 July 2024 His efforts earned him a track and football scholarship to the University of Minnesota. Greg Hyatt, NBC News, 26 June 2024 After graduation, Deanna went to a nearby community college while Brett attended the University of Southern Mississippi on a football scholarship. Katie Mannion, Peoplemag, 26 Feb. 2024 In 2015, De La Haye attended the University of Central Florida as a kicker on a football scholarship. Ct Jones, Rolling Stone, 12 Feb. 2024 Savion Hart will attend Georgetown University, one of the premier academic institutions in the United States, on a full football scholarship in the fall. Jace Frederick, Twin Cities, 7 Feb. 2024 His brother went to Oklahoma on a football scholarship. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 25 Jan. 2024 The football scholarship that had taken him from his hometown of Savannah to Kentucky State College ran out of funding. John Kelly, Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2023

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“Football scholarship.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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