Scholarships

There are two scholarship programs available to apply for.  Please read each programs requirements completely before applying.  All scholarship recipients will have their scholarship monies used to directly pay their player accounts.

Coaching Internship

River City Jrs Coaching Internship Scholarship

There are five coaching scholarships available for the 2021 season.  Here are the details to the scholarship.

  1. Recipients must be of Junior or Senior standing in HS to be eligible for this scholarship
  2. This scholarship is $1500.00 ($750/each Local season-Winter-Spring) 
    1. Season(s) will run Dec-Feb (Winter) and Mar-May 9 (Spring)
  3. This scholarship is applied to the base dues for the entire club season.
  4. The scholarship recipient will be an assistant coach on an 11u, 12u, 13u or 14u Local team

    1. The level of team will be determined by the experience and ability of the applicant
    2. Prior coaching experience in TVA leagues is recommended, but not required
    3. Additional coaching experience in programs, such as: Lil Diggers, All Skills Training, or Camps is recommended
  5. Duties will include:
    1. Two practices per week (these will never interfere with the players own practices)
    2. Assisting the head coach in running drills
    3. Assisting the head coach in tournament duties
    4. Maintaining a coaching manual/log for the entire season
  6. The scholarship recipient will be a student in good standing and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  7. The scholarship recipient will turn in a grade report the 1st of each month, beginning Jan 1, 2021
  8. Should the scholarship recipient miss two working shifts without any notification that they will be absent, their scholarship will be immediately terminated and all remaining base dues will be paid by the scholarship recipient.

To apply for this scholarship you must contact Deb Grafentin via email at dgraf@cox.net. An interview will be set up.

Michelle Grafentin

Michelle Grafentin Memorial Scholarship

There are ten scholarships available for the 2021 season.  Here are the details to the scholarship.

  1. Recipients must be in 8th grade or higher to be eligible for this scholarship.
  2. This scholarship is $500.00 and is applied to the base dues for the season.
  3. The scholarship recipient will work a total of 50 hours at events for River City Juniors and or TVA that can include:
    1. Tournaments (Adult or Youth)
    2. Week night evening programs, such as: Lil Diggers, All Skills Training, Leagues
    3. Weekend programs, such as: Lil Diggers, All Skills Training, Leagues
  4. Duties may include:
    1. Pro Shop/Concession stand cashier
    2. Assisting teams with tournament check-in
    3. Assisting the Tournament Director with duties related to running the event
    4. Cleaning duties
  5. Hours will be dispersed from January to June.
  6. Hourly wage is based at $10.00/hr and will be applied to the sum of the scholarship.
  7. The scholarship recipient will be a student in good standing and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.
  8. The scholarship recipient will turn in a grade report the 1st of each month, beginning Jan 1, 2019
  9. The scholarship recipient has permission to work on school work when it is not interfering with their working scholarship duties.
  10. The scholarship recipient must meet the 50 contracted hours or reimburse River City Juniors the amount of hours multiplied by $10.00/hr still remaining to be worked.
  11. The deadline to complete all working hours is June 30, 2020
  12. Should the scholarship recipient miss two working shifts without any notification that they will be absent, their scholarship will be immediately terminated and all remaining base dues will be paid by the scholarship recipient.

Application Deadline for the 2021 season is Monday December 7, 2020.  All information must be filled in by this time.  December 21st the recipients will be notified of their scholarship.