ALLENTOWN, PA, May 27, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Marty Nothstein Scholarship for Student Athletes is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program aimed at supporting current student-athletes at universities in the United States and high school student-athletes pursuing a college degree. This prestigious scholarship, in honor of Marty Nothstein, the legendary track cyclist and conservationist, aims to recognize and empower the next generation of talented student-athletes. The scholarship provides a one-time award of $1,000 to the deserving winner.
Aspiring student-athletes who are currently enrolled in a university in the United States or are high school seniors planning to pursue a college degree, and are actively participating in athletics at their respective institutions, can apply for the Marty Nothstein Scholarship through an essay competition. Applicants are required to write a creative essay, not exceeding 1,000 words, that addresses the following prompt: “Describe a challenge that student-athletes face and propose a new business idea that would benefit the well-being or success of student-athletes in that area.” The essay should show innovative thinking, problem-solving skills, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by student-athletes in various sports disciplines.
To learn more about the scholarship, and submit essays before the deadline of October 15, 2023, interested applicants can visit the official scholarship website at [https://martynothsteinscholarship.com/]. Late submissions will not be considered, so applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance.
Marty Nothstein, an accomplished track cyclist and conservationist, inspired this scholarship. He has won numerous World and Olympic records, National Championships, Pan Am Games Gold Medals, World Championships, and Olympic Medals. Nothstein has also played a vital role in protecting over 500 acres of property from development, enhancing wildlife habitats in the process. As the chair of the Lehigh County Farmland Preservation Board, he spearheaded efforts to safeguard over 23,000 acres of farmland in his community. Nothstein continues to contribute to the conservation efforts, and this scholarship represents his commitment to support and encourage student-athletes who face unique challenges in pursuing their dreams.
The recipient of the Marty Nothstein Scholarship will receive a one-time award of $1,000, which will be announced on November 15, 2023, on the scholarship’s official website and social media platforms.
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