Every summer Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association awards college scholarships to deserving high school graduates.

The scholarships available are named after Jack Bauman, Patricia Louise Masotto and Brenda Driscoll (four total scholarships for girls) and Livio D’Arpino (two scholarships for boys).

Criteria for consideration

* Must have a C+ Average or better and graduate by August of the current year.

* Must plan on attending a school of higher education in the fall.

* Must submit a 250-word essay on why you are deserving of the scholarship. Essay must include at the top of page 1, your name, address, phone number and scholarship applying to, indicated below.

* Must submit a personal resume and a school transcript.

The essay, resume and transcript must be submitted no later than June 1 to the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, 167 Nassau Blvd., Garden City South, NY 11530, to the Attention of the Scholarship Committee.

Indicate on top of the essay which scholarship you are applying to.

Five ENYYSA leagues – Capital District Youth Soccer League, Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League, East Hudson Youth Soccer League, Long Island Junior Soccer League and the Staten Island Youth Soccer League – have separate scholarship programs as well.