Oregon Valley Futbol Alliance - Soccer in Albany, Oregon, Corvallis, Oregon, and the rest of Oregon's Willamette Valley

2022-23 Financial Aid Application

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2022-23 Oregon Valley Futbol Alliance Financial Aid Application

It is our club’s goal to make club soccer an affordable opportunity for all players. No player will be turned away for financial reasons. If you are in need of financial aid in order to participate this season, please complete this application. We have several options available to our families including scholarships, work exchange, and our uniform loan program in partnership with Puma.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

Work exchange options are available for ALL families, regardless of demonstrated financial need. Please fill out this application indicating that you are interested in this option, and we will be in touch. 

 

Scholarships and our uniform loan program are available to families that meet at least one of the following criteria:

1. Player’s family is enrolled in at least one of the following programs (verification of participation – i.d. card, etc, is required):

  • Federal free or reduced lunch programs in area schools; or
  • TANF or Oregon Trail Card (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) 
  • SNAP Card/Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

2. Player’s family income is below the median family income for Linn & Benton Counties. This must verified by supplying a copy of your most recent year’s federal tax return.

 

3. Financial need due to extenuating circumstances (ex. loss of a job, medical/health issues and expenses, etc.) that may not be demonstrated by the above criteria. The board may request documentation of claims for verification.


The OVF Alliance Board of Directors will make scholarship funding decisions after receiving and evaluating all applications confidentially following each deadline. Later applications are considered if scholarship funds are still available. The award amounts are based on available funds and the number of applicants.

 

Parents will be notified as soon as the review process is completed. Scholarship awards are credited to players’ accounts in two installments. Players receive 50% of the award after the required deposit is paid and the remaining 50% after one payment is received.

 

All players receiving and accepting a scholarship are required to participate in fundraising activities as needed for the club in addition to completing a minimum of five (5) community service hours throughout the calendar year, either with our organization or another nonprofit in the community.

 

All players receiving OVF Alliance scholarships are required to fulfill the following:

  • Turn in a completed application and required verification or income tax document.

  • Pay the required deposit prior to applying or within 2 weeks of being accepted on a team.

  • Make regular monthly payments or communicate alternative payment plan.


Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding financial aid or this application to:

Hans Schneiter

Board Vice President