philhower foundation

How to apply

Cole Philhower Athletic Scholarship

FAQ for Application

  1. Must be a senior
  2. Must have participated in Kettle Moraine Lacrosse during his/her high school career.
  3. Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.2 (on a 4.0 scale). Grades earned through the most recently completed grading period should be used. Winners will be required to provide transcripts.
  4. Must be involved with civic or community organization(s) or activities during his/her high school career (grades 9 - 12).
  5. Must be a college bound student in 2016. The educational institution must be accredited, either by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), or by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  6. Must have a financial need/or hardship to be eligible for the scholarship.
  7. Must consent to be photographed, audio recorded and/or video recorded, and all photographs, audio recordings and video recordings become the property of Kettle Moarine Lacrosse. A Publicity Release form will be required to be signed by all finalists. If the applicant is under the age of 18, an adult must sign on his/her behalf.

1. Student must mail-in a completed application available for download at by the deadline of 11:59PM CST May 31, 2016. This will include a minimum of a 250 word essay answering the question:

How has Lacrosse contributed to your development and how do you think it will impact on your future?

2. Student must submit two letters of recommendation. First, an athletic endorsement from a school staff member. Second, an endorsement for community work from a community member.


Please return the completed application for review by the scholarship committee to:

James Philhower
W299 N929 St. James Way
Waukesha, WI 53188

Award winners will be announced by June 12th, 2016.

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