Sankofa Clinic Series
US Lacrosse and the Sankofa Lacrosse Foundation have partnered to offer free youth clinics for boys and girls from underrepresented lacrosse communities. US Lacrosse will work with local organizations to plan and implement the clinics, while Sankofa affiliated players serve as the clinicians providing the hands-on instruction.
Diversity & Inclusion National Grant Program
US Lacrosse created the Diversity and Inclusion National Grant Program to provide funding to qualified organizations that initiate and/or continue programs or projects that promote lacrosse participation and education.
ALL IN AWARD
NCSA and US Lacrosse have partnered to help deserving student-athletes who may not otherwise find a way to play at the college level. We want to make sure those with a true passion for their sport, a passion for higher education, and the desire to succeed are given what they need to create their own path to college. The NCSA All In Award™ is given to deserving student-athletes who demonstrate financial need, meet standard NCSA academic and athletic qualifications, and who demonstrate a strong desire to play collegiate lacrosse, and commitment to leverage their athletic talent to improve their life.
Every NCSA All In Award recipient will receive complimentary access to an NCSA's MVP Membership so they have optimal support and guidance throughout their recruiting journey. The qualifications set by NCSA are: demonstrate financial need (ie: federal subsidized housing, medical hardships, household income, other qualifying financial circumstances); meet standard NCSA academic and athletic qualifications; demonstrate a strong desire to play collegiate lacrosse, and commitment to leverage their athletic talent to improve their life. For more information about the All In Award and the qualifications visit allinaward.com.
Coaches are eligible to nominate up to two qualified athletes from their team for an All In Award through this form.
Each year, US Lacrosse offers diversity scholarships to qualified coaches to attend the US Lacrosse Convention. Scholarship recipients receive free registration for the Convention and a travel stipend of up to $500 to attend the event. The US Lacrosse Convention is the premier educational and networking event in the world for lacrosse coaches, officials and administrators.
Lacrosse LGBTQ+ Inclusion
The US Lacrosse LGBTQ+ Inclusion Scholarship provides financial support and hope to two admirable student-athletes who demonstrates positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBTQ+ issues. These scholarships, at $1,500 each, is designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ+ students in lacrosse. The application is below and all material is due by May 1, 2021.