James L. Rickards Sr. Scholarship

$250 Scholarship for a Graduating Student Athlete

Indian River School District Seniors who meet the following criteria are welcome to apply:


  • An African American, male athlete;
  • Continuing his education in a 2 or 4 year accredited college program;
  • A G.P.A. of at least 2.50 or higher.

Scholarship Deadline is April 7, 2017

To apply, please complete the application form found in your guidance office, along with a minimum one-page essay on how you have been inspired by an African American athlete and how participating in sports has helped you overcome any challenges or obstacles in your life.