Financial Aid 2019/20 

Applications Due May 10, 2019

Financial Aid Application
2019/20 Financial Aid Application

Santa Rosa United Financial Aid

Santa Rosa United Soccer Club provides a need-based financial aid program to help cover club dues and coaching fees. The program does not cover uniforms, tournaments, travel, lodging, apparel or miscellaneous expenses. Each year the club budgets a set amount to support the financial aid program, but this does not guarantee that all applicants will receive support.

Application Process

The Santa Rosa Soccer Club Financial Aid Committee, comprised of three Board Members, follows the guidelines of the financial aid program to make all financial aid decisions. In order to qualify, a family must complete an application per player and provide proof of eligibility. Families will be notified by email or phone call within 4 weeks of program application acceptance or denial. If accepted, the amount of award based on season and player age group will also be provided.

2019/20 Financial Aid Application Deadline – May 10, 2019

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Eligibility

The financial aid program is a needs-based program that is awarded to families based upon their income. A family’s income level is qualified using the 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines. The program is offered to all players on the 1st or 2nd team regardless of where they live. The player applicant must be a full-time student with a GPA of 2.0 or above. Financial aid recipients are required to perform the league-mandated 25 or 50 hours of volunteer service/player and cannot choose to pay the buy-out fee.

Low Income – 150% and above the federal poverty level – up to 25% financial aid provided

Very Low Income – 150% and below the federal poverty level – up to 50% financial aid provided

Frequently Asked Questions

Apply for financial aid
How do I apply for Financial Aid?

You can download the application available at https://srunited.com/santa-rosa-united-financial-aid-application.pdf complete and submit it along with required documents at address listed on application form.

How much aid is available, am I guaranteed aid?

Each year the club budgets a set amount to support the financial aid program, but this does not guarantee that all applicants will receive support.

What does Financial Aid cover?

Financial Aid covers Santa Rosa United club dues and coaching fees. It does not include uniform expenses, tournament fees, travel, lodging, apparel or miscellaneous expenses.

Who decides which families receive financial aid?

The Santa Rosa United Financial Aid Committee, comprised of three Santa Rosa United board members, follows the guidelines of Financial Aid to make all financial aid decisions.

What factors go into awarding Financial Aid?

The Santa Rosa United Financial Aid Program largely depends on a family’s qualification with required proof of eligibility. For those requesting aid but who do not qualify, the Financial Aid application includes a section to explain extenuating circumstances for aid requests.

What other requirements are needed for Financial Aid?

All families receiving financial assistance will be required to perform the league-mandated 25 or 50 hours of volunteer service based on the level of financial aid received. Families cannot choose to pay the buy-out fee and are required to report their hours at the end of the season using the Volunteer Form found on the Volunteer page of our website.Rosa United Financial Aid Program largely depends on a family’s qualification with required proof of eligibility. For those requesting aid but who do not qualify, the Financial Aid application includes a section to explain extenuating circumstances for aid requests.

If I have more than one player in my family, do I need to complete a Financial Aid application for each one?

Yes, Santa Rosa United requires a separate form for each member of the family.

Do I need to complete a Financial Aid form each year I need aid?

Yes, Santa Rosa United requires each family to complete a new application each year.

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