Coach "Frank" Anthony Ciccone Wrestling Scholarship

Funded by
$1,000
1 winner$1,000
Open
Application Deadline
Mar 10, 2024
Winners Announced
Apr 10, 2024
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school or undergraduate student
Background:
Financial need
Sports Experience:
Wrestling (ideally planning to wrestle in college)
Education Level:
Background:
Sports Experience:
High school or undergraduate student
Financial need
Wrestling (ideally planning to wrestle in college)

Coach “Frank” Anthony Ciccone was a pillar of the Hopatcong, New Jersey community who tragically passed away at the age of just 33. Anthony had an immediate impact on anyone who had the privilege to meet him. He had a larger than life personality and a heart of gold.

Anthony not only loved his community, but had an affinity for wrestling. More commonly known to the wrestling community as "Coach Frank", Anthony dedicated his precious time to coaching the children of the Hopatcong Young Wrestling program. When Coach Frank showed up to practice he immediately lit up the room. The kids he coached loved him and his presence resonated on the mat. Anthony left a positive impact on all who knew him.

This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Coach “Frank” Anthony Ciccone and maintain his legacy by supporting students who share his love for wrestling.

Any underprivileged high school or undergraduate student who has financial need and is a wrestler, ideally planning to wrestle in college, may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us why you consider yourself to be an underdog, how you’ve embraced this role, and how you have used your status as an underdog to help you achieve your ambitions.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Passion
Published June 14, 2023
$1,000
1 winner$1,000
Open
Application Deadline
Mar 10, 2024
Winners Announced
Apr 10, 2024
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

Coach Frank always rooted for an underdog, a role that is never easy to accept or embrace. In your own words based on a real-life experience, explain a situation when you were considered an underdog. How did you embrace this role and utilize it to help pursue your passion in an attempt to achieve your goal?

400–600 words

FAQ

When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Mar 10, 2024. Winners will be announced on Apr 10, 2024.