Chicago Sky Basketball Academy Begins 2023 Scholarship Program for Youth Girls Basketball

January 20, 2023 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Chicago Sky News Release

CHICAGO - The Chicago Sky Basketball Academy is beginning its 2023 Travel Team Scholarship Program for youth girls basketball. In partnership with and funded by the Chicago Sky Cares Foundation, the scholarship programis built for young girls in grades 7-10who aspire to be high impact high school players and take their gameto the next level.

"We strongly believe that all talented, passionate basketball players should have equal access to opportunities to develop their skill set and grow their game, independent of financial means," said Adam Fox, CEO and President of the Chicago Sky. "The scholarships are made possible via generous donations to the Chicago Sky Cares Foundation."

Ten (10) scholarships will be awarded for the Spring/Summer 2023 season (March to July), valued at $2,500. Recipients will also be awarded a shooting shirt, backpack, and use of a uniform.

The season runs March through July and Travel Teams practice three (3) times per week with eight (8) weekend tournaments.Coaches will focus on the fundamentals of basketball, and players will learn how to recognize choices, understand their strengths and weaknesses, make great decisions,and chart a path to self-improvement on and off the court.

The scholarship application can be foundChicago Sky Basketball Academy websitehere. Applications are due by February 15. Applicants will be notified by February 22 if they have been awarded a scholarship.

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