New Mexico Racquetball Association
Dr. Damian Jelso Memorial Scholarship
Application for Consideration
Telephone ( )______/__________ Email__________________________________________________
Date of Birth ____/____/____ Age______ Parent(s) Name_____________________________________
College/University currently enrolled ___________________________________Year in school______
Current Major/Minor or intent if not declared _______________________/______________________
Please place a check in box next to those items which apply in reference to your racquetball history:
( ) Player for more than 10 years
( ) Player for 5-10 years
( ) Player for less than 5 years
( ) Player for less than 1 year
( ) Casual Player—2x per month
( ) Competitive Player—2x per week
( ) League player or tournament player
( ) Student in racquetball classes
( ) College team member
( ) Member of club or organization
( ) Tournament organizer or assistant
( ) Sit on a committee or a board
( ) Teacher or Coach
( ) Promoter
( ) Other _____________________________________________
Rank order (1 highest and 5 lowest) the reasons which explain your applying for the scholarship:
___ Somebody told you it was easy to qualify.
___ You want to give back to the racquetball community.
___ You can use the financial assistance.
___ You enjoy applying for scholarships.
___ You feel your experience warrants consideration.
The Dr. Damian Jelso Memorial Scholarship is given to worthy student athletes who attend a college or university in New Mexico on a full time basis. It may also be awarded to a specific organization in order to assist with an event, a group of events, or ongoing programs. Awards are based on applicant qualifications and success in the classroom. A minimum requirement is that the student has attended an institution for at least one semester and that the student attain a minimum of a 2.8 grade point average. The Scholarship Committee consists of members of the New Mexico Racquetball Board of Directors and one at large member. They make a recommendation to the entire Board at which time there is a vote on recipient(s) and amount of the stipend.
NMRA Revision 1/19
2019 Marisa Lopez
2019 Cristal Hernandez
2018 Remy Feldman