THE BEN SIMMONS
The Ben Simmons Sports Foundation (BSSF) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization committed to increasing the connection of sports and life skills to students from around the world. This is done through our very practical application projects, such as our Community Service Initiative and Achieving through Reading to our very successful Global Sports Teams projects.
The BSSF seeks to provide students the opportunities to enhance their lives through the avenues of Sports - Training, Playing, Mentoring and Education. The BSSF has hosted foreign student athletes and teams from various countries to the USA and sponsored teams and players from the USA to take part in cultural and Sports tournaments aboard as part of our Global Sports Teams. The Sports Foundation maintains active relationships with highly regarded schools that maybe interested in hosting foreign students.
Working closely with The International Sports Training Institute (ISTI) and ISTI-Dakar, the BSSF provides education support for sports course work, english as a second language and financial support to athletes whose families cannot afford for them to receive academic tutoring, participate on sports club teams, receive personal training, or mentoring.
To see Student Athletes with a Spirit of Service and an understanding of Life Skills built from the avenues of Sport-Training, Playing, Mentoring, and Education.We pride ourselves in being able afford student athletes the benefit of an educated understanding of the relationship between Sports and Life. Providing them with the understanding and experience of the importance of giving and service. We will support student athletes with financial needs allowing them to obtain mentorship, training, and educational scholarships.
Yearly, the Ben Simmons Sports Foundation awards an one thousand dollar academic college scholarship to a deserving high school senior, student/athlete who participates in ISTI basketball.
Recipients of the BSSF college scholarship are student athletes who understand it is possible to accomplish their dreams, to succeed both as a student and as an athlete, and to be a person who is continually growing and who has a lasting impact on their community as a whole.
BSSF Academic College Scholarship Application
BSSF Academic College Scholarship Essay
attend college (upcoming semester) & play a college sport
10 hours of community service hours (doesn’t have to be through the BSSF) but must have documentation the service
If you believe you meet the criteria for the BSSF academic college scholarship and would like to apply, please contact the BSSF through e-mail or by phone. We are excited to hear from you!
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