ALLENTOWN, PA / ACCESSWIRE / May 24, 2023 / The Marty Nothstein Scholarship for Student Athletes is proud to announce its annual scholarship opportunity for university students and high school seniors. This prestigious scholarship, established to honor the legacy of Marty Nothstein, the greatest track cyclist in the history of the United States, aims to support and recognize the achievements of student-athletes who are dedicated to both their academic pursuits and athletic endeavors.
The Marty Nothstein Scholarship is available to all current student-athletes at universities in the United States, as well as high school student-athletes who are planning to pursue a college degree. With a one-time award of $1,000, this scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving individuals who demonstrate outstanding potential and dedication to their sport.
To be considered for the scholarship, applicants are required to participate in an essay competition. The winner will be chosen based on a creative essay of no more than 1,000 words, addressing the following prompt:
"Describe a challenge that student-athletes face and propose a new business idea that would benefit the well-being or success of student-athletes in that area."
This essay competition offers an opportunity for student-athletes to showcase their critical thinking, creativity, and passion for overcoming challenges in the realm of athletics. The Marty Nothstein Scholarship committee looks forward to reviewing the innovative ideas and unique perspectives that applicants will bring forth.
The Marty Nothstein Scholarship for Student Athletes was founded in honor of Marty Nothstein, a true legend in the world of track cycling. Born and raised in Allentown and Trexlertown, Pennsylvania, Nothstein commenced his cycling career at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center through its community programs. Throughout his career, Nothstein secured numerous World and Olympic records, National Championships, Pan Am Games Gold Medals, World Championships, and Olympic Medals.
Beyond his athletic achievements, Marty Nothstein is renowned for his dedication to conservation and the outdoors. Having protected over 500 acres of property from development, Nothstein has significantly enhanced wildlife habitats. He chaired the Lehigh County farmland preservation board and played a key role in safeguarding over 23,000 acres of farmland in his community. Nothstein continues to contribute to the outdoors and has served as director of development for Ducks Unlimited Mid-Atlantic and Mexico Region.
The Marty Nothstein Scholarship committee encourages all eligible student-athletes to visit the official website https://martynothsteinscholarship.com/marty-nothstein-scholarship/ to learn more about the scholarship criteria and application process. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is October 15, 2023. The winner will be announced on November 15, 2023.
The Marty Nothstein Scholarship presents a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be recognized for their dedication, resilience, and commitment to both academics and athletics. By supporting their educational journey, this scholarship aims to empower the next generation of student-athletes to achieve their goals and make a positive impact in their chosen fields.
SOURCE: Marty Nothstein Scholarship