Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship

With financial support from PNC, and in cooperation and partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance and Hershey High School, the Joy of Sports Foundation is pleased to continue with the Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship awards program. Two Awards of $500 each will be granted in 2021 to Hershey High School Seniors. One for a female and one for a male.


  • Any HHS Senior (class of 2021)*
  • Plays a high school sport
  • Maintains a GPA of 75 percent or higher

*home-school senior athletes are eligible

Award Criteria

A Triple-Impact Competitor® makes positive contributions on three levels:

  1. Makes oneself better (Personal Mastery)
  2. Makes teammates better (Leadership)
  3. Makes the sport better (Honoring the Game – respecting the rules, opponents, officials, teammates, and self)

Application Process

As part of the on-line application process you will be asked to provide your response to the following 3 essay prompts:

  1. As an athlete, how do you make yourself better?
  2. What do you do to make your teammates better?
  3. How do you Honor The Game (respecting the rules, opponents, officials, teammates, and self)?

Once you have completed the application, please return to this page and follow the instructions below for your references.

You will need three references.  Each of your three references will need to complete and submit the reference form  by May 7th in order for your application to be considered. You will need a reference from one individual from each of the three categories listed below who is familiar with you as a student-athlete and is able to speak to your embodiment of the Triple-Impact Competitor principles:

  1. A teammate, competitor or referee 
  2. A school administrator, teacher or counselor
  3. A coach

Application Submission

Your application and the three references must be fully submitted by the May 7th deadline.  

Applications can only be submitted online.  No paper submissions will be accepted.

If you have any questions or problems, please e-mail Award Administrator Scott Govern at


Finalists will be selected in the first round by the Athletic Director. Winners, one male and one female, will be selected by the JSF Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Selection Committee.


Winners of the 2021 Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships will be announced at the HHS Annual Senior Awards night in late May and checks will be awarded at the JSF’s 2021 Annual Fundraiser at Stumpy’s Hatchet House, Hershey, on May 17th at 6:30 p.m.