Bakersfield ACES Club Soccer Scholarship

The Bakersfield ACES Scholarship is a $500 scholarship available to 5 high school aged club soccer players in the greater Bakersfield area.  The scholarship is designated to help pay for the many costs of playing competitive soccer (club dues, travel, uniforms, etc).

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Be between the ages of 14-19

  2. Be actively registered with Cal South and playing for a club with a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(7) designation

Application Process

  1. Compose an e-mail to with the following information:

    1. Name

    2. Birthday

    3. Team and Club (include gender and age group)

    4. Coach’s name and contact information

    5. Club President’s name and contact information

  2. Attach to the e-mail an essay written by the player detailing the following:

    1. Your need for a scholarship

    2. Why Bakersfield ACES should award you a scholarship?

    3. Why you play soccer/what soccer means to you?

    4. What have you done or are going to do to give back to the game?

  3. You may include any additional information (pictures, YouTube, etc) that you think may help your chances

Selection Process

  1. Applications will be selected by a committee of three ACES board members who are unaffiliated with any club.  The current committee is:

    1. Ryan Cromwell

    2. Budge Tungate

    3. Sunny Kapoor


Submission Deadline:  10/10/2019

Selection:  11/10/2019

Payment:  12/4/2019

Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Recipients!

Mia LaClare - South Valley G00 Howlett

Dominique Advincula - LA Galaxy Bakersfield G99

Alyssa Sanchez - South Valley G03 Shwora

Kristin Ramirez - South Valley G02 Carter

Jared Mayoral - South Valley B03 Avila

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