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ALLENTOWN, PA, May 27, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Marty Nothstein Scholarship for Student Athletes is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program aimed at supporting current student-athletes at universities in the United States and high school student-athletes pursuing a college degree. This prestigious scholarship, in honor of Marty Nothstein, the legendary track cyclist and conservationist, aims to recognize and empower the next generation of talented student-athletes. The scholarship provides a one-time award of $1,000 to the deserving winner.
To apply for the Marty Nothstein Scholarship, aspiring student-athletes must meet the following criteria: be currently enrolled in a university in the United States or a high school senior planning to pursue a college degree, and be actively participating in athletics at their respective institutions. The scholarship is open to all sports disciplines.
The winner of the scholarship will be selected through an essay competition. Applicants are required to submit a creative essay, not exceeding 1,000 words, that addresses 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." The essay should showcase innovative thinking, problem-solving skills, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by student-athletes.
Applicants can find more information about the Marty Nothstein Scholarship and submit their essays through the official scholarship website at [https://martynothsteinscholarship.com/]. The deadline for application submission is October 15, 2023. Late submissions will not be considered, so applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance.
Marty Nothstein, the inspiration behind this scholarship, has an exceptional legacy as the greatest track cyclist in the history of the United States. Born and raised in Allentown and Trexlertown, Pennsylvania, Nothstein's cycling journey began at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center through its community programs. His remarkable achievements include numerous World and Olympic records, National Championships, Pan Am Games Gold Medals, World Championships, and Olympic Medals.
In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Marty Nothstein is also renowned for his passion for the environment and conservation. He has played a vital role in protecting over 500 acres of property from development, enhancing wildlife habitats in the process. As the chair of the Lehigh County farmland preservation board, Nothstein spearheaded efforts to safeguard over 23,000 acres of farmland in his community. Marty has served as the director of development for Ducks Unlimited Mid-Atlantic and Mexico Regions, Nothstein continues to contribute to the conservation efforts.
"The Marty Nothstein Scholarship aims to support and encourage student-athletes who face unique challenges in pursuing their dreams. By providing financial assistance and recognizing their dedication, we hope to empower these young individuals to achieve both academic and athletic success," said Marty Nothstein.
The winner of the Marty Nothstein Scholarship will be announced on November 15, 2023, on the scholarship's official website and social media platforms. The recipient will receive a one-time award of $1,000 to assist with their educational expenses.
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