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REIMBURSEMENT SCHOLARSHIP - TEAM FEES

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
MMSST Team Reimbursement Scholarships are need-based scholarships that are awarded to families that meet all eligibility requirements. This scholarship will reimburse a portion of the fee paid to MMSST to attend practice and be a member of the team. Please note that gear and uniform costs are not reimbursable. Families can be reimbursed with 20%, 40% or 75% of their team fee cost depending on income - see below for our reimbursement table that shows what percent you qualify for based on your AGI. 


SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS
In order to complete the application for the Team Fee Reimbursement Scholarship, families will need to provide the following pieces of information/documents:

  • Most recent MMSST Invoice for the current year, showing the amount you paid
  • Current year 1040 tax forms showing family's Adjusted Gross Income
  • Previous year 1040 tax forms showing family's Adjusted Gross Income
  • Student/athlete most recent report card for the current year

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY
In order to be eligible to receive a reimbursement through this scholarship, families will need to meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Student/athlete must be a current member of MMSST - any age/any level
  • Family must have purchased a MMCF Membership during the current calendar year
  • Student/athlete must have at least a 2.75 GPA

SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE
Opens - Monday, May 16
Closes - Friday, June 10
Review Begins - Monday, June 13
Reimbursement Distribution - starts Tuesday, July 5


SMARTER SELECT TUTORIAL

Our new online application portal is powered by Smarter Select - it is a very easy to use online application.  To make it even easier to use, we have created a short PDF tutorial calling out a couple of features that we think you will find extra useful.

 


SCHOLARSHIP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Your private information and our suggestion around keeping it safe.
While Smarter Select (our application platform) is very secure, we do not recommend including your sensitive personal data in any documentation you provide us.  Per example, in your tax forms, we recommend you either screen shot the page(s) needed or black out your SSN.


I have more than one student/athlete, can I submit multiple applications?
Yes, you can submit as many individual applications as you wish from your account - please be sure to submit a new application for each athlete.


Can I come back into the application and finish it later?
Yes, once you open an application for this award you can come back into your application and work on it as you need until the deadline. Your application will be saved in your account and listed under your "My Applications" menu.

How much reimbursement will my family receive?
Scholarship amounts are determined by your family's adjusted gross income and the amount spent on team, competitions, and/or camps. For example, families in the 40% reimbursement bracket will receive scholarships that cover 40% of what families paid for team, competition, and/or camp fees.

AGI BRACKET

REIMBURSEMENT PERCENT

< $56,000

75%

$56,000 - $97,000

40%

$97,000 - $162,400

20%

$162,400 - $181,000

20% for families of 5+

 

Who qualifies for team fee reimbursement?
All MMSST athletes can qualify for team fee reimbursement. There are no age or team restrictions.


Which expenses are reimbursable for team fees?
The only reimbursable fee is the cost paid to MMSST to be a member of the team.


Can I receive reimbursement for gear or the MMSST uniform?
No. MMCF does not provide reimbursement for team uniforms or gear.


What type of receipt can I submit for team fee proof of payment?
You need to submit your most recent invoice from MMSST. If you are missing your most recent invoice, you can reach out to Pam Lonza to get an updated copy.


Am I still eligible for team fee reimbursement if Inspire Homeschool paid for a portion of my team fee?
If Inspire Homeschool paid for a portion of your team fee, you are eligible for reimbursement on the cost of the team minus the amount that Inspire paid for. For example, if your team fee was $1,700 and you paid for $600 with a check from Inspire, you are eligible for reimbursement on the remaining $1,100.