Donald J. Rully Scholarship

The Donald J. Rully Scholarship was established to Honor the life of Donald J, Rully. Don was an avid participant as a youth and avid supporter as an adult of youth sports. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism and spent much of his career covering amateur sports. While attending Staples High School, Don was awarded the Thomas De Huff Memorial Award which recognized a young man who has has a gift of scholar and the spirit of an athlete. This scholarship seeks to recognize a male or female candidates who are high school seniors and have demonstrated the willingness to work hard and desire to share. The scholarship to be awarded is in the amount of $1,000.


Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 21st, 2019

Applicants should be high school seniors and should have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Please see below for more restrictions in greater detail.


Eligibility Requirements
GPA: 2.5
Class year: High School Senior
Residency: Connecticut
Gender: Female, Male
Income Household Income of $70K and under
Other selection criteria: Academic Achievements,Enrollment or acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America.


We will need the following:

ATP’s Application: ATP’s 2019 Scholarship Application
A ‘Letter of Recommendation’ from a teacher
2 References
Financial Statements such as: Most recent tax returns
High School Transcript(s) – Unofficial
SAT/ACT Reportings
500 word essay on how you faced and overcame adversity – Should be typed in 12 pts, Arial font & double spaced