Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball, Inc. is proud to offer academic assistance scholarships to student athletes.

  • Must have played at least one year in Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball at any level.
  • Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA average in high school.
  • Monterey PONY scholarships are administered to a student who has been accepted into a 4-year college right out of high school.
  • Monterey PONY gives out from their funds two, $1,000 scholarships (one female & one male).
  • Monterey PONY in addition to its two scholarships also administers two additional “privately” funded college scholarships that can be used for Junior colleges, 4-year colleges or continued education and are awarded at the discretion of the scholarship committee and the donors. Those can range anywhere between $500 $1,500+.
  • Completed applications need to be received/postmarked no later than May 15th, and addressed to Monterey PONY address or hand delivered to a Monterey PONY board member by the cut off date with Attention: Scholarship Committee written on the envelope.
  • Applicant needs to have school registrar mail a transcript of grades for high school years.
  • Applicant needs to have two letters of recommendation from either coaches, teachers, counselors or any other persons along with the completed form.
Genevieve “Gen” Giammanco Softball Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)
Vince Poma Baseball Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)
Frank Michael Bruno, Jr. Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)
John Spadaro Scholarship $1,000 May 15 (Annually)

How to Apply

  • Send or have your high school send an official transcript of your academic record.
  • Please supply 3 letters of recommendation, 1 from teacher or counselor familiar with your work, another from your Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball Inc. coach and the third from someone who knows you other than a relative.
  • Mail application to address on front sheet attention Scholarship Committee. (We recommend certified mail with return receipt.)
  • If you need more space use a blank page or write on the reverse side of the application.


Scholarship Requirements

  • Played at least 1 or more years in Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball league.
  • Graduate with a 3.0 grade average or better.
  • Scholarship amount is to be $1,000 to one male and one female student each year.
  • Applicants must be graduating seniors at time of application or have graduated from high school the previous year.
  • Admitted as a full time student into an accredited four year college or university.
  • This scholarship is non renewable and may be used for the first year of college only.
  • This scholarship can only be paid to a college or university and not to an individual.
  • Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball Inc. shall have the right to reject any or all of the scholarship applications and the decision of the scholarship board shall be final.
Monterey PONY Baseball/Softball, Inc. Scholarship Application May 2015 File
Scholarship Student Claim Form May 2015 File

Mailing Address

Monterey PONY Baseball / Softball, Inc.
P.O. Box 2094
Monterey, CA 93942