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Scholarship Title
Paul Danko Scholarship
Scholarship Application
The application deadline has passed. The application for the 2024–2025 academic year will open October 1, 2023
Application Deadline
March 2, 2023
Application Type
Merit Based: Please note: This specialty scholarship requires a separate application. Even if you've already applied for a PNW admissions scholarship, you need to submit a separate application to be eligible.
All Majors
Minimum College GPA
Minimum High School GPA
Minimum Enrollment Hours
Grade Level
Other Requirements

Undergraduate student, played high school varsity sport, involved in extra-curricular activities, interest in becoming an interscholastic official. Graduated in the top half of their high school class. Enrolled as a full time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Please complete online application by filling out all information, answering questions, and submitting two letters of recommendation.


This scholarship was established by the Lake County Athletic Officials Association to support scholarships for undergraduate students interested in becoming interscholastic officials. Paul Danko was a highly respected Lake County sports official who passed away while officiating at a basketball game in 1994. His professionalism and true concern for the athletes he worked with prompted friends, family and colleagues to honor his memory by establishing a scholarship in his name. To learn more about the Lake County Athletic Officials Association (LCAOA) please visit: