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2nd & 7

Readers & Leaders Annual Scholarship

This 2nd & 7 annual scholarship rewards students who have demonstrated what it means to pay it forward, while showing promise to continue to live a life of service to the community.


This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who have volunteered for 2nd & 7's reading program.


  • Current/Former student-athlete volunteers with The 2nd & 7 Foundation’s reading program in the United States
  • High School seniors who are planning to attend technical trade school, community college or university
  • (Must meet BOTH of these criteria)


  • $2,700 Scholarship
  • One-time award (non-renewable)


Applications Accepted
December 1 - February 15, 2022

Deadline to Apply
February 15, 2022

Scholarship Awards Announced
April 2022


  • Complete application, including essay
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (Non-relative; appropriate letters would be from coaches, teachers, volunteer directors, etc.)


Applications are no longer being accepted at this time.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Grace Barnett

Grace Barnett

Pickerington High School Central

Grace Buschur

Grace Buschur

Coldwater High School

Kacy  Connolly

Kacy Connolly

Hilltop High School

Annie Isphording

Annie Isphording

Indian Hill High School

Abigail  Schroff

Abigail Schroff

Olentangy Orange High School