Jo Meza Memorial Scholarship - Roseville Youth Soccer Club

2015 information will be announced in May 2015 after winners have been notified by their schools

2104 Jo Meza Memorial Scholarship winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Jo Meza Memorial Scholarships!  Each year the Roseville Youth Soccer Club (RYSC) invites graduating seniors to apply for our $1,000.00 scholarship awards.  Students who have participated in RYSC soccer for at least three years and meet other academic requirements are eligible to submit their applications.  Along with the application the students include an essay that covers how playing soccer has impacted their lives growing up.  The RYSC Scholarship committee reviews the applications and collectively the winners are chosen. 

 Students from the Roseville Joint Unified High School District (RJUHSD) are invited to apply.  This past year the club voted to expand  the program by increasing the awards of $1,000 and invite At Large schools to participate as well.  The At Large schools are defined as schools outside the RJUHSD including private campuses and students who are home schooled. Because this past year we did not receive any applications from Granite Bay or Antelope High Schools, the board decided to allocate those funds to students who did apply and thus we awarded several additional $500.00 winners this year.

The RYSC Scholarship Committee would like to congratulate the following award winners.  They would also like to wish all of the graduating students the best of luck as they enter the next phase of their young lives.


Woodcreek High School

  • Brad Pickett - $1,000.00
  • Zachary Samoy- $1000.00


Roseville High School

  • Caroline Cirrinicione - $1,000.00
  • Nicholas Sapp - $1000.00


Oakmont High School

  • Joseph Szillinsky- $1,000.00


Antelope High School

  • Christina Bell $1,000.00


In addition, the Roseville Sports Coalition selected Lindsay Anderson of Roseville High School as their scholarship award winner!


(Scholarship winners- Please submit your proof of either enrollment in class or enlistment by mailing a copy to RYSC PO Box 355 Roseville Ca 95678 Attn Scholarship Committee.  Upon receipt of these documents your awards will be mailed to you)

Each year the Roseville Youth Soccer Club (RYSC) awards scholarships to graduating high school students who have participated in our club for at least three seasons prior to graduation. This participation can be as a player at the recreation or select level, as a licensed referee or as a coach. During previous years the club has awarded a $1000.00 scholarship to a student from each of the following high schools; Woodcreek, Roseville, Oakmont. Antelope and Granite Bay.

This year, in addition to these aforementioned scholarships, the RYSC has decided to grant an At Large scholarship. The scholarship will go to a 2014 graduate who also meets the same requirements and will graduate from a high school other than Woodcreek, Roseville, Oakmont. Antelope and Granite Bay.   Updated at large info click here.

The scholarship requirements are:

  • Minimum of three years participation in RYSC
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or better
  • *Submit a completed application and essay

Please complete the attached scholarship application and obtained the required parental and high school counselor signatures. In addition to the scholarship application, the applicant must include an essay explaining “How has participating in soccer impacted my life?” The essay must be no longer then two typed written page using 12 point font in either Arial or Times New Roman.

*The completed application must be signed by a school official that verifies the applicant’s grade point average (GPA)-See attached application

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