Grow the Game Scholarships

One of the key elements involved in the creation of the IWLCA Experience was the desire to bring the game of lacrosse to local communities across the country and grow it amongst young girls by providing an opportunity for elite level coaching in a positive environment. We are aware that lacrosse innately has a barrier to entry due to the cost of equipment, travel and competitive/training events, and because of this the IWLCA is looking to help address those barriers head on. 

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), a 510(c)3 nonprofit, has created Grow The Game Scholarships aimed at providing financial support to young women of color looking to improve their lacrosse game at one of the 2021 IWLCA Experience Clinics.

These new IWLCA scholarships are designed to provide more learning opportunities for female players of color and increase diversity in the game of women’s lacrosse. Each scholarship will cover the registration cost of IWLCA Experience attendance – $175 and is open to young women of color in the high school graduating classes of 2022-2025. Scholarships do not include travel expenses or lodging.

Upcoming deadlines

Applications and notifications of winning will adhere to the following schedule:

IWLCA Experience

West Coast

July 22nd 5-8pm - San Jose, CA

Last Date to Apply: July 14, 2022 | Notification By: July 15, 2022

IWLCA Experience


November 4th 5-8pm - Tucson, AZ

Last Date to Apply: October 27, 2022 | Notification By: October 28,, 2022

The IWLCA will select the winners and notify them by email by the above dates. No College Coaches will be involved in the review or selection of the scholarship recipients.

How to apply

Who is eligible to apply for a scholarship? The Grow the Game Scholarship Committee will accept applications from girls and young women of color in grad years 2022 – 2025.

To apply for a scholarship, please click on the link below. Interested participants should fill out this application PRIOR to registering for an IWLCA Experience Clinic. Applications will be kept confidential and only be seen by the IWLCA Scholarship committee.  Please be sure to complete every section. Incomplete applications will be returned, which will delay the review process.

Have Questions?

Please email your questions regarding the scholarship application process to [email protected].