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Scholarship and financial aid

admin - December 16, 2017
Charmaine De Mesa has sent this information. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, higher levels of education translate to higher employment rates and higher lifetime earnings. It is unfortunate that for many students the cost of higher education is a significant barrier to ...more

New Scholarship announced

admin - April 07, 2017
Hayward Nishioka College to Career Scholarship This Scholarship was established by Nancy Washburn to honor Sensei Nishioka's desire for encouraging judoka college students to promote judo in the future in their chosen career. Sensei Nishioka believes deeply in the benefits of judo to make ...more

The next DAGE scholarship deadline

admin - June 04, 2016
The next DAGE scholarship deadline is JUNE 15, 2016. This will be for grants for travel between June 16, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Please see the attached travel grant forms, and feel free to share them with USJF folks. DAGE Scholarship announcement and application formmore

2016 George C. Balch Scholarship Application Deadline

admin - May 16, 2016
The deadline for applications for the 2016 Balch Scholarship is Thursday, June 15, 2016. Please visit the Balch Scholarship Committee page for details. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the Balch Committee. Scholarship amounts will be determined by the Committee based on Balch ...more

New Facebook pages

admin - April 29, 2016
Two of the USJF Funds have found their way onto Facebook. Balch Fund on Facebook Osako Fund on Facebook more

The B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant

admin - November 09, 2015
NEXT DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2015 The B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant has been established by a generous donation to USJF to support travel for competition or training for up-and-coming USJF athletes. There is also a separate application process for a Yudanshakai to request travel ...more

Academic Scholars of the Year

admin - July 30, 2015
First place Chase Oishi He has experience in many different aspects of judo, competing in national and regional shiai competitions, a certified N3 national referee, as a shodan he teaches shonen and yonen classes and he competes in all seven katas. He is on the Varsity Boy's Volleyball team, ...more

Athlete-Scholar of the Year Award for 2014

admin - May 18, 2015
On behalf of the Committee, thank you to all of the USJF Athlete-Scholar of the Year Award for 2014 Academic applicants! We encourage all eligible students to continue your academic and judo studies and to apply again next year. The committee received 10 applications from outstanding USJF ...more

Latest deadline for the B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant

admin - April 03, 2015
The B.C. Dage Corporation Athlete Travel Grant has been established by a generous donation to USJF to support travel for competition or training for up-and-coming USJF athletes. Applications available – NOW Applications due – 4/16/15 for events happening 4/17/15-9/15/15 Decisions will be ...more

Athlete Scholar of the Year

admin - December 18, 2014
The committee received this letter of thanks from Tyler Shimizu. I became a member of the Sacramento Judo Club in November 2008 when I was 13 years old. Since then I have gone throughout some major changes of my life. I went from the husky and lazy middle school student and transformed into a ...more