Bylaw Athletics Leadership, Ability, Participation or Performance as a Major Criterion. A student-athlete may receive financial aid through an established and continuing program for the recognition of outstanding high school graduates, which may consider athletics leadership, ability, participation or performance, provided the following conditions are met: (Revised: 1/10/05, 8/22/06, 4/15/14)

(a) The award shall be made on only one occasion but may be disbursed over multiple years; (Revised: 8/22/06 4/30/09. 4/15/14)

(b) The recipient's choice of institutions shall not be restricted by the donor of the aid; and

(c) There shall be no direct connection between the donor and the student-athlete's institution. (Revised: 4/15/14)