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New High School
Grant Program

From 2023-2024, YHS and the US Rugby Foundation operated a national program that provided seed funding to new high school rugby programs. This initiative successfully established numerous varsity and school-adopted club rugby teams across the United States, increasing access to the sport at the high school level.

2023- 2024 Grant Recipients

Ascend Leadership Academy
North Carolina
Canton High School
Cumberland Valley
East Jefferson Warriors High School
Great Hearts Forest Heights
Grove City
Hudson Catholic High School
New Jersey
Junipero Serra High School
Loyola High School
Maui High School
Orange Lutheran
San Juan RFC
New Mexico
Scotland Chapel
St. Ignatius College Preparatory
St. John's College High School
Washington DC
St. Rita of Cascia High School
Sun Valley High School
North Carolina
Villa Park High School
Warren Easton
Worcester HS

What They Are Saying

Success Stories

Terry Matthews from Hudson Catholic Girls Rugby announced the graduation of four remarkable seniors from their Girls Rugby Team. Jordan Bates #10, will attend Montclair State in New Jersey and join their club rugby team, following the path of the 2018-2019 NSCRO Divisional Champions. Zoe Bozzone, #18, is heading to Fairfield University in Connecticut with both academic and rugby scholarships, joining a team that competed in the Midwest Regionals Championships.

Kayla Spiegel, #15, has committed to Emory & Henry College in Virginia, an NCAA Division 2 program, with academic and rugby scholarships. Alana Garcia, the dynamic #8, will be attending Marywood College in Pennsylvania, playing in the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union as part of the NCR's Small College Division. “We are incredibly proud of these young ladies and grateful to USA Youth and High School Rugby for helping us open doors to these fantastic opportunities.”

Hudson Catholic
New Jersey
Ignite Club Fund

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How to Apply

Grants go to YHS Rugby. Applications should address the specified areas and include a presentation or written format.

Basic Information
High School Name
Address & Contact Info
Director of HS Affiliated Club
High School Administration Sign Off
Principal Name
Athletic Director
Rugby Coach
People & Playing Fields(s)
Coaches, Referees, Administrators
Certifications & bios
Practice & match venues
New High School Grant Program

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