USA Football



This fund was established in 2010 in loving memory of Ron "Papa" Schaper the founder and head coach of New Lenox Football for 45 years. Awardees will recieve a one time award of at least $1,000 that will be sent to the college or university he/she plans on attending after the first semester, but prior to the second.

Applicants must meet the criteria on the application as well as type an essay on how they have incorporated, and will continue to incorporate, the lessons they learned while part of the New Lenox Football Program in their daily life.


Deadline for submission is May 1, 2020 and ALL applications must be mailed to:

Ron "Papa" Schaper Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee

6 Wildwood Dr.

New Lenox, IL 60451