2020 Luigi Pelini Memorial Scholarship Program

April 2020 – The Levittown Soccer Club is proud to announce the annual Luigi Pelini Memorial Scholarship Program to reward our outstanding travel soccer players. This program was created in honor of Luigi Pelini who founded the Levittown Soccer Club in 1976. Scholarship awards will be considered for graduating High School seniors who meet the eligibility requirements and follow all application steps listed below.

The intention of this award is to recognize those individuals who through their participation in the Levittown Soccer Club, love of youth soccer, and dedication to community service have demonstrated their ability and readiness to contribute and succeed in our society.

LSC Printable Scholarship Information Sheet

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals eligible for the awards are soccer players who:

  • Are graduating high school seniors.
  • Have applied to and been accepted at a college or trade school.
  • Have played travel soccer for at least 5 years in the Levittown Soccer Club (LSC).
  • Have maintained good standing in the Long Island Junior Soccer League.
  • Complete the Levittown Soccer Club Scholarship Application process and submit all required information by the specified due date.

Application Process

  • Complete the Levittown Scholarship Application form online and submit all required information by the due date.
  • On a separate sheet of paper, describe (in narrative or resume format) your participation in community service and/or extra-curricular activities since the age of 14.
  • On a separate sheet of paper prepare a one page essay (approximately 250 words) describing “How Playing Youth Soccer Has Helped My Personal Development”.
  • Obtain and attach one letter of recommendation from a school, religious, or community service organization in which you have participated.
  • Be sure to write your name on all application attachments.
  • Make sure all forms arrive by the due date.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • please list seasonal year, team name and coach's name for each year of eligibility Example: fall 2017/spring 2018, Levittown United, Coach Jones
  • Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Upload a narrative description or resume of community service and extra-curricular activities in which you have participated.
  • Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Attach a one page essay on "How has playing youth soccer helped my personal development?"
  • Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Attach a letter of recommendation from a school, religious or community service organization?

Completed applications must be received no later than May 18, 2020 to be eligible for consideration.

If you prefer to mail your application it must be postmarked no later than Friday May 15, 2020 and/or received no later than Monday May 18, 2020.  Download the application information HERE (LSC Printable Scholarship Application) and send it to:

Levittown Soccer Club C/o Jim San Filippo
89 Silver Lane
Levittown, NY 11756
Attention: Scholarship Fund

Scholarship award winners will be notified by no later than Friday June 5, 2020.  Awards presentation ceremony details will be announced after the application submission window has closed.

If there are any questions, please contact the Scholarship Committee Chairperson:
Jim San Filippo (516) 735-0710

All decisions of the LSC Scholarship Committee are final