CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. – The Virginia athletics department announced today it has partnered with the Red Sox Foundation’s Scholars Program. This partnership will create opportunities for members of the Red Sox Scholars Program and their families to attend the inaugural Wasabi Fenway Bowl. UVA fans can purchase Fenway Bowl tickets to donate to the Red Sox Scholars Program for $30 each (including fees). The tickets that will be donated to the organization are located in the upper level of Fenway Park and are part of UVA’s ticket allocation.
The deadline for fans to donate for the program is noon on Monday, Dec. 20.
The Red Sox Scholars, is a college success program that awards a $10,000 college scholarship to dozens of Boston Public School 7th graders each year. The Foundation then provides academic, professional, and social support to the students for the next nine years to ensure they graduate from college with as little debt as possible and are prepared to enter the workforce — as well as feeling part of a family of resources for years to come.
The Virginia athletics department supports similar programs throughout Charlottesville and Central Virginia area. Virginia student-athletes provide tutoring and mentoring throughout the year to programs like City of Promise and Starr Hill Pathways.