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Financial Aid

AFC Lightning a 501c-3 non-profit is pleased to offer a Financial Aid Program for the families of youth players who are in need of financial assistance in order to participate in an academy or select soccer program. Financial aid is available to all youth players; however, amounts are limited,and are on a first come, first served basis. Financial aid is determined on financial need only and is not based on playing ability. Financial aid is applied towards player fees and does not cover the cost of uniforms, travel, camps, clinics, or tournament fees.

Financial aid requests are strictly confidential. Information provided is for the sole purpose of assessing financial aid eligibility and will notbe shared with anyone except the AFC Financial Aid Committee and Club Registrar.

Financial aid can range from 25%-70% depending on need. Submission of the financial aid application does not guarantee that the participant will receive financial aid.

In order to be considered for financial aid, the following documents must be submitted to the Financial Aid Committee by June 9th, 2018:
     ― Completed Financial Aid application 
     ― First two pages of last year’s federal income tax return

Please email completed forms to financialaid@afclightning.org or send via US mail to:

AFC Lightning 
Financial Aid
1200 Hwy. 74 South Set. 6 PMB 134
Peachtree City, GA 30269

In return for financial aid, AFC Lightning the families of financial aid recipients are required to volunteer their time at AFC events, such as,AFC Lightning Challenge (August 2017), Men’s/Women’s Showcase tournaments (TBD), and various facility clean up days (TBD). Volunteer hours will be monitored and approval of future financial aid will be contingent on completion of volunteer requirements.

Recipients commit to fully reimburse AFC Lightning for 100% of the financial aid granted under the following conditions:
     • registering the recipient with another soccer club within 2 seasonal year of receiving financial aid
     • violation of the AFC Player and Parent Agreement or failure to meet team expectations
     • any unexcused absence from regularly scheduled training or games
     • failure to provide volunteer hours at AFC tournaments or facility clean up days

Financial Aid forms can be downloaded using the links below:

2018-2019 Financial Aid Form

2018-2019 Financial Aid Form (Spanish)


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
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