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Go FFC! Go Navy! Go Blues! Scholarship Fund

Coach Peter Armatis served in multiple roles with Fredericksburg Football Club.  He was a passionate supporter of the Rec Program, he served as a Travel coach for both Red and Black Teams, and most served as a member of the FFC Board of Directors.  Peter loved the Beautiful Game, and he was committed to teaching young players how to play it the right way.  He was always looking for opportunities to learn more and to improve himself as a coach.  Peter shared that love of learning the game with his players, and he always encouraged them to strive to make themselves better.

This Fund was created in memory of Peter's passion for the game, his commitment to Fredericksburg FC and his devotion to his players.  Any money raised will be used to help supplement players in need to cover the costs of playing for the club that he cared so much about, as well as for a yearly college scholarships awarded to one male and one female FFC player.

The Scholarship is overseen by a Scholarship Committee.  The Committee will accept applications each year and funds will be distributed based on need.  All funds granted to families will be approved by the entire Committee.

Peter Armatis Go FFC! Go Navy! Go Blues College Scholarship

Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded annually from the scholarship—to one male and one female player.


■ Scholarships are limited to current Fredericksburg Football Club players—travel or classic program -  graduating from high school in the Spring of 2024.

■ Applicant has shown determination for classroom academic achievement.

■ Applicant has shown a dedication to the sport of soccer.

■ No candidate shall be denied being recipient of a scholarship on the basis of race, creed, sex, religion, national origin or any other basis which is prohibited by Section 501 (C) (3) of The Internal Revenue Code.

Application Procedure

Click Here for Scholarship Application

PLEASE NOTE: A completed application includes:

1) Scholarship application - Click Here
2) High school transcript with GPA
3) Personal statement about applicant's career plans
4) Personal statement about the impact of the sport of soccer in their life
5) A Letter of Recommendation from your club coach

Application Deadline

The deadline for the all application materials is Friday, March 29, 2024. 

Completed applications should be returned to Kevin Leahy, Chairman of the Peter Armatis Scholarship Fund.

The documents can be emailed to Mr. Leahy at [email protected] or can be mailed to:

Mr. Kevin Leahy
c/o Fredericksburg Football Club
PO Box 3895
Fredericksburg, VA 22402


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Fredericksburg Football Club
PO Box 3895 
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22402

Email: [email protected]

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