The January 1996 death of Robert Kumpe resulted in the establishment of a memorial scholarship fund in his name. The Kumpe scholarship is funded from profits from the Northwest Ohio Festival Soccer Tournament and the Northwest Ohio Youth Soccer League. Mr. Kumpe was the founding member of the "Festival Tournament", an annual soccer tournament held in various locations throughout the Toledo area. Robert Kumpe was a Maumee High School graduate who resided in Perrysburg and taught in Toledo Public Schools was instrumental in bringing girls competitive soccer to the area.

2020 Winners:

Name School
Hannah Pierce Rossford
Chloe Kim Liberty Benton
Chloe Nofziger Archbold
Nolan Clouse Findlay
Mason DeWalt Fremont Ross
Brianna Fortman Defiance
Keaton Grabarczyk Anthony Wayne
Morgan Mauk Bowsher
Sydney Pyles Northview
Mallory Lowe Lake


This year 2021 is the 26th time this scholarship has been given out. During the past twenty six years, we have distributed over $205,000.00 in scholarship awards.

Robert Kumpe Scholarship Instructions (Essay Question) & Application; PLEASE complete both documents!

Applications are due MARch 31, 2021 to the NWOYSL office.