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Awards & Scholarships

Michael Sadler Award of Excellence Scholarship
Forest Hills Northern High School

The Michael Sadler Award of Excellence scholarship is presented to the graduating FHN student who embodies Michael's passion for excellence in academics and athletics, while consistently demonstrating strong character, integrity, compassion, humor, and wit. 

Mike Sadler Award
Kohl's Annual Scholarship Camp

The Mike Sadler Award is presented to a participant of Kohl's Scholarship Camp who demonstrates excellence as a football specialist.  The recipient must also embody the characteristics of leadership, compassion, integrity and humility. 

Mike Sadler Competitive Edge Award
Michigan State University College of Engineering

This award is presented on MSU's College of Engineering Design Day to the Applied Engineering Sciences (AES) capstone team that best creates an innovative, sustainable and game-changing solution to a current challenge that will give the sponsor a competitive edge by "flipping the field," as Mike used to do for Spartan Football when he'd pin opponents inside the 5 yard line with his punts.

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Michael R. Sadler Scholar Athlete Award
The National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame

Recently endowed, this prestigious award provides an $18,000 post graduate scholarship to a scholar athlete who has been selected by the National Football Foundation as one of the top collegiate scholar athletes in the nation.  Each member of the NFF National Scholar Athlete Award also becomes a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which increases the postgraduate scholarship to $25,000.

Mike Sadler Legacy Football Scholarship
Michigan State University