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SCE is pleased to award scholarships to cross country or track runners enrolled and competing for Fresno City College, CSU Fresno, or Fresno Pacific University in cross country or track during the academic year. The recipient may be an incoming freshman or enrolled in undergraduate college courses. Please download, printout and submit the PDF application below.
Sierra Challenge Express Running and Racing Club
2019 College Scholarship
The Sierra Challenge Express Running Club is pleased to award scholarships, valued up to $2,500 each, to cross country or track runners enrolled and competing for Fresno City College, Clovis Community College, CSU Fresno, or Fresno Pacific University track during the 2019-2020 academic year. The recipient may be an incoming freshman or enrolled in undergraduate college courses.
Criteria- the following will be considered in choosing the scholarship recipients:
1. Financial Need
2. Academic achievement
3. Extra curricular activities, community involvement, and/or volunteer experience.
4. Running achievements – ability to compete at the collegiate level.
Application Material- Please complete the following:
Ø Application Form (Please print out PDF file below)
Ø A 1-2 page essay, written by the applicant addressing the four criteria areas above. Start the essay by completing the following statement: “I deserve this scholarship because…..”.
Ø Letter of Recommendation from a running coach, mailed separately and directly to the address below by the coach.
Scholarship winners will be notified on or before June 1, 2019. The Sierra Challenge Express Scholarship Committee will review all complete applications received by the deadline and will award the scholarships to those individuals which are deemed to excel most consistently with the criteria listed above. More than one winner may come from the same school. Distribution of funds will be contingent upon verification of enrollment (any official document from the college indicating current enrollment will suffice).
Application Mailing Address:
Sierra Challenge Express Scholarship Committee
c/o Fleet Feet
9447 N Fort Washington Rd #106, Fresno, CA 93720
Or submit to Michele Van Ornum at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact Michele Van Ornum at (559) 801-5225 or at email@example.com with any questions regarding the scholarship.
Deadline: All Materials must be received by April 15, 2019
Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.