Youth Sports Alliance (YSA) Scholarships
Who: Open to athletes who demonstrate financial need and who are currently training with one of Youth Sports Alliance's 7-member teams (including PCSS)
What: YSA Stein Eriksen Dare to Dream Scholarship provides financial assistance to dedicated athletes who are faced with the inability to participate or compete without the help of outside funding. Funds for scholarships are provided by the Stein Eriksen YSA Opportunity Endowment and scholarship donations made during JANS Winter Welcome, an annual fundraising dinner.
When: Applications for a scholarship towards annual ski program and competition expenses (fall-summer) will be accepted August 1 -August 31, 2022.
Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation (UOLF) - The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation (UOLF) is accepting requests for financial assistance for Park City Ski & Snowboard (PCSS) program fees for Nordic and Freestyle/Freeski sport programs for winter 2021-2022 season. The goal/purpose of the Needs Scholarship Program is to create opportunities for all individuals/families to participate in PCSS sport programs regardless of ability to pay. Granted scholarship money is only available to apply to winter 2022 program fees.
Level 1 – Qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch under National School Lunch Program: This program is for families whose children qualify for free/reduced lunch under the National School Lunch Program and are registering for an entry level program. Participants may receive a scholarship up to 100% program fees minus a $25.00 participation fee that the family will need to pay.
Level 2 – Self Reported Monthly Household Income for entry level programs:
- 25% Scholarship of Household monthly income of $8,583.00 - $10,667.00
- 50% Scholarship for Household monthly Income of $6,500.00 - $8,582.00
- 75% Scholarship for Household monthly income of Less than $6,500.00
- If you require more than 75% in scholarship you will be required to fill out the Level 3 Standard Scholarship Application (below).
Park City Ski Education Foundation (PCSEF)
- Who: Current paid members of the PCSS Alpine division - U14/U16 and FIS Level
- What: The Park City Ski Education Foundation (PCSEF) Board of Trustees is committed to providing financial assistance to PCSS Alpine athletes in order for them to pursue ski racing excellence. These Scholarships are designed to provide critical funds for qualified, talented athletes who otherwise would be unable to pursue their ski racing ambitions. Awarded scholarship monies will be applied directly to the participant’s PCSS Alpine tuition expense, camps, competitions or other projects.
- When: Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Bill McGrath Memorial Scholarship Fund (coming soon)
- Who: PCSS Alpine division - U12 / U14(part time)
Gordon Lange Scholarship (Cross Country)
- About Gordon: Gordon was a long time Park City resident who coached for more than 40 years at all levels. He made a positive impact on the hundreds of athletes he coached. He had a lifelong passion for cross country skiing and working with athletes. More important than results, Gordon wanted athletes who he worked with to be good people, be considerate of others, do their best, and learn valuable life skills through sports.
- What: A merit, character, and needs based scholarship for current PCSS cross country comp athletes to go toward race or camp expenses. Can include team travel.
- When: Online application will become available here in early January 2022. With the application, please submit a letter or video with what you need the scholarship for and why you are applying. Scholarships will be announced by February 5th. Any questions, please reach out to email@example.com. Application is open between January 15th and January 31st.
Lindsey Vonn Foundation
- Who: Athletes of all genders aged 10-18. Financial need based on household income, number of dependents, and location/cost of living.
- What: The Lindsey Vonn Foundation offers two types of scholarships. Enrichment scholarships are a financial aid option to allow the next generation to pursue their passion in academic and enrichment activities to reach their goals. Must be 10 to 18 years of age at the time of application. Applicants must be financially in-need based on the Federal Poverty Line. Scholarship limit amount: $5,000. Another scholarship offered is the Sport Scholarship. This is a financial aid option to allow athletes to improve their technique, build confidence, and reach their goals. Must be 10 to 18 years of age at the time of application. Applicants must be financially in-need based on the Federal Poverty Line. Scholarship limit amount: $5,000. Athletes may only apply for one of the above scholarships per funding round.
- When: Fall applications for Winter 2022 programs open July 1, 2022 and close at 5pm CT on September 30, 2022. Applications for Summer 2022 Programs are now closed.
I9 Sports Association
- Who: Youth athletes under the age of 18
- What: The i9 Sports Association offers scholarship grants to offset youth sports program participation fees for boys and girls under the age of 18.
- When: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
World Cup Dreams
- Who: Elite Level/National Team Athlete, any discipline
- What: The mission of World Cup Dreams Foundation is to Support, Protect and Inspire. To further the growth and development of the nation’s best winter sports athletes, we offer support to elite athletes who are unfunded or not fully funded. Some teams or small groups may also use WCDF to raise money. In order to be eligible for a grant, athlete/ team must meet the following requirements: Elite-level athlete: close to or at the national team level. Other athletes that are "on that path" may also be eligible. Examples (include but are not limited to): named groups: Development Team, National Development Groups, other elite teams may also apply. WCDF would also accept an "elite" overall world rank or an "elite" world or US rank for your age.
- When: November Grants now open! Grant application closes November 15th and decisions made by December 1st, 2021.
Give Like Sam
- Be between 6th and 12th grade during the 2021-2022 school year
- Live or attend school in Summit County, Utah
- Willing to participate in a post-experience interview with the Live Like Sam Foundation
- What: The purpose of the Give Like Sam Grant is to provide resources for young, community-minded individuals (and groups) to plan and carry out meaningful service projects to benefit the Summit County Communities. We encourage students to identify needs in our community, brainstorm solution and apply for funding to put their plan into action. All ideas are welcome, no matter how big or small.
- When: Application closes December 15th and awarded January, 2021