Waterville Valley Academy is pleased to announce the Grit Scholarship.

This scholarship is intended to foster the development of a young student-athlete pursuing the sport of alpine ski racing.  Selection criteria are based on academic performance, athletic potential, financial need, and most importantly character. The ideal applicant would demonstrate a commitment to hard work both in school and on the hill, consistently model good team spirit and sportsmanship, and show a desire to give back to the world and to make a difference.

The scholarship is open to any U14 or U16 student-athlete who will be attending Waterville Valley Academy during the 2020 -2021 academic year and is enrolled in the Winter Term, Early-Season or Late-Season program.  The amount awarded will not exceed $12,500.

Interested athletes should submit an application to attend Waterville Valley Academy   Each Grit Scholarship application must also be accompanied by:

  • Letter of Character Reference from coach, teacher, mentor or peer.  This should be submitted via email directly to tamorello@wvbbts.orgby the reference.
  • Documentation of financial need (SSS form if not already included with WVA Application)