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 2018-2019 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 both an application to attend Waterville Valley Academy and the online Grit Scholarship application. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by the reference.
- Documentation of financial need (SSS form if not already included with WVA Application)
Applications will be accepted through June 15, 2018 with the recipient announced by July 1, 2018.