Augusta Striders Running Club
College Scholarship Application
The purpose for awarding these scholarships is to assist outstanding high school student-athletes
who wish to attend a summer running camp to grow in this sport and share their knowledge with
their teammates. These scholarships are also available to any high school graduates who are or
planning to enroll in a college or university and intend to pursue running at the intercollegiate
level, as a member of either a college track or cross-country team.
The voting members of the Executive Committee of the Augusta Striders Running Club shall be
designated as the Scholarship Committee and shall be solely responsible for the holding,
management, administration and distribution of the funds. The Scholarship Committee shall have
complete discretion as to whom the scholarships are awarded and the amount of each
scholarship, or whether to award any scholarships at all. All scholarships will be released to the
student’s institution upon beginning of their Fall semester and may be applied as the applicant
The following criteria will be assessed and required for each applicant:
1. Scholarship application form, completed and returned by June1st.
2. A brief essay (minimum 150 words) describing how the applicant plans to use the
scholarship and about how running has influenced their life.
3. A letter of recommendation from at least 1 coach from the applicant’s high school
(signed and dated). Additional letters are not required, but may come from teachers or
other administrators familiar with the applicant’s grades and/or athletic achievements.
4. Membership in the Augusta Striders Running Club (may join online at
Entries Must be Postmarked by May 1, 2009
Institution/camp you plan to attend: _________________________________________
Phone: _____________________ E-Mail: ____________________________________
High School attended: ___________________________ Amount requested: _________
High School Coach: _____________________________ Contact #: ________________
PRs (include time and distance):____________________________________________
Current GPA: __________ Class Rank: ______________
Intended major (if applicable): _________________________
**Please return all materials to any member of the Striders Executive board or mail it to:
P.O. Box 3154
Augusta, GA 30914