About: The intent of the scholarship is to help junior, draft-legal triathletes pursue excellence. This is the fourth year we have awarded athletes. In 2017 we will be awarding $20,000.
Who can apply: Any male or female can apply (athletes, coaches, race promoters, etc.) but funds must be used for draft-legal triathletes under the age of 19 (example: junior athlete using funds for travel/equipment, coach-led daily training environment with junior triathletes, race promoter of a junior draft-legal triathlon race or camp, etc.).
Special consideration will be given in the following categories:
· Financial Need
· Innovative/creative application of funds being used
· Applicant’s use of the funds (racing, camps, equipment, etc.)
· Applicants who are passionate about draft-legal triathlon
· Application deadline: Oct 31st
· Scholarship awarded: Nov 10th
How to Apply: Create a video post on Instagram telling me why you should be selected for the Gwen Jorgensen Scholarship. Be sure to use the hashtag #GwenJorgensenScholarship when posting and please include your age. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Special thanks to ROKA and the USA Triathlon Foundation for their support of the Gwen Jorgensen Scholarship. They each contributed $5,000 in 2017.
The intent of the scholarship is to help junior (draft-legal or Paralympic) triathletes pursue excellence. This scholarship will be awarded annually through 2016, starting in 2014.
If you would like to donate, please send a check to:
C/O Gwen Jorgensen Scholarship
5825 Delmonico Drive Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Make the check payable to: USA Triathlon Foundation
Patrick and I contribute $10,000. For each additional dollar donated, we will match it (up to an additional $5,000). All donors can receive a tax deductible statement.
Please email questions and completed applications to: GwenJorgensenScholarship@gmail.com