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Grants & Scholarships

The Arizona Weekend Warrior’s Scholarship was established in 2013. Our aim is to assist High School and College Student Athletes that are and will be competing at the college level. One of the main goals of AZWW is to help Student Athletes achieve their academic and athletic goals. Depending on which Scholarship is awarded restrictions may apply.

Scholarships:

Cross Country - Track Events - Field Events - click here to apply

2014/2015

$2,000.00 will be awarded to one male and one female in the above Scholarships. This will be awarded out over a period of time equally. Typically over a period of four years going along with College Athletic rules. Scholarships will be renewable for up to three additional years.

Guidelines and Requirements of Receiving and Maintaining the Scholarships

  1. For any High School Senior that is a member of AZWW, or any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild) that is a member of AZWW and in good standing.
  2. Must have plans to attend a two or four year accredited institution in ARIZONA that has Cross Country and Track and Field program.
  3. Must be graduating from an Arizona High School with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  4. Must have competed in Cross Country and/or Track and Field for at least one year in High School.
  5. Must be on the roster and eligible for their college sport or sports and prove eligibility with a letter from school/coach.
  6. Completed the application, attaching as necessary extra pages to list service projects in your running/track and field community/teams or with AZWW.
  7. Include a letter of recommendation from a person who is/was knowledgeable about the student services and activities at the event.
  8. Write an essay on how they have shown leadership and commitment to their running/track and field community/teams or with AZWW along with any services they provided. No more than one page.
  9. If selected for a scholarship, the recipient will be required to perform services once a year with AZWW.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the AZWW Scholarships

  • How do I apply and what are the deadlines?
  • How will the scholarships be administered?
  • Who selects the Scholarships?
  • How will the applicants be judged?
  • When will the scholarship be announced?

How do I apply and what are the deadlines?

  • All applications are online and must be completed fully.
  • Applications must be submitted by March 31st at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Central Time. Click here for online application

How will the scholarships be administered?

  • Scholarships are paid directly to the school. Under no circumstances will AZWW make a payment to a student.
  • Scholarships may only be used for school/books. In order to be granted payment, a student must have the school send our office a completed Verification of Enrollment Form. AZWW will then issue a check, payable to the school. We will notify the student when the funds are mailed.
  • To ensure payment is on time, please allow 4-6 weeks. Payments will not be processed until the letter from the school and/or coach is received that states eligibility.
  • It is the responsibility of the students to follow up on all matters relating to the scholarships.

Who will select the scholarships?

  • The selection Committee is appointed by AZWW and will consists of professionals in the running/track and field community.

How will the applicants be judged?

  • Community Service
  • GPA
  • Leadership
  • Integrity

When will the Scholarship be announced?

  • Late spring all recipients will be invited to our formal Gala.

All Arizona High School Seniors meeting the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply (See application for full eligibility requirements). Arizona Weekend Warriors Scholarships are made possible in part through our funding provided by club memberships dues, donations, and fundraisers put on by the club. Anyone can donate above what comes from club dues. You may contact the AZWW grants/scholarships at grants@azww.org.

“Success is dependent on effort.” Sophocles