When can I apply for the 2018-2019 PRC Student Athlete Scholarship?
The application for this year's class opens on April 1st, 2019. The application due date is May 1st, 2019 at 11:59PM EST. You'll want to make sure that your full application is submitted on time in order to be considered!
How much money is awarded to the scholarship winner?
$1,000 will be awarded to the applicant chosen to receive the PRC Student Athlete Scholarship and must be used toward a four-year degree at an accredited college or university.
What if I'm not on a high school varsity team?
Doesn't matter! As long as you are committed to your current track or cross country team in some way, we'll still consider your application.
What if I don't intend to play sports in college?
Again, no sweat. We just want to see that you've exemplified superior leadership skills in multiple settings, including your sports team(s), your school, and your community.
I'm currently enrolled in college. Can I still apply for this scholarship?
The PRC Student Athlete Scholarship is only open to high school seniors who will be entering their freshman year of college in the Fall of 2019. Unfortunately, current college students are not eligible to apply.
What is the minimum GPA?
You must have a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.0 on the SC grading scale to apply for the PRC Student Athlete Scholarship. Additionally, you must be college-bound to an accredited four-year college/university in Fall 2019.
What is the essay question?
For this scholarship, you will be required to answer the following essay question: How has running shaped you as a person and readied you for your future?
I'd like to nominate a student for this scholarship. How do I do so?
Awesome! All you have to do is fill out this nomination form with as much of the students information that you know and fill out the essay portion with why you are nominating them. And don’t forget to tell us who you are and what your contact info is!