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Scholarship Objective

The Sierra Challenge Express Running Club is pleased to award scholarships to five cross country or track runners enrolled and competing for Fresno City College, CSU Fresno, or Fresno Pacific University in cross country or track during the 2014-2015 academic year.  The recipient may be an incoming freshman or enrolled in undergraduate college courses. Each of the five honorees will be awarded a $2000 scholarship.

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Scholarship Objective:

The Sierra Challenge Express Running Club is pleased to award scholarships to five cross country or track runners enrolled and competing for Fresno City College, CSU Fresno, or Fresno Pacific University in cross country or track during the 2014-2015 academic year. The recipient may be an incoming freshman or enrolled in undergraduate college courses. Each of the five honorees will be awarded a $2000 scholarship.

Criteria- the following will be considered in choosing the scholarship recipients:

  1. Academic achievement
  2. Running ability (ability to compete at the collegiate level)
  3. Extra curricular activities, community involvement, and/or volunteer experience
  4. Financial need


Application Material- Please complete the following:

  • Application Form

  • Transcripts- current high school or college academic transcripts

  • A 1-2 page essay, written by the applicant addressing the four criteria areas above. Start the essay by completing the following statement:

I deserve this scholarship because…..”.

  • Letter of Recommendation from a running coach, mailed separately and directly to the address below by the coach.

Award Notification:

Scholarship winners will be notified on or before August 1,2014. The Sierra Challenge Express Scholarship Committee will review all complete applications received by the deadline and will award the scholarships to those individuals which are deemed to excel most consistently with the criteria listed above. More than one winner may come from the same school. Recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony in August. Distribution of funds will be contingent upon verification of enrollment (any official document from the college indicating current enrollment will suffice).

Application Mailing Address:

Sierra Challenge Express Scholarship Committee
c/o Sierra Running Company
9447 N Fort Washington Rd #106, Fresno, CA 93720 

Please contact Lea Nibur at 559-288-5281 or at leanibur@yahoo.com with any questions regarding the scholarship.

Deadline: All Materials must be received by July 25th, 2014



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Ray Keys-Bramlett,
Jun 19, 2014, 10:19 AM
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Ray Keys-Bramlett,
Jun 19, 2014, 10:19 AM
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