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Scholarship Information

Current Scholarships Accepting Applications
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Click here to see short descriptions of all SSWSC scholarship opportunities
These are short descriptions of available SSWSC Scholarships. Full descriptions, eligibility, and application deadlines are posted HERE as scholarships application periods open.

The EZ Scholarship
In an effort to meet/balance the needs of our members and the intentions of our donors SSWSC program fees have been simplified to one price for residents, and a non-resident price for certain competitive programs.  The EZ Scholarship is then offered to offset the cost of program fees for eligible local families to provide more of our local youth with the opportunity to participate in our programs. There is no application for the EZ Scholarship; it is applied to all resident registrants based off of their previous year’s tax return.

Summer/Winter SSWSC Program Fee Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist SSWSC families with their SSWSC program fees based on financial need. This year, we have a new, optional section to better understand the needs of families financially impacted by COVID-19. Preference will be given to any athlete 18 and under with financial need and desire to participate. Applications are reviewed monthly during the acceptance period.

Athletic Achievement Scholarship
These funds are generated by the Moose is Loose Golf Tournament as well as other private donations to this fund. This scholarship is for SSWSC athletes age 13 or older that qualify for a National Championship or Junior Nationals.

Carl’s Cup Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity is for SSWSC male or female athlete’s aged 12 to 15 years in any discipline who are currently active in the SSWSC programs and participating in out of town competitive events.
This scholarship fund has been made possible by local businesses, corporations, and life-long ski racers through their participation and/or donations to the Carl’s Cup Scholarship Race Series.  The goal of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for young athletes to participate in out of town races and help ease the financial burden for the families of these athletes.

Neville Family Scholarship
These college scholarships will be awarded each spring to deserving Routt County athletes who will be attending college the following fall.  These funds are made available through a donation from Steamboat locals, the Neville Family.

Joe Bishop SSWSC Winter Carnival Grand Marshal Scholarship
Joe Bishop passed away in January, 2019.  The SSWSC family misses him greatly.  His wife Sara, wishes to continue to honor Joe and has established the Joe Bishop SSWSC Winter Carnival Grand Marshal Scholarship.  Two- $2,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to SSWSC student-athletes between the ages of 12-18 years old.  Winners will be announced by February 1 each year and the scholarship awards will be presented at the Winter Carnival Opening Ceremony each year.

Barbara Bolding/Jim Grew Snow Ski Scholarship for SSWSC Female Collegiate Skiing Graduates
This scholarship was established by Jim Grew to honor his deceased partner Barbara Bolding. This scholarship is awarded each year to a SSWSC female alumna who has completed her skiing at the collegiate level to be applied toward future academic expenses. This scholarship of $5,000 is awarded to the skier who best represents high achievement in academics (30%), sport (30%) and community service/volunteerism while at SSWSC and through her college experience (20%) as well as need (20%).