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Collegiate Climbing Ambassador Scholarship

The application for the Collegiate Climbing Ambassador Scholarship is now closed for 2020-21 season.  Please check back at the beginning of the 2021-22 season.

2020-21 Collegiate Climbing Ambassador Scholarship Application:

 Applicants must be a current USA Climbing collegiate member and previous winners cannot win again.  To be considered applicants must submit a resume and an essay describing:

What does collegiate climbing mean to you?

  What impact has climbing had on your college experience overall?

What are you doing to help grow collegiate climbing?

What you are doing or have done to give back to the climbing community at large?

How have you helped promote inclusion in the sport of climbing?

Each applicant will be graded by the following rubric, out of 100 points.  After reading the application, each panelist will give the application a score.  Points will then by totaled and the applicant with the most points will get first and second most will get second.

Resume – 30 points

Format/Appearance

10 Points

Grammar/Spelling

10 Points

Content

10 Points

 

Essay – 70 Points

Format/Appearance

10 Points

Grammar/Spelling

10 Points

Question 1 – What does collegiate climbing mean to you?

10 Points

Question 2 – What impact has climbing had on your collegiate experience?

10 Points

Question 3 – What are you doing to help grow collegiate climbing?

10 Points

Question 4 – How have you given back to the climbing community?

10 Points

Question 5 – How have you helped promote inclusion in the sport of climbing?

10 Points

USA Climbing will be awarding $3,000 in scholarships: first place, $1,250, second place, $1,000, and third place $750.

All of the scholarship recipients over the past four seasons exemplify what it means to be a climber, a student-athlete, and ambassador for the sport. 

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