Stein Eriksen Dare To Dream Application

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Annual YSA Stein Eriksen "Dare to Dream" Scholarship Application

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  • Important Information

  • Please use Safari or Chrome browser to complete application. Before completing your application, please read the following: Scholarship Criteria Document
  • The Annual Scholarship is designed to help the athlete identify their yearly expenses and request the funding amount they need assistance with to keep them in their sport. Fall requests should cover their annual year (Fall through Summer). Appproved expenses include annual program fees, team supported competition entry & travel fees, camps that are within the team's annual training program which the athlete pays directly to their team. Unapproved expenses include camps that are not run through their team, commercial camps, equipment, team camps that are not skill based for their sport, post season camps or competitions in which athlete must qualify for (use spring scholarship)
  • Applicant Information

    YSA does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • Please read age requirements in Scholarship Criteria
  • If applicant is under 18 years of age, parent/guardian's email provided will be used for all communication
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  • If you selected "other" in the question above, please list the school you attend. If you were able to select school from list above, skip this question.
  • Please indicate overall GPA range below, if applicable.
  • Cost and Funding Information

  • Anticipated cost of program fees for the year (fall - summer). Do not include competition, travel, or camp fees.
  • Amount of funding applicant is requesting toward program fees for the year. Please be aware that YSA is unable to fully fund an athlete's program.
  • Please list planned seasonal competitions, locations, and dates for annual year. Example: IFSA Regional, Big Sky Montana Jan 22 & 23. Nordic Regional, Jackson Wy, Feb 4-8
  • Please include competition fees and travel expenses for all anticipated competitions.
  • Amount applicant is requesting to aid in cost of anticipated competitions and travel.
  • These are for camps put on through the team. Do not include any invitational-post season camps which the Spring Scholarship will cover. List name of camp, location, and dates.
  • Cost of camps approved by YSA Scholarship Criteria.
  • Amount of funding you are requesting to aid in the cost of camps.
  • Please include costs for program fees, competitions, travel, and camps that your family will incur. This should be the total from the above "cost" questions.
  • This is your total scholarship funding request. Please include request amounts for program fees, competitions, travel, and camps. This should be the total from the above "funding requested amount" questions.
  • Please indicate the total funding athlete has ever received from YSA in the past.
  • Required Documentation

    Each applicant is required to provide specific documentation regarding financial need, including but not limited to the past two years' tax returns. If applicant is part of a multi-household family, tax returns must be provided for all households (all financial supporters), even if applicant is over 18 years of age and submits an individual tax return.
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      • Applicant must provide a letter with the following information: a) Why should you be considered for the YSA Stein Eriksen Dare to Dream Scholarship? b) What are your goals in your sport program? c) How does this program affect your life? d) Read the YSA Core Values and explain what these values mean to you and your future. e) Include any personal financial contributions to your sport such as employment, personal fundraising, etc. f) Add any additional information that might be helpful in evaluating your application.
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        • Notify your program director or coach of your application well in advance of deadline; and ask him/her to complete the Coach's Recommendation Form on your behalf. The form can be found and completed on our website at under scholarships. This form will remain confidential.
        • At the end of your season, fill out the End of Season YSA Stein Eriksen Dare to Dream Scholarship Recipient Report, and email to YSA. YSA End of Season Report
        • Our donors love to hear from you! Please write two Thank You Cards, addressed to "Dear YSA Donor" and mail to YSA at PO Box 681698 Park City, Utah 84068

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