Sunday, July 20, 2014

Roads Scholar Grant Applications Available for 2014-2015

 July 16, 2014
The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 31, 2014 following the RunPro Camp

ARLINGTON, Va. - Since 1996, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has awarded grants through its Roads Scholar program to assist American, post-collegiate, road runners who show great promise to develop into national and world class road running athletes.

The Roads Scholar program has distributed over $450,000 in grants to emerging American distance runners since the program’s inception. Grants in the amount of $5,000.00 are awarded to four to six athletes per year.
The RRCA is now accepting applications for our 2014-2015 Roads Scholar class. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014 following the RunPro Camp. More information about the program, including the application and information about grantees, can be found at
The program is directed towards runners who:
  • Are US citizens;
  • Have recently graduated from college;
  • Plan to pursue elite distance running as a career;
  • Expect to earn less than $30,000 from all sources during the calendar year.
The program is 100% supported by contributions from events, clubs, and individual donors.  To learn more about supporting this program visit us at

this article Courtesy of Running USA wire

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