SFWR Training Team is sponsored by Sanford Health and 605 Running Co.

sioux falls women run scholarship

spring 2019


SFWR will award college scholarships to several female Sioux Falls area seniors that will graduate in May or June of 2019 who have demonstrated a love for running and a commitment to the sport of running and the running community.

Criteria for SFWR’s awarding of the scholarships are:

  • Expected graduation in May or June from Sioux Falls Area high schools:

  • Strong academic performance (GPA>3.5)

  • Current good standing on her school’s track or cross country team or community run club involvement.

  • Evidence of past commitment to running and commitment to future running involvement.

  • Active participation in extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and/or community service.

  • Expected to enroll as a full-time 2 or 4-year college or university student in the fall. 

The deadline for the 2018-2019 application: April 5, 2019. Applications received after April 5th will not be considered.

  • Only completed applications will be considered. Do not leave items blank.

  • Attach a current copy of your high school transcripts.

  • Two signed letters of recommendation must be attached to this application. One letter of recommendation must be from a high school track or cross country coach or mentor who can attest to the your commitment to running. The second letter of recommendation may be from a teacher, counselor, boss, etc. Letters of recommendation from family members will not be accepted.

  •  Consideration for any scholarship award is based on a point system including GPA, participation in extra-curricular activities, school organizations and community service. This will be a one-time award.

          Please e-mail us at sfwr605@gmail.com or click the button below for a copy of the scholarship application!