sioux falls women run scholarship

spring 2020


Sioux Falls Women Run (SFWR) is Sioux Falls’ first women’s-only training team. SFWR will award college scholarships to female Sioux Falls area seniors that will graduate in May or June of 2020 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 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 2019-2020 application: April 17, 2020. Applications received after this date 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 for a copy of the scholarship application!