SCHOLARSHIPS , AWARDS & GRANTS
In 2014, MMCF spent over $85,000 on athletic and academic scholarships for student athletes, over $10,000 on athlete recognition awards and $8,500 on grants for Inyo and Mono county Ski/Snowboard P.E. programs. MMCF is greatly appreciative of its sponsors and donors for committing to education and athletics in Mammoth. Donations and membership information can be found on the Support MMCF page.
TEAM FEE & TRAVEL ASSISTANCE
Team Fee Assistance Award
Application Due Monday, June 29
This award provides financial assistance and recognizes outstanding athletes and students.
Skiing athletes: the minimum level is U-10 or Freeski team. Snowboard Athletes: the minimum level is Development Team. Nordic Comp Team athletes are eligible to apply.
Mammoth Teams Competition and Camp Assistance Application
Application Due Monday, June 29
This award grants reimbursement for a portion of travel expenses and entry fees to MMSST athletes for competitions for which athletes have to qualify and be invited as well as for summer camps organized by MMSST or for which athletes have qualified.
Click here for a list of eligible events: 2015 Comps and Camps for Reimbursement
MMCF has a limited number of Specialized road bikes available for team members age 13 (as of 12/31/14). Please email us for more information.
Mammoth Team members who are Mammoth High School seniors and plan to continue their education can apply for a small scholarship to be used toward books and school expenses. Students apply for this award through the school’s general community application. Please email MMCF for more information.
Athletes are nominated for this award by their coaches for demonstrating performance above and beyond normal efforts. A Team athletes exceed the goals we set in an environment of high expectations. They may achieve a significant result in competition, or they may make a major personal breakthrough in their training on the mountain. Recognition is performance based. A Team athletes are chosen for awards ceremonies on December 29, 2014 and March 14, 2015. They get nice A Team hoodies, too!
Academic Elite Team
This award honors our young athletes who excel in school as well as on the snow. In 2014, over 100 athletes qualified for the Academic Elite Team. Mammoth Teams athletes third grade and over with a grade point average of 3.5 and above are welcome to apply. Please see the application for details, and note that athletes must apply for this award in order to be considered. Academic Elite athletes receive a certificate of recognition, a sticker, and Booky Joint gift certificate.
2015 Academic Elite Awards. The Academic Elite award ceremony is Saturday, March 14, 3:30 p.m. in the Mountainside Conference Center (MCC) in Main Lodge.
MMCF provides funding to organizations that develop and implement youth-focused snow sports and outdoor programs in Mammoth. Please email us for more information.
Far West Masters Scholarship-Alpine
Kelly Clark Foundation Scholarship-Snowboard
Ted Beauchamp Scholarship-Nordic
The Mountain Light Project Scholarship-for those who participate in winter sport educational opportunities