The Sodergren Scholarship is designed to give ‘career’ instructors an opportunity to attend a Multi-day clinic, such as National Academy, or the PSIA/AASI Spring Convention, or other full immersion clinic opportunities that will enhance personal and professional growth. The ideal is to reward dedicated instructors with a potentially ‘life changing’ event. The Foundation Board has allocated @ $ 2500 toward Sodergren Scholarships.
To apply: Scholarship Application online form.
Please read and complete the Scholarship Application, and follow criteria carefully. Incomplete applications will not be considered.The deadline for applying for any of the below listed scholarships is 5 pm December 1. Please read and follow criteria carefully. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If funds are available, a follow-up round of applications will be accepted by the following Feb. 1.
SPECIAL NOTE -Jan, 2016. All available funds for this season have been given out. Our next round of Sodergren Scholarships will be December 2016. You are able to apply for a Scholarship at that time for an event you completed this season.
Criteria: that is potentially life-changing. Scholarships will be evaluated based on
- Your Commitment to the industry.
- Consistent contribution to your snowsports school
- How the scholarship will help you fulfill your personal goals, and help the Foundation in carrying out it’s vision.
Sodergren Scholarship recipients are generally full-time instructors who have invested themselves fully in the profession of ski instruction. They display the qualities that Mike and Mim held in high regard. their passion for the the sport, but most importantly, they gave their time and available resources to anyone who was willing to come along with a sense of humor.
Use it or lose it: Successful applicants must use their scholarship during the season it was awarded. If you are unable to use your scholarship due to illness, injury or other unavoidable issues, you can re-apply the following season.