Arvada Running Club Scholarship

Arvada Running Club

 2015-16 Scholarship






Who We Are

The Arvada Running Club offers support and encouragement to women runners of all ages and abilities. From beginning joggers to Boston marathoners, members pursue individual goals and activities that include competitions and weekly training runs. The club is a powerful source of inspiration for women who share a common passion for running.



Arvada Running Club Scholarship

The Arvada Running Club is proud to help students afford a quality education while continuing their involvement in running.


An annual scholarship will be offered to a graduating female high school senior who plans to participate in either a college track or cross-country program.


The award applies only to the student’s freshman year at a four-year accredited college and is non-renewable.


The scholarship amount for the 2015-16 academic year is approximately $500.00. Arvada Running Club reserves the option to divide the award among more than one student.



Who is Eligible?

 You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:

  You are a female high school senior who graduates in May 2016

  You train with either a club or high school track or cross-country team

  You reside in Arvada and/or attend one of the following Arvada area

     high schools:

Arvada Senior High School Arvada West High School

Faith Christian High School Pomona High School

                   Ralston Valley High School


You have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or more

You plan to attend a four-year accredited college or university beginning Fall 2016

    as a full-time freshman student

You plan to participate in a college track or cross-country program during your

    freshman year

You agree to an interview with Arvada Running Club members in May/June 2016.



Follow These Steps to Apply
            Print out a copy of the entire application. Print pages 4 & 5
            Complete application form by neatly printing the required information
    In the blanks provided. You can email or mail the application.
Copy completed application for your records.
Mail completed application by April 15, 2016 to the address listed below
    with the following attachments:
                        Transcripts from the high school in which you are
                        currently enrolled
                        Typed, 250 to 500-word essay, double-spaced, on one
                        of the following topics:
                                    Describe how your running experiences have
                                    Impacted your life.
                                    Explain what role running will play in your future
beginning in college and beyond.
Letter of recommendation from a high school athletic
coach, academic counselor or instructor
 Mail to:
Trisha Krapes, President
  Arvada Running Club
      8840 W. 80th Dr.
   Arvada, CO 80005
Email application to:
Trisha Krapes, President
Arvada Running Club

Scholarship Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted through April 15, 2016.  Applications received after that date will not be considered. If qualified, you may be invited to interview with members of the Arvada Running Club. The scholarship recipient will be notified by mid-May 2016.



The Award

If chosen for the scholarship, you will be awarded a check from Arvada Running Club. You must submit proof of enrollment to an accredited four-year college or university before receiving the award.




Contact Trisha Krapes @ or 303-478-2706 for additional information.



2015-16 Application Form



Personal Information

Last Name 
First Name
Date of Birth
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Current High School
Additional Contact
 (i.e. parent)
 Home Phone
 Cell Phone




Academic Information

Current School
City & State
Other High Schools Attended
City & State
Current GPA
College You Plan to Attend
Acceptance Status
Proposed College Major


 High School or Club Track & Field/Cross-Country Participation

Organization or School
Events Competed
Awards, If Any





Extra-Curricular Activities

(High School, Volunteer & Community Activities)

Organization or School




Work History (High School Only)

Dates Worked
Supervisor Name &



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