Financial aid depends upon athlete membership and qualifying events. Qualifying for higher levels of competition merits more support. Grant amounts depend upon the number of athletes requests against available funds. The Foundation will tally athlete requests and divide available funds equitably among athletes seeking assistance. Grant monies will not be awarded for travel (i.e. Hotel, mileage, meals etc.)
Athlete MUST be a member of the Foundation to be eligible for Entry Fee and Grant monies:
All member athletes are eligible for financial assistance for entry frees beyond the location competition venue (see qualifying events below) and towards other educational and competition venues.
ALPINE: • USSA Events beyond qualifier series: Eastern Championships, National Championships, USSA Junior Olympics, FIS Junior Worlds, World cup, Olympics
FREESTYLE: (Moguls, Dual Moguls): • USSA Events beyond qualifier series: B’s Easter Championships (young guns not covered) • A’s Divisional Eastern Championships, Junior National Championships, US Selections, National Championships, FIS Junior Worlds, Olympics F
FREERIDE: (Slopestyle, Big Air, Halfpipe, Skier Cross) USSA • USSA Events beyond qualifier series: B’s Easter Championships (young guns not covered) • A’s Divisional Eastern Championships, Junior National Championships, US Selections USASA • National Championships, Pro Open, X Game Qualifier
SNOWBOARD: (Alpine racing, slopestyle, Big Air, Halfpipe, boarder cross) USSA: • Events beyond qualifier series, USSA Alpine Championships, USSA Freestyle Championships USASA: • Events beyond qualifier series: National Championships, Pro Open, X Game Qualifier
Any member athlete competitor that justifies need is eligible, coaches can request a grant for equipment to support athlete training. Grants often include scholarships for camps and programs, and furthering education opportunities for athletes, coaches and program participants.