Scholarship

Matthew Trabert Memorial Scholarship

Rick HomIn honor of Matthew Trabert, a long time Far West racer out of Diamond Peak and moving to Team Savage later in his career. He attended the J3 Junior Olympics, and Western Region Tech Series. After retiring from the Far West division he was the Nevada State High School Champion and went on to University of Nevada Reno.

Click here to apply.  Applications will be available by July 2018

2017-2018 Recipient: Maureen Lebel
 

Bobbie Sprock Memorial Scholarship

SprockIn honor of Bobbie Sprock, who along with her husband Vern owned Sierra Ski Ranch from 1950-1993, her family has established the Bobbie Sprock Memorial Scholarship to acknowledge athletes who will be U19+ or older, who excel in ski racing, have strong character, demonstrate academic excellence, and have a financial need. 

To insure the money is used for ski racing expenses, the funds are deposited in the FWS Racer Account and credited to each recipient's "account."

Click here to apply.  Applications will be available by July 2018

2017-2018 Recipients: Cheyenne Brown, Jillian Ferre, Zazie Huml, Cole Matteson, Charlie Reggelbrugge, Matthew Smallhouse, Sophia Staudenmeyer
 

Dave Van Ruiten Memorial Scholarship

DVRDave Van Ruiten, former Director of Racing at Sugar Bowl Resort, passed away on November 7, 2005. He was the former Vice President of Far West Skiing, a tremendous leader and asset to junior ski racing in this region, and a highly respected professional. He was instrumental in Sugar Bowl's commitment and rise to national ski racing prominence over the past years. This special scholarship award to a Far West athlete with USST potential and financial need is named in his honor.

Athletes applying for this award must be a U19+ for the coming season, and must have a legitimate chance of being selected to the United States Ski Team, according to the judgement of the Far West Board of Directors, based on the athletes national junior FIS ranking in one or more disciplines. In the event the Far West Board believes multiple athletes meet the appropriate criteria, they will look to financial need to assist in the final decision process. 

To insure the money is used for ski racing expenses, the funds are deposited in the FWS Racer Account and credited to each recipient's "account."

Click here to apply.  Applications will be available by July 2018

2017-2018 Recipient: AJ Hurt
 

Far West Masters Scholarship

FWMThe Far West Masters raise funds annually, which they award to Far West junior racers with talent, an exemplary work ethic and financial need. To insure the money is used for ski racing expenses, the funds are deposited in the FWS Racer Account and credited to each recipient's "account."

Far West Master's Scholarship requirement and application can be downloaded on this website after July 1 of each year. Master's Scholarship applications are due by September 15th annually. Scholarship applications are reviewed and awarded by the Far West Master's Program.

There are two ways to apply and must be submitted by September 15th.