SCHOLARSHIPS

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the details

The Black Girls Boulder Gym Scholarship gives select club members a free one-year gym membership to one of our partner gyms.  We award 3 scholarships per year per partner gym. Applications open November 1st and will remain open until December 20th. Rolling scholarship applications will be accepted and awarded on a case-by-case basis.

 

Who can apply?

  • Must be a club member; join HERE

  • Those who are new to climbing and want learn more about climbing before committing to a membership

  • Experienced climbers seeking financial support

 

What is required of awardees?

If awarded this scholarship, you must be committed to the following:

  • Attend monthly club sessions at the gym

  • Utilize gym membership at least 3 times per month

  • Complete an end of year survey about the BGB club

  • Participate in at least one climbing competition

  • Participate in outdoor crag (bouldering area) cleanup

  • Participate in end of year video about your experience 

Scholarship recipients will be based on participation in past events,  financial need and overall goals as a climber. We will announce scholarship awardees on December 27th. Winners will need to sign a waiver for the gym and complete the orientation (if it is your first visit to the gym). Depending on the gym, you may need to create an account using the gym's online portal.  By accepting the scholarship, your information will be shared with the climbing gym only. Awardees will not be announced publicly without expressed consent.  

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