Scholarships are available to benefit qualifying high school senior runners. To apply for a 2017 running scholarship (amounts range from $500 to $2,500) then complete the application form and return it postmarked no later than March 18, 2017. The 2016 scholarship winners were Jordon Monroe from Crater High School, Amy Watson from South Medford High School, and Marissa Dobry from St. Mary’s School.
Over $100,000 in college scholarship monies have been awarded since 1985 to graduating Jackson County high school seniors who have been active in cross-country or long distance running. Winners are selected for running ability and academic standing plus recommendations from teachers and coaches. Take a look at all of the previous winners.
Donations to the Pear Blossom Run Scholarship Foundation come from:
- Your tax deductible donation added to the entry form
- Matching funds based on runner’s donations
- Southern Oregon Runners Stagecoach Run proceeds
- Dermatology and Laser Associates of Medford, LLP
The Pear Blossom Run Scholarship Foundation is a charitable, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax I.D.#: 93-0875118.
The Rogue Valley Family YMCA is a charitable, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. YMCA Tax I.D.#: 93-0391645.