Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to benefit qualifying high school senior runners.  To apply for a 2019 running scholarship (amounts range from $500 to $2,500) complete the application form and return it postmarked no later than March 20, 2019.  The 2018 scholarship winners shown below were Claire Ebert from North Medford High School, Luke Ramirez from South Medford High School, Andy Monroe from Crater High School, Ariana Marks from Crater High School, Nathan Burton from Grants Pass High School, and Melody McGrath from Grants Pass High 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:

  1. Your tax deductible donation added to the entry form
  2. Matching funds based on runner’s donations
  3. Southern Oregon Runners Stagecoach Run proceeds
  4. 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.