Mike Olson Scholarship

Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin

The scholarship was established in honor of Mike Olson. It is open to graduating senior members of the SPASH Girls Cross-Country team at Stevens Point Area Senior High School who demonstrate qualities of hard work, leadership, and love of running.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Must be graduating high school senior
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Required
  • School:
    Must be graduating senior of Stevens Point Area Senior High
  • Organization:
    Must be a member of the SPASH Girls Cross-Country team (Minimum of 3 years)

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Include a brief summary explaining what Financial Need means to you and your situation; Submit a one-page, typewritten essay that explains: (Not needed if one is already required by scholarship you are applying for) 1) What are your post-secondary education goals and how do you hope to achieve them while attending college?; 2) What are your long-term career plans, how do you intend to achieve them, and why did you choose the goal/plan?; 3) What personal characteristics or experiences qualify you to receive a scholarship?; Submit an essay expressing what participation in cross-country has meant to you
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Provide recommendation from your Coach or Athletic Director; Submit no more than (2) letters of reference emphasizing leadership qualities. Letters from teachers, principals, counselors, coaches, church leaders, community leaders, and/or employers will be considered
  • Other Materials:
    Must submit academic record along with your ACT/SAT scores

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