If selected, grantees must agree to:

  • Mention that you’re an RRCA Roads Scholar recipient in interviews and include this fact on your running resume;
  • Help promote the program to donors and the running community at-large;
  • Attend an RRCA-related event during the 24-month period following the award of the Roads Scholar grant (travel and lodging will be paid by the RRCA or participating event).
  • If you have or acquire an agent, it is your responsibility to inform your agent of this obligation. Events may include: RRCA National Convention or RRCA Championship Event. Attendance and choice of events will be mutually agreed upon by the athlete and the RRCA.
  • You acknowledge and agree that the RRCA may suspend future payments under the grant in the event that you engage in conduct or behavior deemed by the RRCA to involve fraud, doping offense, or conduct which otherwise has the potential of placing the RRCA or the Roads Scholar program in a negative light.
  • If income (not including prize money earnings) exceeds $40,000 during the year, you may not be eligible to receive the full grant disbursement.

Programs: RunPro Grant Fund Application

Applicant Information

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Please verify your residence status(Required)

Academic Information

Write the full name and not the abbreviation of the school

Athletic Information

Please be a specific as possible and outline how you are pursuing running as a professional sport.
Please be a specific as possible.
Please be a specific as possible.
Please be a specific as possible. This will help the selection committee understand your focus on post collegiate distance running goals.
Please be a specific as possible.

Income/Financial Assistance Information

This grant is not an academic grant but an athlete grant, please keep that in mind when applying.
This information will be kept strictly confidential.
This information will be kept strictly confidential.
If yes, please explain in detail, including information identifying the source of assistance, amount and frequency of payment.



Letters of Recommendation

Recommendations from coaches should be uploaded here or emailed to Andy Smith at [email protected]. Recommendations are strongly encouraged.
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Max. file size: 50 MB.
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Application Certification

It is important for the continuing success of the Roads Scholar program that grant recipients represent themselves in a positive light to the media and at RRCA events. Funding for the Roads Scholar program comes from RRCA clubs and supporters. By submitting this application, you are agreeing that all of the information provided is true and correct and that you agree to the provisions outlined above.
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