SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) January 30, 2020
GRACEDBYGRIT, a foundation that recognizes and supports young women who participate in athletics, is now accepting applications for the GRACEDBYGRIT Scholarship Fund. A celebration of academics and athletics, the foundation will award a $5,000 scholarship to a female athlete pursuing collegiate sports who has demonstrated GRIT by overcoming obstacles and adversity in her personal life.
GRACEDBYGRIT recognizes that sports and athletics can positively affect the personal development of young women, as well as, encourage goal setting, leadership, and teamwork.
The foundation is sponsored by HYLETE, a community built, backed, and driven fitness training brand. As part of its charity support program, HYLETE donates one percent (1%) of all women’s product line sales to the Foundation, recognizing the importance athletics can have in a young woman’s life, and potentially lead to greater professional success.
“We’re thrilled to be able to offer a scholarship opportunity to female athletes who are pursuing higher education and sports,” said Kate Nowlan, president of the GRACEDBYGRIT Foundation and VP of HYLETE Experience. “Often times, these young women are faced with financial constraints that limit their opportunities, despite their hard work and relentless pursuit in both academics and athletics. We hope that the Scholarship Fund alleviates at least one of the obstacles that female athletes face when pursuing collegiate sports. We also know that 96% of women who have a job in the C-suite participated in athletics at a collegiate level, so this is one small way we can contribute toward women in leadership.”
To be eligible, applicants must be a female athlete pursuing collegiate-level sports, be a high school senior, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a U.S. citizen. Applications will be judged on the applicant’s personal GRIT essay, detailing a “gritty moment” in their life that forced them to learn what they are truly made of and a personal GRACE video that showcases a “gritty moment” that has given them grace.
Applications are accepted until March 15 and winners will be announced on April 15.
For more information on the GRACEDBYGRIT Scholarship Fund, visit: http://www.gracedbygrit.com.
For more information on HYLETE, visit: http://www.hylete.com.
The GRACEDBYGRIT foundation recognizes young women who participate in athletics as an opportunity to discover and develop their GRIT while embracing their GRACE through the GRACEDBYGRIT foundation scholarship fund. The GRACEDBYGRIT foundation Scholarship Fund provides scholarship opportunities for female student-athletes pursuing athletic participation at the collegiate level.
HYLETE, a fitness training brand that is community built, backed and driven, was founded in 2012 on the core belief that quality athletic apparel does not need to be overpriced. The company offers an extensive line of men's and women's fitness apparel, backpacks, and the first HYLETE cross-training shoe introduced in 2018. Built for performance, each detail of every design has a purpose. HYLETE products are made to withstand intense training sessions and also offer comfort outside of the gym. HYLETE is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of its dedicated community, the HYLETE Nation.