Scholarships

The Discover Fitness Foundation provides scholarships to youth to pursue activities leading to increased fitness or gymnastic skills, reducing obesity, or meeting special physical needs. Scholarships are provided to youth who otherwise could not access fitness activities due to financial need.

Scholarships are awarded in three areas: Talent, Fitness and Special Needs. Requirements for each scholarship area are listed below.

Awards of scholarships are made in collaboration with gymnastic facilities offering approved programs of gymnastics skills and physical fitness.

Grants are awarded three times each year, to coincide with gymnastic academy’s enrollment semesters.

Please note: Former or current participants in a Discover Fitness Foundation sponsored program or organization may receive preference. Applicants can reapply for each semester of enrollment.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Youth Scholarship Applicant must be age 4 to 18 years of age.
  • Choice of facility must meet collaboration requirements: utilize approved curriculum; willing to give 20% discount for tuition fees; willing to track student’s participation; agree to allow on-site visit by a Foundation representative to validate the youth’s participation.
  • The parent or guardian must submit an application for youth.
  • Financial Need must be discussed with the Foundation representative.

Applicants must submit the following information for scholarship consideration: (Parent or Guardian must submit the application for youth)

For a Talent scholarship:

  • Submit a scholarship application
  • Submit the Financial Need Worksheet (click to download below)
  • Must currently participate in a competitive program
  • Letter of recommendation from his or her coach
  • Letter of recommendation from the gymnastics facility

For a Fitness scholarship:

  • Submit a scholarship application
  • Letter of recommendation from medical professional stating the need for physical activity due to child being overweight or fighting obesity
  • A second letter of recommendation from an educational professional or gymnastic coach or an individual not related to you

For a Special Needs scholarship:

  • Submit a scholarship application
  • Letter of recommendation from medical professional stating the special need (ex. Autism, Downs Syndrome or physical disability)
  • A second letter of recommendation from an educational professional or gymnastic coach or an individual not related to you

Please submit the above items in a single envelope postmarked by following dates:

May 15th, August 15th, or December 15th.