Liz Rocks Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship
Through the generous support of American Alpine Institute, Liz Rocks launches its second annual Liz Rocks Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship. This scholarship ($2195 value) seeks to support diversity in the mountains while helping one at-risk youth reach new peaks in their life. This scholarship allows one student to attend the July 7-17th Adventure with AAI on Mt. Baker.
AAI’s youth leadership program focuses on situational judgment and decision-making in a mountain setting while providing a base of general outdoor know-how and mountain sense. Participants learn rock-climbing skills, glacier travel techniques, crevasse rescue, navigation and other skills necessary for an attempt on 10,781-foot Mt. Baker as well as on other peaks.
Open to Students:
- Boys & Girls
- Ages 14-17
- With interest in outdoor adventure and exhibit mental toughness
- Who Come from a diverse background and/or have faced significant hardships
Alpinism 1- Intro To mountaineering
This scholarship is for more advanced students or recent graduates of our partnered youth organizations. It focuses on providing these students the ability to contine their outdoor education and prepare them for future adventures on their own.
This course provides a general introduction to the sport of mountain climbing, including one day of rock climbing and five days on Mt. Baker for a thorough introduction to glacier travel, crevasse rescue, self-arrest, and movement on snow and ice. The course culminates with a climb of Mt. Baker.
Open to Students:
- Ages +18
- From partnered organizations
- Experience hiking, camping, or backpacking
- Desire to continue outdoor adventures
- Come from a diverse background and/or have faced significant hardships
We are Currently accepting applications for 2018
To be considered as a scholarship recipient, please submit the application below. You can also nominate a deserving youth with demonstrated rock climbing/ mountaineering aspirations.
Apply or Nominate a Student Below!
Application deadline is April 31st 2018 !!!!!!
Please answer the questions as completely and detailed as possible.
Letters of recommendation on not required but encouraged. Please have letters submitted via the form below.
Submit Letter of Recommendation for a student below. If you are nominating a student with the above form you do not need to fill this form out.