What is the purpose of The National Gymnastics Foundation and the USA Gymnastics
The National Gymnastics Foundation provides opportunities for individual, corporate, foundation and
government gifts and grants to support, nurture and steward the special programs and initiatives of
USA Gymnastics that build scholarship; develop grassroots model programming; strengthen
international relationships through world education and competition; and address the mental and
physical challenges presented by the sport. In partnership with USA Gymnastics Men’s and
Women’s Programs, opportunities in the sport of gymnastics are advanced by offering scholastic
financial support to a full range of competitive USA Gymnastics athlete members.
Who will administer the Scholarship?
The National Gymnastics Foundation and USA Gymnastics will administer the Scholarship.
Who is eligible to apply for the Scholarship?
Any American male citizen, who is a USA Gymnastics athlete member in good standing pursuing his
college or post-secondary education, is eligible to apply for the Scholarship. Note: Acceptance of this
scholarship could affect your NCAA eligibility, depending upon your individual situation. Please refer
to the section on NCAA Eligibility for more information.
How do I apply for the Scholarship?
• There are two application dates each year and applications must be received in the USA
Gymnastics office by:
1. April 15
2. October 15
• The application must be TYPED. We want you to have the greatest possible chance of receiving a
grant. A typed application will be easier for the Scholarship Panel to read.
• Three recommendations are needed to complete the application -- one each from: your personal
coach; a leader in the gymnastics community; a teacher or a professor.
The letters should address your work habits, character, athletic participation, pursuit of
academic goals, and your relationship with the person writing the letter. These letters need
not accompany your application, but they do need to be received by USA Gymnastics
on or before the due dates listed above.
• Your completed Scholarship Application must be returned in the following order:
1. Application forms -- first page signed
2. 3 Letters of Recommendation -- if sending with the application
3. College or High School Transcript
Where do I send the completed application packet?
Return the original and the copies to:
Men’s Scholarship Program
132 E. Washington Street, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
You may also scan and email your application (in the document order above) to:
Dennis McIntyre, Vice President of Men’s Program