Kenneth Smith Scholarship

Alpine Ski Club


Grant amount: Up to £1,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 15, 2018

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Conference, Applied Project / Program, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

This scholarship is managed by the Alpine Ski Club as a memorial to Kenneth Smith, in recognition of the work he did in promoting training for ski touring and ski mountaineering.

The scheme can provide help for:

  • Taking part in a ski mountaineering expedition which includes an element of exploration,
  • Carrying out a research project on an aspect of ski mountaineering, or
  • Attending an approved course in ski mountaineering,

The object of the Scholarship is to assist skiers and mountaineers in improving their touring and ski mountaineering skills and qualifications.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Grants are open to ski mountaineers and ski tourers from outside The Alpine Ski Club.
  • Applicants for the awards are expected to already be able to ski proficiently, using Alpine touring, Nordic or Telemark equipment.

Preferences:

  • The award is especially, but not exclusively, for young skiers.