ACADEMIC ELITE TEAM AWARD
Thank you to all the applicants for the 2022 Academic Elite Team Award - we had a record number of applicants and the Awards Team is so excited to review all the applications and recognize all the amazing athletes and dedicated students.
ACADEMIC ELITE TEAM AWARD DESCRIPTION
The MMCF Academic Elite Team Award honors student-athletes who excel in the classroom and on the slopes. This award recognizes individuals who have participated on one of the Mammoth Mountain Ski & Snowboard Teams while maintaining exceptional grades throughout the school year.
Academic Elite athletes will receive a gift from MMCF.
The Academic Elite application opens on Monday, May 2, 2022.
Applications are due by midnight on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Applications review will begin on Monday, May 16, 2022.
Award recipients notified by Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
In order to complete our online application, please come prepared with the following items:
- student/athlete most current report card - in PDF, JPG, or JPEG format
- a 100-500 essay response to one of the following prompts:
Elementary School Students - Think about what it means to be a good friend. Describe three things that make a good friendship, and why they are important to you.
Middle School Students - Can failure be good? Discuss a time you made a mistake and what you learned from it.
- High School Students - If you could give a TED talk, what topic would you discuss? Describe at least three main points you'd like to share and why this subject is important to you.
In order to be eligible for receipt of an Academic Elite Award, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
- currently an athlete of MMSST or the Mammoth Nordic Team
- currently in third grade or higher
- minimum 3.5 GPA or equivalent
SMARTER SELECT TUTORIAL
Our new online application portal is powered by Smarter Select - it is a very easy to use online application. To make it even easier to use, we have created a short PDF tutorial calling out a couple of features that we think you will find extra useful.
AWARD FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What if my school does not measure standard GPA?
Please submit your report card along with guidelines for the alternative measurement of grades or success.
I don't have a copy of my current report card - can I submit last semester?
Yes, please submit the most current report card that you have available.
Will MMCF accept late applications?
No. In order to qualify, applicants must submit their applications on time.
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