The GRACEDBYGRIT foundation scholarship fund

The GRACEDBYGRIT scholarship fund is a recognition of excellence  in academics and athletics. We created this scholarship to honor female student-athletes who have demonstrated GRIT by overcoming obstacles and adversity in their personal lives.

The GRACEDBYGRIT foundation scholarship is paid to its recipient in the amount of $5,000.00. We will be opening up applications for the 2021 scholarship on International Women’s day, March 8th 2021.


Information and Guidelines

   The GRACEDBYGRIT Foundation Scholarship Fund is intended to support female athletes pursuing collegiate sports. We recognize that athletics can positively affect the personal development of a young woman, encouraging goal-setting, leadership, and teamwork. By creating a scholarship to honor female student-athletes who’ve overcome adversity, we hope to alleviate one of the personal obstacles that young women face when pursuing academics and athletics simultaneously.

The GRACEDBYGRIT Foundation Scholarship is paid to the recipient in the amount of $5000.00.


  • Female athlete pursuing sports at the collegiate level
  • High school senior
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • U.S. Citizen

Application process:

  1. Please fill out the application online.
  2. Once you submit the application, you will receive a confirmation email.

Essay & Video prompt:

Personal GRIT Essay (500 words max):

Please share a “gritty moment” in your life that has forced you to learn what you are truly made of (this can be athletic related or in your personal life).

Personal GRACE Video: (2-minute max)

How has your “gritty moment” given you GRACE? What are the gifts you have been given from your experience?