The GRACEDBYGRIT foundation scholarship fund

The GRACEDBYGRIT scholarship fund is a celebration of 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


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 confirmation

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?