Application Form – Application for the Postgraduate Scholarship, PDF Version
The Medalist Club established the Postgraduate Scholarship Program to support the higher education pursuits for our former athletes and others who have contributed to the success of the Alabama gymnastics program.
The Medalist Club Scholarship Committee will:
The Scholarship Selection Committee will:
The amount of the scholarships will vary from year to year, but will be $1,000 minimum in $500 increments, to a maximum of $5,000 based on available funds, the number of qualified candidates in any given year and the cost of the graduate program. The funds will be distributed to the recipient through the financial aid office of her/his graduate school, if at all possible, in one distribution.
Detailed information about The Medalist Club Postgraduate Scholarship:
The purpose of the Postgraduate Scholarship Program is to support the higher education pursuits of former University of Alabama athletes and others who have contributed to the success of the Alabama gymnastics program, who have demonstrated exemplary service to The University of Alabama Gymnastics program. This service may come in the form of actual competition or by other means (strong marketing, administrative, coaching or managerial support). The Medalist Club welcomes the application of all who have contributed to the success of the program through their dedication while attending The University of Alabama. We also applaud and encourage continued contribution to the program through the ongoing endeavors as professionals in a variety of chosen fields.
The selection criteria for this scholarship award are as follows:
The following must be submitted to The Medalist Club by June 1 (fall enrollment) and/or November 1 (spring enrollment).
The Scholarship Selection Committee may conduct either an in-person or telephone interview. The Scholarship Selection Committee will make all final award decisions via a majority vote. A scholarship may be presented at the gymnastics banquet and/or at the alumni gymnastics meet in February.
Any applicant not selected in a given cycle may re-apply simply by sending a letter to the Medalist Club Scholarship Committee. The letter may state either that a) nothing has changed or b) provide any relevant updates to the application.
Scholarship Amounts and Distribution:
A maximum of two awards will be presented in any given cycle (i.e. February and April). An applicant may apply and/or receive funds multiple times. However, only one masters or higher level degree may be supported by The Medalist Club Scholarship fund.
$1,000 minimum will be awarded in increments of $500 based on the following:
Funds will be distributed to the recipient(s) through the financial aid office of the graduate school (in one distribution). If the graduate school is unable to receive the funds in this way, the recipient will receive the funds directly in the form of a check.