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Scholarships

A key component to the success of the AMGA and its aspiring guides are the scholarships provided by outdoor industry leaders and private foundations. Their generosity means that you—guides and aspiring AMGA guides—have the opportunity to gain the necessary skills and training you need to be America’s best. Of equal importance are the long-lasting bonds developed between you, these industry partners, and the AMGA. Working together, we raise awareness of and respect for the mountain guiding community as a whole.

If you are interested in supporting a scholarship, contact Dana Richardson at [email protected]. If you’d like to donate to a memorial fund, please go here.

**Please note: These scholarships are ONLY for students going through the AMGA Guide Track programs. All people interested in SPI or CWI scholarships can contact the SPI or CWI Providers directly.

The 2015 scholarship application period is CLOSED and all recipients have been notified.
The 2016 application period opens April 6th, 2015 and will close June 5th, 2015. Please submit applications electronically to Valerie.

2016 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION HERE

If you’d like to be on the 2016 AMGA Scholarship Committee, please contact Valerie Bender.

Video Scholarship submissions

Chad Vander Ham Memorial Fund Scholarship & Friends of Rick Gaukel Everywhere (F.O.R.G.E.) Splitboard Ski Guide Scholarship are separate from the PDF scholarship. Please follow the details on their respective pages. Videos are also due June 5th, 2015.

Important Information:

Please contact Valerie Bender if you have any questions regarding the scholarship application.

Here is a list of scholarships the AMGA offers to students:

Previous Scholarship Recipients:
2014 Scholarship Recipients
2015 Scholarship Recipients

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