The Lindsey Vonn Foundation

Lindsey Vonn Foundation Scholarship Information

The Lindsey Vonn Foundation SPORTS MATTER Scholarship

About the Scholarship

The Lindsey Vonn Foundation and DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation’s Sports Matter program have teamed up to create a Sports Scholarship for individuals in need, with a passion, and who show promise!

In their applications, applicants should showcase their ability to overcome obstacles, discover grit, and pursue a passion. Scholarship funds can be applied to sports programs of any kind and for any amount up to $25,000.00.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Gender: All genders, with the core of scholarships going to girls
  • Age: 7 to 18 years of age at the time of application
  • Location: National (U.S.)
  • Financial need based on household income, number of dependents, and location/cost of living

Scholarships will be awarded twice each year in the spring and fall. In order to apply for a scholarship, applicants must follow the application guidelines. All applicants must fill out the online application on the Foundation's website. After initial application review, the Scholarship Committee may contact you for a phone or video chat panel interview.

About The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation

The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with a mission to inspire and enable sports participation. It was created by DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. as a private corporate foundation to support DICK’S charitable and philanthropic activities.

Scholarship Application

Applications due Sunday, September 15 at 11:59pm MDT.

This application is for young people who have a dream and do not have the financial ability to accomplish that dream. Applicants must complete the essay question (and video, if applicable) on their own, with no parental help, unless physically unable.

Important: Please see the Scholarship Application Terms regarding the criteria considered by the Lindsey Vonn Foundation in connection with the applicant eligibility to receive a scholarship from the Foundation. Applicants that are not consistent with such criteria will not be considered. Additionally, applicants can re-apply once a year, but only receive the scholarship three times total from the age of 7 to 18.

Applicant Information
Applicant Physical Address
Applicant Mailing Address

Applicant's Parent(s) or Legal Guardian(s)
Family and Financial Information
Information about the Enrichment Activity
Letter of Recommendation

You can either upload a PDF of your letter of recommendation, or submit a Google Docs link to your letter:

Essay Question

You can submit your essay in written form, video, or a portfolio of your experience. Create and upload PDF document or video (YouTube or Vimeo) that explains the financial circumstances related to your application, and how receiving a scholarship will positively impact you and help you pursue your passion, overcome obstacles, and reach your goals.

Text Essay Video Essay Portfolio Essay

Acceptance of Terms, Certification and Release