Any student is eligible to apply who
1) is graduating senior from a tri-state area high school, 2) is
a student in good academic standing, 3) was a junior track
letter-winner and/or senior cross-country letter-winner, 4) has
been accepted at a college, university or vocational school, and
5) is a Missouri River Runner member in good standing.
Applications for the Missouri River
Runners Scholarship must be postmarked by the first Friday in
Missouri River Runners,
Affiliated with the Road Runners Club of America, has more than
250 members in the tri-state area of Iowa, Nebraska and South
1. The Missouri River Runners
Scholarship is a $500 non-renewable award.
2. To qualify, the applicant must be a graduating senior from a
tri-state area high school in good academic standing.
3. Applicant needs to be a letter-winner in their junior year
for track and/or senior year for cross-country.
4. Applicant must be a current Missouri River Runner member.
5. Applicant must have applied and been accepted to a college,
university or vocational school of his or her choice.
6. Applicant need not participate in college athletics.
7. Receiving the award does not preclude the applicant from
applying for and accepting other scholarships, loans, grants or
8. Application forms may be secured from this website or contact
any MRR board member.
9. The completed application form must be postmarked by the
first Friday in April and sent to:
Missouri River Runners
City, IA 51102
10. Accompanying the scholarship application form should be: 1)
high school transcript through seven semesters, 2) counselor's
recommendation, 3) cross-country/track coach's or athletic
director's recommendation, 4) essay and 5) a copy of your
acceptance letter to the college or university attending after
11. The Missouri River Runners president will appoint a
five-member committee from the current board. The
scholarship committee will screen applications with all
decisions being final. The committee will notify the
recipient(s) be letter within 30 days from the deadline.
12. All other things being equal, scholastic achievement will be
the deciding factor.