Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Type > Athletic Scholarships > Thomas K. Besh Memorial Scholarship Fund

Thomas K. Besh Memorial Scholarship Fund

$2,000

May 01, 2019

Awards Available: 1

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • Tom Besh was first and foremost an educator with an abiding love for the mountains, running, skiing, and adventure. Tom's associations and contributions to the sport of skiing are many and varied commencing with his ski racing career, evolving into a prominent ski coach, and continuing as a driving force behind the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage. Tom coached at the high school, collegiate, and national level and was a professor of education at UAA. He is also one of a select few to win Mountain Marathon in under 45 minutes.

    In his honor, we award this scholarship to individuals who similarly share Tom's love and dedication of skiing and/or outdoor adventure while continuing to exemplify academics, sportsmanship and volunteerism with goals to continue this lifestyle in the future.

    Eligibility:
    -Must have a four-year cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater
    -Must be an Alaskan senior or high school graduate
    -Must be attending a credentialed university/college for the upcoming year

    Requirements:
    -High school and/or collegiate transcripts
    -SAT or ACT scores
    -Two letters of recommendation
    -1-2 page essay describing academic, athletic, and community involvement and your goals for maintaining these achievements for future years to come

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1426 W 23rd Ave Anchorage
  • leahbesh@gmail.com

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Academics Anonymous - Profs Using Pseudonyms for Publishing Purposes?

November 13, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Scholars will launch an interdisciplinary journal next year, called The Journal of Controversial Ideas, where authors will be able to publish their academic work under pseudonyms due to "recent threats against polarizing academics." There will be no restrictions on academic disciplines, and "both left-wingers and right-wingers" are welcome on the editorial board. [...]

College Students Expected to Vote in Record Numbers in Midterm Election

November 6, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Research indicates that college students are expected to vote in record numbers in today's midterm election, in stark contrast to the nation's lowest youth turnout and voter registration in 2014. While forty percent of 18- to 29-year-olds say they will "definitely vote" in the midterm elections, "doesn't mean they'll actually cast a ballot on Election Day." Here are a few of the issues in higher education on which voters will have a say: [...]

Graduate Students' "Fight for $15"

October 30, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of The Nation

Graduate student assistants across the nation are pushing for a $15 per hour stipend, which they believe is a "minimum living wage." Graduate students have attributed the 29 percent stipend increase at Emory University to their successful campus advocacy. [...]