Rider Financial Aid

Application Deadline: September 10th, 2019


Program overview and guidelines:

The Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League is committed to making sure every student-athlete and coach have the opportunity to participate in all events, regardless of their financial situation. Thank you to the many league donors for contributing to the league’s scholarship fund.

Due to the limited amount of financial aid, we would like to ensure that the riders, coaches or volunteers who receive financial support commit to participation in ALL five (5) races of the 2019 season. If awarded financial aid, you or your student-athlete should be prepared to write a letter explaining how the financial aid benefited all involved. Identity will be kept confidential at your request.

Student-Athletes:

Financial aid is available for race and camp registration or monetary grants to pay for the purchase of or overhaul of cycling equipment including bikes, helmets, shoes, tools, pedals, or other related equipment that can be purchased in a bike shop. Funds may also be used for travel to/from a race or camp.

Coaches:

Financial aid is available for Leaders’ Summit fees as well as NICA coaching licensing fees or monetary grants to pay for travel expenses to races, training, and other league related events. Stipends may also be used towards travel to first-aid/CPR training or participation in relevant continuing education courses as well as towards coaching related equipment.

Teams:

Financial aid is available for team fees and monetary grants towards travel expenses associated with attending the league races. Travel expenses include cost for fuel, rental vehicle and/or camping/lodging. Grants may also be used towards costs associated with team equipment that is used to help create a space for the team at the races and maintenance or purchase of (e.g., pop-up tents, banners, bike stand, repair stands, spare bike parts, teams bikes, etc.).

Click HERE for the 2019 Financial Aid Application

We will begin reviewing applications on April 1st.