(Oct. 1, 2023) – Running USA is excited to announce that its 2024 Industry Advancement Scholarship Program is now open for applications, and the deadline to apply has been extended to Oct. 31.
The scholarship program, introduced in 2020, works to advance the careers of minority and/or women-owned organizations in the running industry. who would otherwise not have the resources to attend the Industry Conference.
Selected recipients will have the opportunity to attend and be featured at the Running USA Industry Conference. The Industry Conference is the world’s largest and most prestigious gathering for running industry personnel. The 2024 event will be the 20th annual gathering in Orlando, Florida Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2024, immediately preceding the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.
Interested applicants can review the scholarship criteria and apply here.
Watch this video to hear from some of the 2023 scholarship recipients discuss their experience at the Industry Conference in Denver.
Inspired to be a part of the Industry Advancement Scholarship? Submit your application here.
Five (5) Industry Advancement Scholarships will be awarded in 2024, thanks to the generous donations of industry supporters like RunSignup.
About the Industry Conference
Since its origins as a small gathering of Running USA’s founders in Southern California in 2004, the Running USA Industry Conference presented by Race Roster has grown to becoming the best-attended, most esteemed gathering of running industry professionals from around the USA and the world. Now moving locations each year, the conference has been held in Los Angeles, San Diego, Savannah, Houston, San Antonio, Denver, New Orleans, Puerto Rico, Las Vegas and returns to Orlando for the 2024 event.
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