Each year, outdoor industry leaders and private foundations generously give to the AMGA to help o guides and aspiring guides reduce the costs associated with AMGA training. This year, we are happy to announce 33 scholarships opportunities open to our members applying to courses or exams in the Mountain Guide Program. At the AMGA, we work to continually improve your membership benefits. The scholarship program allows AMGA guides and aspiring guides resource assistance to reduce program costs and advance their education.
Qualified applicants must be current AMGA members, meet prerequisites for programs by time of program application, and meet application deadline(s) for their program(s). If you are awarded a scholarship, when AMGA programs open you need to apply for a program, pay program application fees, and be accepted into a program. Contact [email protected] with questions.
Thanks to our membership we have received key feedback to make this process more transparent for you all. Below you will find key information and please read before applying.
Once the application period is closed, our Membership team will review all of the applications at once and remove personal information for the review process:
Scholarship Essay Questions:
In the google form, you will answer the following essay questions. The standard process is to upload the essay questions responses in that application, however we want to adapt to the needs of other applicants. If you would like to submit an audio or video recording answering the following questions, please email: [email protected]
Please review important information regarding submission below.