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In 2013 the Centaurus Track & Cross Country Scholarship was established to offer two $500 academic scholarships to deserving Centaurus High School seniors, who participated in CHS Track & Field and/or Cross Country, academic performance, sportsmanship, and leadership.  

Requirements for Application
  • Student is a senior at the time of application
  • Student in good standing at Centaurus High School in Lafayette, Colorado.
  • Student who has participated in the sports of Cross Country and/or Track and Field while attending Centaurus High School.
  • Submission of application and supporting documents by deadline indicated.  Applications received after the announced deadline will not be considered.
The Application
In addition to basic contact information about the student, the following supporting documents will be required:
  • Essay explaining (500 words or less) how participation in the sports of cross country and/or track and field have influenced goals and plans to achieve them.
  • Two letters of recommendations from non-family members that reference the student's character and commitment to goals.
  • Copy of high school transcript.
  • Copy of post-secondary education acceptance letter. 
Evaluation Criteria
A committee appointed by the Board of Directors of Centaurus Track and Cross Country will evaluate applications based on goals, merit, and need.