The Bill Michalek scholarship fund was established in 1997 to provide funding to a deserving middle or high school student from Routt County with financial need who is involved in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.  The scholarship will cover travel and program expenses.

Bill Michalek is remembered and honored for his strength and fortitude on the football field and was a special teammate. His football experience demonstrated his strength and spirit.  Bill moved to Steamboat Springs in the early 1970’s, after graduating from college.  He found friends here with the athletes and visionaries who were starting to transform a little ski operation into a serious resort. Bill Michalek passed away at the age of 42.

Amount:
$2,500

Deadline:
May and September annually

Eligibility:
Middle or high school student from Routt County with financial need who is involved in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

Application Procedure:

Visit https://www.sswsc.org/about-sswsc/scholarships for more information and a scholarship application.