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2024 Flying Pig Community Scholars Application is Open!

Friday, Dec 15, 2023
2024 Flying Pig Community Scholars Application is Open!

The Flying Pig Marathon is committed to inspiring a passion for health and wellness in the youth of Greater Cincinnati. Beyond that, we realize the importance of education and community service. These basic principles have encouraged us to create a scholarship for high school students in the Greater Cincinnati area who are pursuing post secondary education.

Thanks to the Coughlin Family and Skyline Chili, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to 12 high school students who are members of their high school’s cross country or track & field team! They must exemplify our mission of giving back to the community while also showcasing a passion for running. The core values we’ll be looking for in an applicant are dedication, teamwork, and service to their school and community. If you are a high school student of this caliber, then we encourage you to apply. 


The following is a list of requirements in order to be considered for the scholarship. Your application will not be considered if it is found that all requirements are not met.

  1. Must be enrolled as a high school senior
  2. Must participate on a high school Cross Country or Track & Field team
  3. Must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  4. Must submit 1 recommendation letter
    • This must be from a school staff member including a teacher, coach, principal, athletic director or community leader
  5. Must submit an essay response at the application link below
  6. You must be enrolled and attend high school in the Greater Cincinnati area. Students from only the following counties are eligible to receive this scholarship:
    • Ohio: Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Warren
    • Kentucky: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Pendleton
    • Indiana: Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Switzerland, Union

Click here to apply

Application deadline is March 3, 2024.

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