Who is eligible?

The Athletic Scholarship is open to all accomplished senior student athletes who participate in Cross Country and/or Track & Field in the Cape Ann League.

Do you have to be a runner?

No, in addition to Cross-Country, any athlete in a recognized event in indoor or outdoor Track & Field is eligible for consideration.

Do you have to have excellent grades?

All recipients must be in good standing academically with their school. Excellent grades are expected but not mandatory.

How can I apply for the Scholarship?

A student athlete cannot apply for this scholarship. Student Athletes are nominated by their coaches based on athletic accomplishment, personal commitment to their school and sport, and contribution to their school, team and league through sportsmanship and good will.

How much is the scholarship worth?

Ah, that's a surprise!

Do I have to use it for college tuition?

Yes. The purpose of this scholarship is to ease the burden of tuition.

When will the recipient receive the scholarship funds?

Award recipients will receive the scholarship funds once their first semester grades have been submitted. Recipients are asked to mail a copy of first semester grades to Gabe's Fund, 8 Larch Row, Wenham, MA 01984.

Are there any expectations after receiving the award?

Do well in college. Remember to write that thank you note your parents are on you about. We would love to have you back the following November for Gabe's Run to introduce you to the community that has donated the resources to award this scholarship.

Do I need to run in Gabe's Run in order to be eligible?

No. However we hope you decide to join us anyway.

Do I have to write an essay?

No. You have enough on your plate as it is.