Hikers On Run Annual Scholarship

Hikers On Run conducts in-depth research of hiking gears and equipment. By offering side-by-side comparisons and detailed buyer’s guides, we equip consumers to make an educated purchasing decision. hikers-on-run-review-program

We have developed the Hikers On Run Annual Scholarship for High School, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students who share a passion for hiking, adventure, tourism, hospitality and environment. Any area of study qualifies for the scholarship, however, students in any of the following areas of study may be interested: Travel, Environment, Environmental Law and Tourism and Hospitality.

Award: One winner will be chosen, based on the quality of submitted essay. The $1,000 scholarship award will be sent directly to your college or university.

Finalists and Winner of 2016

We received a total number of 87 applications. The results are finally here. We selected 5 Finalists from those 87 submissions.

Name Institute
5 Shirlee D. Capetillo Phillips Academy High School
4 Carly S Braganza Marietta High School
3 Margaret S. Horne Clark University
2 Nanna C. Hedegaard San Jose State University
1 Alice D. Sexton (Winner) University of North Texas

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for this scholarship you must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted into a college for the upcoming semester. Proof of enrollment or acceptance is required.

Terms of Participation

hikers-on-run-due-dateTo participate in the Hikers On Run Scholarship program you will have to submit an outline (not the full content) of a 2,000 words essay on a topic related to hiking, travel, environmental/global warming issue, tourism or hospitality.

You can also write review of a hiking product that you have used.

One example you can read is:

Once your application has been approved, you will receive further instructions to write and submit your essay.


The final date for submission is December 15th, 2017. We will select the winner and mail the check to your college or university by January 1st.

The $1,000 scholarship award will be sent directly to your college or university.

The Hikers On Run Scholarship is run on an annual basis.

Essay Outline Submission Form

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.