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Cost and Financial Aid

SugarSpun Scholarship

Sugar Spun Run is proud to announce that we will be awarding a $500 scholarship to one high school senior or college student who authors a winning essay for the Annual Sugar Spun Scholarship.

As a college graduate myself, I’m all-too aware of the increasing cost of college tuition, housing, and textbooks! I’m very excited for this opportunity to give back and to help fund the cost of college tuition for one student each year!

The essay should be written in English and should not exceed 1,000 words.  Students must be attending or accepted into a US college or university.
Please save and send electronic submissions in Word or PDF format (PDF preferred).  You must submit an original essay.
Students may apply one time each year.  The winner will be required to provide proof of enrollment before the scholarship will be awarded.
Applicants must agree to Sugar Spun Run’s Official Scholarship Rules and must follow all instructions to be considered.

Judging Criteria
Essays will be judged on originality, creativity, style, grammar, punctuation, and spelling, as well as adherence to the essay prompt.

Essay Prompt
Applicants must write an essay based on one of the following prompts:

  • Your most memorable meal
  • A life lesson learned through food
  • If you could sit down to a meal with any person in history, living or dead, who would you choose, and why?  Include the food that you would serve.

Please title the essay with the prompt that you have chosen.

Deadline & Submission
All submissions must be received by 11:59 pm EST, August 1st, 2019.
The application may be submitted via mail or email.  Emailed applications must include “Scholarship Application” in the subject line and must be sent to

Mailed applications should be sent to:

Sugar Spun Run
5 South Broad Street
P.O. Box 521
New Freedom, PA 17349

Both e-mailed applications and mailed applications must include the following above the essay:

  • Your full name
  • Your email address
  • Phone number
  • Mailing address
  • The school that you are attending or intend to attend

The winner will be announced on or around August 15th , 2019, and will be notified by e-mail or phone.
Winners will be featured on the Sugar Spun Run scholarship page, and will be asked to submit a photo of themselves to be featured on this page.


Please contact with any further questions regarding this scholarship.

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