The Walter and Irene Muehlbronner Scholarship is available to PSA members for attendance at PSA education programs such as Rating Prep, Seminars, Workshops or the International Conference. Scholarships are intended for the reimbursement of associated fees to attend PSA education programs. Up to four scholarships are awarded annually of up to $1000 each.
These scholarships are intended for the development of coaching skills. Awards are based on dedication to coaching, sound character and ethical practices. Applicants must hold a Registered or higher rating in any discipline.
PS Foundation/Skaters' Fund
The PS Foundation/Skaters' Fund assists all coaches and performing skaters who need financial assistance due to sickness, disability or age.
The Foundation is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and you may claim that you did not receive any goods or services in consideration, in whole or part, for your contribution.
The Don Laws Apprentice Scholarship
In memory Don Laws, the Trustees of the Professional Skaters Foundation are proud to announce the Don Laws Apprentice Scholarship. PSF is offering three merit-based apprentice scholarships. Each are intended for the reimbursement of direct expenses incurred for attending the PSA Apprentice development program at Shattuck-St. Mary’s in Faribault, MN. Direct expenses include travel to the program site, lodging, and meals. Awards are based on dedication to coaching, sound character and ethical practices. Applicants must hold a Registered or higher rating in any discipline, and a ranking of Level III or higher.
The program focuses on development of coaching skills by allowing the apprentice to shadow Master rated coaches over the course of three days. Apprentices will have the opportunity to have one-on-one time with each mentor, as well as observe lessons.
The Building Fund
The building fund is an on-going project of the Foundation. We are proud to own the only building in the world dedicated to professional skaters. Our beautiful office and gallery are continually being upgraded and expanded to better serve the membership.
The applicant must be a full member in good standing of the Professional Skaters Association. The applicant must have been a full PSA member for at least one year and meet the requirements associated with each program. The award of scholarships is made by the Trustees of the PSF for attendance at programs that are approved by the board of directors of the Professional Skaters Association. Race, religion, color, creed, sex and ethnic background are not considered in the selection of recipients.
To be considered for the annual scholarship year, applications MUST BE RECEIVED in the PSA office prior to the published deadlines each year. These scholarships are available for programs in the year in which they are awarded only. Applicants may re-apply every year.