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Sportswoman of the Year Awards

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Female Athletes
for Outstanding Performances in Team and Individual Sports

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Womens Sports Foundation

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Awards to recognize two USA, Canada, and International female athletes, one playing in individual sports and one in team sports, whose performances over the past year have been exceptional. These awards are one of the most prestigious awards made by the Foundation. Past winners include Venus and Serena Williams, Yani Tseng, Simone Biles, and Katie Ledecky.

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GrantWatch ID#: 155490

Number of Grants:

One individual sport athlete and one team sport athlete will be recognized.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individual and team sport athletes will be considered for this year’s award based on their athletic achievements between August 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nomination form for an individual athlete:

Nomination form for a team sport athlete:

Women's Sports Foundation
247 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001


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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.