Guide Certification Course Scholarship

This scholarship is for professionals and aspiring guides seeking to gain a certification in a desired expertise that will provide them professional development to further their career.  

Qualifications and requirements: 

  • This scholarship is for an aspiring or professional in the outdoor industry looking to gain additional certifications or renew specific certifications up to age 35.

  •  Keep a written and/or photo journal about your experiences while attending the program to share with the Reeno Foundation. 

  •  Maximum scholarship amount available: ½ of program cost with a maximum of $5000. The course can be taken for college credit.  

  • A lifetime monetary cap of $5,000 and 1 course/year at the discretion of the Board. The Board determines scholarships on a case-by-case basis and we encourage you to apply, but we typically award 1 scholarship per year and up to a lifetime cap of $5,000.

Application process: 

  •  Write a letter explaining why you feel that you qualify, and how the Reeno Foundation Mission statement reflects your own personal and professional goals.  

  •  Fill out the application form and submit them together to either or  Reeno Foundation PO Box 1, Lowell VT 05847


  •  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The funds will be paid directly to the program on behalf of the participant. Please allow the board of directors 6-8 weeks to review applications.

Approved Organizations:

 American Mountain Guide Association, American Canoe Association, Professional Climbing Instructors Association, IWLS, AIARE, WFR/WFA.