We look for individuals who are energetic and confident examples of achievement through athletics in our community. The scholarship is awarded for one academic year and applicants can reapply each year based on continued eligibility.

This scholarship celebrates the amazing employees of the Multnomah Athletic Club.


  1. Enrolled as a part time or full time student;
  2. Employed or the parent/guardian employed at the Multnomah Athletic Club for the last two years from May 1st;
  3. Exhibits strong character and leadership involvement in their school and community;
  4. Minimum cumulative (unweighted) 2.5 GPA;
  5. Demonstrated financial need or funding gap to attend college or university; and
  6. Enrolled or plan to enroll for the Fall of 2018 in an accredited post secondary school in a course of study that leads to a two-year, four- year or graduate degree.
Applicants must be:

  1. U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees or Humanitarian Parolees – based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  2. Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  3. Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution starting in the Fall of 2018

Applicants may not be:

  1. Children or dependents of employees or directors of the Multnomah Athletic Foundation
  2. Current Multnomah Athletic Club members
  3. Temporary residents
We advise reading the information below before you start your application so you can be fully prepared.

  • We encourage you to read these instructions before completing your application, and keep them nearby while filling it out.
  • Prepare the answers to the required questions. The application contains 7 questions, each with a limit of 1,000 characters and 1 essay question with a limit of 3,000 characters.
  • Want to be doubly sure you have everything? Click here for a sample application to see exactly what applying will be like. Note that this is just a sample though, and we won’t accept it as your application.

Gather This Information

  • A transcript – You will be asked to upload a PDF copy of your transcript.
  • A list of school and non-school related clubs and organizations in which you have participated as well as any corresponding leadership positions.
  • A list of honors and awards that you received when participating in school, and non-school related clubs and organizations and the level of each award (Local, State, Regional or National)
  • A list of volunteer organizations with which you have served, plus any awards and honors that you have received for your participation
  • A list of recent employment and work experiences
  • The office of Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Department of Education will send you a Student Aid Report (SAR). We will need a PDF copy of the report that shows your school of choice and the EFC (Expected Family Contribution).
  • The two letters of recommendation will be required to submit your application. You may provide them with your application or ask the individual to upload a letter on your behalf through our website.

Stage 1 Eligible individuals may apply for our scholarship until May 1st

Stage 2 Finalists will be notified and invited to a personal interview in late May/early June

Stage 3 Our 2018 recipients will be honored at a scholarship celebration event in August

The scholarship fund was established in 1997. It recognizes Fay Sasser’s 44 years of exceptional and dedicated service to the members of the Multnomah Athletic Club. Fay inspired people in her quiet way. She was a consummate professional who remembered hundreds of faces and names every day.

Questions or concerns – contact us via Email for the quickest response or call 503-517-2350.