Enhanced Sailing Experience or program for a Teenage Girl

The Women’s Sailing Foundation offers the Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship for an enhanced sailing experience or program for a teenaged girl. This special scholarship is offered to girls between the ages of 14 and 19 with a financial need to broaden her sailing experiences. The opportunities to which the scholarship may be applied include, but are not limited to, enrollment in:
• An advanced sailing program
• A racing program
• A tall ship or live-aboard experience
• A marine or maritime-related program

When there are multiple requests, sailing-related programs take precedence.
Scholarship funding is up to $500 and is for any applicant who would be unable to attend the program of her choosing without financial assistance. WSF encourages all eligible young women to apply.

Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship application

Applications for a program/experience will be accepted from February 1, 2022, up to and including the deadline of April 10, 2022. When there are multiple requests, sailing-related programs take precedence. Application is for $500 in scholarship funds applicable to the program fee. A person can receive the scholarship only once. Please direct questions to [email protected]
    Each of the above must apply to you to be eligible for the Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship funds.
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Kira Hill aboard Adventuress

Congratulations Kira Hill

2021 Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship awardee

Congratulations to Kira Hill, who attended the Fantastic Voyage, July, 5th — 9th, 2021. Her experience aboard the tallship schooner Adventuress fostered environmental sustainability, youth development and awareness of maritime careers through powerful shipboard programs on the waters of the Salish Sea.

Adventuress is a century-old National Historic Landmark tall ship. Sound Experience is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) based in Washington State, USA.


Ella Beauregard

Congratulations Ella Beauregard

2019 Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship awardee

Congratulations to Ella Beauregard of Southport, Maine, who attended the Brooke E. Gonzalez Advanced Racing Clinic in Newport, RI. Upon learning of her selection to receive the 2019 Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship Ella commented, “I am beyond grateful.”  You can learn how the scholarship helped Ella achieve her sailing goals in this brief video about the Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship.


 

Elizabeth (Sue) Corl, of Marblehead, MA, a member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Sailing Foundation (WSF), was a tireless advocate for WSF programs. She raised two daughters and was involved with many volunteer organizations supporting girls. She was an organizer of the first Boston AdventureSail® program which took place in Boston Harbor at Courageous Sailing Center in 1997. Corl was also the co-chair of the inaugural Women’s Sailing Conference in Marblehead in 2001.

Sue Corl died in 2007 but she will always be remembered for her desire to introduce the sport of sailing to young girls. In 2015, the Women’s Sailing Foundation board established the Sue Corl Youth Scholarship in her memory.

It is not an annual scholarship. Click the Donations button below to support the Sue Corl Youth Sailing Scholarship to assure its continuance.