Ski Angel Scholarship Program

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Please take the time to carefully read and understand the criteria required for consideration. Scholarship applicants should also thoroughly understand the responsibilities that accompany the receipt of an award, including minimum volunteer hours.

What is a scholarship to DMRA?

Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is a non-profit 501c3 focused on promoting sound environmental recreation and educational programming to develop the health and wellness of children, families and communities. The scholarship provides a reduced rate for individuals or families for usage of the facilities.

Who qualifies for the Scholarship?

To provide equal access to all users, we have developed a scholarship program for individuals or families who need assistance. Qualifications are determined based on need and available funding. A committee is established to review all letters of request for scholarship.

How do I apply for a Scholarship?

Please mail the attached scholarship application and a support letter explaining why you are requesting the funds to the address below. All information provided will be kept confidential and only one application is required per family. A completed scholarship application includes: DMRA Application form, and a Letter of Request, applications are not complete or reviewed unless both documents are provided.

Applications and documentation should be mailed to the following:

Attn: Ski Angel Program
29409 170th Street
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Once all of your information is received and reviewed, DMRA will contact you to schedule a meeting to review the conditions of the scholarship award.
If you have applied in the past and received the scholarship you can still be considered for future scholarships however please know that it does not a guarantee you will be selected for the next year. We have limited funds and do try to reach as many families as we can.

DMRA Scholarship Application

All requested information must accompany application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Scholarship Award Checklist – All information will remain confidential.

  • Scholarship Application (one per family)
  • Letter of Request

Conditions of Scholarship Awards: All participants receiving a scholarship must abide by the following conditions. Failure to meet these requirements will result in the forfeiture of the award.

  •  Each recipient will meet with DMRA representative to finalize award and schedule volunteer opportunities.
  • Scholarships are awarded for a specified amount of time.
  • Recipient will abide by the National Ski Association Responsibility Code.
  • Disciplinary actions within DMRA may revoke scholarship award.

For questions about this program please email us at