Ten scholarships are now available to women who want to learn how to ride a motorcycle. Cycle Gear, a manufacturer of motorcycle apparel, is donating $10,000 to fund Women’s Coalition of Motorcyclists (WCM) scholarships that will help women in need pay for the course that teaches how to become a motorcycle rider. The WCM is a group dedicated to doubling the number of female riders by 2020 and does so by working with with interested organizations.
The six MSF Basic RiderCourse (BRC) scholarships are valued at $350 per deserving student. Each scholarship includes a three-hour e-course, five-hours of instruction, 10-hours of on-motorcycle training, bike rental, helmet, and gloves, as well as a waived New York state motorcycle road test if the course is successfully passed.
For more information and to apply for the motorcycle scholarship click here.Submission deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017 by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.
To qualify for the scholarships, applicants must be a member of WCM. A basic membership is free. To apply for membership, visit wcm2020.org/memberships. Paid memberships of WCM, industry partnerships, and matching funds contributions provide the horsepower for scholarship awards such as these.