Rotorua Mountain Bike Club Scholarship



Up to $1000 is awarded per person to help them progress in their sport at a National riding level or above. To be considered, you must apply via writing, explaining what you would use the money for, and how it would enable you to progress.


$6000 a year is made available for this assistance, available in two segments.


Segment One – Applications open 1st May- 15th of June, and awarded 1st July.

Segment Two – Applications open 1st October - 1st of November, and awarded 1st December.


How to Apply for funding/assistance through the Club;

If you are an active member of the Rotorua Mountain Bike Club – then you may be eligible to apply for funding.

  • Must currently be, and have been an active Rotorua Mountain Bike Club member for the past 12 months.


  • Must not be supported at a factory sponsorship level.


  • Commitment to mountain biking: The recipient must have demonstrated a history of involvement in the sport of mountain biking such as participating in events, volunteering at events, and promoting the sport in their community.


  • Commitment to mountain biking at a National level or above. This can include previous attendance at events outside of Rotorua, or future plans to do so.


  • The fund can be applied for annually.



Submit your application;

Email a proposal through to the Club Secretary:


Requirements if approved;

  • Provide a riding image, and small paragraph about themselves and their intentions with the scholarship funds that can be shared & promoted on the Rotorua Mountain Bike club social channels (Instagram, Facebook, Website, EDM).


  • Successful applicants will need to report back on how they have used their scholarship within 6 months of the awarded date, this will be detailing events participated in, featuring results and photos. It can be written, video or can arrange to do it in person with a RMTBC Committee member!