A Beacon of Light and Hope
Pursuing education is a roadmap for recovery after traumatic injury. It is a chance to pursue a new chapter, offering student-athletes who are driven and competitive by nature, a sense of purpose, independence, and well-being. Completing a degree and excelling in the classroom is up to the individual—a path forward. We welcome you to meet our current recipients and learn more about their triumphant stories.
"Receiving a scholarship with Swim with Mike has allowed me to continue my education and pursue my dream."
"Receiving a scholarship with Swim with Mike has allowed me to continue my education and pursue my dream of becoming an engineer while introducing me to a wonderful and special community of people."Read More
University of California, Berkeley
"A scholarship from the Swim with Mike Foundation means the world to me because it not only allows me to take that crucial first step towards reaching my career goals, but it also validates the past five years of self-improvement."Read More
"I am able to achieve my dream of attending Duke because of the Ripple Effect SWM."
“I was always told everything happened for a reason. It took me years to comprehend that I am exactly where I am in my life now because of my own efforts and the love and support from those such as the Swim with Mike Foundation. Life is all about taking challenges in stride and turning them into opportunities. I am able to achieve my dream of attending Duke because of the Ripple Effect SWM has created that has eventually lead to supporting my education. I am proud to represent SWM and be a small, but integral part of the Ripple Effect.”Read More
"Swim with Mike has been a pillar I can rely on every semester..."
University of Texas Arlington
"Through the ups and downs of my educational journey, Swim with Mike has been a pillar I can rely on every semester. Thank you Swim with Mike!"Read More