The Martial Arts on Rails Scholarship

Helping Martial Artists Obtain A Higher Education. We are providing $500 USD to two eligible applicants once a year.

Scholarship awards have been handed out for 2021! Please check back again next year.
Martial Artist

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to participate, your must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be an experienced martial artist with at least 4 years of experience.
  • Must be based in the US, UK, AU, CA or NZ.
  • Must be enrolled in college, or have applied to college.
  • Must be nominated or sponsored by your instructor.

The award recipient will be picked twice a year from the pool of eligible applicants, at the sole discretion of Martial Arts on Rails.


What can I use the scholarship for?

The scholarship amount can be used in any manner to support your higher education. You can use it directly for tuition and related costs (such as books and study materials), for living expenses and for martial arts training tuition.

Once we pick the recipient of the award, it's solely at their discretion on how to spend it.

April 2021 Scholarship Recipient - Gabriela Vallebuona

Gabriela, mainly known as Coach Gaby has been training in Jiu-Jitsu at AT JIU-JITSU NYC for 2 years, and was recently awarded her blue belt. Along with Jiu-Jitsu, Gaby also takes kickboxing and is currently studying as a Political Science Major. She is artistic and creative and is now a professional at painting her school's logo. Gaby can be found assisting the kids classes most days of the week and is really kind and patient.

Gym Management Software

What is Martial Arts on Rails?

Martial Arts on Rails is an Austin, TX company providing management software to gyms and martial arts schools.

We are also martial artists and entrepreneurs ourselves. We want to give back to the martial arts community by offering this award to martial artists who need help acquiring a higher education and improving their lives.

Learn more about us