Ashley Fillmore Memorial Scholarship Application

Application Packet

The Ashley Fillmore Memorial Scholarship Fund (AFMSF) was established in 2005 in remembrance of Ashley Fillmore, a swimmer with the YMCA Westside Silver Fins (WSF) Swim Team. Ashley was killed in an early morning traffic accident on her way to swim practice.

The AFMSF is available to current WSF swimmers who are seniors in high school and plan to attend a college/ university following graduation and continue his/her swimming career.


  • Enrolling in a four year college/ university

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 must be maintained during college

  • Must be a current WSF member for at least the past two years

  • Continuing swimming in

  • college

A $500 scholarship will be awarded per fall and spring semesters ($1,000 per year). It may be renewable for up to three years. Funding ($500) will be provided on August 1 and January 3 of each year. A re-qualification form will be done by phone with the college swim coach for the second semester, each year. An annual re-qualification form will need to be completed by the swimmer for each year. Maximum award per swimmer, over the course of four years, will be $4,000. Funding may be utilized as seen fit by the recipient.

Annual deadline April 1
Return completed application to:
Southwest Valley Regional YMCA
C/o YMCA Westside Silver Fins
2919 N. Litchfield Rd.
Goodyear, AZ 85395