Please complete application as thoroughly as possible.  We received several applications per cycle, and it is important to set yourself apart from other applicants.  You may save and return to the application (see bottom of form).

We will use the information you submit to determine your eligibility for this award. You are responsible for providing complete and thorough answers to the questions below. If you have any questions regarding the information requested, please contact Kyleen Davis at kdavis@dsusa.org or 240-268-0237.

E-Team Criteria

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

  • 13-24 years old
  • US legal permanent resident
  • Medically classifiable to compete in the Paralympic Sport you are applying under (actual current classification is not required)
  • Actively participating in a training program
  • Competitively active
  • Enrolled in school (e.g. college, high school, home schooled)
  • Provide a reference letter from your current coach (must be dated from within the current year)
  • Must not be considered part of TEAM USA (cannot be a member of the national team or have an athlete profile on the US Paralympic Athlete portal for the sport you applying under). This award is intended for grassroots athletes who have not yet competed at elite national or international level.

Please also note:

  • Athletes are limited to E-Team membership for one winter and one summer sport.
  • If you have been previously named to the E-Team for a sport in the current application season, you are considered a member until you no longer meet the criteria and do not need to apply again.

E-Team Application

  • Save & Continue Later

    The "Save & Continue Later" function can be found at the bottom of this report form. If selected, a pop-up notice will provide a unique URL which will allow you to access the form at a later time. The URL will also be sent via email to the primary email address listed. DSUSA cannot access partially completed forms or the URLs associated with the forms.
  • Personal Information

  • Must be 13-24 years old to be considered
  • Required for athletes under the age of 18
  • Required for athletes under the age of 18
  • Required for athletes under the age of 18
  • You must be enrolled in a school or home school program to be considered for this award.
  • Sport Information

    When answering this section of questions, please focus your answers on the sport under which you are applying
  • Optional
  • Athletes who have a profile on the US Paralympics athlete portal, are on their sport's national or development team, etc. are not considered eligible for E-Team.
  • Reference must correspond to the sport you selected above and dated for the current year. Application will not be complete without this document.
  • Do your best to provide event name, dates, and location
  • Do your best to provide event name, dates, and location
  • If applicable
  • Additional Information

  • Please list any other information about yourself that you would like to share (i.e. awards recognition, links to media coverage, etc.)
  • Free School Lunch Program; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; Aid for Dependent Children; Foster Care; Medicaid; Parent/Guardian Unemployment; Other similar Local, State, or Federal Programs
  • Submit

    You should receive a confirmation notification to the email address submitted in your application. If you do NOT receive a confirmation, please contact Kyleen Davis at kdavis@dsusa.org to confirm your submission was received for review.