Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund

Current Scholars

  • Nicholas Cutrell
  • Cody Kuxmann

Apply for a Shanagher Morrison Scholarship


About the Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund:

The Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund (named after two of USA Rugby’s most storied referees) is a donor-funded program that was created to encourage more young people to become referees. The Fund covers all costs, including travel and lodging and living expenses, for the scholarship recipient to travel abroad to acquire skills associated with becoming a referee.

The Scholarship directly reflects the primary objective of USA Rugby’s Referee Department: “…to effect sustainable growth in match officials including lowering the age at which Americans are introduced to refereeing. Achieving this objective should lead to increased competition, improved match official development pathways and ultimately improve overall performance.”

The Shanagher Morrison Scholarship is made possible by the Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund, which raises the bar and creates international learning opportunities for up-and-coming referees through generous contributions. If you would like to support this worthwhile program, please donate HERE.