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Brinley Heckermann Empowering Spirit Scholarship

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1st winner$1,700
2nd winner$1,700
3rd winner$1,200
In Review
Application Deadline
May 31, 2024
Winners Announced
Jul 1, 2024
Education Level
High School
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
2.5 or higher
Cheerleader and/or stunt-athlete

Brinley Heckermann was an incredible woman who unexpectedly passed away too soon.

At the time of her death, Brinley was attending UC Irvine. Throughout her young life, she loved being active and pursuing her education. Brinley was a cheerleader throughout her high school years and exhibited significant talent and determination in her athletic endeavors.

This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Brinley Heckermann by supporting students who share her background in athletics.

Any high school senior who is a cheerleader and/or stunt athlete who has at least a 2.5 GPA may apply for this scholarship opportunity. 

To apply, submit an essay of at least 200 words telling us about your experiences in cheerleading or stunting and how this background has contributed to your personal growth, leadership skills, and academic achievements.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Passion
Published February 7, 2024
Essay Topic

Please submit a brief essay detailing your experiences in cheerleading or stunting, emphasizing how these activities have contributed to your personal growth, leadership skills, and academic achievements.

250–500 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is May 31, 2024. Winners will be announced on Jul 1, 2024.

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