Janey Mae was a mother who showed her children undying love and support. Even after her passing, her memory and love have continued to impact the lives of her children and of people she would never meet.
Children who have lost a parent and live in single-parent households may have a tougher time transitioning to college life than their peers.
This scholarship is a testament to the connection that parents have with their children, and how this connection cannot be broken, even when faced with death.
This scholarship is meant for a high school student who has lost a parent or legal guardian and desires support as they transition from high school into college.
Any high school junior or senior that has lost a parent and has a GPA of 2.5 or above, may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us know how living in a single-parent household has molded you and how it continues to shape you into the person you are today.
How has living in a single-parent household molded you? How does it continue to shape you into the person you are today?
The application deadline is May 8, 2022. Winners will be announced on Jun 7, 2022.
The scholarship award is $4,000.
The winner will be publicly announced on Jun 7, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
We will send the award check to the financial aid office of the winner’s academic institution or future academic institution in their name, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school’s requirements). If the student's academic institution does not have a financial aid office, the student will receive the funding directly.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to verify their academic enrollment status by providing a copy of their most recent transcript.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.