The Cherry Hawk Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$16,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Cancer for College

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students or international students studying in the U.S.
  2. Must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate program during the year of the award.
  3. Must be a cancer survivor.
  4. Must reside in or attend college or university in Southern California.
  5. Preference will be given to students who are majoring in a field related to sports.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Cherry Hawk Scholarship is provided annually to cancer survivors who reside in or attend college/university in Southern California. Additional preference is given to students who are majoring in a field related to sports.

Application requirements for the The Cherry Hawk Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Copy of prior year tax return
  • Confirmation of cancer diagnosis
Additional Information: The Cherry Hawk Scholarship is provided annually in honor of Taylor "The Hawk" Richardson, Gene "Cherry" Ward, and all of the "Fallen Hawks" who are remembered for their legacy of joy and love of sports. To be eligible, students must be residents of or attending a college/university in Southern California and must be current or former cancer patients. Additional preference will be given to students who are pursuing sports-related majors such as Sports Information, Sports Medicine, Sports Management, Sports Marketing, Sports Journalism, or any Communications degree with a personal emphasis on sports reporting.

Award Amount: Scholarships are usually awarded in the amount of $5,000 per year. Amounts may be reduced accordingly if the student has a lesser amount of unmet financial need.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $16,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 31

Applications and additional information about The Cherry Hawk Scholarship are available online using the provided links. To be considered for an award, students must submit the following: a completed application; official transcripts for the last two years of academic work completed; a copy of tax returns from the prior year (or other proof of income if not available); a letter confirming the student's cancer diagnosis; two recommendation letters from individuals who are not related to the applicant; and information about the cost to attend one year of study at the applicant's current or intended college. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: GoandbeGreat Scholarship
Address: 28465 Old Town Front Street Suite 224 Temecula, California 92590

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