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APPLICATION FOR THE JOHN L. CHAMPION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Champions Against Cancer Foundation established the John L. Champion Memorial Scholarship to support the financial needs of graduating high school seniors whose lives have been affected by cancer. The awards seek to honor the spirit, positivity, sharp mind, and determination that John displayed during his life and his 10-month battle with lymphoma. Scholarship award amounts will be up to $1,000 each.

DUE DATE

Applications are due by APRIL 15, 2024

Award recipients will be notified by MAY 1, 2024

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior currently attending one of Howard County, Maryland's public high schools.

  • Applicant must have a parent/guardian who had or has cancer or lost a parent/guardian to cancer.

  • Applicant will attend a higher education/vocational institution in the fall of 2024.
     

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION 

Each application must include the following Letters of Recommendation (two in total).  Each recommendation should discuss how cancer has affected the applicant, as well as the applicant’s plans for continuing education.

Letters of recommendation can be UPLOADED here or e-mail directly to championsagainstcancer@gmail.com

  • One school recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor from the high school the applicant is currently attending.

  • One community recommendation from one of the following:  place of worship, place of employment, counselor/social worker, hospital representative, coach, neighbor, or other non-relative.

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*Any funds awarded will be mailed directly to the educational institution.

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