2021 Scholarship - Young Leadership Program Application 

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Walk With Sally’s mission is to provide support to children whose parents or siblings have cancer.  Through our mentoring program we hope to provide these children with the immediate support they need when dealing with the trauma that cancer can often cause.  As these children grow into young adults, it is our hope that through our programs, Walk With Sally can instill a sense of leadership and community engagement.  Through our Fred’s Fund - Young Leaders Scholarship, we aim to provide these young adults with the opportunity to thrive as leaders in their community by giving them financial assistance to continue their education. 

 


Criteria: 

·       Walk With Sally Mentoring Program participant. 

·       Successful completion/graduation from high school.

·       Involvement in a community organization. (Young Leaders Club stratifies this requirement)

·       Enrollment in post high school continuing education including four-year university, two-year university, trade school, teach school or community college.

·       This is a one time scholarship of up to a $1,500 disbursement to be used on educational expenses for first year students. Consideration for a second distribution after the 3rd year of education for the final/graduation year of education in a 4 year institution will be considered on a case by case basis. This includes: tuition, textbooks, room and board, etc.  This award will be distributed directly to the institution. 

o   Receipt must provide organization with copy of expense that money is being used towards.

o   Distribution will be determined on a case-by-case basis (taking into consideration the post-secondary institution, and other financial aid opportunities)

·       Must complete this application and 1,000 word typed essay using the prompt below

·       Complete a formal in-person or virtual interview with the Walk With Sally program staff 

**If you do not meet one of these requirements and have questions please contact the program staff**


Essay Prompt:

In a short essay (approx.. 1,000 words) please address the following: describe your time in the Walk With Sally program and how it has impacted your life.  

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In a short essay (approx. 1,000 words) please address the following: Please describe your time in the Walk With Sally program and how it has impacted your life. 



By submitting this application you understand that you have been selected to apply to the Walk With Sally's Young Leadership Scholarship. If awarded the scholarship you affirm that this money will be used on educational needs only (including, but not limited to: tuition, textbooks, room and board, etc.). You affirm that all information provided on this application and in your essay are true to the best of your knowledge.