Thought 1 Scholarship

The Thought 1 Scholarship was established to help provide a Jackson County high school senior, whose life has been impacted by either losing a parent,

step-parent or legal guardian to cancer or who is a cancer survivor themselves, a significant scholarship and an opportunity to continue their education. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Resident of Jackson County, Michigan

  • Graduating high school senior or graduating home-schooled student

  • Lost a parent, step-parent or legal guardian to cancer OR applicant is a cancer survivor

  • Proof of acceptance to an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or trade school

  • Applicants must submit at least one letter of recommendation describing how cancer has impacted their life

  • It is recommended that applicants address how cancer has impacted their life in the "Essay" section of the application

Scholarship Criteria:  Applicants may be interviewed by the selection committee

Renewable: No

Scholarship Award: Up to $2,500. Recipients attending Spring Arbor University will also receive a matching scholarship from Spring Arbor University.

Scholarship Use: Tuition, books, fees, or other academic-related costs

Recipient Obligation: Scholarship recipients may appear on JTV, at other public events, and be a featured speaker at the annual

Thought 1 Dinner & Silent Auction

Jackson Community Foundation

100 S. Jackson Street, Suite 206B

Jackson, Michigan 49201

Ph: (517) 787-1321

email: jcf@jacksoncf.org

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